Whale watching in Seattle mid july

Old 06-30-2019, 05:44 PM
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Taking a trip to Seattle mid july. Has anyone used a charter to go whale watching?
Old 06-30-2019, 06:02 PM
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I’m from the area. Not a ton of whales in July particularly in Seattle. You’ll have to go up to Anacortes (about 2 hours north). It’s hit or miss but you could see orcas, porpoises and/or a gray whale or two. Right now there are a ton of harbor porpoises around but they come and go. See if you can find a charter out of Westport or Ilwaco. Offshore in the open ocean you can see hundreds of dolphins and whales.
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Oh yeah and watch out for the homeless while you’re in Seattle, they’re a major trip hazard right now.
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Homeless Not any worse than LA, where they hang at railroad tracks. Looks like TJ of the 70s.
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Try Puget Sound Express. They have big fast boats and they travel all over the sound tracking the whales. I saw them down by Tacoma last year. Most of the whales are north in the straits or out in the ocean but they do come into Puget Sound occasionally. Probably quicker to go to Anacortes by car or take ferry to Friday Harbor in San Juans. The Orcas often are around Lime Kiln Park in the Haro Strait west of San Juan Island, Friday Harbor is a cool little town to stay in as well.
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Just hop over/down here, lots of Whales to see, I can see them from my house quite regularly, can't really see the fascination of Whale watching.

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