Autumn Whale Watching in Port Townsend

Sure, the kids may be back in school, but one of the best-kept secrets of life in the Pacific Northwest are the months of September and October. The weather is glorious, the light is great (photographers take note!) and everyone is a bit more relaxed after the rush of trying to get those summer vacations finished! What you might not … Read More

Glacier Spirit Playing with Orcas

Recent customers Petra and Henri DeWeerd of  The Netherlands were kind enough to send a photo they took with us on a recent whale watching trip in the San Juan Islands. They were in our Olympus boat, and took a great photo of an orca playing, while our Glacier Spirit boat looked-on at a distance. Thank you Petra and Henri!

Cora Loading Passengers for Orca Whale Watching

Our niece Cora adds even more sunshine to today’s cruise from Port Townsend to Friday Harbor. She’s part of the third generation of Hanke’s on the water. Listen to Captain Pete’s audio report from today to learn more.

Sarah and Cora on Glacier Spirit

Daughter Sarah and nice Cora are part of the third generation of Hanke’s on the water. Listen to Captain Pete’s audio report from today to learn more.

Family-run Whale Watching Company in Port Townsend

Today was a full-family affair on the water. Captain Pete talks about what we mean when we say that Puget Sound Express is a “family-run” whale watching company! We will follow this with some photos of our family on the water today. Click to listen to the audio report