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SAN JUAN ISLAND WHALE WATCHING TOURS

An unforgettable experience of breathtaking natural beauty in the pristine waters of the Pacific Northwest

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Boat Tour,
Kid Friendly,
Whale Watch

Classic Whale Watch & Wildlife Tour @ Friday Harbor

  • 3-4 hours on the water 
  • Departs from Friday Harbor
  • Marine Naturalist(s) for questions
  • Heated inside the cabin area
  • Comfortable restroom(s)
  • Great for families and small kids

Adult: $125.00
Child: $89.00

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Boat Tour,
Kid Friendly,
Whale Watch

Classic Whale Watch & Wildlife Tour @ Roche Harbor

  • 3-4 hours on the water 
  • Departs from Roche Harbor
  • Marine Naturalist(s) for questions
  • Heated inside the cabin area
  • Comfortable restroom(s)
  • Great for families and small kids

Adult: $125.00
Child: $89.00

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Boat Tour,
Kid Friendly,
Whale Watch

Adventure Whale Watch & Wildlife Tour @ Friday Harbor

  • Almost water-level views
  • Smallest vessel in the fleet
  • Fast, safe, and comfortable
  • Provided warm suits keep you comfy & dry
  • Restroom on board
  • 360° walk around viewing deck

Adult: $145.00
Child: $145.00

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Getting Here

Traveling to the San Juan Islands

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What to bring

It's not an adventure without some kit

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Whale watching FAQ

Answers to some common questions

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Why Us?

Dive into our history and team

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Around the island

Things in our spectacular hometown

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Conservation

Our commitment to the environment

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OUR SPECTACULAR BACKDROP

The San Juan Islands

There's nowhere else in the world quite like the San Juan Islands.  

Located just a few hours from downtown Seattle by car and ferry (or an even shorter plane ride), the San Juan Islands are home to a thriving population of majestic orca whales.

Orca Whales live, play, and raise their young in the waters of the Haro Strait near San Juan Island, Washington.  In the spring, summer, and fall they ply the calm, cold, clear waters of the San Juan Islands, following the schools of Pacific salmon returning to the rivers where they were born.  From mid-April until the beginning of October there's no better place to see orca whales than the San Juan Islands.

In addition to whale watching, there's plenty to do in Friday Harbor and the rest of the San Juan Islands, including sea kayaking, hiking, and biking.  You'll also find plenty of local farms, vineyards, and farm-to-table restaurants to visit!

FANTASTIC WHALE WATCHING - EAGLE2332 JUNE 2018

What a great adventure viewing orcas, eagles, seals, and other wildlife. We couldn't have ask for a better experience. The whole staff goes above and beyond!