San Juan Island Activities

Experience the Islands


Bicycle Adventures: San Juan Islands Tours
800.443.6060 or 360.786.0989
Offering bicycling, hiking, and multisport vacations throughout the San Juan Islands.

Island Bicycles
Rent a bike from Paul during your visit! They also offer repairs, and sales.

Susie’s Mopeds
Moped, electric car, and scoot coupe rentals.

TerraTrek Premier Bicycle and Multi-Sport Vacation
Enjoy bicycling, hiking, sea kayaking, and whale watching.

Boating and Kayaking

Crystal Seas Kayaking
877.SEAS.877 or 360.378.4223
Offers 3-hour, day, and multi-day tours in the San Juan Islands with naturalist guides. See whales, eagles, seals and more. No experience required.

Discovery Sea Kayak
Offers trips that meet individual needs and abilities. They provide all necessary gear, equipment and instruction.

North Shore Charters
Exclusive boat trips to Sucia, Matia, and Patos Island state parks for hiking, kayaking, mountain biking, or just a relaxing picnic with the family.

Outdoor Odysseys: Kayaking in the San Juans
360.378.3533 or 800.647.4621
Offers quality hand-crafted kayak tours. Outdoor Odysseys features personable naturalist/guides, small groups, and Dutch-oven cookery on their overnight tours.

San Juan Classic Day Sailing
Offers 3 hour, 1/2 day and full day sailing charters, sailing to and from many of the islands that make up the San Juan Archipelago while providing knowledge of local wildlife, weather phenomenons, and historical island lore along the way.

San Juan Excursions
Orca whale watching, sea kayaking, and birding.

San Juan Island Outfitters
866.810.1483 or 360.378.1962
Whale watching, kayak, and adventure tours for groups small and large, families, and independent travelers.

San Juan Kayak Expeditions
Over 32 years of experience in guided tours of the marine life in the San Juan Islands. Offering guided tours, boat and kayak rentals, and more.

San Juan Safaris
800.450.6858 or 360.378.1323
Whale watching, sea kayaking, and kayak rentals. Departing from Friday Harbor and Roche Harbor. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind 5-hour orca search by kayak.

Sea Quest Kayak Expeditions
Take a tour with a biologist who will guide you on a kayak quest for whales. Offering everything from day tours to 5-day camping trips.

Victoria Clipper
Phone: 800.888.2535
Passenger-only ferry service with seasonal daily departures to the San Juan Islands. View the current schedule here.


San Juan Golf & Tennis Club
A 9-hole golf-course with alternate tees for the back 9 holes. Also features a restaurant, banquet facilities, and pro-shop.


The Whale Museum and Store
Located in the heart of Friday Harbor, the Museum is popular destination for visitors and researchers. Drop by the store to check out gifts, books, clothes, educational toys, and more! Proceeds directly benefit whale education and research.

Outdoor Adventure

Pelindaba Lavender
Pelindaba Lavender is a premier grower of lavender plants, distiller of lavender essential oils and handcrafter of lavender products. Visit their Lavender Farm where you can take a walk through the fields, explore the handcrafted products, take a craft workshop, or go home with your own lavender plants and bouquets.

Classic Journeys Cultural Walking Adventures
Classic Journeys offers creative walking tours with sophisticated gusto. They approach a region with total enthusiasm for its people and culture and offer moderate walking in small groups with generous, up-close exposure to local life including culinary adventures.

Evergreen Escapes
For a truly unique and authentic Pacific Northwest adventure-designed specifically for corporate groups, families or individuals, look no further. Their Escape Artists will be happy to provide a tailor made, memorable and responsible NW escape or experience for you and your group via responsible biofueled 4WD Jeeps or Mercedes Vans.

Zip San Juan
Enjoy a fun-filled experience zipping across eight cables of various heights and lengths that take you soaring through forests, across a wildlife inhabited lake, and over a natural wetlands area.

Parks and Recreation

Hiking Trails
Courtesy of San Juan Transit, discover a beginner's guide to the easy-to-find and easy-to-enjoy hikes on the island.

San Juan Island National Historical Park
Two national parks on San Juan Island including British Camp (sometimes called English Camp) and American Camp. These parks help illustrate how war in 1859 between the U.S. and Britain was avoided.

Westcott Bay Institute & Reserve
A sculpture park which boasts a rotating exhibit of over 50 sculptures placed in an open 19 acre setting, combining art and nature.


San Juan Transit
Transit service, tours, charters, and other fun activities.

Whale Watching

San Juan Island Whale & Wildlife Tours
Enjoy a six-passenger, personalized whale & wildlife adventure of a lifetime. Join Captain Hobbes, who grew up on the water in England, and has been operating whale watching tours and passenger vessels in the San Juan Islands for over a decade. Come aboard "Natsilane," named after an Orca Whale legend, a 30' Albin Fast Express Cruiser, and enjoy a comfortable heated cabin, with indoor and outdoor seating, restroom, and snack bar.

Maya's Legacy Whale Watching
An intimate orca whale watching tour in the pristine, wildlife rich waters of the San Juan Islands with naturalist and retired school teacher, Captain Jim.

San Juan Island Outfitters
866.810.1483 or 360.378.1962
Whale watching, kayak, and adventure tours for groups small and large, families, and independent travelers.

San Juan Safaris
800.450.6858 or 360.378.1323
Orca whale watching tours, wildlife tours, and private charters departing from Friday Harbor.

San Juan Excursions
Orca whale watching, sea kayaking, and birding.

Western Prince Cruises
800.757.6722 or 360.378.5315
The first company in the islands to specialize in Whale and Wildlife Cruises. Narrated by a full-time naturalist.

Wine and Art

Roche Harbor Village
Visit an 18-acre sculpture garden of original works, artist booths, walk the docks and see hundreds of boats, dine at the restaurants, grab a latte or ice cream cone, shop in one of the three boutiques, and more.

San Juan Vineyards
San Juan Island's only commercial winery and vineyard features many award-winning wines and offers free tastings. A gift shop is located in the tasting room and offers a nice selection of wine-related items.

Negroni Week

Join us for Negroni Week to celebrate one of the world's greatest cocktails and raise money for charity.

Last Minute Deals!

Last Minute Deals are back! Save 15-25% off the Best Available Rate on select dates only.

Wake Up and Brunch

Join us for brunch and look forward to delectable favorites like Smashed Avocado Toast and Benton's Benedict.

Relaxation Vacation

Spend two luxurious nights unwinding at Friday Harbor House and being pampered at Lavendera Day Spa.

Island residents enjoy 10% off Sunday through Thursday.
Call 360.378.8455 for reservations.