featured package – flight/kayaking tours
Friday Harbor Seaplanes and San Juan Kayak Expeditions have partnered to offer a couple seaplane & kayaking packages. Our packages make a day trip to beautiful San Juan Island a scenic adventure from the air and the water!
Half Day – Fly & Paddle – Griffin Bay 3-Hour Tour
For those wanting to do a bit of everything, we recommend the Griffin Bay 3-Hour Tour. With glacier-covered Mt. Baker and the Olympic Mountains as a backdrop, this trip offers a chance to get away from the crowds. It is an ideal trip for families and anyone wanting to experience sea kayaking in a uniquely beautiful environment. This option leaves you with plenty of time to visit the museums, galleries, shops and restaurants of charming Friday Harbor.
Full Day – Fly & Paddle – Whale Ho! Full Day Tour
For those seeking more adventure, the Whales Ho! Full Day Tour is the trip for you. It starts with a scenic drive to San Juan Island’s west side where we will launch into our federally-designated Whale Sanctuary waters – home to our three local pods of orcas. We will paddle south to Limekiln Lighthouse and Whale Watch Park while enjoying pristine coastline and spectacular views of the Olympic Mountain range and Vancouver Island, Canada.
Prices begin at $294 for a round trip, scenic seaplane flights to and from Seattle and Friday Harbor plus a spectacular San Juan Islands kayak trip.
Call San Juan Kayaking Expeditions to book your flight and kayak trip package.
SEAPLANE FLIGHT AND FRIDAY HARBOR KAYAKING TOUR AND ADVENTURE OPTION
Enjoy our 45 scenic seaplane flight from Seattle to Friday Harbor on San Juan Island for a sea kayaking adventure. With our scheduled flights, you can connect easily to the sea kayaking tour operators for day trip or overnight/multi-day adventures.
Your scenic flight starts from South Lake Washington aboard one of our Dehavilland Beavers. You can expect to see fantastic views of the Seattle skyline en route up the Puget Sound to San Juan Island. The flight is very scenic and your pilot will be pointing out the various points of interest along the way. If you are lucky, as you approach San Juan Island you may see a pod of whales on your approach into Friday Harbor.
The featured package below is a Fly & Paddle package from Seattle including the kayaking tour. You can connect to the sea kayaking operators in Friday Harbor to book the tour of your choice. By clicking the Book Flights Now button, you can check availability and book flights that best suit your needs for connecting
Friday Harbor Kayaking Tours
San Juan Outfitters specializes in unforgettable guided sea kayaking adventures and whale watching and wildlife tours departing from San Juan Island, the number one spot in North America to view orca whales. With an emphasis on small group sizes and a high level of customer service, experienced guides and naturalists keep guests safe and comfortable while teaching them about the local flora and fauna. With tours ranging from 3 hours to 6 days, there is sure the be an adventure that’s right for you! No previous experience is needed to join any tour with San Juan Outfitters. Tours include all kayaking gear and dry bags to keep extra layers and personal items dry. San Juan Outfitters uses top of the line, safe, and stable fiberglass sea kayaks that are locally made in Seattle, WA.
Crystal Seas Kayaking specializes in guided 3 hour, full day, sunset and multi-day kayaking and multi-sport trips in Washington’s sunny San Juan Islands – mid March through mid October. The perfect adventure for singles, couples, groups, and families – no experience is necessary. For reservations or information on any of the San Juan Island kayaking vacations, single day kayaking tours or multi-sport vacations in the San Juan Islands.
Discovery Sea Kayaks offer a wide range of kayak tours from San Juan Island. All kayak tours have a shared focus on wildlife education, whale watching and adventure. Some kayak tours have more specific agendas such as whale watching while others focus on adventure and travel.
San Juan Island offers a great blend of accessibility, wildlife diversity and natural beauty. Pacific Northwest kayaking is defined by rocky shorelines, swift currents, wildlife and amazing sunsets. Travel routes best know for whale watching along the west side of San Juan. Explore dense kelp forest traveling, pass by harbor seals lounging in the sun and keep an eye out for passing whales. Discovery Sea Kayaks specializes in wildlife education based kayak tours.
San Juan Islands kayaking trips offer the chance to witness abundant marine wildlife – often at close range. There are tidepools full of fascinating creatures, more than a hundred bald eagle nests, thousands of harbor seals, and millions of migrating salmon – a real wildlife safari in the San Juan Islands! The most dramatic residents of the San Juan Islands are the orca whales (also known as killer whales). Pods with up to fifty family members live here and sightings of these intelligent orca whales occur on more than half of their San Juan Islands kayak tours. Their sea kayaking trips in the San Juan Islands are designed to visit the killer whales favorite feeding, traveling, and play areas. Sea Quest whale-watching kayak tours maximize your chances for an encounter with these awesome orcas!
Experience San Juan Island kayaking tours that incorporate whale watching, camping, hiking and incredible outdoor cuisine as we celebrate our 30th year! Outdoor Odysseys Sea Kayak Tours has operated one of a kind sea kayaking trips from Friday Harbor, San Juan Island since 1987.