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San Juan Excursions

#3 of 25 Tours in Friday Harbor Features Animals
2 Spring St, San Juan Island, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
+1 360-378-6636
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The photos were amazing!

The crew took professional photos for us and emailed them at no cost! The crew was very... read more

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Renee A
Maple Valley, Washington
Great for kids!

"I was very happy that even though the whales were really far from Friday Harbor, captain Pete got... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
2 Spring St, San Juan Island, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
+1 360-378-6636
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Reviewed yesterday

The crew took professional photos for us and emailed them at no cost! The crew was very informative and extremely friendly. We saw a lot of wildlife and several whales, but since the Orca whales were not in the area and we did not get...More

Thank Renee A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

"I was very happy that even though the whales were really far from Friday Harbor, captain Pete got us a good look at them by boating out a good distance. My kids really enjoyed driving the boat as well! It was also really neat that...More

Thank Stevie S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great trip run by knowledgable naturalists who kept us updated about the wildlife. They provide binoculars on board, answer and and all questions including information about the San Juan Islands. They also have snacks available for a small cost. It was a great trip and...More

Thank kitsmuse
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic whale watching experience with Captain Pete and the naturalists, Melissa and Debbi. The naturalists made our ride over to the location of the whales enjoyable by educating us about the ecology of the area, as well as about the pods of...More

Thank Dexter B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A four hour journey that was awesome! Captain Pete and the two naturalists on board were extremely knowledgeable about the area, sea life and making the trip very fun. We were lucky enough to spend time with a humpback whale which far exceeded any expectation...More

1  Thank BlueSage88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone was nice, knowledgeable, and making a great effort throughout. The boat felt safe, spacious, and comfortable. Lots of good info from the naturalists who were loaded with info and very approachable. Also, admired the captains excellent docking skills! As a plus they send photos...More

1  Thank Paula K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One the best experiences I ever had Brittney and Deb are so knowledgable of Whales.. and marine life .. We were so lucky there were several Pods of whales that we got to see so many diffrent behaviors .. they played and breeches .. it's...More

Thank Susanne S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a whale and sea mammal excursion with Captain Pete's San Juan Excursions . It was super Excellent. Not only did we get to see the beautiful Orcas, we also spotted bald eagles, porpoises and sea lions. To add to this beautiful whale watch,...More

Thank vhdonahue
Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the past 12 years, I have enjoyed whale watching multiple times with San Juan Excursions. I have family that lives locally and everyone knows that Captain Pete and his family are ethical on and off the water. He has amazing Naturalists working with him...More

Thank Alemap1212
Reviewed 1 week ago

June 9th we had a siblings get together on San Juan Island and MN, WI and CA (all of us past 50) spent the afternoon on Odyssey, some saw their first Orca and some their 500th - but we were all having a blast. Debbi...More

Thank Jeanne S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What time of year are whales in this area?
18 August 2015|
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Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
There are resident pods. But the migrants visit also.