San Juan Island Whale & Wildlife Tours

Enjoy Orca whale watching from Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, WA

Where is San Juan Island?

San Juan Island Map - Where is San Juan IslandLocated between mainland Washington and Vancouver Island, the Salish Sea contains hundreds of islands. Among them is beautiful San Juan Island! About 100 miles northwest of Seattle, this breathtaking island is covered with rocky shorelines, rolling pastures, and thick forest. Not to mention quaint villages that draw foodies, artists and those seeking tranquility.

Getting Here

Getting here is half the fun! San Juan Island is among the world’s hottest destinations — the BEST place to see orca whales in the wild. Let us help you find your way!

Airport Shuttle Services

Island Airporter – San Juan Island’s only scheduled ground service to and from Sea-Tac Airport.

Bellair Airporter Shuttle – The car-free, care-free ride to and from Sea-Tac Airport & downtown Seattle. Great for intercity travel, too. Serving the Anacortes ferry terminal to and from Sea-Tac Airport.


Is flying over one of the most scenic places on earth on your bucket list? Get here by plane!

Kenmore Air –  It’s just a short 30-45 minute scenic seaplane flight to the San Juan Islands from Seattle’s Lake Union (depending on the number of stops), and just 35 minutes from Boeing Field on their wheeled aircraft.

Friday Harbor Seaplanes

San Juan Airlines

Washington State Ferries

Just 90 miles north of Seattle (Exit 230 off I-5) you’ll find the Washington State Ferry Terminal in the town of Anacortes. Reservations are recommended, especially from May through September and on holiday weekends. Click here to make a reservation now. Call our office with any questions, 360-378-0333.

Tip: If you’re just coming for a day or two, you can leave your vehicle at the Anacortes Washington State Ferry Terminal (for a fee) and walk on the ferry to save time and money.

Once you arrive in Friday Harbor, you’ll find our vessel “Tokitae“ in the harbor on the left side of Spring Street Landing (look for the big clock and green roof on the building at the end of the dock), just steps from where the ferries and float planes land.  (As you’re arriving on the ferry, look to the right and you’ll see them.) “Tokitae” is an aluminum beach-landing vessel.

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