Each fall, we haul our boats out of the water to give them a complete overhaul. We are beyond fortunate to be located in one of the nation’s finest ports for boat building and maintenance – Port Townsend. The fine folks at the Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op recently posted a very beautiful photo essay of the folks working to make the Glacier Spirit look … Read More
Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge is home to breeding, nesting, and flyway populations of close to 100 marine bird species at different times of the year. Approximately 70 percent of the nesting seabirds in our inland waters nest here, including the largest nesting colony of rhinoceros auklets in the world. Join Puget Sound Express and the Port Townsend Marine Science Center … Read More
We’re enjoying a glorious late spring in the Pacific Northwest, and as of May 11, 2012 – we are running our full day Port Townsend – San Juan Island whale watching tours! Our signature tour, this daylong cruise on the Glacier Spirit combines orca watching with an on-board naturalist, and a tour of the beautiful San Juan Islands. We visit the popular … Read More
Sherri’s famous Blueberry Buckle 2012 is here! We hope it will be an outstanding year for you and your family. The past year was a special year for whale watching and wildlife in the Pacific Northwest. We had our resident orca pods nearby, of course, but we also were graced by loads of humpback whales, gray whales, minkes – … Read More
This holiday season, enjoy something a little out of the ordinary with Puget Sound Express December 3, 10, 17, and 23, we are offering special trips from Port Townsend to downtown Seattle to take part in the “Christmas Ship Parade.” This is the 14th year we’ve participated, and the Parade is a favorite with our customers and staff. We hope … Read More
Captain Pete reports from the Olympus that son Christopher used his ears and hydrophones on Glacier Spirit to locate the J Pod orcas this morning. Listen to Pete’s report for the inside scoop on how whale watching happens on foggy mornings! Click to Listen to the Audio Report.