Gray Whale Watching from Seattle with Stop in Coupeville on Whidbey Island
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 March, April and May. On most weekends from March to May, Clipper Vacations will be offering this exclusive Gray Whale excursion. It will be fun for the whole family and kids are only $10.**
About This Trip
April 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21
May 4, 12
Dates in bold indicate steep ramp in Coupeville. See note below
Approx. 7 hours
- 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
Departs from Pier 69, 2701 Alaskan Way, Seattle
- Due to low tides, the ramp at the dock in Coupeville will be very steep on the following dates: March 30, April 13, 14, May 12. 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 $49 per adult, $10 per child
- **1 Child under 12 is $10 per paying adult. Additional children are half of applicable adult fare. Restrictions may apply.
- Pricing in USD
- Subject to change
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.
|Saturdays & Sundays: March 30 April 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21 May 4, 12|
|8:15-9:00am||Boarding at Pier 69 downtown Seattle|
|9:30am-12:00pm||Cruise and Whale Watching|
|12:00pm||Arrive Coupeville, Whidbey Island~|
|~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: March 30, April 13, 14, May 12. It is recommended that people who have difficulty walking or require a wheel chair choose different dates.