Friday Harbor Kayaking Tours
Sea Quest Kayak Expeditions offers a variety of fun guided kayak tours from Friday Harbor in the San Juan Islands. Our specialty is finding and kayaking with orca whales!
Our Friday Harbor kayak trips range from quick half-day tours, weekend kayak adventures, and longer kayaking expeditions to the outer San Juan Islands from 3 to 5 days in length. Click here to see a list of all kayak tours that meet in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island.
Why choose Sea Quest for
your Friday Harbor Kayaking Tour?
- Lowest prices for kayaking tours from Friday Harbor or elsewhere on the west coast.
- Best kayak trip location for watching orca whales in the United States.
- Kayak the stunning sea cliffs & lighthouses of the wilder western San Juan Islands.
- Day trips or multi-day camping tours on small, remote islands begin from our rendezvous in Friday Harbor.
- Expert biologists / highly trained educator guides.
- Best and newest fiberglass kayaks & paddling equipment provided.
Kayaking with Orca Whales near Friday Harbor
Since 1989, our small company of dedicated kayak guides has specialized in offering educational sea kayaking tours from Friday Harbor, Washington. Our kayak trips are uniquely designed to create memorable encounters with wildlife, especially the amazing orca whales.
Sea Quest kayak trip being examined by a spyhopping killer whale – photo by Washington whale watching captain Jim Maya.
Of all orca whale sightings near Friday Harbor, over 95% occur in just one relatively small area that forms the western edge of the San Juan Islands. This is where the killer whales do nearly all of their hunting and playing and is referred to as the Orca Whale Sanctuary – check out our map page. It’s the exact location where Sea Quest kayak trips take you orca whale watching!
Although our Friday Harbor kayak tours begin by meeting your guides in town, we transport you via shuttle van to the rugged, west side of San Juan Island for the adventure. This allows us to launch directly into the heart of the orca whale waters where we find orcas on four out of five of our kayak tours during the peak whale watching season.
Sea Quest is the most experienced Friday Harbor kayaking company.
Quality and service are the hallmarks of our Friday Harbor sea kayaking tours. Our guides are supportive, knowledgeable, and fun to be with. Our safety training and equipment is tops among local outfitters. We will make your sea kayaking vacation comfortable, memorable, educational, and above all – fun!
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