Gray Whale Watching from Seattle with Stop at Coupeville or Langley
Depart Seattle via Victoria Clipper III in the morning and cruise the waters of Puget Sound on a Gray Whale watching and sealife search guided by an onboard naturalist. After the approximately 2.5 hour cruise and whale watching excursion, you will dock in Coupeville or Langley, located on Washington’s Whidbey Island.
Visitors to Coupeville can spend 2 hours at the seaport town known for its delicious Penn Cove Mussels. Stop into one of its many excellent restaurants for lunch or swing by the ice cream parlor for a sweet treat. Other features of Coupeville not to be missed are a saloon and the historic red wharf building containing the skeletons of a gray whale, a porpoise and a sea lion. Learn more about historic Coupeville at www.cometocoupeville.com and www.centralwhidbeychamber.com.
Passengers who visit the Langley stop have 2 hours to explore this waterfront village perched on the 60-mile long finger of Whidbey Island. Langley is known as an artists’ mecca with galleries filled with local and regional talent, an eclectic mix of jewelers, antiques, clothing boutiques and book stores. Visitors who have worked up an appetite will also find a wide variety of fun and fine dining options as well as treats and sweets. Learn more about Langley at http://www.visitlangley.com/.
|Saturdays & Sundays
||Boarding at Pier 69 downtown Seattle
||Cruise and Whale Watching
||Arrive Coupeville or Langley, Whidbey Island – May arrive/depart 1 hour earlier if determined that whales will be viewed in the afternoon.
||Depart Coupeville or Langley
|*Although the overall day should not vary by much, the itinerary will remain somewhat flexible to allow for viewing the whales Northbound or Southbound, or possibly in another area, depending upon spotters and where the whales happen to be feeding on those dates. Times are approximate.