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Crystal Seas Kayaking - Day Tours

#4 of 25 Tours in Friday Harbor Features Animals
40 Spring Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
+1 877-732-7877
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Crystal Seas/TerraTrek 6 day/5 night San Juan Islands bicycle tour

It was the most fabulous vacation I've had in a very long time. We went on Crystal Seas... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Anita C
Loved our Guide- Loved our Trip!

We went on a four day trip of the islands. There was lots of biking and some kayaking. Food was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Premiere Active Vacations in the San Juan Islands Since 1993 Crystal Seas Kayaking specializes in guided 3 hour, full day, sunset and multi-day kayaking and multi-sport trips in Washington's sunny San Juan Islands - mid March through mid October. The perfect adventure for singles, couples, groups, and families - no experience is necessary. We are locally owned and operated by second generation islanders on San Juan Island and proudly support local businesses, organizations, schools and small farms. Besides the incredible scenery and wildlife, our guides are a huge part of why you will love your trip. The majority of our staff are locals who majored in science or recreation and all of them have an infectious love and knowledge of the outdoors. They are all naturalists who are CPR and First Aid certified and many are also Wilderness First Responders.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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40 Spring Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was the most fabulous vacation I've had in a very long time. We went on Crystal Seas' biking-oriented (Terratrek) 6 day, 5 night biking tour, Inn to Inn. I especially appreciate that we were able to arrange the Pedego ebike rental with Susie. We...More

Thank Anita C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went on a four day trip of the islands. There was lots of biking and some kayaking. Food was great, as were all the attractions that we were unlikely to have found by ourselves. Everything was beautiful, including the weather. That said, it's always...More

Thank howardn694
Reviewed 4 days ago

Friendly and professional staff - very enjoyable experience. Brooke was an exceptional guide and took us to a lot of great and interesting places along the island.

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We kayaked with Crystal Seas Kayaking out of Friday Harbor. The office was easy to find minutes from the ferry. Our guide, Brook, was fantastic from start to finish. She was fun, knowledgeable about the area history, wildlife, and kayaking. After a 20 minute van...More

Thank amys1129
Reviewed 4 days ago

Efficient front desk experience and interesting guides began the day. As a resident, I didn't expect much new but the trip was fun and adventurous. We learned about jellyfish and got to pick up a few (and learned what not to pick up!). We encountered...More

Thank JoanruthB
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a wonderful time kayaking! The sunset was absolutely incredible! The instructions were great, made us all feel very confident and comfortable. Our guide Michael was awesome, super warm, friendly, and made sure everyone was having a good time. I would definitely recommend Crystal...More

Thank LindsayIslandG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went on the longer trip, which was about 6 hours. We had a great time paddling along the coast, checking out marine life and attractions along shore. The tidal flow was so strong that we couldn't make it to the lighthouse,...More

Thank Heather N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Book a trip with this group, seriously. My friend and I did a 4 day camping/biking/kayaking trip in late June and it was fantastic. Krista, our guide was exceptional. She was knowledgeable, friendly and an excellent cook. By the end of the trip, it really...More

Thank NancyStrei
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the trip. KC was extremely knowledgeable about the ocean sea life, currents, and tides...always smiling and a pleasure to have as a guide. He is experienced way beyond his years. Thank you for a great trip, and for chasing off the bat-iguanas and deer...More

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time kayaking along the San Juan Islands. The guide was very informative about the area.

Thank Linda M
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4acadia
9 February 2017|
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Response from Johannes_CrystalSeas | Property representative |
No reason to be scared... your 12 year old should do just fine. We take out children as young as 5 on our family trips. We go out in tandem kayaks, so he can ride with his dad. We also like to keep our groups small so we can... More
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4acadia
2 February 2017|
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Response from Johannes_CrystalSeas | Property representative |
I personally think if your focus is largely on whales, then taking a whale watch cruise in addition to the kayak tour is a great idea …if your tour does not end up seeing whales. Although our kayak tours go in the area where... More
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4acadia
1 February 2017|
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Response from Johannes_CrystalSeas | Property representative |
The whale watch boat cruises are with our sister company, San Juan Excursions, and are aboard the Odyssey. These are great trips for all ages aboard a very comfortable 65 foot boat. There are 2 naturalist guides and a... More
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