Whale Watch / Wildlife Cruises From Friday Harbor
Whale & Wildlife Cruise Summary
Our classic 65 foot, twin-engine vessel, “Odyssey”, has the perfect combination of comfort and space. Additionally our fun/informative crew and perfect departure location make for an ideal whale watching tour and wildlife excursion. We use biodiesel to protect the environment and are USCG licensed for up to 97 passengers giving us the most flexibility of any vessel based in the San Juan Islands. Note: We limit our tours to 80 people maximum to ensure the comfort of our guests.
Discounts: Senior, Military, Teacher, College, AAA, and Groups of 10 or more.
Time and Location: Departs just a few steps from the ferry terminal in Friday Harbor at 1:00pm and the cruise lasts about 3.5 to 4 hours.
Cost: Adults - $99, children (2-12 years) - $69 , infants - free.
Prices and times subject to change. Does not include $1.25 port fee, $1 conservation fee, 8.3% Washington state sales tax, or gratuity. Prices per person in US$
Save 10% by reserving your Whale Watch / Wildlife Cruise and Sea Kayak Tour at the same time!
Recommended to bring:
- T-Shirt + sweatshirt + windbreaker
- Cash for tipping your guide
- Comfortable footwear
- Pants or shorts
- Small Snack
- Sun block
- Lip balm
Helpful Travel Info
Planning to visit for just one day?... You can leave your car parked in Anacortes and walk on the Washington State Ferry to Friday Harbor. Our office and cruise departure dock is just a stones throw from the ferry terminal in Friday Harbor.
- Orca Whales
- Bald Eagles
- Dall's Porpoise
In addition to sea kayak tour packages, Crystal Seas offers whale watching and wildlife cruises from Friday Harbor, thanks to San Juan Excursions. Experience the thrill of seeing orca whales, harbor seals, California & Steller sea lions, Dall's & harbor porpoise, gray & minke whales, bald eagles, cormorants, great blue herons and so much more on one of our whale watching cruises! A typical kayak expedition with Crystal Seas might also bring you close to orca whales.
San Juan Excursions specializes in safety and environmentally oriented owner operated whale watching tours and wildlife cruises departing from picturesque Friday Harbor, Washington. Watch the video below, or call us to reserve a whale watching cruise or kayaking vacation with Crystal Seas.