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$64.96 Holiday & Seasonal Tours

Christmas By The Sea Day Trip From Seattle to Langley

Depart downtown Seattle via the San Juan Clipper in the early afternoon and enjoy a festive cruise to Langley on Whidbey Island. Relax as you cruise through the Salish Sea and soak in the beautiful winter landscapes. Once you set foot in Langley, enjoy five hours to explore and experience the town’s festive charm. Pick up Christmas gifts and dine at Langley’s charming restaurants.Schedule:Check-in and Boarding at Clipper Terminal, Pier 69: 9:45 AM – 10:15 AMDepart Seattle: 10:30 AMArrive Langley, Whidbey Island: 11:45 PMDepart Langley: 4:45 PMArrive Seattle: 6:00 PMOnboard you will receive a special welcome bag that includes walking map of Langley, an explorer’s guidebook to the marine wildlife and nature visible in the Salish Sea during your Clipper cruise to Whidbey Island.

$66.06 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Whale Watching and Whidbey Island Full-Day Tour from Seattle

Experience the awe-inspiring migration of gray whales and their calves as they journey northward through the Pacific Ocean from Mexico to Alaska, reaching peak numbers around Seattle during April and May. After departing from Seattle, you’ll cruise the protected waters of the Puget Sound looking for whales and learning about marine wildlife in its natural habitat. Your onboard naturalist will share informative commentary about the marine environment, in addition to pointing out places of historical and cultural interest. In many cases, the naturalists know and can identify individual whales by their distinctive markings. The magnificent mammals can reach 50 feet (15m) in length and 35 tons (31,751kg) in weight. At the naturalist’s station on the main deck, you can examine a variety of field guides, nautical and animal identification charts, children’s books, and specimen samples. Watch the naturalist taking water samples with plankton, the tiny creatures that form the foundation of the Puget Sound food chain. The samples will be shown on video screens located around the boat, or grab a closer look through the microscope at the naturalist’s station. Once you have been whale watching in the Puget Sound for about two hours, you’ll dock at the historic town of Langley on Whidbey Island. Spend a couple of hours at your leisure exploring, perhaps having lunch at one of the excellent restaurants (own expense). Explore the town’s boutique shops, art galleries and gourmet restaurants before heading back to Seattle. After appreciating the natural beauty of the Puget Sound, you'll return to Seattle to end your tour. Schedule of Events: 8:15-8:45am- Boarding at Pier 69, Seattle 9:00am- Depart Seattle 12:00pm*- Arrive Langley *May arrive/depart 1 hour earlier if determined that whales will be viewed in the afternoon. 2:30pm- Depart Langley 4:00pm- Arrive Seattle

$219.10 Cultural & Theme Tours

Deception Pass Small-Group Tour with Lunch

- Wrapped in epic landscapes–Deception Pass State Park is a must-see. Whidbey Island, Anacortes and the San Juan Islands surround this gem!In the summer, millions of visitors explore this stunning collection of jagged cliffs, ripping currents and secret coastlines–making Deception Pass Washington State’s most-visited State Park. With huge views of the Salish Sea, Olympic Mountains, and San Juan and Vancouver Islands, its no wonder why is so well-loved! While it's a hot spot in the summer, we especially love it in the winter when migrating birds return and tourists head home. Few places are more perfectly Northwestern!You'll embark on interpretive nature walks led by our naturalist guides, bird watch, challenge yourself to stroll across the iconic 180′ high bridge that connects Whidbey and Fidalgo Islands, and scan for a glimpse of the the occasional whale passing through the Puget Sound. Time permitting—we might head up to Mt. Erie’s viewpoint to marvel at the Salish Sea or explore the historic Fort Casey and its exquisite old lighthouse.Come spend a day discovering this hidden gem! We’ll bring coffee and tea to ward off those crisp winter mornings and a beautiful local lunch with Washington State wine to maximize our time in the park and around Whidbey Island.Picnic lunch sample menu: • Meat, such as grilled salmon or chicken, a sandwich or a wrap (vegetarian option available) • Grain salad, such as quinoa with roasted vegetables • Green salad • Local wine, La Croix sparkling water, water, local coffee, tea

$268.86 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Deception Pass Bridge Island Tour from Seattle

Travel from Seattle in a private car, where you'll first enjoy a 20 minute ride on one of Washington State's car ferries. You'll then travel across Whidbey Island, and stop in the historic town of Coupeville for a snack or lunch, then continue to Deception Pass. One of the most visited places in Washington by locals, this destination is often overlooked by visitors to our region. A must see! You'll have time to visit the State Park, before continuing to quaint La Conner for an afternoon snack at one of the many restaurants with decks overlooking the Native Swinomish 'Hats'. This tour covers a little Native American history, U.S. engineering, and State Parks.

$179 Kid Friendly

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival and Deception Pass - Luxury Small Group Day Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Roozengaarde Display Garden, Mount Vernon, WashingtonOur Skagit Valley Tulip Festival and Deception Pass tour from Seattle explores the best of spring in the Pacific Northwest. We’ll visit the temperate and fertile Skagit River Valley, home to over 450 acres of tulip fields representing 75% of U.S. commercial production. Each year, thousands of visitors from around the world travel here to witness the spectacular bloom of these magnificent flowers. If you’re in Seattle in April, there’s no better way to spend a day.Join one of our professional local guides as we explore this beautiful corner of Washington. We'll pick you up in the morning at your Seattle hotel or vacation rental in our luxury Mercedes van, then start our day at the Skagit Valley’s most scenic tulip farm. With roots going back to the 1700s in Holland, this beautiful family-owned farm contains acres upon acres of tulips and dozens of experimental varieties in its beautifully manicured garden. Don’t forget your camera!Duration: 2 hoursStop At: La Conner Waterfront CaféAfter plenty of time for photos and exploring, we’ll head to the charming town of La Conner, one of Washington’s most treasured historic communities. Beautifully preserved and restored, this town has long been one of Washington’s favorite weekend destinations for locals. Enjoy free time to eat lunch on your own and visit the many shops, galleries, and museums. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Deception Pass State Park, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WashingtonWhile most other guided tours stay at the Tulip Festival through the afternoon, our guests have told us that a full morning there was ideal. Moving on allows us to skip the overwhelming afternoon crowds and leaves time for the vistas and beaches at one of our state’s most iconic natural attractions.We’ll spend the afternoon taking in gorgeous coastal scenery and forests at stunning Deception Pass State Park. The waters pouring through Deception Pass, a narrow gap between Whidbey and Fidalgo Islands, travel at speeds up to 9 knots – faster than most rivers! After taking in the views from above, we’ll enjoy a guided stroll on the beach and walk through the beautiful old growth forest. Finally, we ride back to Seattle in comfort, relishing the memories and photographs from a wonderful day!Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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