Whale Watching

The best orca viewing is right off San Juan Island and San Juan Safaris is perfectly located just steps from the ferry landing in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. We see more whales than any other tour company!

Kayaking adventure with San Juan Outfitters, photo by John Sinclair

Kayak Tours

The San Juan Islands are the best place in the world to view killer whales, and viewing them from a kayak is an experience like none other. Our sister company San Juan Island Outfitters offers multiple sea kayaking tours daily, no experience necessary.

Additional Services

San Juan Safaris provides water taxi services to and from other islands including: Stuart Island, Orcas Island, Lopez Island or even Victoria, British Columbia. Come visit our office to check out our gift shop and gear store for local, hand-crafted and unique gifts, as well as technical gear for your on water adventures! While you shop around or wait to board one our tours enjoy a selection of coffees, teas, smoothies, breakfast sandwiches, and pastries from Riptide Cafe! Our newest addition, this cozy, plant-lover's paradise is a great place to enjoy a waterfront coffee and treat.

Experience the natural world of the San Juans Islands with us

San Juan Safaris has 20 years of experience offering whale watching and wildlife tours from our home base of Friday Harbor. We take pride in providing high-quality, educational and fun tours that follow all federal and Pacific Whale Watch Association regulations. At San Juan Safaris we provide first hand experiences with wildlife and respect for the natural spaces we share with them.

Our sister company, San Juan Outfitters, offers kayak tours for all ages and abilities. These tours allow guests to experience the wildlife of San Juan Island from a unique perspective...the water's level!

We invite you to join us, we guarantee you’ll take home treasured memories.