“Experience the Magnificence of Natures Largest Sea Mammal with Whale Watching in the San Juan Islands.”
Right off the coast of Washington State, the San Juan Islands consist of a 172 island paradise. Venture on this full day tour package which includes: San Juan Islands Whale Watching Cruise, Cruise from Seattle to Friday Harbor, Whale & Sea Life Cruise, two hours touring in Friday Harbor, and a cruise from Friday Harbor back to Seattle.
Your San Juan Islands Whale Watching adventure will take off from the Seattle waterfront, where you will board the Victoria Clipper III and cruise north through the waters of Puget Sound. Aboard the Victoria Clipper III you may enjoy a delectable breakfast, shop for souvenirs, or spend your time on the outdoor deck soaking in the sun and the salty breeze.
Once you reach the San Juan Islands, you’ll enjoy the stunning views of the gorgeous stretch of 172 islands. During your boat tour you’ll also stumble across the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges. Take in the rich green forests and quaint island towns.
The San Juan Islands are home to some of the most prized wildlife of the United States. The San Juan Islands boast the largest breeding population of Bald Eagles. The waters are teeming with sea creatures such as sitings of the largest octopus in the world, Minke Whales, Harbor Porpoise, Harbor Seals, and many more exciting creatures!
The most important creature to the San Juan Islands are the the Orca Whales. The San Juan islands are famous for their native population of these Orca Whales whose migratory pods make regular appearances playing and feeding off the shores of the island. Your experienced captain, following the guidleines of the Pacific Whale Watching Assocation, will edge the boat closer to these beautiful creatures. On your Whale Watching Tour in the San Juan Islands, be sure to keep your eyes on the water and spot the magnificent population of Orca Whales that calls these salty waters home.
Once you’ve packed in as many Orca Whales as the eye can see, your ship will dock at the charming seaside village of Friday Harbor. Provided with a complimentary Explorer Guidebook, you’ll have plenty of must see sites lined up once dock in the harbor.
photo by Tina Keller