We honeymooned on the San Juan Islands and took a day trip to Friday Harbor to enjoy this kayak tour. I researched alllll the day tours from Friday Harbor and most are about the same but I believe this company has the edge. Chris's (owner) response to my emailed questions before booking were helpful and well-thought out. This is probably the most environmentally responsible company I have researched, which was important to me. Also, with a beyond-full lunch included, it's the best value as well. And they also allow you to have an adventurous edge, if you are up to it. Magda was great, knowledgeable and just highly entertaining and endearing. She spontaneously erupts into orca calling at any moment!
My only regret was that I was *sure* I saw that they provided water bottles for the day tour, but there was none available. Magda pulled through for me and let me have her lemonade, and there was hot tea (hydration) available with lunch. Anyways... bring your own water!
Truly this was one of our favorite experiences during our 10 day stay. And yes we saw whales! Including a baby and some breaching behavior.
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