What a Summer!!


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We are finally getting back on the water! Guided kayak tours are available by reservation only from our Roche Harbor location and public Whale Watch & Wildlife Tours begin the weekend of June 13th and daily on June 19th.

Private charters available now! – We are currently offering private charters at a discounted rate

Our Friday Harbor office remains closed to the public, but we are in daily from 10am – 3pm to answer phones and emails. Please call 800-450-6858 or email info@sanjuanislandoutfitters.com for information and inquiries.

We are working hard to ensure guest and staff safety in regard to COVID-19. Read more about our updated processes and procedures as well as operating updates on our COVID-19 page.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this unprecedented time.

Kayak with the opportunity to see whales! This tour takes off in the whale rich waters off the west side of San Juan Island. The whale watch by kayak is a 5-hour tour. Along with all the uncommon sea birds, seals and birds flying overhead, you have a good chance of watching an orca whale. This is a safe situation as our guides are knowledgeable and trained to maneuver safely around whales and marine mammals in the San Juan Islands.. Also offered is the 5-hour “Whale Sanctuary Tour” departing from the south west side of San Juan Island at the County Park.

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San Juan Island Kayak Camping Trips

The ultimate sea kayak vacation! Join us for an overnight 2-day kayak trip, 3- day kayak trip, or customized private kayaking-camping trip 2 to 5 days. Exciting vacation kayak camping trips are great for singles, couples or families with kids. Overnight kayaking camping tours can be a great way to experience Mother Nature and enjoy being outside under the stars.

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San Juan Island Family Kayak Tours

Get the kids up and moving and off the devices with family kayaking trips.. Enjoy a real bonding experience that the family will never forget. San Juan Outfitters has a variety of family packages including:
• 2-day family kayaking trips for those who just would like to give it a try
• 3-day family kayaking trips for delving into the kayaking and camping experience.
For longer family kayaking trips or large families, let San Juan Outfitters design a private custom family kayak tour just for you! Phone or email us to learn more about our custom packages, designed around desired length, age, and ability level.

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San Juan Island Whale Watch Tours by Boat

Whale sightings on over 90% of our tours! See orca whales in the wild. Sit comfortably on a 45 foot- long whale watch boat with a walk-around deck, inside cabin and bathroom. Other whales around San Juan Island are Humpback Whales and Minke Whales. We also can see Dalls Porpoise and Harbor Porpoise. Whale Watching tours also see Bald Eagles, Harbor Seals and many exceptional sea birds.
We also offer private whale watch tours and private boat charters. Water taxi service is provided between the San Juan Islands and also Canada.