Langley Whale Center

Langley Whale Center is run by Volunteer Docents and open Thursdays through Sundays, 11 am till 5 pm. Free Admission to our Educational Exhibits, which include a Harbor Porpoise skeleton and other bone and pelt specimens.  Learn about the Endangered Southern Resident Orcas, Transient Orcas and Gray Whales.  Great outing for all ages!

Where the Whales Are

Check out our Whale Sightings Map, which shows where whales have been seen from Anacortes to Tacoma.  Gray Whales are sighted near Langley in the spring, Southern Resident Orcas are usually sighted in Admiralty Inlet in the fall.  Transient Orcas and Humpbacks have been seen throughout the year. Recent Whale sightings are posted on our Orca Network Facebook page. Check out Whale Bell Park!


Gray Whales are sighted daily near Langley in March and April.
Southern Resident Orcas are seen in Admiralty Inlet, west side of Whidbey most often in the fall, but may be seen at other times of the year.
Transient Orcas and Humpback Whales are sighted from Whidbey throughout the year.

Orca Network Events in Langley

April: Welcome the Whales Festival
June: Orcas in our Midst Workshop

Educational and Youth Activities throughout the year!

For more information go to or follow Orca Network or Langley Whale Center on Facebook.

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The Whale Trail

Address / Contact

Street Address: 115 Anthes Ave
City: Langley
State / Province: WA
Postal / Zip Code: 98260

Phone Number: (360) 221-7505


Thurs-Sun, 11 am - 5 pm


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Marine Mammals Commonly Seen Here

Marine Mammals Occasionally Seen Here

Travel Tips

Langley offers a variety of cafes and other services

The Whale Trail is a nonprofit organization in partnership with
Partners NOAA Seattle Aquarium People for Puget Sound Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife The Whale Museum National Marine Sanctuaries