Be a Part of The Port Townsend Orca Festival

Join Puget Sound Express, The Port Townsend Marine Science Center, and the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce for a month-long celebration of Orca Awareness Month in Port Townsend. Free public events June 3 – June 24, 2017 will bring together whale experts, educators, tribal representatives and artists, for educational and fun-filled days of exploration around the area’s orca population and … Read More

2017 San Juan Island Whale Watching Tours Now Underway

Puget Sound Express is now running our full-day San Juan Island Whale Watching Tour! This is our signature tour, and a real favorite of residents and visitors alike. This daylong whale watching cruise in the San Juan Islands is also the official ferry route between Port Townsend and Friday Harbor. We are the only company on the Olympic Peninsula that offers … Read More

Puget Sound Express Featured in U.S. News & World Report

Puget Sound Express’ Seattle Whale Watching Tour was recently featured by U.S. News and World Report in a feature called “8 Unique Seattle Tours.” Lara Dennis, concierge at the Kimpton Alexis Seattle Hotel talked about PSE and the tour: “Dennis highly recommends Seattle visitors go whale watching, calling it a “very magical” experience. “The whales have been very active these past couple … Read More

Gray Whale #723 Lucyfer Returns!

The gray whales mixed it up a bit on Monday and we were able to spend time with #44 Dubnuck and #56 (yet to be named) and #723 Lucyfer. This was one of our first sightings of 723 this year – we were a bit worried by his absence in 2017, since he stayed in the area until November of … Read More

Just Announced: 3-Day Taste of NW Culinary Cruise

Puget Sound Express is delighted to announce that reservations are open for an exciting new multi-day cruise, departing from Edmonds. Explore the Salish Sea through the eyes of a chef.  Experience the bounty of Olympic Coast Cuisine with Chef Diane LaVonne and Puget Sound Express on a 3-day culinary tour of Washington’s Salish Sea.  Spend days onboard the comfortable, spacious … Read More

The Hanke Family

Make Your Voice Heard On Boating Ban

Puget Sound Express would like to request that you join our family in OPPOSING the petition sent to NOAA by the wealthy residents on the West side of San Juan Island to block boats under the guise of a ‘whale protection zone.’ It is our belief that this effort is solely committed to damaging the whale watching community for the purpose … Read More