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Sea Quest Expeditions

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Join our biologist guides in the premiere orca whale waters! Our specialty is finding killer whales while kayaking. Our routes are carefully designed to maximize your chances for an amazing encounter! You may also see sea lions, porpoises, otters...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Pick-up location: intersection of Front St & Spring St, Look for the Sea Quest van in the traffic circle next to the ferry, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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Johnathan, our guide with Sea Quest Expeditions, watched the tides and currents, listened to the reports for orca sitings, and then helped us get underway every day of our 3 day kayaking and camping trip at the best times and in the best directions. He...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot recommend this trip/company highly enough! Our guide, Conner, was fabulous. He was knowledgeable, energetic and patient while teaching the novice kayakers how to paddle, steer and control the kayak. I am particularly sensitive to being respectful of the wildlife and their habitat while...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sam, our guide was not only very knowledgeable about all the wildlife especially the orcas, but had an understanding and ability to read the currents, knowledge of the tide and kept abreast of the weather making our trip very enjoyable. He is a great communicator,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic and memorable trip! Steve and I absolutely LOVED the two day kayak camping trip over Labor Day weekend. Our guide, Jonathan, was absolutely awesome. He was super knowledgeable about the ocean life and he was an amazing chef. We saw orcas, crabs, octopus, fish,...More

Thank aliciaer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide, Olivia, was awesome. She was knowledgeable of the area, the wildlife, and was clearly passionate about her job. On our kayak trip we saw a variety of wildlife from the kayak including bald eagles, harbor porpoises, harbor seals, and several types of jellyfish,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Olivia was an excellent guide, and we really enjoyed our time on the water. We were also fortunate to have better-than-average weather for late September. Thank you!

Thank jsclswag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was such a well organized trip--with lots of info ahead of time. We had a lovely paddle with Connor and Olivia. Connor was our main guide. He was knowledgable and had a good sense of humor. We did not see any whales/orcas, but the...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently completed a 4-day kayak camping trip with Sea Quest. Overall, the trip was amazing. We saw orcas within the first hour. And again on the last day of the trip. The kayak gear was in good condition, could have been better, could have...More

Thank Crowdoggy
Reviewed 13 September 2018

GO ON THIS TOUR!! Thank you so much to our guide Olivia! My girlfriend and I booked this very last minute (literally the morning of the tour, as we were jumping on the ferry) and it went so perfect. You get on the ferry at...More

Thank Inspire569562
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the 6-hour tour. Got to see Lime Kiln Lighthouse from the water . Saw harbor porpoise and sea lions and learned a lot about conservation efforts for the Orca from guide Olivia! Great guide! Sorry the orca did not make an appearance but...More

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Katie S
7 May 2018|
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Response from Victoria O | Reviewed this property |
If you’re flying into SeaTac there are shuttles that can take you to the Anacortes Ferry terminal. You can look up the Bellair Airporter shuttle. It’s about a 2 hour ride. You can get tickets ahead of time and there are... More
2 March 2018|
Response from ltokayak | Property representative |
Yes, that is true. Our website is a great place to find information like this and other tips to help you plan your adventure! Also, our website has an email contact form where you can ask questions and usually get much... More
19 August 2017|
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Response from coco1xx | Reviewed this property |
We took the 3 day Sea Quest tour. We camped on Posey Island both nights. The guides were amazing and we had an incredible adventure. The night before and after the trip we stayed at Wayfarer's Rest, a hostel. It was... More