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Anacortes Kayak Tours

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Offering guided sea kayaking tours into the San Juan Islands of Washington State. Family owned and operated, our headquarters are in Anacortes, on Fidalgo Island where we depart on day trips and kayak camping trips into the San Juan Islands. We also...more
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2009 Skyline Way, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-2953
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

Organized a half day excursion for my family from out of town. Staff was very helpful and patient with area information, hotels, restaurants etc. The tour guide was knowledgeable and patient with setting everyone up in the kayaks. Beautiful area and was surprised at what...More

Thank Birddawg
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you for joining us! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience. We appreciate that you took the time to post this nice review, and we hope to see you again someday.

Reviewed 4 October 2018

My husband and I did a 3 hour kayak tour of Burrows Island in September. We arrived really early and spent several minutes talking with Oliver, who was super helpful and a delight to talk to. Sammy "Scout", was our guide and she did an...More

Thank Jana B
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thanks for posting this nice review of your time with Sammy. I am happy to hear that you had a fun time around Burrows Island and that you enjoyed the trip. Sammy is a pretty special young woman, and a fun person to have on...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

This was a great time with family, a bit over cast and cool but still very nice. Saw eagles , otters , turtles , and looked like a porpoise but not sure as it was about 200yards away. Our guide was very knolegeble and funny...More

Thank James W
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thanks for choosing AKT, James! I'm glad to hear that you had a good time out there, and that you are considering joining us on an overnight trip. I think that you'd love it. Give us a call the next time that you are coming...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018

We are a family of four who went out on a three day trip with three other families that are friends of ours. We had kids ranging in age from 10 to 17 years old. We bought the trip as Father’s Day gifts for the...More

Thank Vacation205251
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

It is wonderful to hear that you had such a nice trip with Alex and Ted, they are pretty amazing young men and we feel lucky to have them on the team this year. Megan will be delighted to know that you enjoyed her meal...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

We had the pleasure of going on the 3 day Cyress Island tour at the beginning of August. We chose AKT b/c I didn't want to deal with the logistics or extra money/taime taking a ferry to the San Juan Islands first. This was a...More

Thank Rachel H
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thanks for choosing us, Rachel! Sammy and Max had a blast on that trip too. I'm really happy to hear that you enjoyed the experience and that we were able to meet your expectations. We'd love to see you and the kids again sometime, so...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

We had one spare day of our weekend and decided to drive to Anacortes to do this kayaking tip. I called because the start time said 8:30 for check in and our eta was 8:40 but they were very accommodating. Our tour guide was Stevie....More

Thank Gabie R
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thanks for joining us! I appreciate that you took the time to post this review and I am happy to hear that you had a good time with Stevie. Come back again someday, we'd love to show you some more of our beautiful destinations.

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Everyone was friendly. Booking online was convenient and check-in was easy. We did the late afternoon tour, and there was a nice discount as well. Our guide, Tate, was very knowledgeable, friendly, patient, and taught us a lot. My skills had improved by the end...More

Thank Ardi M
Erik S, Manager at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

I'm glad that you enjoyed our "Golden Hour" trip! It's such a beautiful time to be out on the water. Tate will be happy to hear that you enjoyed his company. We will be sure to let him know. Thanks for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

Our guide was James and he was absolutely incredible. He was so friendly and accommodating and he felt like family by the end of the tour! Most importantly, he was very skilled and knowledgeable- not only did he know a ton about the island and...More

Thank Peter H
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

It is great to hear that we may get to see you again on a multiday trip the next time you come to town! Thanks for posting this nice review of your trip. I'm happy to hear that you had fun with James, we love...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

We took the three hour Kayak tour from the Skyline Marina crossing towards Burrows Island. We left at 1030 which means that we were not paddling during peak mammal viewing hours. But, there were plenty of birds, seals, and sights to enjoy. Our guide Sam...More

Thank Abdulkader T
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thanks for joining us! I am glad that you enjoyed your trip with Sammy. She is a fun and knowledgeable guide, we love having her on the team. Just for some small clarification about the whales...the afternoon trips don't necessarily offer a better chance at...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

The experience was great, staff was knowledgeable, We did a 3 day tour.Ted our guide was superb, he fixed great meals, gave us information about the area and animals. he took us a night kayaking to see the bioluminescene which was phenomenal.We saw bald eagles,...More

Thank Carla C
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thanks for choosing AKT, Carla! I'm happy to hear that we were able to meet your expectations, and that you thought that Ted was a good leader. That bioluminescence is pretty special, I'm glad that you got to see it. It's totally worth staying up...More

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Michelle K
20 May 2018|
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Response from Erik S | Property representative |
Hi Michelle, I apologize for the late response! It seems that TripAdvisor has perhaps changed the settings on our business account and I just noticed that we sometimes are not receiving notices when we get questions and... More
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Jacinta W
1 June 2015|
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Hi Jacinta, Our multi-day trips are priced "per person". The Fully Catered trips include all of your meals, and camping gear, as well as all of your paddling equipment and a professional guide. The only thing that you'd... More
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