ONCE YOU'RE HERE YOU'LL BE AMAZED
Planning Your Whale Tour
FIRST THINGS FIRST
Getting to San Juan Island
Getting to Friday Harbor is part of the fun!
Travel through beautiful countryside on your way to the Anacortes ferry terminal to board a ferry to San Juan Island. We've included driving directions from Seattle, Bellingham and Port Townsend/Whidbey Island. Check out alternate transportation options, including a seaplane from Seattle!
WHAT TO BRING
All the Things to Prepare
Make sure you have all the gear you need.
There are some things you just shouldn't forget while on the water. Let's take a dive into the specifics, from clothes to accessories that you don't want to leave behind.
WHERE TO STAY AND WHAT TO EAT
Accommodations and Restaurants
Our location right on the water makes for great, fresh, local seafood!
The restaurant scene in Friday Harbor, and all of San Juan Island, is rich and varied. Here we list easy-to-access options that are both tasty and unique.
BIG CITY ACCESS
Staying In Seattle
Seattle is by turn cosmopolitan and casual, and visitors here can find both actives and lodging to suit their style.
Don't miss your opportunity to explore the Emerald City before or after your whale-watching safari.