For passenger comfort, we are committed to not running at 100% capacity for the 2022 season. Our tours are more comfortable, less crowded, more informative then anyone else. Plus, if you don’t see whales between June-September you can join us for a free trip. That’s the Deer Harbor Charters difference.
Private Charters & Cruises
Choose from three fun types of private charters - Whale & Wildlife Tour, Sunset Cruise, & 2 Hour Sightseeing Cruise. Let us keep your guests or group entertained. Each tour has USCG certified captains and professional naturalist/biologists. Bathroom, binoculars and blankets onboard! Tours details and rates posted below calendar.
Whale sightings success is based on 33 years of average sightings. Today, the current trends tend to be better during the shoulder seasons due to increased tools the whale watching community has adopted. All companies engaged in "Whale Watching" in the region work a sightings collection network together. We communicate whale sightings, whale directions, group composition, unique whale identification and much more. Whale locations are collected in real time and accessible only to Pacific Whale Watch Association (PWWA) member companies. In addition, we collectively hold drivers meetings and implement best practice policies yearly. This is what makes whale watching in the Pacific Northwest the best in the world!
Both of locations on Orcas Island have parking, bathroom facilities and a small cafe/restaurant where you can find last minute snacks/lunch and water. Please Note - Cafe/Restaurant may be closed or have limited hours due to staff availability.
SAVE $20 - EARLYBIRD SPECIAL
Book your whale watching tour at least 2 days in advance (48 hours) & save $20 on your trip! Limit one per group. Use promotional code Earlybird at checkout.
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