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San Juan Whale Watching Tour

HomeSan Juan Island ActivitiesSan Juan Whale Watching Tour

When it comes to getaway destinations that combine the best of natural beauty and wildlife wonders, San Juan Island promises to deliver the best of both. This inspiring destination off the coast of the Pacific Northwest’s Washington State has long been a place that travelers have set their sights when looking to make the most of amazing views and opportunities to connect with nature on an entirely new level. One of the best and most comprehensive routes to taking in all that this area has to offer is to book a San Juan whale watching tour while you’re visiting. The waters that surround San Juan Island host a variety of whale species and options to observe them in their natural habitat are not only mesmerizing but educational thanks to naturalists who work to make sure this tour is truly informative and one of a kind.


Book a Breathtaking San Juan Whale Watching Tour

San Juan tours focused on whale and wildlife watching are offered through San Juan Safaris and depart regularly from Friday Harbor. Booking a ticket means enjoying a 3- to 4-hour whale watching and wildlife encountering experience alongside two onboard naturalists and a certified captain with a heart for the sea and its many creatures. A tour of this type is ideal for those traveling with children who are interested in learning more about the ecosystems that surround them, but the comfortable onboard accommodations are truly suited for anyone who is interested in an adventure! As guests cruise through the San Juan Islands, they’ll keep their eyes peeled for everything from orcas and seals to humpbacks, eagles, porpoise and much more. Feel free to ask questions of your onboard naturalists who are on-hand to make sure everyone enjoys an educational and engaging experience from start to finish.


Vessel Specifics

The San Juan whale watching and wildlife tour brings guests aboard the M/V Sea Lion. This vessel is a 55-foot fiberglass boat that’s been roaming the seas since 20008. Up to 30 passengers at a time can enjoy sightseeing from the M/V Sea Lion which features non-skid decks, an outdoor observation area, and a heated indoor cabin for cooler days. Those traveling on this tour with little ones will appreciate the fact that children’s books are available onboard as well as a field guide library for added information and insight. Adults can enjoy this San Juan whale watching tour at $99 a person while children 2 to 12 can board for $69. Children under 2 are free.


Enjoy a San Juan Island Experience

Whale watching is just one of the many reasons to visit San Juan Island. When your travel plans bring you this direction, be sure the professionals at Arrived are taking care of your accommodations. Contact us today for more information on our rentals in the area and San Juan tours. We even offer villa rentals for a luxurious stay!

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