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Crystal Seas Kayaking - Day Tours

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Address: 40 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
Phone Number:
+1 877-732-7877
09:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Kayak Tours, Sea Kayaking Trips & Multi-Sport Vacations

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6-day Kayaking/Inn Tour.

Everything was terrific. We had five spectacular days of kayaking with Maya Hunger, an expert guide, in the pristine beauty and crystal clear waters of the San Juan Islands... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Everything was terrific. We had five spectacular days of kayaking with Maya Hunger, an expert guide, in the pristine beauty and crystal clear waters of the San Juan Islands. Each day she prepared a tasty picnic lunch, slecting a gorgeous, peaceful spot on shore for our mid-day break. She is expert about the prevailing winds, water flows and currents around... More 

Thank wpenn
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

During a family vacation to Seattle/Vancouver we decided to Sea Kayak the San Juan Islands. Based on the reviews we chose Crystal Seas at Friday Harbor and were not disappointed! The staff was fantastic! Our guide Tim was wonderful. Very patient with a group of newbies making us all immediately at ease. In addition to great kayaking, Tim provided lots... More 

Thank stacey111067
Abbotsford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Max and Tim were amazing guides. They were both friendly and knowledgeable, making the trip interesting despite the cold and rain.

Thank Connie L
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

By far the best kayaking trip I've been on. Corey was fantastic, he gave us a great instructional on how to kayak and took great care of us out on the water. Thanks for such a great operation - had a blast and if I am ever out your way again, hope to be back

Thank Jeff M
Columbus, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This was a great tour organized for us by Crystal Seas...alternating days of kayaking, bicycling, hiking with whale watching thrown in-between. Using different muscles each day made it more pleasant for us. Our guide Maya was very experienced and knowledgeable about each activity, quickly evaluating our skills and conditioning, and making minor adjustments to the routes to make a more... More 

Thank dscarlet2016
New York
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

My husband and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary with a 4 day/3 night Crystal Seas Kayaking tour. We spent a full day of kayaking and a full day of biking on San Juan Island and then another two days kayaking and biking on Orcas. Our guide, Hannah, tailored each day to our interests and abilities. During our biking days,... More 

Thank PipaNewYork
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

There are several types of tires. We took the 3 hr tour being neophytes. No worries. Our guide Cory made certain we had some skills and kept us safe. The scenery was beautiful. I think in retrospect, the day tour would have been better. You go further and spend time on the beach. We had great weather but idk if... More 

Thank Jane C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great guide and the kayaks were very good quality and easy to use. Went kayaking on a beautiful location and even though there wasn't much of a sunset from clouds it was still very beautiful. The staff made it an easy and fun trip!

Thank Skyla S
Sandy, OR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Well organized tour with a very friendly and knowledgeable guide. The kayaks and equipment were first rate and we stayed dry the entire time. Highly recommend!

Thank maporter111
Munster, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

My husband and me did a kayak day trip. The trip started at 11 am and we were the only two participating. The drive to the starting point was short and once there our guide William gave a good and pretty detailed instruction about kayaking and safety rules before we started around noon. After a few minutes we already did... More 

Thank Manuela K

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