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Deception Pass Tours

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Address: 5596 State Route 20, Deception Pass State Park, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98221-8443
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+1 888-909-8687

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We always buy season tickets, so we can go at a moment's notice! Brett, the captain, is a great guy and a great guide. This is a 1 hour tour but they also have whale watching... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
Oak Harbor, Washington
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Oak Harbor, Washington
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53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

We always buy season tickets, so we can go at a moment's notice! Brett, the captain, is a great guy and a great guide. This is a 1 hour tour but they also have whale watching tours.

Thank Gracie12009
Seattle, Washington
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747 reviews
263 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We checked in with instructions to drive down to the marina which we did. Apparently the boat came early and left early before we arrived at the dock. We were told the boat showed up on the hour for our ride. We waited for 15 minutes and figured what had happened as there was no one else around waiting to... More 

3 Thank ebcnaz
DeceptionP, Owner at Deception Pass Tours, responded to this review

You were late and missed the boat. I really feel for you. It happened to me the last Seahawks Game that I went to, I was held up in traffic and missed the kick off. I can't believe that they didn't offer to redo the kick off, and no one from the Seahawks organization offered to refund my tickets or... More 

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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Very informative, beautiful cruise. Tourists will love this,we have taken guests several times. There are many amazing things to see, and a fun high speed ride at the end.

Thank whidbeywinds
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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Great trip. Captain and mate/tour guide were very friendly, informative and helpful. Five of us had the boat to ourselves (great to go on a summer weekday!) and it was really great to sit wherever we wanted, move around, and just be comfortable. Only drawback was we wanted the trip to be longer so we could go faster longer.

Thank Penny M
Kingston, Washington
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

My husband, his 10-year old grandson and I took this trip last Sunday and loved every minute of it! We saw lots of wildlife, including otters, seals and an eagle. The scenery was beautiful. We live in the Seattle area, grandson from another state. My husband is not easily impressed, as he is out on our boat every summer, yet... More 

1 Thank Patti S
Anacortes, Washington
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11 reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We live in Anacortes and thought the jet boat hour long tour would be a perfect way to get our out of state visitors out on the water on a gorgeous day. Austin did a great job getting us ready to go out to Coronet Bay to meet the boat, appropriate signage directed us to the launch spot, we boarded... More 

Thank CaForevertraveler
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We went on the one-hour boat tour of Deception Pass; unfortunately we did not see much wildlife -- a quick glimpse of a porpoise, one harbor seal and a yellow egg yolk jellyfish was it -- but nonetheless it was beautiful to be on the water and have the views of the various islands. The captain and the guide were... More 

Thank tylerdonna
Oak Harbor, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We had family visiting from out of state including two pre-teen girls. Everyone enjoyed our tour of Deception Pass very much. The bridge is spectacular and travelling under it is quite an experience. The captain and guide were very informative and entertaining, explaining the history and the colorful characters who lived of the area. We highly recommend it.

Thank Absully
Las Vegas, Nevada
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36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the 1 hour jet boat tour. It was fun to go under deception pass bridge and experience the crazy "boiling" water areas. Our guide told us interesting facts about the area. We saw seals with a pup swimming and sunning, porpoises, bald eagles flying and eating fish, and a huge bald eagle nest high up in a... More 

Thank Jill B
Fort Worth, Texas
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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

$38 per person. You sign in at a small building in Deception Pass Park, then proceed to the dock. Great way to spend an hour on the water. Recommended.

Thank AylaMyrick

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