The best orca whale watching is from Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, just an easy day trip adventure from downtown Seattle. The San Juan Islands are considered the "jewel" of the Pacific Northwest, located in the Puget Sound.
• 4 hours
Small group whale watching tours on the fastest boats in the region with Guaranteed Whales! See whales with us or come again for free.
• 3.5 hours
See the San Juan Islands from the air with this Seaplane Tour originating from downtown Friday Harbor. Depart off the water and circumnavigate beautiful San Juan Island. See the beauty of the San Juan Islands and Vancouver Island. Enjoy the thrill of flying in a seaplane with breath taking views of the islands. The narrated tour is 20 minutes in length and is also family friendly. Our aircraft are equipped with headsets and intercom system.
• 20 minutes
Enjoy a breathtaking flight from Seattle's Lake Washington to Friday Harbor aboard one of our classic 6-passenger Dehavilland Beaver seaplanes. A quick and easy way to get to the Islands! Experience views of the Puget Sound, the Seattle Skyline, and the San Juan Islands before the splash-down landing in Friday Harbor on a 50 minute flight.
• 50 minutes
Enjoy a breathtaking flight from Seattle's Lake Washington to Friday Harbor aboard one of our classic 6-passenger Dehavilland Beaver seaplanes. Experience views of the Puget Sound, the Seattle Skyline, and the San Juan Islands before the splash-down landing in Friday Harbor on a 50 minute narrated seaplane tour flight. You will have 90 minutes of time, after landing, in the quaint town of Friday Harbor to do as you please. The seaplane dock is less than a quarter mile walk to downtown Friday Harbor. Grab lunch at the many options Friday Harbor has to offer or visit the Whale Museum or do both and more. The tour is fantastic way to truly experience the best of the Pacific Northwest being seaplanes and San Juan Island, one of Washington State's gems.
• 3.5 hours
The San Juan Islands Scenic tour is a 2 hour flight departing Lake Washington from two locations: • Carillon Point Marina in Kirkland • Wiley Post base in RentonThis tour showcases the Seattle area, Puget Sound, Straits of Juan De Fuca, and the many Islands of the San Juan chain presented by Seattle’s premier float-plane charter flight and scenic tour company. Locally owned and operated, we are dedicated to providing unsurpassed aerial views of the Emerald City and panoramic Northwest vistas. Your pilot will give a personal narration and all the clients are issued noise canceling aviation headsets. The sensational experience of taking off and landing on the water combined with the amazing views of Seattle, the Pacific Northwest wilderness, and Puget Sound come together to create the memory of a lifetime.
• 2.5 hours
Join Captain Hobbes and experience a whale and wildlife adventure of a lifetime in the San Juan Islands, Washington. See our local "Southern Resident" salmon-eating orca (killer) whales in their natural environment, known as J, K & L pods, and "Transient" mammal-eating orca whales. You'll also likely see seals, sea lions, porpoise, eagles, seabirds, and maybe even humpback and minke whales. Enjoy this experience from a 7-passenger boat, with seating inside and out, a heated cabin, and restroom.
• 3 hours
See Whale or Come Again For Free! Join us to explore the San Juan Island aboard one of our new fast boats. See an abundance of whales and wildlife including killer whales, humpbacks, sea lions, seals, dolphins and more. Tours are 3 to 4 hours long and lead by trained naturalists. A day in on the water in one of the worlds most glorious boating destinations. Great for all ages.
• 3.5 hours