Port Townsend is a great port to hop on board a vessel and travel the water in search of seabirds, waterfowl, birds of prey, shellfish and marine invertebrates, and marine mammals including seals, sea lions, harbor porpoise, Orca whales and occasional gray and minke whales. Orca whales inhabit the waters surrounding the San Juan Islands and many captains offer special trips during migration season.
Whale Watching, passenger ferry service, Port Townsend to San Juan Islands and special group events up to 70 people including; company employee events, corporate development parties, weddings, dinner cruises and sunset cruises. PS Express offers three hour boat trips to Protection Island and six hour Christmas trips to Seattle during December. PS Express is starting there seventeenth season of taking people out on the water for a memorable experience.
Fax: 360-732-0448; Email
Point Hudson Marina
431 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
Family activities in the area are numerous including fully guided boat tours to view nearby Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge sea birds, sea ducks and other marine wildlife. Offshore adventures to set "pots" for the locally abundant Dungeness crab and spot prawns, dig for steamer clams and explore tide pools on the low tides.
Fax: 360-379-0906; Email
Cruise with the PT Marine Science Center to Protection Island to view thousands of nesting birds. It is for a glimpse of the elusive tufted puffin that many visitors make the trip. It could be your lucky day!
Phone: 360-385-5582 / Toll Free: 800-566-3932
Home Port at Point Hudson
Port Townsend, WA 98368