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Address: 355 Harris Ave Ste 104, Suite #104, Bellingham, WA 98225-7068
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+1 800-443-4552
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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San Juan Cruises offers a variety of tours from Bellingham, WA. Our deluxe...

San Juan Cruises offers a variety of tours from Bellingham, WA. Our deluxe Whale Watching Adventure cruise in the scenic San Juan Islands includes a free Northwest salmon lunch, and a 2 hour stop in Friday Harbor. On Fridays & Saturdays we have our Chuckanut Bay Cracked Crab dinner cruises. Beer and wine tasting cruises take place on Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer. La Conner / Deception Pass go out on Saturdays. Private charters are also available.

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For people who live inland this is the greatest, even for us coastal dwellers, it's a pleasant and fun trip. The Islands are beautiful any time of the year.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Bellingham, Washington
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Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For people who live inland this is the greatest, even for us coastal dwellers, it's a pleasant and fun trip. The Islands are beautiful any time of the year.

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Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Great tour of the bay..found Orcas breaching and many other sea animals. Great tour of the islands with a quick stop on Friday Island. Food on board...wild salmon, barbecue chicken, biscuits, brownies...and too much to eat! Great crew too!

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Green Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Finally after 30 years of cruising we saw numerous whales San Juan Cruises was by far the best we have experienced and the lunch of salmon and chicken with numerous side dishes was excellent The Captain was very knowledgeable regarding whales and the islands Well worth the money We will do it again next year

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Bellingham, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Whale watching day trip out of Bellingham, WA with a 2 hour stopover in Friday Harbor. We did see several Humpback whales. Wonderful bake salmon/chicken lunch included.

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Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Only in the summer they offer early evening cruises around the Bay - you have your choice if a beer or wine cruise - great scenery and lots of fun. Bring your beau or have fun with friends.

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Delta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We did the crab dinner cruise with a group of six and it was great. Arrive early to pick your seat on the boat. We chose a window table on the lower deck and it was great. I recommend sitting on the port (left) side of the ship as it will have the best views of the shore as you... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

This is a must not just to see Orcas in the wild, which we did, but to get a sense of the entire San Juan and Orcas Islands region with Mt.Vernon in the distance! We had a glorious sunny day and the boat was great. The salmon and chicken lunch served on the boat was good too with plenty to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

The staff and operation of this cruise is exactly as promoted. They stay on time and we saw a number of whales, would have liked a closer view. We ended up on the upper deck where the chairs and padded and more comfortable, but if you don't have a window seat, you miss the "show". Better to go outside if... More 

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Hatboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Yesterday I took the full day Deluxe whale watching cruise that included lunch and a 2 hour stop in Friday Harbor. Like my title says we unfortunately didn't see any whales, but we received a never expires voucher for half off our next cruise. They said out of the past 12 days only 2 of those days they didn't see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Wonderful Crew! What an excellent way to spend a summer Sunday. Thoroughly enjoyable, excellent picnic lunch, and such beautiful scenery. Money well-spent for this fabulous time, and looking forward to the crab dinner cruise--thanks again!

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