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Address: 1997 Mitchell Bay Rd, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
Phone Number: +1 360-378-3744
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Description: Whether you are looking for a premier whale watch tour, quality family...
Whether you are looking for a premier whale watch tour, quality family adventure, or a professional private charter, Legacy is here to make it happen. Offering whale watching and private charters for groups of six or less assures the most authentic and personalized charter experience available on San Juan Island. Reserve your adventure today!
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With great hosts, enthusiastic energy and incredible luck, you just can't go wrong.

Six friends coming together from around North America, meeting up on San Juan for the weekend. All I can say is thank goodness the other whale watching companies were full for the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Six friends coming together from around North America, meeting up on San Juan for the weekend. All I can say is thank goodness the other whale watching companies were full for the weekend. If we had skipped coffee and gone right to the docks to get in line for the big tour, we wouldn't have had to go searching for... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

It was a wonderful experience. I loved the fact that we were a small group and Captain Jim and Heather were not only super nice, but also very experienced. Even though the whale migration hasn't fully started yet they were able to find a pod of four Orcas including the new born baby in no time. Having your personal biologist... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

What an amazing afternoon we had. We saw the orcas, including the calves, and the tour naturalist, Heather,was so informative and friendly. Captain Spencer was a great guy and so friendly and informative also. We highly recommend this tour.

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Captain Spencer at Legacy Charters gave our family an unforgettable orca and marine life viewing experience. Besides the fact we saw several orcas, including a famous new-born in J pod and big Mike (J-26). Spencer also took us to see several great spots with sea lions, seals, and lots of eagles. He is super knowledgeable about the area and its... More 

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Newton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Captain Jim was wonderful and he delivered. We saw a pod of Orcas, Stellar Sea Lions, Harbor Seals, Bald Eagles, Harlequin Ducks, and other wildlife on our three hour tour. Captain Jim was very informative; he rounded out our experience with stories of local history, folklore, and Eco knowledge. We really appreciate the intimacy of the small boat without feeling... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We decided to go with Legacy after reading raving reviews and the prospect of only 6 people on a boat. We had done the "put as many tourists as you can on a vessel" whale watch trips a few too many times. The location where the trip starts is already amazing. Snug harbour is nestled on the west side of... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My wife and I were traveling in the PacNW area and on a whim decided to head to San Juan Islands for a day. On the ferry I did some research and called Rachel to ask about availability and pricing. Not only was she very helpful, she made everything happen over the phone. All we had to do was show... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

Couldn't have asked for a more perfect trip. Orcas in their natural habitat doing what they do best. Bald eagles hunting. It was amazing. Highly recommended. Staff were incredibly knowledgeable and taking just as much thrill and enjoyment as their passengers. Thank you so much!

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Sammamish, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My parents had an amazing trip while staying at Snug Harbour. Informative, small and saw so many whales and wildlife.

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Ketchum, Idaho, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My family and I had a spectacular day on Legacy with Captain Spencer and Heather. We found two humpbacks and hung out with them for 1.5 hours in the kelp beds. I feel like we're friends we saw so much of them. And they are truly spectacular creatures. Then off to see a hundred or so harbor seals, then off... More 

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