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Address: 710 Seafarers Way, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA
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+1 800-308-9387
09:00 - 16:00
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The 100' Mystic Sea offers cruises through the beautiful San Juan Islands....

The 100' Mystic Sea offers cruises through the beautiful San Juan Islands. WHALE WATCHING TOURS for your family, weddings, corporate events, parties, and more!

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We had a great whale watching experience this week with Mystic Sea Charters out of Anacortes. The indoor seating area was very comfortable, and with fresh flowers on the tables... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2015
Gulph Mills, Pennsylvania
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Gulph Mills, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 May 2015

We had a great whale watching experience this week with Mystic Sea Charters out of Anacortes. The indoor seating area was very comfortable, and with fresh flowers on the tables, was more than we were expecting. The crew was informative throughout the trip, pointing out island names and wildlife facts throughout the trip. We appreciated the binoculars and whale and... More 

2 Thank marysfishin
Seattle, Washington
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

I could not have asked for a more perfect day. It was my and my girlfriend's first ever whale watching trip and we were beyond impressed. We paid for a gray whale tour, and in the first half hour of our trip, the boat captain announced that there were a pod of orcas in the area that we were going... More 

5 Thank Gina E
Vancouver, Canada
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Talk to anyone on Whidbey Island about the folks that run Mystic Sea Charters. They will tell you that this is a wonderful company to look after you. I'm sure there are other wonderful companies on Whidbey as well; so here are the reasons that I would choose Mystic Sea again: -check in: EASY! We had a larger diesel truck... More 

3 Thank TL O
Arlington, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2015

It is my 70th Birthday. I and several friends went on a three hour cruise around Hat Island, Whidbey Island and part of Everett, WA . We saw many gray whales due to the diligence of the Captain. He would slowly follow the whales, at a safe distance to insure safety of the whales. He would talk about the history... More 

2 Thank Dorothy D
Coupeville, Washington
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Mystic Sea Charters in Freeland Washington does gray whale trips - we did one on Friday March 13, 2015 and it was the most fabulous trip I have been on. I especially loved the way the boat was set up - rain or sun its a great boat. Staff was excellent - and we did see gray whales feeding. Its... More 

2 Thank 60Donna64
Granbury, Texas
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2014

We had a lot of whale watching excursions to choose from and we chose Mystic Sea Charters because it left from Anacortes without having to catch the ferry, and I'm so glad we did! We had an excellent time! First of all, they have a person who flies over in a plane and spots the whales for them. So the... More 

4 Thank Gina G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2014

We were there on the last day of the regular season. The 1st of Oct. (Wed). I really did not know what to expect. Everyone back home in MO..said that it would probably rain all day and we would not see anything. Boy were they wrong!!!! The weather was absolutely perfect and we seen so many Orcas! We even spotted... More 

1 Thank Missy P
Charlotte, North Carolina
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Our whale watching trip from Anacortes was the highlight of the week we spent on Whidbey Island. We went on the Wednesday of the last week for tours in 2014. It couldn't have been a better experience. Mystic Sea only takes out 50-60 folks and there were only half that many on our trip. We were able to move around... More 

Thank 1Charlottehiker
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

I checked into a lot of charters. This one leaves from anacorte without having to take the ferry. If you book online you can save quite a bit. The crew was great. Informative and entertaining. We saw seals, sea lions, bald eagles, and of course so many different orcas. I would totally recommend this charter. Next time we visit the... More 

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Plymouth, MN
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

My Mom and I were visiting my sister in Seattle and she lined up this whale watching trip. I've been on a couple other whale watchng excursions, but nothing like this one. We really liked that there was a smaller number of people on this boat since the really big boats can get really crowded and that makes it hard... More 

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