See up to 4 Types of Whales from 4 Departure Locations!
Be our guest on the industry's most comfortable vessels.
Island Adventures is known as the #1 whale watching company in Washington state, but we also offer private charters. We can accommodate large groups year-round from multiple locations on three different vessels. If you are planning an event, give us a call. If we don’t have the boat you are looking for, we are happy to point you in the right direction.
We'll take care of the details on your next family, company, or crew outing.
Island Adventures is known as the area's premier whale watching company, but we also offer private charters throughout the year.
The Island Explorer 3, Island Explorer 4, and Island Explorer 5 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 5: Private Charters
The Island Explorer 5 is the most state-of-the-art vessel on the entire west coast, boasting impressive speed and high-tech electronics.
Island Explorer 5 went into service in 2017. She is USCG certified for 149 passengers. Inside and outside seating is available for all guests, making her perfect for large groups year-round. She has a state of the art A/V system for presentations in the upper and lower salons with 7 flat screen TV’s and a great sound system. The full sized galley with beer and wine is great for catering. IE5 was designed specifically for whale and wildlife tours, but is so comfortable that she is great for large groups and private charters of any kind.
IE5 Private Charter Rate:
$1,500/hour plus tax
February 17th through December, 2018
There is a 5-hour minimum for all guaranteed whale watching charters. Shorter charters (2-4 hours) may be available as schedule permits. Pricing may vary depending on type of charter, group size, time of year, and availability.
Island Explorer 3: Private Charters
The most popular whale watching vessel in the region, the Island Explorer 3 offers unmatched comfort in all conditions.
Island Explorer 3 is 101 feet long and 24 feet wide. She is USCG certified for 132 passengers up to 100 miles offshore. Recently repowered, her three engines and two generators make her one of the faster boats in the large boat class. There is a large heated inside salon, great galley area, and his/her bathrooms. The upper deck is partially covered with wind break doors and heaters. IE3 also has a great sound system. She is known as the best excursion vessel in the state, but works great for all types of private charters.
IE3 Private Charter Rates:
$1,000/hour plus tax
March 3rd through May 6th, 2018 - Everett
May 12th through October 20th, 2018 - Port Angeles
There is a 2-hour minimum on all private charters. There is a 3-hour minimum for guaranteed whale watch tours from Everett and a 5-hour minimum for a guaranteed whale watch charters from Port Angeles. Pricing may vary depending on type of charter, group size, time of year, and availability.
Island Explorer 4: Private Charters
The most nimble vessel in the Island Adventures fleet without compromising comfort or quality.
Island Explorer 4 is 85 feet long and 22 feet wide. She is USCG certified for 126 passengers. She has a galley, heated cabin, his and her restrooms, and a great sound system. IE4 is our most popular vessel for private charters. She is available for evening charters and full-day whale watching tours out of La Conner throughout the summer. Whether it is a corporate team building event, family reunion, or wedding group, a Deception Pass sunset cruise is always a hit. This vessel offers the best value for groups of 50-90 guests.
IE4 Private Charter Rates:
$750/hour plus tax
April 1st through September 30th, 2018
There is a 3-hour minimum on all private charters – 7-hour minimum for a guaranteed whale watching charter. Pricing may vary depending on type of charter, group size, time of year, and availability.
Interested in our guaranteed whale watching tours?
We have the tour you're looking for. Tours are available from four different locations: Everett, Anacortes, La Conner, and Port Angeles. We move our vessels to be in the best whale-viewing waters throughout the year – that's why departure location availability differs. Click below to see our guaranteed whale watching tours!