Hello, I'm Sam Kaviar, the founder of Kayak Nisqually whom many of you have met. I first got my start as naturalist kayak guide with the company Sea Quest Kayak Expeditions on beautiful San Juan Island. I enjoyed my time with Sea Quest very much. In my time at Sea Quest I got to witness super-pods of all three resident orca pods. I also saw transient orcas, humpback whales, pacific white sided dolphins, and dall's porpoises among many other natural wonders. I treasure the memories of my time in the San Juan islands and you can be assured that Sea Quest has the same high standards for safety and excellence that we do at Kayak Nisqually.
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San Juan Island Kayaking Tours – We Kayak on the Best Routes for Orca Whale-Watching in the US!
Sea Quest Kayak Expeditions offers several different lengths of guided kayak tours from Friday Harbor in the San Juan Islands of Puget Sound. All San Juan Islands kayaking tours begin from Friday Harbor on San Juan Island.
Afternoon / 1 Day San Juan Island Kayaking Trips
Orca whale watching on the west side of San Juan Island. We are one of only three companies to offer kayak tours to Lime Kiln “Whale-watch” State Park, the best place in the US to see killer whales. Total time for afternoon / one day San Juan Island kayak tours: 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: 3 to 4 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 off the west side 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: 3 to 4 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.