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Address: 1997 Mitchell Bay Road, Snug Harbor Marina and Resort, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
Phone Number: +1 360-378-7996
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Description: Maya’s Legacy Whale Watching provides personalized eco-adventures from the...
Maya’s Legacy Whale Watching provides personalized eco-adventures from the best location to experience orca whales in the wild. Recreational, engaging and informative, we offer memorable experiences with a passionate crew, the most innovative boats, departing from the heat of it all, the west side of San Juan Island.
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We took a half day sail with Jeff and David and enjoyed it so much. While there were not a huge number of whales around that day Jeff and David were able to locate some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Marlboro, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We took a half day sail with Jeff and David and enjoyed it so much. While there were not a huge number of whales around that day Jeff and David were able to locate some humpbacks and a minke (not easy to do). It was thrilling to see these beautiful creatures. We also saw an island with hundreds of birds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Nice comfortable boat with 6 passengers with an informative tour guide! Snug Harbor is beautiful!! Looking forward to coming back!

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Bozeman, Montana
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Fifteen years ago, my wife and I honeymooned on San Juan. We went out whale watching with Cpt. Jim. It was much more than a simple whale watching experience. We loved that the tour started on the west side of the island; that is where the whales are most frequently so there was less time boating to them and more... More 

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Folsom, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

One of the best things I have ever done. Saw amazing scenery and lots of Orcas. Captain Spencer and Heather were fantastic!

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This was not our first time seeing orcas from a boat, but it was definitely our favorite! My husband & I went out on a 10am trip with Jeff & Andy on July 12th. It was our first time out with Maya's Legacy. All other trips we have taken have been out of Friday Harbor. After leaving from the Westside,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Maya's Legacy has such a great reputation that I was trying not to get my hopes up, because ocean mammals are wild animals and you just can't predict whether you'll be in the right place at the right time. On the other hand, my husband and I had planned a vacation in Washington with an explicit goal of seeing orcas,... More 

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Bognor Regis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We had a great time on Sat 27th June in the afternoon. Jim took care of everybody very well and we saw lots of Orcas. So exciting to see some of the J pod babies and one even swam towards our boat and jumped right infront of us. For me this was a once in a life time experience but... More 

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Los Angeles, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My family has experienced numerous whale watching adventures over the years but when it comes to Maya's Legacy, Capt. Spencer, naturalist Heather and Rachel take you on a journey that is sure to provide you with memories to last several lifetimes. Of course the magical southern residents have a say in the matter as it should be be but suffice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We were staying at Snug Harbor Resort where Maya's Legacy Whale Watching departs from, so this was a perfect choice of the many available on San Juan Island. We went on the 4:30pm tour and saw more Orca than I could count. We also got a couple of glimpses of a Humpback whale. The small boat made this a very... More 

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Taylor, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I have gone out with Maya's Legacy several times and it never disappoints! Jeff and his crew are consummate professionals respecting the whales' natural environment and providing an outstanding experience every time. With just a few people on small boats, everyone gets great views of the whale's behaviors and other wildlife viewing such as eagles, herons, seals, sea lions, etc.... More 

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Address: 1997 Mitchell Bay Road, Snug Harbor Marina and Resort, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
Phone Number: +1 360-378-7996
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor

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