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San Juan Excursions

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2 Spring St, San Juan Island, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
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"Better than expected! and what a pleasant surprise for photos of cruise!" Naturalist were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
tbranchflorida
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Silver Lake, Washington
I saw a pod of Orcas - and this was my first whale watching excursion

"Your tour and guides were fantastic! I recommend your tour to Womantours, a women’s cycling tour... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
consawinner
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North Kansas City, Missouri
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Our Guarantee: See whales or your next trip is free! Fun and educational whale watch/wildlife cruises you'll never forget! April through September from Friday Harbor in the "sunny San Juan Islands" aboard the spacious, comfortable and stable 65 foot vessel "Odyssey." Locally owned and operated with local naturalist guides. 10% AAA, military, teacher and other discounts.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2 Spring St, San Juan Island, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
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Reviewed 3 days ago

"Better than expected! and what a pleasant surprise for photos of cruise!" Naturalist were engaging and very knowledgeable.

Thank tbranchflorida
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Reviewed 3 days ago

"Your tour and guides were fantastic! I recommend your tour to Womantours, a women’s cycling tour. Over a week cycling they usually take a day off for non biking. I heartily rcommended YOUR whale watching tour to them!

Thank consawinner
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The weather was fantastic and we had great luck in finding plenty of orcas, Stellar sea lions, Bald Eagles, Harbor seals, and more. The naturalists clearly loved their jobs and were quite entertaining while sharing stories about the wildlife. The boat was comfortable with a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

"Our trip exceeded our expectations by leaps and bounds. We had a wonderful time. The ship was beautiful, clean and comfortable. The Captain and staff were amazing. We were so thrilled and impressed that we were able to see a humpback, minke and orca on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The naturalists were knowledgeable, engaging, and obviously in love with their jobs. Taking photos for us allowed the group to fully experience the adventure instead of being distracted trying to take our own bad photos!. Thank you so much for a trip we won't soon...More

Thank Jamie H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This company is incredible. Every staff member takes great care in making sure every guest is having a great experience, and they succeed. We have gone out twice with San Juan and would highly recommend them to anyone!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We flew in from Chicago to explore the Island and to go on this excursion! My Partner went on the same tour a few years ago and was excited for me and our ten year old to see some orc's! Sadly, they were too far...More

Thank Francisco G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the opportunity to join Captain Pete on their vessel the Odyssey this past May, and couldn't be happier that I did. We went out on the evening trip, which led to a spectacular view of the islands (and Mt. Baker!) in a gorgeous...More

Thank Dan P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

"The whale watching excursion was excellent. We saw seals, humpback whales and orcas! The experience was one we will keep with us for a lifetime! The crew was so informative and helpful! "

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Words cannot even begin to describe the experience we had kayaking with our guide Aidan! He went above and beyond all expectations. He was knowledgeable about the area and animals. From the minute he picked it up you could tell he cared about each of...More

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Laurie W
14 May 2018|
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Response from nmhy27del | Reviewed this property |
$99 per person plus tax If you don’t see whales they give you a voucher to return for another boat ride.
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StacyL62
18 August 2015|
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Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
There are resident pods. But the migrants visit also.
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