Above: Engines were off when this orca swam past. Taken with a telephoto lens at 120 yards.
Watch a whale breach with joy
Whale Watching from Friday Harbor on San Juan Island is whale watching at its best
The Center for Whale Research, The University of Washington Marine Laboratories and The Whale Museum are all located on San Juan Island
San Juan Islands have 85+ resident orca whales who traditionally return every year mid April to October.
San Juan Island is only 90 miles north of seattle. You can drive north to Anacortes and take a scenic ferry ride or hop a seaplane for an amazing 40 minute flight up.
See Wild Whales! View whales in their natural habitat and learn all about them from profession naturalists.
You will enjoy the new, 55 foot long boat built just for whale watching. Sit on the bow, stern or interior windowed cabin. There is plenty of room at the rails.
With only 40 or fewer guests and two highly quaified marine naturalists - guest enjoy personalized attention.
While on the whale watching tour you will most likely also see bald eagles, harbor seals,porpoise, dolphin,rafts of beautiful sea birds, the gorgeous shorelines of the San Juan Islands, usuall one or maybe even two lighthouses.
Most guests bring snacks or lunch aboard their whale watching tour. High grade binoculars, wildlife library, jackets, blankets are all available on loan onboard.
The weather in the San Juan Islands in summer is a pleasant 65 - 75 degrees. It rarely rains May to September - whale watching season.
The federal law for whale watching is 200 yards. This company is known for its respectful wildlife viewing and adheres to not just federal rules and Pacific Whale Watching guideslines, but goes the extra to insure wildlife comes first.
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