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Zip San Juan

Address: 1959 Egg Lake Rd, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
Phone Number: 360-378-5947
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Amusement Parks
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Owner description: Come and experience for yourself the only Zip Line Tour in the San Juan Islands in Washington State. Our family friendly zip tour features 8 zip lines that will take you through a beautiful forest, across an otter inhabited lake and over protected wetlands. This tour is an amazing way to experience the natural landscape of San Juan Island while zipping from platform to platform through the forest canopy.Upon reaching the site, you will be given an orientation and then have the opportunity to practice zipping on our smaller practice zip lines. After this, our guides will lead you on a brief hike to the first of the zip lines. Throughout your tour you will soar past tall Douglas Firs, Western Red Cedars, and experience the forest and wetlands from a viewpoint usually exclusive to birds.Tours last approximately 3 hours, which includes travel time to and from the course. The Zip San Juan course is approximately 10 minutes from Friday Harbor. Zip San Juan can provide your transportation to and from Friday Harbor to the zip site.

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Santa Ana, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I didn't think at my age I would ever do this but I am so glad I did. The whole experience was fantastic and I can't wait to do this again. The staff was amazing and very entertaining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Super fun, relaxed and comfortable guides, beautiful scenery and a phenomenal experience! Easy to book online, simple but thorough safety instructions and practice course. Would definitely go again

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Yakima, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I treated my son to a zip line tour for his birthday. I was scared to death just thinking about it, but decided that it would magnify his experience to make it a family event. He loved it, of course, and so did I, despite my fear of heights. The tour guides made us all feel so comfortable and safe.... More

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Olympia, Washington, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Would do it again in a heartbeat. The only downfall is I didn't take my phone or camera so got no pictures, but could have.

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Seattle, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

It was a little weird being picked up at the Ferry terminal instead of going there directly and parking in a lot...but go with it, it's worth it! The guides are hilarious. They're safety conscious w/o being stick in the mud spazes (Like Canopy Tours NW) and the course is the best in Washington! Before you start, you ride a... More

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Los Angeles
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
43 attraction reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I highly recommend the zip line. We all loved it; it was exhilarating to fly through the trees and over ponds! SAFTEY This was a big concern. I was with 3 teens, not one of whom had ever ziplined. However, the gear is new and very sturdy. There were 2 instructors for our group of 9 and they were thorough... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Zip SJI is a good time in a beautiful wooded setting. Shaun (his very last day) and Alex were both very confident and able guides. The harness gear and the zip lines themselves all were very stout, no concern whatsoever. The first two are just training lines ... and they do very god job of instruction. After that, the rest... More

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Woodland Hills, CA
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We were off to a rocky start when they overcharged my credit card - Zip San Juan did the very best they could to quickly remedy the problem and actualy gave us a break for the inconvenience. Gratitude to the office staff for working it out. Our guides were terrific and made us feel very safe and the zip lining... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My wife and I had a great time. My wife wasn't too sure about it but the guides were great and were able to make it fun for everyone. Definitely worth the time and money.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Having missed the opportunity to do the zlp line attraction at Grouse Mountain earlier in the week, we took advantage of Zip San Juan while visiting a friend who lives in Friday Harbor. What a blast! Matt and Brian were professional yet entertaining, and made everyone feel comfortable. There were 3 in my group and two others on our tour.... More

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