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Address: 355 Harris Ave #104, Suite #104, Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone Number: +1 800-443-4552
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Description: San Juan Cruises offers a variety of tours from Bellingham, WA. Our deluxe...
San Juan Cruises offers a variety of tours from Bellingham, WA. Our deluxe Whale Watching Adventure cruise in the scenic San Juan Islands includes a free Northwest salmon lunch, and a 2 hour stop in Friday Harbor. On Fridays & Saturdays we have our Chuckanut Bay Cracked Crab dinner cruises. Beer and wine tasting cruises take place on Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer. La Conner / Deception Pass go out on Saturdays. Private charters are also available.
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Evening Beer Cruise - Beautiful evening, Beer & snacks were okay

We are Bham locals and took our best friends on a Beer cruise while in town. The evening was gorgeous so just being out on water was absolutely wonderful, hence the very good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Bellingham, Washington
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Bellingham, Washington
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We are Bham locals and took our best friends on a Beer cruise while in town. The evening was gorgeous so just being out on water was absolutely wonderful, hence the very good rating. We were however, really disappointed with the appetizers and snacks that were served. Basic cheese, crackers, bean dip and a few hot items. Warm food (wings/empanadas)... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We lined up to board the cruise at 9:30 AM with 100 others. Be sure to take warm jackets with hoods for the windy and sometimes cold weather. The views of Bellingham Bay were great. Our captain was good and kept us informed of what we were seeing. Then the wales were found and we were able to see many... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

San Juan cruises offers several different opportunities to cruise in this beautiful area. The wine cruises and beer cruises are quite fun, they have crab feeds, and they go whale watching. The boats are clean and comfy, the prices are reasonable, and the staff are wonderful. All of these cruises are enjoyable and sure to please. We just went on... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We took the 7 hour cruise to see the Orca's. What a wonderful experience, the skipper Jeff was very knowledgable and skillful in handling the boat. It was such a fun day well worth the trip from California. Lunch was good the salmon was a little dry but the chicken worked well. Actually the cole slaw was very good. Wide... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This was the first time I has ever ridden on a ferry and I am so glad I did. Have taken several since then. We weren't there when the whales were out, but it was a beautiful trip and the islands are peaceful and lovely. Took my young son and had no issues.

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Aztec, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

My husband, boys and I had a great time! We are from the inland, so we were happy just to be cruising on the water. Seeing the Orca whales was a huge bonus! It was fantastic watching them go by while we enjoyed our delicious lunch.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We boarded the Salish Sea for a special two-hour cruise in Bellingham Bay that is only scheduled four times this summer: a tour highlighting the City of Bellingham's waterfront development plans. As such, this is not the typical tourist tour; this is more for curious locals who want to see their city from a different angle and hear a City... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Cruising Bellingham Bay with the setting sun, sampling a large variety of wines and appetizers, all for a very reasonable price. A great evening event! The wines and appetizers are not top end, but that isn't the point. They are solid and the experience is a delight.

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Vincennes, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

the boat ride last all day. it was worth it. we saw several whales and stopped in Friday harbor for awhile. I made some new friends on this ride. the staff were friendly and very helpful. will definitely recommend this as one of the best adventures in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great time, great staff overall good company to go whale watching with. Got to see some rare breaches from full size male from what they said. The staff was also had a lot of facts of the islands and whales.

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SanJuanCruises-Bham, General Manager at San Juan Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor - it was a great day of whale watching yesterday, and it's always great to have such a fun and active group of whales like that. More 

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