San Juan Sea Kayaking
San Juan Island Sea Kayaking
Join a kayak tour in Washington’s San Juan Islands: see orca whales! Kayaking trips with killer whales in the San Juan Islands of Puget Sound.
San Juan Sea Kayaking
- Intro to San Juan Islands
- Whale Watching Info & Facts
- Travel to San Juan Islands
- San Juan Islands Kayaking FAQ
- Map of all Kayaking Routes
- How to Prepare
- Resources to Learn More
- Video & Photos
- All Tours
WHY CHOOSE SEA QUEST FOR YOUR KAYAK ADVENTURE IN THE ORCA WHALE WATERS?
- Best prices for San Juan Islands kayak tours in whale waters.
- Kayak near Seattle! Easily accessible via a short ferry ride or seaplane.
- Best chance to kayak with orca whales in all of America!
- Kayak camping tours on small, remote islands with many eagles, otters & seals.
- Biologist/naturalist kayak guides with an excellent safety record!
- A great diversity of trip types including women only kayak trips!
- Kayak along stunning sea cliffs & lighthouses in the wilder western San Juan Islands.
- Best sea kayaking equipment and newest paddling gear in the San Juan Islands.
- Kayak to National Monuments, National Historical Parks, National Wildlife Refuges, & State & County Parks.
WATCH OUR KAYAKING VIDEOS IN THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS
READ OUR SAN JUAN ISLAND KAYAK TOUR DESCRIPTIONS
Join a Sea Quest Kayak Tour today! All trips leave from Friday Harbor in the San Juan Islands of Washington. Click any trip to view more information. All San Juan Islands kayaking tours begin from Friday Harbor on San Juan Island within walking distance of the ferry terminal.
BIOLUMINESCENCE KAYAK TOUR SAN JUAN ISLAND
View Bioluminescence up close and personal! This tour offers the chance to see pretty light displays in the sky and water. They appeal to those with limited time during the day. Perfect for beginners and adventure seekers alike. Please bring your headlamp and eat dinner before your tour! Total time for San Juan Island Bioluminescence Kayak Tour: Approximately 3 hours from pick up to drop off.
AFTERNOON / 1 DAY SAN JUAN ISLAND KAYAKING TRIPS
We are one of only three companies to offer kayak tours on the west side of San Juan Island to Lime Kiln “Whale-watch” State Park, the best place in the US to see killer whales. We have the flexibility to launch on the east or south sides of the island in response to the most recent orca whale-watching reports and weather forecasts. Total time for afternoon / one day San Juan Island kayak tours: Approximately 6 hours from pick up to drop off.
MORNING / HALF DAY SAN JUAN ISLAND KAYAK TOURS
A quick introduction to San Juan Islands kayaking for those without much time. Great for seeing seals, eagles and other wildlife. Total time for morning / half day San Juan Island kayak tours: Approximately 3 hours from pick up to drop off.
SUNSET / HALF DAY SAN JUAN ISLAND KAYAK TOURS
A great way to conclude the day with a tranquil sunset kayak tour in the orca whale watching waters of San Juan Island. Porpoises are very active at sunset and the entire host of marine wildlife is still active. Total time for sunset / half day San Juan Island kayak tours: Approximately 3 hours from pick up to drop off.
2 DAY SAN JUAN ISLANDS KAYAKING TOURS
Our shortest San Juan Islands camping adventure journeys to one of the smaller islands that are accessible only to those with their own boat. Like all of our multi-day kayaking tours, we follow the main orca whale travel route for the entire trip to maximize our whale watching chances.
3 DAY SAN JUAN ISLANDS KAYAKING TRIPS
Our most popular length of all San Juan Islands kayaking trips. Enjoy remote islands and awesome scenery in the primary killer whale watching waters. Lots of eagles, seals, otters, and other marine wildlife, too!
5 DAY SAN JUAN ISLANDS KAYAK EXPEDITIONS
The classic tour for those who want to really soak up the ambiance of the San Juan Islands. Longer kayak expeditions mean more time in the prime orca whale watching areas.
WOMEN KAYAKING VACATIONS IN THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS
Guided by women, naturally! We have both 3 day and 5 day women kayak adventures on our schedule, but if you can’t find dates you like, call us to start your own custom San Juan Islands kayaking trip.
KAYAK LESSONS IN THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS
Kayak instruction combined with a Puget Sound camping adventure in the San Juan Islands. Training and lessons on all the skills to prepare yourself for independent kayak expeditions.
CUSTOM SAN JUAN ISLAND KAYAKING TOURS
Have some special fun in Friday Harbor, Washington with your friends, family, co-workers, church group, school class or scouts. Private kayaking trips in the San Juan Islands can be customized in any number of ways, such as start and end times, length of trip, and special interest focus. On all our San Juan Islands kayaking tours launching from Friday Harbor, Washington can be found by using the left sidebar menu.