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BELLINGHAM WHALE WATCHING

Join us for a tour directly from the mainland – No Ferry Required! Bellingham is about 3o minutes south of Birch Bay and about two hours north of Seattle in the heart of the Lummi Nation. We head out from April to October in search of Orca whales, humpback whales, gray whales, and minke whales and spot them on over 97% of our trips. We also encounter sea lions, seals, porpoise, eagles, otters and sea birds.

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OUR WHALE SIGHTING GUARANTEE

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Map to Gooseberry Point in Bellingham

No Ferry required! On the mainland in Bellingham we meet at Gooseberry Point, 2557 Lummi View Drive. Free parking is available any where in the Marina. Meet your Captain at the top of the metal ramp to the right of the Lummi Island Ferry Terminal dock.

WHALE WATCHING TOUR

Departs daily from Gooseberry Point. Free parking is available any where in the Marina. Meet your Captain at the top of the metal ramp to the right of the Lummi Island Ferry Terminal dock.

Check In at 11:45 am
Departs 12:00 noon
Tour lasts 4-5 hours

Rates

Adults 18+ $109
Seniors 65+ $99
Teen 13-17 $89
Children 12 and under $69
Infants under 2 are free with a full price adult ticket
Youths and Children must be accompanied by a paying adult.

PRIVATE CHARTERS

Want to have your own personalized experience? Customize your trip with whale watching, fishing, island hopping, lighthouse tours, birdwatching, fine dining, or a combination of activities. Learn more here…

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MORE ABOUT WHALE WATCHING

We offer daily scheduled Whale Watching Tours from Gooseberry Point, Bellingham, WA. We head out from April to October in search of Orcas Whales, Humpback Whales, Minke Whales, and Gray Whales. We spot whales on over 95% of our trips. With the best sighting for Orca in June, July, August and September and the best sighting for Humpback Whales in April and May. Humpbacks are also seen in September and October. We also frequently encounter sea lions, seals, porpoise, eagles, otters and sea birds. Our boats are the fastest whale watching boats leaving from the mainland and we can accomplish more in 3 or 4 hours than what the big slow boats can do in 6 to 7 hours. We see whales more often than the big boats and once we find the whales we can stay longer. You will get plenty of one on one attention from the captain and our trained naturalists because there is never more than 26 people aboard our boats. All our primary vessel the Blackfish II is custom built for whale and wildlife viewing with a heated cabin, top deck, and full restroom. Our boats are also equipped with hydrophones so we can listen to the whales after we find them with most tours last between 4 to 5 hours. Combination Whale Watch and Fishing Trips are available for your private group. Hourly rates apply; see the charter fishing section below or call for details.

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MORE BELLINGHAM ACTIVITIES

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PRIVATE CHARTERS

Customize your experience with whale watching, fishing, island hopping, lighthouse tours, birdwatching, fine dining, or a combination of activities. Learn more here…

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CHARTER FISHING

Bring your kids bottom fishing for crab, lingcod, kelp greenling, halibut, and more or patiently seek Salmon- Kings, Silvers, Pinks, and more await beneath the surface. Learn more here…

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BIRD WATCHING

Join us on a quest for Bald Eagles, Black Oystercatchers, Rhinoceros Auklets, and more as we search some of the less travelled waters of the region. Learn more here…

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LIGHT HOUSE TOURS

Explore the history of the region at Patos Island Light, Turn Point Light, Lime Kiln Lighthouse and more. See them from the sea and check them out up close! Learn more here…

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WATER TAXI

Want to explore islands where the State Ferries don’t go? Get off the beaten path anywhere in the San Juans with a water taxi. Even land on a remote beach! Learn more here…