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Great value for the price and memorable experience from start to finish!
Easy to find location, convenient times to book last minute and wonderful way to view the area from the water in a comfortable boat for an hour! Highly recommend this trip to get a great appreciation for the deception pass - today we saw seals, bald eagles, harbor porpoises during a calm, relaxing boat ride. great for all ages and easy access on and off!
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VIDEO: Baby Dungeness Crabs
A gazillion teeny tiny baby dungeness crabbies at our wash dock. If they survive from this ‘megalopa’ stage, another 4 years before they would be legal size. Not much of a scale to give you actual size, about 1/4 inch. Watch the video here.
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Success on our whale trip this morning. We were fortunate to spend time with 20 transient orcas.
via Facebook - 06/09/2018
"Great Trip On a Beautiful Day"
Chartered the trip for a memorial / scattering ceremony. The crew were wonderfully accommodating. It was too early in the season for whales but the day turned out beautiful giving everyone a smooth ride. Also learned some interesting historical facts about the various spots.
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June 2018 Summer Whale Watching
2.5 to 3 hour excursion aboard the Island Whaler to view Orca Whales & other wildlife in the Salish Sea. Click for details.
05/29/2018 - Featured Event
"Come Early and You Will Be Awe-struck!!!"
Skipper Brett and Guide Jared did an awesome job, rivaling the excursions we did last year in Glacier Bay, Juneau & Ketchikan!!! We saw harbor seals, eagles and other wildlife AND amazing vistas of the surrounding archipelago islands - while thoroughly enjoying the company of very friendly & informative crew who treated us like family. We did the hour long jet-boat tour and it absolutely made our day!
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Jet Boat Tours & Whale Watching

About Us

Fozzie and Lakota
Fozzie And Lakota

Captain Brett and his wife Terica have two children, Austin and Brooklyn. They live on Whidbey Island with their dogs Fozzie and Lakota, and their cats Panda and Chester.

Deception Pass Tours has a special public/private partnership with the WA State Parks & Recreation Commission and the Deception Pass Park Foundation.

Captain Brett’s Dream

Blue MoonIn 2004, before Deception Pass Jet Boat Tours ever started, when Captain Brett was just plain old Brett, he was plagued by a reoccurring dream of a very unusual jet boat.  He kept dreaming and dreaming about this silly boat, and he didn’t realize that one day he would be running his own jet boat tours from Deception Pass State Park.  He continued having this dream over the course of about 9 months.  Finally, at the encouragement of his wife, the next time he had the dream he found the first piece of paper he could and drew a picture of that boat.

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2023 Jet Boat Tours Crew

Our Family- Creating Memories At Deception Pass

Former Crew Members & Supporters- 14 Years Of Memories At Deception Pass

Each summer, a team of special people come together to host the tens of thousands of visitors to Deception Pass State Park.  These are some of the people who have made your experience world class.

Grand Opening Party & Ribbon Cutting- 14 Years Of Memories At Deception Pass State Park


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Take a unique ride on a seated open deck boat and enjoy a 360° unobstructed view as we pass through the waters of Deception Pass on a one-hour tour.

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5596 SR 20
Anacortes, WA 98221
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888-909-TOURS (8687)
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