Classic Whale Watch & Wildlife Tour in Friday Harbor, WA

10 Front St #102Friday Harbor, WA 98250
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Overview

If you’re traveling as a family, this classic Whale Watch & Wildlife Tour is for you! During the 3-4 hour excursion aboard the M/V Sea Lion Vessel, you’ll be in search of orcas, humpback whales, seals, eagles, and more. And, with the marine naturalists on board, all of your curious questions will be answered. In addition, there is a field guide library and children’s books on board so kids are sure to be entertained during this engaging tour.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Friday Harbor Travel Experts
  • The ship is called the M/V Sea Lion and takes out up to 40 passengers at a time.
  • There is a field guide library and children's books on board.
  • The tour is about 3-4 hours long.
  • San Juan Island is accessed via the WA State Ferry that departs from Anacortes, WA.

Description

from Classic Whale Watch & Wildlife Tour
The Classic Tour aboard M/V Sea Lion is 3-4 hours in length and is the best tour for those traveling with young children, elderly, and large groups. With 1-2 Marine Naturalists on board, all your questions will be answered, and you will walk away with knowledge about the local wildlife, ecology, and geology of the San Juans. Enjoy the comforts of the M/V Sea Lion as you cruise through the San Juan Islands in search of orcas, humpback whales, seals, eagles, sea lions, porpoise, and more.

Sea Lion departs from Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. San Juan Island is accessed via the WA State Ferry that departs from Anacortes, WA. Anacortes is an easy 2 hour drive north of downtown Seattle. The ferry schedule changes seasonally and the ferry departs at specific types typically around 9am.
Tours depart at 12 noon spring and fall and 1:30pm & 5:30pm during summer months.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Classic Whale Watch & Wildlife Tour

What are the hours of operation?

Winter hours are 9am to 5pm daily and Summer hours are 8am to 6pm daily.


What should I bring?

Pack along snacks, water, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, and a camera.


What should I wear?

Temperatures are cooler on the water and warm layers and closed toed shoes are recommended. Depending on the season, rain gear is also recommended.


Where is it located?

10 Front St #102 • Friday Harbor, WA 98250


Is the tour appropriate for children?

Yes, it is perfect for all ages! There are also children's books on board for the kids.


Can I bring my camera? 

Yes, there will be plenty of photo opportunities!


What kind of wildlife will I see?

Orcas, Humpback Whales, Seals, Eagles, Sea Lions, Porpoise, and much more!