$55 for a Five- to Six-Hour Orca Whale-Watching Tour from Mystic Sea Charters ($99 Value)

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Customer Reviews

400 Ratings

Fantastic crew!! Educational and fun day. We will definitely be going with Mystic Sea again!
Lisa H. · October 8, 2017
Lots of fun We only saw 1 Minke Whale but it was an enjoyable trip anyways. Great people !
Ken H. · September 27, 2017
The staff was amazing. We only got to see one whale (the only sighting that day), but they made sure we got to see other wildlife to make up for it. Amazing day.
Tiffany B. · July 30, 2017

What You'll Get

A recent survey ranks whales' bellies ahead of safety deposit boxes and mattresses as the preferred place to store valuables. Experience one of nature's most priceless resources with today's Groupon: for $55, you get admission for one aboard a five- to six-hour orca whale-watching tour from Mystic Sea Charters (a $99 value).

Departing from the waterfront town of Anacortes daily from May 25 through October 8, the 100-foot Mystic Sea, an eco-friendly vessel with a heated cabin, cruises through Guemes Channel and into the San Juan Islands in search of beautiful mammalian hydrobeasts. A knowledgeable guide narrates the tour with nuggets of whale wisdom, and because Mystic Sea Charters uses Whale Spotting Service tracking data, you're almost sure to spot some dorsals. Lunch service and a plethora of onboard coffee, tea, and pastries feeds humanoid hunger as gazes are averted to whale body-slams and heads are reminded of their inferior ability to spew water from any of their nine holes. If the entire tour passes by without a single whale viewing, customers are entitled to a rain check on another day.


TravelAdvisors give Mystic Sea Charters an average of five stars and say:

  • The boat is clean and well-designed for whale watching. The crew is very professional, friendly, and knowledgeable This is an attraction not to be missed if you're in the area. – Read-to-retire
  • We experienced a delightful day on the water AND we saw lots of whales, sure can't beat that. – westjohn

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 3, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 9 per person. Reservation required; subject to availability. Cancellation policy applies. Must use in 1 visit, no cash back. Gratuity not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Mystic Sea Charters

If there’s a whale breaching in the protected waters of the San Juan Islands or Salish Sea, there’s a good chance the passengers on the M/V Mystic Sea’s 100-foot vessel will see the splashy spectacle. The company’s five- to six-hour tours have an impressive track record when it comes to spotting the gargantuan mammals, introducing tour-goers to different species of whale up to 99% of the time. Onboard the ship, a naturalist divulges facts about ocean life as passengers watch for whales from the heated cabin or from the deck, which has 4-foot railings so guests can hold on if whales start singing and dancing to the hit song “Rock the Boat.” The company promises that voyagers will see at least one gray, orca, humpback, or minke whale, depending on the season. If not, they’ll receive a follow-up whale-watching tour for free.

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