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San Juan Island is one of the world's best places to view Orca whales in the wild. Naturalists point out fascinating wildlife while cruising along the rugged coastline.

Board the 55-foot (17-m) vessel, the Sea Lion, where there’s plenty of room to roam the boat and marvel at the wildlife. Known for providing high quality tours with small groups, a hand-picked team of naturalists with a love and dedication to wildlife as well as a scientific understanding guides you through your tour. Harbor seals, bald eagles, blue heron, and numerous other types of wildlife are seen on almost every tour.

Orca whales return every year to the San Juan Islands where they feed on the salmon. Enjoy the thrill of seeing one of the most impressive animals on the planet while they eat and play in their natural habitat. Before returning to the harbor, your guide will drop a hydrophone into the water so you have a chance to hear the song of the whales.

San Juan Island is one of the world's best places to view Orca whales in the wild. Naturalists point out fascinating wildlife while cruising along the rugged coastline.

Board the 55-foot (17-m) vessel, the Sea Lion, where there’s plenty of room to roam the boat and marvel at the wildlife. Known for providing high quality tours with small groups, a hand-picked team of naturalists with a love and dedication to wildlife as well as a scientific understanding guides you through your tour. Harbor seals, bald eagles, blue heron, and numerous other types of wildlife are seen on almost every tour.

Orca whales return every year to the San Juan Islands where they feed on the salmon. Enjoy the thrill of seeing one of the most impressive animals on the planet while they eat and play in their natural habitat. Before returning to the harbor, your guide will drop a hydrophone into the water so you have a chance to hear the song of the whales.

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1:30 PM Tour

Duration 3h Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees
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5:30 PM Tour

Duration 3h Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees
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San Juan Whale Watching Tour

Activity/Location

Friday Harbor

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • San Juan Safaris

    2 Spring Street #6

    Friday Harbor 98250


Description

San Juan Island is one of the world's best places to view Orca whales in the wild. Naturalists point out fascinating wildlife while cruising along the rugged coastline.

Board the 55-foot (17-m) vessel, the Sea Lion, where there’s plenty of room to roam the boat and marvel at the wildlife. Known for providing high quality tours with small groups, a hand-picked team of naturalists with a love and dedication to wildlife as well as a scientific understanding guides you through your tour. Harbor seals, bald eagles, blue heron, and numerous other types of wildlife are seen on almost every tour.

Orca whales return every year to the San Juan Islands where they feed on the salmon. Enjoy the thrill of seeing one of the most impressive animals on the planet while they eat and play in their natural habitat. Before returning to the harbor, your guide will drop a hydrophone into the water so you have a chance to hear the song of the whales.


Highlights

  • Chance to see wildlife like whales, otters & porpoises

  • Small-group tour for intimate outdoor adventure

  • Fully equipped whale watching boat for comfortable tour

  • Knowledgeable local marine guide for interesting experience

  • 90% Orca Whale sighting success rate


Inclusions

  • Guided whale watching tour

  • Jackets, blankets & binoculars for use onboard the vessel


Exclusions

  • Transportation to and from Friday Harbor

  • Food and beverages


Know Before You Book

  • This activity takes place in the San Juan Islands at Friday Harbor. Transportation to Friday Harbor is not included. Friday Harbor can be reached by driving to Anacortes, about two hours north of Seattle, and catching a ferry to Friday Harbor, about a one hour ferry ride. Ferry lines can be long in the summer so additional time will be needed to reach Friday Harbor if you plan on driving onto the ferry.

  • Children one and younger are complimentary.

  • This vessel is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 72 hours before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Friday Harbor, WA United States