San Juan Islands Ferry Ride from Seattle with Optional Whale Watching

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The ferry cruising to Friday Harbor
The ferry cruising to Friday Harbor
Aerial view of San Juan Islands
Aerial view of San Juan Islands
Orca whale in San Juan Islands
Orca whale in San Juan Islands
Sunset view over San Juan Islands
Sunset view over San Juan Islands
Ferry cruising to Friday Harbor
Ferry cruising to Friday Harbor
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What To Expect

Take a once in a lifetime ride on a high-speed San Juan Clipper catamaran for a three and a half hour scenic journey via Deception Pass. Relax and enjoy with whales and sealife search as you cruise along.

Highlights

  • Experience a relaxing ferry ride to San Juan Islands

  • Enjoy the picturesque and breath-taking views while learning from an expert tour guide

  • Choose to encounter Orca Whales and other marine life on board

Specifications

Type:
Tours in Seattle
Departs From:
Seattle
Meeting Point:
Pier 69, Downtown Seattle
Duration:
11 hours 30 minutes
Availability:
Product Code:
15235
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Description

Situated between the US mainland and Vancouver Island, Canada, an archipelago that is perfect for unwinding is to be found. Relax and cruise along Deception Pass from downtown Seattle as you enjoy a speedy ferry ride to San Juan Islands. The perfect view will amaze you as you go over a 769 kilometer shoreline. Comfortable amenities such as tables and seats are provided so you can enjoy this thrilling experience. You can choose your favorite pastime activities onboard and watch the time fly by. Breathe in and out on deck and get ready to witness the beauty of the passing scenery. Friendly crews on board are also always ready to assist you throughout your journey.

While you just cannot get over with the stunning panoramic sights of the Northwest, this tour will also leave you amused as you encounter guided whale and sealife search of the San Juan Islands – including the pods of Orca whales that make their home in the waters offshore.

Plan your most memorable journey ever and take this piece of heaven on earth with you wherever you go.

Schedules

Daily from June 16 to September 5

  • Departure from Seattle - 08:15

  • Arrival to Friday Harbor - 11:45

  • Whale and Sealife Search - 12:00 to 14:30

  • Free time in Friday Harbor - 14:30 to 16:30

  • Departure from Friday Harbor - 17:00

  • Arrival to Seattle - 19:45

Saturdays and Sundays from September 6 to October 9

  • Departure from Seattle - 08:15

  • Arrival to Friday Harbor - 11:45

  • Whale and Sealife Search - 12:00 to 14:30

  • Free time in Friday Harbor - 14:30 to 16:30

  • Departure from Friday Harbor - 17:00

  • Arrival to Seattle - 19:45

Includes

  • Roundtrip San Juan Clipper cruise from Seattle to Friday harbor

  • 2 hours and 30 minutes Guided Whale and Sealife Search excursion (depending on option selected)

  • Three great viewing decks that provide indoor and outdoor whale watching and the only 360 degree viewing deck

  • 2 hours in Friday Harbor

  • Souvenir Explorer Guidebook to the San Juan Islands

  • Propeller-free boat for a quiet ride

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

Please Note

  • Children below 6 years old are not encouraged to join this tour.

  • Ferry Service between Seattle/San Juan Island are passenger service only. No vehicles.

  • If you do not see whales during the Whale and Sealife Search, you will receive a coupon for a complimentary trip.

  • Vessel substitutions and/or weather could affect route and sailing times.

  • Child prices apply to bookings of two or more children. Please inquire for special prices to bookings with one child only.

  • Snacks and gift shop items are available for purchase on board.

  • A 10% non-refundable deposit will be applied upon booking.

  • Since this is not a guided tour, please arrive to the next site at least 15 minutes before the tour in accordance to the schedule.

  • For clients with One Way Tickets, the tour ends in Friday Harbor. For clients with Roundtrip Tickets, the tour ends back at Pier 69, Seattle.

Cancellation Policy

  • 10% Cancellation Fee (90% reimbursement): 47 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 31 to 46 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 30 days or less prior to date of activity.

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