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Discovery Sea Kayaks

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Discovery Sea Kayaks
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In the heart of downtown Friday Harbor, we offer a range of San Juan Islands Kayak Tours and Bike Rentals. Kayak Tours range from a half day outing to multiple days out camping on the outer islands. Our signature Full Day, Half Day and Sunset Kayak...more
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260 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7254
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a lovely time on our group kayak trip. The guide was really friendly and knowledgeable about the San Juans, the animals we saw, the geography, the plants, etc. You name it, he knew it. He made sure everyone was comfortable...More

Thank SimpsonBjork
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We are so happy we went with Discovery Kayak. Chad was fun, engaging and very well versed in the area. We got to see various birds, seals and Orcas! Thank you for making this such a wonderful experience on our honeymoon.

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Reviewed 22 September 2018

We had an amazing time on this tour! Our guide Kelly was friendly and super knowledgeable. She also had an amazing eye and spotted a lot of wildlife we might not have noticed. We saw seals, sea lions, eagles and eagle nests, and a variety...More

Thank acostaam11
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Our full day kayak tour with Kelly was the highlight of our trip to San Juan Island!! All the gear we needed was provided including a skirt to keep water out of the kayak. We aren’t super experienced kayakers but had no trouble with the...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We enjoyed the small group tour (1/2 day) and our guide was both knowledgeable and friendly. Everything went smoothly - from the sign-up to the equipment distribution and training as well as the tour itself. Kelly was really wonderful and had a good eye for...More

Thank mmm2824
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We took the half-day kayak tour. It was one of our highlights on our vacation to the San Juan Islands. Our guide was great, very informative and helpful for first time kayakers. Definitely recommended !

Thank Footprints444890
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We went on a 4 hour kayak on the west side of the island. We had booked in advance and filled out all the forms before we arrived. Once everyone in our group of 5 arrived, we were quickly on our way in their van....More

Thank Suzanne L
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This was hands-down the highlight of my vacation; while I didn't see whales on this trip (which is never the fault of any tour company!) it was still incredible. Simply being out in this environment is worth every penny, and our trip leader Avery did...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Our guides, Jake and Victor, were great, explaining the nature of the bioluminescent noctiluca and taking us to small bays where they were plentiful. It was an unforgettable experience, allowing us an up-close view of this phenomenon. I was impressed by the quality of the...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 8 September 2018

great experience! my guides were both awesome...avery & kelly. i went the first week in sept and it wasn't too cold with a few layers. the skirt keeps your legs warm/dry. i was a solo traveler and they paired me with someone else. i would...More

Thank Christy T
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31 August 2018|
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Response from Barbara R | Reviewed this property |
We had a fun ride from Friday Harbor to Roche Harbor—road was wide enough to share with cars, and the e-assist made the hills very manageable. Took 1.5 hours to get to Roche Harbor (we were pedaling at a very leisurely pace... More
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6 June 2016|
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Response from Jason G | Property representative |
We have a minimum age of 12 years old for the tour. But we have found the best age is early teens and up. Given how late the tour operates younger paddler tend to fade pretty fast.
8 September 2015|
Response from Jason G | Property representative |
The kayaks we use are Current Design Libra XT tandem kayaks. The seats do have back support, but I would not say that have anymore support than any other tandem kayak in its class. They are comfortable kayaks, but back... More