Private Charters
Available Year Round

Island Adventures is known as the areas’ premier whale watching company, but we also offer private charters through the year.

Both the Island Explorer 3 and the Island Explorer 4 feature full walk around lower decks, upper viewing decks, great sound systems, heated cabins, galley service, his and her restrooms, and the best crew in the area.

Whether it is a whale watching tour, wedding, corporate team building event, or a family reunion, give us a call and we will help you set up an event your guests will never forget.

Island Explorer 3

The Island Explorer 3 is USCG certified for 149 passengers and most comfortable for approximately 120 passengers in nearly all types of weather conditions. She is 101 ft long, 24 ft wide, and one of the nicest tours boats you will ever set foot on.

Island Explorer 4

The Island Explorer 4 was completely remodeled in 2014. She is the little sister to the Island Explorer 3; with a USCG certification for 134 passengers and most comfortable with around 100 passengers in all weather conditions. The Island Explorer 4 is 85 ft long and 22 feet wide. She departs out of Everett (March 28 - April 11), Anacortes (April 12 - August 22), and Port Angeles (August 23 - November). This may be the perfect boat for your next event.

Get Married with Whales!

What better way to say “I do” than in the company of whales?

Call us at 1-800-465-4604 to inquire about group rates and private charters to allow these whales to make your special day that much more memorable.

J-Pod arrived in time for this ceremony and stuck around to listen in as this lovely couple said their vows. By all accounts an unforgettable experience.


There is a 3 hour minimum on all private charters.

Island Explorer 3
Peak Season $1250/hr
Off Peak $1000/hr
(Guaranteed whale watching tours need 6 hours minimum)

Island Explorer 4
Peak Season $900/hr
Off Peak $750/hr
(Guaranteed whale watching tours need 6 hours minimum)

Private Charter Specials

3 Hour Guaranteed Whale Watch Departing from Everett
Island Explorer 3 (March 1 - May 18)
$2500 +tax
Island Explorer 4 (March 28 - April 11)
$2000 +tax

Deception Pass Sunset Cruise Departing from Anacortes
Island Explorer 4 (April 12 - July 1)
$1500 +tax

Thank You!!! Without you this wedding would not have been possible! You not only gave us a beautiful venue and an amazing backdrop for our celebration, you also helped with catering, lodging, logistics, the minister, and pretty much everything else! You and the entire Island Adventures Staff are simply amazing. Thank you so much!

Kris and Elaine, Salem, OR

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