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Orca spotting around the San Juan Islands

Just off the coast of Washington State, the pristine San Juan Islands make the perfect place for spotting orcas, humpback whales, and minke whales. You can take a cruise for two hours or for the whole day and getting out on the water is really the best way to see the natural beauty of the area.


On this informative private tour, you will see whales close up in their natural habitat, an unforgettable experience. The ratio of whale-sightings is about 50:50, but don’t worry if you don’t see one you can book again and come back another day for free. The tour is narrated by a knowledgeable informative local guide and free binoculars and blankets are available onboard.

For something extra special you can charter a private summer sunset cruise or evening wine cruise, exploring the coast of Orca Island. There are two convenient departure locations and all the boats are purpose-built for your comfort with restrooms onboard.

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