Gray Whale Watching from Seattle with Stop in Coupeville on Whidbey Island

1 Day

For select dates only, Clipper Vacations brings to you Gray Whale Watching departing from downtown Seattle with a 2 hour stop at historic Coupeville on Whidbey Island. Gray Whales are magnificent marine mammals reaching up to 50 feet in length and 35 tons. Every year they migrate north from Baja Mexico to Alaska with their calves in tow. Peak season to catch a glimpse of these large mammals in the Puget Sound’s calm waters is April and May and Clipper Vacations offers this exclusive Gray Whale excursion. It will be fun for the whole family.

About This Trip

available

Morning Departure (Schedule A):

April 5, 12, 13 (Sold Out), 26, 27

May 4, 10, 11

Dates in bold indicate steep ramp in Coupeville. See note below

duration

Approx. 7 hours

What’s Included

  • Round trip cruise between Seattle and Whidbey Island
  • Gray Whale and sealife search and viewing
  • Onboard naturalist
  • 2 hours in Coupeville
  • All applicable taxes

More to Know

About the Naturalist

About Whales & Sea Life

About Birds

Location

Departs from Pier 69, 2701 Alaskan Way, Seattle

notes

  • Due to low tides, the ramp at the dock in Coupeville will be very steep on the following dates: April 12, 13, 26, 27 and May 4. It is recommended that people who have difficulty walking or require a wheel chair choose different dates.
  • *3 day advance purchase required, regular rates are $60 per adult, $30 per child
  • Changes or cancellations received more than 7 days prior to scheduled tour origination are charged a 15% amendment/cancellation fee
  • Within 7 days prior to travel; the reservation is non-refundable, non-changeable and non-cancelable
  • **Children are half of applicable adult fare. Restrictions may apply.

terms

  • Pricing in USD
  • Whale sightings are not guaranteed
  • Subject to change

day 1

Gray Whale Watching from Seattle with Stop at Coupeville

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, located on Washington’s Whidbey Isand. 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.

Schedule A
Saturdays & Sundays: April 5, 12, 13, 26, 27 and May 4, 10, 11
8:15-9:00am Boarding at Pier 69 downtown Seattle
9:00am Depart Seattle
9:30am-12:00pm Cruise and Whale Watching
12:00pm Arrive Coupeville, Whidbey Island~
2:00pm Depart Coupeville
4:00pm Arrive Seattle
~May arrive/depart 1 hour earlier if determined that whales will be viewed in the afternoon. Times are approximate.

NOTE: Due to low tides, the ramp at the dock in Coupeville will be very steep on the following dates: April 12, 13, 26, 27 and May 4. It is recommended that people who have difficulty walking or require a wheel chair choose different dates.