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San Juan Excursions

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2 Spring St, San Juan Island, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
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What a great day!

The naturalists were knowledgeable, engaging, and obviously in love with their jobs. Taking photos... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jamie H
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Los Alamos, New Mexico
Great trip for all ages!

This company is incredible. Every staff member takes great care in making sure every guest is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mirellestuehser
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St. George, Utah
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2 Spring St, San Juan Island, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The naturalists were knowledgeable, engaging, and obviously in love with their jobs. Taking photos for us allowed the group to fully experience the adventure instead of being distracted trying to take our own bad photos!. Thank you so much for a trip we won't soon...More

Thank Jamie H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This company is incredible. Every staff member takes great care in making sure every guest is having a great experience, and they succeed. We have gone out twice with San Juan and would highly recommend them to anyone!

Thank mirellestuehser
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We flew in from Chicago to explore the Island and to go on this excursion! My Partner went on the same tour a few years ago and was excited for me and our ten year old to see some orc's! Sadly, they were too far...More

Thank Francisco G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the opportunity to join Captain Pete on their vessel the Odyssey this past May, and couldn't be happier that I did. We went out on the evening trip, which led to a spectacular view of the islands (and Mt. Baker!) in a gorgeous...More

Thank Dan P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

"The whale watching excursion was excellent. We saw seals, humpback whales and orcas! The experience was one we will keep with us for a lifetime! The crew was so informative and helpful! "

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Words cannot even begin to describe the experience we had kayaking with our guide Aidan! He went above and beyond all expectations. He was knowledgeable about the area and animals. From the minute he picked it up you could tell he cared about each of...More

Thank zhlafaver
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The crew of the Odyssey was extremely pleasant and competent. The naturalists on board (there were two) circulated freely on the small ship sharing information and pointing out wildlife and natural features to us. They also took photos of the wildlife seen on the trip...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best part of the trip was the captain and crew. Besides being very friendly, they are all very knowledgeable. The history of the ship was really interesting. I recommend this particular tour to everyone!"

Thank Murray P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and comfortable boat! Knowledgeable and friendly crew! We had a wonderful experience and loved seeing the whales up close in their natural habitat! Thank you guys!!

Thank Michelle H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sarah and Piper are fantastic guides and do a great job working around the boat explaining what was happening. We saw Orcas, seals, sea lions, and a humpback - all in one glorious trip. Bucket list: check.

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Laurie W
14 May 2018|
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Response from nmhy27del | Reviewed this property |
$99 per person plus tax If you don’t see whales they give you a voucher to return for another boat ride.
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StacyL62
18 August 2015|
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Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
There are resident pods. But the migrants visit also.
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