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Address: Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
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Rare humpback whale sighting on our sunset cruise!

Wonderful sunset cruise around the island. We were so lucky to see a rare humpback whale swimming past. Wow! Truly amazing! We also loved the cannon shot fired from the boat!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Birmingham, Alabama
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Wonderful sunset cruise around the island. We were so lucky to see a rare humpback whale swimming past. Wow! Truly amazing! We also loved the cannon shot fired from the boat!

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Towson, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The Captain and Crew were very friendly, informative and extremely competent. The sailing was excellent on moderate breezes.

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

WOW. This was such a cool experience. I the sails up and the wind blowing in our hair on a fine summer evening. Doesn't get much better than this. The service onboard is minimal and that is what you want. It is an experience worth having!

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Goodyear, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My wife and I very much enjoyed our evening sail on Spike Africa, a nicely restored wood ketch. We were invited to bring along wine and snacks which added to the pleasure of sailing through the islands as the sun was setting. This was our single most enjoyable outing during our three days at Friday Harbor.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We wrapped up our San Juan Trip with a sunset cruise on the Spike Africa. From the time I confirmed our sail to the actual night of, EVERYONE was AMAZING. The Spike Africa is BEAUTIFUL. The crew is AWESOME. You can bring your own snacks/drinks on board. It's perfect for couples to big groups. It truly IS a San Juan... More 

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Missouri City, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

WE went on the sunset cruise and had a great time!!! Bring your own picnic, the sail was amazing, we had wine and cheese and chatted with the other couples on the trip. The captain was professional and informative, the boat is gorgeous and has a rich history! We saw porpoise and harbor seals and had a gorgeous sunset!!! We... More 

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Fort Lee, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

We did the evening sail, and had a great time. Beautiful boat, spectacular scenery, relaxing way to spend the evening. The crew was great, very relaxed, and they taught us a ton about sailing and about the boat itself. I thought it was a pretty fair price, too!

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Lake Oswego, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

We chartered the Spike Africa for a week long sailing/camping excursion for our Boy Scout troop. I am active in the Coast Guard Auxiliary and know boating well. I'm also a manager at one of our country's largest banks, so I know customer service. The vessel and crew were exceptional in every regard. They are extremely polite and accommodating. Nothing... More 

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Indianapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

Its all about the experience of being on a nice sailboat. Its sailors out sailing with passengers aboard. If you want tour guide narration with severs distributing drinks this is not for you. If you want to see what its lIke in a sailboat then its great. I liked it just because of the quiet and the scenery. One great... More 

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

The Spike Africa is beautiful........the scenery of the San Juan Islands is gorgeous. We had such a great time. The Captain and crew of the Spike Africa were friendly and knowledgeable. The Captain was so charismatic.........even let us take the wheel. We were very lucky to have excellent weather conditions that day because you cannot control mother nature. When the... More 

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Address: Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor

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