Thursday, March 27, 2014

No. 255 Whale Tours from Everett, WA



Tours departing from

            Everett, WA                            Anacortes, WA                               Port Angeles, WA

    March 1st ~ May 18th               April 12th ~ October 25th                August 23~ November 29th 

Starting Saturday March 29th Island Adventures newest vessel the Island Explorer 4 will join her bigger sister ship the Island Explorer 3 for her first whale watching season. She will start off running gray whale watching trips from Everett and then to Anacortes for the start of the Orca season. Later this summer Island Explorer 4 will be in Port Angeles, WA for humpback, Orcas, Minkes and Gray whales sightings. 

Island Explorer 4 details:

New to Island Adventures in 2014, the Island Explorer 4 is the little sister to the Island Explorer 3. She is 85 ft long and 24 ft wide, with a full walk around lower deck, spacious upper viewing deck, galley with hot food and beverage for purchase, his and her restrooms, over 300 sq. ft. of outdoor rail viewing space, and has comfortable booth style seating in her indoor heated cabin.
Powered by 2 next generation Cat Marine Diesel engines she is able to maintain 15+ knots all day long while being environmentally friendly, fuel efficient and meet California Marine Environmental Standards. 

Island Explorer 4 arrives in Everett, WA
Island Explorer 4 enters the Gardner Channel which it will call its Port for the 2 weeks
Captain Shane and that new boat smell
Island Adventures owner and operated Shane Aggergaard sailed Explorer 4 down from Anacortes
Island Explorer Crew prepare for docking
Crews prep Explorer 4 for docking 
Island Explorer Crew prepare for docking

Naturalist trade microphones for dock lines
Starboard dock lines at cast 
Naturalist trade microphones for dock lines

Island Explorer begins her new life
Island Explorer 4 is ready for it 3 hour tours starting Saturday 


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