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San Juan Excursions

#3 of 24 Tours in Friday Harbor Features Animals
2 Spring St, San Juan Island, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
+1 360-378-6636
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The perfect adventure!

Our trip was absolutely perfect! I cannot wait to come back and go whale watching again!! We had a... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2015
Nicole P
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Tucson, Arizona
Utmost Respect for the Whales

We had a great time, and if we had a zillion dollars (wishful thinking) we'd go out on their... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2015
carolynt591
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Hope, Idaho
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2 Spring St, San Juan Island, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
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Reviewed 3 June 2015

Our trip was absolutely perfect! I cannot wait to come back and go whale watching again!! We had a great time chatting with the naturalist about all of the beautiful creature we saw on our whale excursion.

Thank Nicole P
watchwhales, Front Office Manager at San Juan Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Nicole! Super excited to here that you enjoyed your afternoon with us. We look forward to seeing you aboard the Odyssey again! ~The SJE Team

Reviewed 3 June 2015

We had a great time, and if we had a zillion dollars (wishful thinking) we'd go out on their excursions many more times during different times of the year to hopefully see more whales in other situations, and perhaps see even a baby or two...More

Thank carolynt591
watchwhales, Front Office Manager at San Juan Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are very pleased to here that you enjoyed your experience aboard the odyssey. Captain Pete and our Marine Naturalists take pride in sharing our beautiful island with all of our guests. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 2 June 2015

If you are looking for a whale watch tour, stop. THIS is the boat you want to be on. It has been my lifelong dream to view orcas in the wild. I have heard stories of whale watch tours harassing the whales and other wildlife...More

Thank Jenelle C
watchwhales, Front Office Manager at San Juan Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are so pleased to here that you enjoyed your experience aboard the Odyssey. Brittany and Jill love to share their knowledge about the whales and wildlife with all of our guests. We can't wait to see you again!! ~The...More

Reviewed 1 June 2015

The guides were great--very friendly and super knowledgeable! We were even late to the trip as we did not have reservations and it was our only chance to take an excursion so they let us pay on board they even held the boat for us--very...More

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watchwhales, Front Office Manager at San Juan Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for your review!! We like to make sure all of our guests have the best trip possible! We hope to see you again in the near future! ~The SJE Team

Reviewed 31 May 2015

I learned SO much from taking this excursion. The first day we went there were no Orcas, but we did see a humpback whale! Because we did not see Orcas they gave us a raincheck and we were able to go again two days later!...More

Thank janicefriesen
watchwhales, Front Office Manager at San Juan Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Our Marine Naturalists love sharing their knowledge with everyone on board. We love taking and sharing photos so that our guests can have memories that last a lifetime. We hope to see you aboard the Odyssey again! ~The SJE Team

Reviewed 29 May 2015

This was a great trip. The crew was helpful and gave a lot of personal attention to questions. They could answer anything anyone asked. We even had two humpback whales come right to the side of the boat. The pictures posted were also excellent.

Thank Jon O
watchwhales, Front Office Manager at San Juan Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Jon! Our crew loves sharing their knowledge about the beautiful islands with all of our guests. We hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 29 May 2015

Wonderful, the crew were brilliant, it was as if this was their first day at the job, enthusiastic, informative, fun, just do it !!!!!!

Thank Ellie B
watchwhales, Front Office Manager at San Juan Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Ellie! Our crew takes great pride in making sure every guest has a very positive trip. We hope to see you aboard the Odyssey again in the future! ~The SJE Team

Reviewed 27 May 2015

It was an excellent cruise. Even though we did not get to see any Orcas, the Captain took the extra effort to find us a couple of Humpback Whales. In addition the Naturalists on board were very knowledge and answered all our questions. My 8...More

Thank Tarun R
watchwhales, Front Office Manager at San Juan Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for your review!! We are happy to here that you enjoyed your whale watch and wildlife cruise. Captain Pete and our Marine Naturalists love sharing our beautiful island with all guests. We hope to see you again in the future! ~The SJE Team

Reviewed 27 May 2015

We had an amazing time with San Juan Excursions. The crew was extremely friendly and knowledgeable, they had food, blankets, binoculars and took pictures that we could use. We saw Orcas, seals, bald eagles and beautiful scenery. I highly recommend them to everyone!

Thank Lynne R
watchwhales, Front Office Manager at San Juan Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for your response Lynne! We are so glad to hear that you had such a great trip aboard the Odyssey! We hope to see you again in the near future! ~The SJE Team

Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

We did see Bald Eagles, Stellar sea lions, Harbor seals, Minke whales and a host of water fowl. The naturalists onboard were wonderful and the captain did everything under his control to find Orcas. Since the Orcas were missing, we all got rain checks for...More

Thank bjproducts
watchwhales, Front Office Manager at San Juan Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for your response! Our crew makes it there mission to put guests first and ensure that everyone has a positive experience on board. We hope to see you again in the future! ~The SJE Team

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StacyL62
What time of year are whales in this area?
17 August 2015|
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Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
There are resident pods. But the migrants visit also.
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