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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. 

Orcas Island
8368 Orcas Rd, Orcas, WA 98280

Orcas Island is a beautiful island located in the San Juan Islands and only accessible by the WA state ferry system.   A lovely and isolated island, this departure location is only recommend for guests planning to be on Orcas Island for more than 24 hours. 

  • Spring & Fall Tour Times​

    • 12:30 Check In, 1:00 PM departure

  • Summer Tour Times

    • 10:30 Check In, 11:00 departure

    • 3:00 Check In,  3:30 departure

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Anacortes, WA
2201 Skyline Way, Anacortes WA 98221

Anacortes is the best option for guests joining us from the mainland as it doesn't require a ferry!

This location is a central meeting point for guests staying in Bellingham, Blaine, Whidbey and more.

 

  • Spring & Fall Tour Times​

    • 12:30 Check In, 1:00 PM departure

  • Summer Tour Times

    • 10:30 Check In, 11:00 departure

    • 3:00 Check In,  3:30 departure

Lopez Island 
3864 Fisherman Bay Rd, Lopez Island 98261

Lopez Island is a bucolic and quiet island located in the San Juan Islands and only accessible by the WA state ferry system.  Outer Island does occasional departures from Lopez Island during the summer months.  This departure location is only recommend for guests planning to be on Lopez Island for more than 24 hours. 

 

  • Summer Tour Times

    • 11:30 Check In, 11:45 departure

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Orcas Island
120 Sucia Dr. Eastsound Wa. 98245

Orcas Only

New for our 2023 Season

Join us for the island's one and only Orca-focused whale watching experience.  Most tours offer a "whale guarantee" that includes any species of whale sighting. We are proud to offer you the only "Orca guarantee" around! 

 

On this exclusive experience we head out for an encounter with the region's Biggs killer whales.  Our success rate is very high, over 90 percent! If we don't find them, you get a ticket to come back out at half price.  Remember your Camera!

  • Suitable for guests over 8 years old

  • Three to Five hour tours

  • Tours available between May and September

Avaliable to book SOON!

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 by reservation only 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!

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for ANACORTES 

Whale Watching Excursion

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for ORCAS ISLAND

Whale Watching Excursion

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for Point Doughty Kayaking Excursion

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