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Sunset with Orcas

ONCE YOU'RE HERE YOU'LL BE AMAZED

Planning Your Whale Tour

Two Ferries to get to San Juan Island

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.  Find driving direction from Seattle, Bellingham and Port Townsend/Whidbey Island, plus alternate transportation options, including via seaplane from Seattle!

Binoculars

NEED YOUR ESSENTIALS

All the Things to Prepare

Make sure you have all the gear you need.

There are some things you just shouldn't forget while traversing the water-ways.  Lets take a dive into specifics between clothes as well as accessories that you don't want to leave behind.

Shucking Oysters

SOMETIMES YOU NEED FOOD

Finding Shelter & Replenishments

Right next to the water, there is plenty of tasty marine life.

The restaurant scene in Friday Harbor, and all of San Juan Island, is rich and varied. Here we hope to list easy-to-access options that we find have been delightful.

Seattle Sky line

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.

COME JOIN THE ADVENTURE YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR

You'll be amazed by all there is to see and do. Let us help you plan your most memorable trip ever.