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Shearwater Kayak Tours

Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245
+1 360-376-4699
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Beautiful scenery

Our guide was friendly and being out on the water was so relaxing and peaceful-a must do for anyone... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Karolyn M
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Marysville, Washington
Wonderful adventure!

Our guide, Ben, was very friendly and patient. We got to see wildlife & learn about the islands... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
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Explore the San Juan Islands by kayak with Shearwater! Guided tours in stable, 2-person kayaks. Seals, bald eagles, otters, & porpoise are common wildlife sightings. Morning, afternoon, & evening 3-hr tours; or pack a lunch and join a Day Trip. Custom group tours can be tailored to your needs. Special tours include: spring wildflowers and moonlight kayaking. Call now for info and reservations!
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“doe bay” (17 reviews)
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Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was friendly and being out on the water was so relaxing and peaceful-a must do for anyone visiting Orcas Island-

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide, Ben, was very friendly and patient. We got to see wildlife & learn about the islands. Loved it!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a perfect day on the water! We saw tons of bald eagles, minks, harbor porpoises, skipjacks, ochre sea stars, leather sea stars, and deer. Michelle was an excellent guide. She's very knowledgable and kind. Highly recommended!!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was great and very helpful. We saw some amazing wildlife, including harbor seals and bald eagles. It was a relaxing trip that was just the right duration.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a mixed group of beginners and experienced sea kayakers. Our guide, Corey, was awesome and ensured that we all were comfortable in the kayaks and also having fun. We went on the 3-hour morning tour leaving from Doe Bay and saw bald eagles,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an amazing time on my Kayak tour with Corey. He was informative and knowledgeable. I was nervous because this was my first kayaking experience. Corey made me very comfortable and he made sure I was doing great throughout the entire tour.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First ocean kayak trip on 6/7 at 10 am. We had an incredible day, we left from Deer Harbor with Ben as our guide. He was very patient and encouraging with all of us beginners. Very laid back but informative of local info and wildlife...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide was Michelle and she was fantastic! We had a really fun time and learned a lot of things about the islands. It was a perfect addition to our trip!

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Thank Alisha H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect three hour tour (Deer Harbor), not too vigorous, just enough scenery. We had two kids along (8,10) and they had a great time in our double kayaks.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a three hour kayak tour out of Doe Bay on a beautifully sunny and warm Saturday afternoon. Not only was the water and sea life incredible, but what made the trip most enjoyable was our wonderful guide. He took his time and didn't...More

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Tony T
Do you have any 3 hours tours scheduled for May 17 or 18?
13 May 2017|
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Response from Jeff Z | Property representative |
We have 3-hour kayak tours scheduled at 10am & 2pm at Deer Harbor Marina on those dates. At this time we have space available on both trips on the 17th, and on the 10am trip on the 18th. Availability is shown on our... More
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charger4life
My wife and I are planning a trip in mid September. Though i know this is a cat and mouse question, where would be the best place to book a kayak adventure with orca whales?
11 April 2017|
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Response from Jeff Z | Property representative |
While whales and kayaking are two of the big attractions to the San Juan Islands, no one can guarantee combining the two. The most likely time to encounter orca whales in the islands is spring and summer – usually mid-May... More
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spoteva
i am interested in a 3 hour tour. i heard the waters are calmer off Orcas Island. can you compare a 3 hour tour off your island vs going off the west side of San Juan via Snug Harbor?
24 August 2016|
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Response from Jeff Z | Property representative |
A 3-hour kayak tour anywhere in the San Juans can be a great experience. Winds around the islands don't follow a predictable pattern, but are subject to weather systems coming off the Pacific. Our Deer Harbor location is... More
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