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Outer Island Excursions

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Experience the San Juans aboard our high speed vessels combining comfort and exhilaration.
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Whale Watching

Our regularly scheduled whale watching charters leave from Anacortes (on the mainland) and Orcas Island.  These 3 to 4 hour excursions on our high speed vessels are the best way to see the scenic San Juan islands while looking for Humpbacks, Minke, Grey, and Orca Whales!

Along the way we'll encounter stunning scenery, seals, sea lions, porpoises, bald eagles, and more!  With experienced captains and trained naturalists on board these tours are great for friends and families alike.  

Departures at 11:00 and 3:30 daily in the summer from both locations, and 1:00 PM in the spring and fall. 

Kayak TOurs

Kayak Tours are offered for a variety of skill and experience levels in our stable two-person kayaks, with all the necessary gear, and professional guide.

Our Point Doughty Tour leaves from our location off the North end of Orcas Island.  No kayak experience is required for this tour and our guides will assist with gear adjustment and basic instruction. Expect three hours on the water for this tour where we commonly see harbor seals, sea stars and bald eagles.

For more experienced paddlers we offer a full day tour of Sucia Island checking in at 9:00 AM where you will be ferried to the island and enjoy a leisurely paddle of this state park.  Pack a picnic lunch and water for your excursion that returns to Orcas Island around 3:00 PM 

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Kayak Rentals

Kayak Rentals are available and come with all the necessary gear for a self guided excursion.

With single and tandem kayaks available in 4 hour, 24 hour, 3 day, and one week increments Outer Island offers options to meet your needs.

 

 

 

For guests not launching or picking up from our location at 120 Sucia Drive, we offer delivery and pick up  twice daily at 8:30 AM and 6:30 PM 

Kayaks
Fishing Reels and Rods

Private
Custom ChARTERS

With departures throughout the San Juan Islands, Bellingham, and Anacortes areas we can pick up your group and get you on the water today!

Whale Watching, fishing, island hopping, photography, fine dining, and lighthouse tours are just some of the possibilities for your custom charter. You can focus your trip on one activity or do a combination of activities on one trip. Give us a call to design a charter tailored to your group.

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Sucia Ferry 

Hop on our boat for a lift to Sucia Island State Park. Bring your bike or kayak along if you like, rentals can be provided.  We leave from our location on Orcas Island at 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM, and the return trips depart from Sucia at 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

Sucia Island is one of the most incredible locations in the San Juans. Spend a day on Sucia roaming the many beaches, hiking its trails, exploring its caves and fossil beds.  Grab a campsite and return on the following day!

Redeem Prepaid Vouchers 

for ANACORTES 

Whale Watching Excursion

Redeem Prepaid Vouchers 

for ORCAS ISLAND

Whale Watching Excursion

Redeem Prepaid Vouchers 

for Point Doughty Kayaking Excursion