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Address: 355 Harris Ave #104, Suite #104, Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone Number: +1 800-443-4552
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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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Fantastic Whale Watching Trip

We went on the day whale watching trip with San Juan Cruises based on the good Trip Advisor reviews. We are so glad we did, we had a fantastic day. The weather was good, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We went on the day whale watching trip with San Juan Cruises based on the good Trip Advisor reviews. We are so glad we did, we had a fantastic day. The weather was good, the scenery was beautiful and we got to see some humpback whales up close. We spent about an hour watching the whales, the captain was great... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Decided to suprize relatives visiting from Florida with the beer cruise. They couldn't have been more jazzed.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

We had travelled from Australia and were desperate to see some orcas. Our morning was extremely foggy so I was a little worried that we wouldn't see anything (& the skipper said it as the end of the season). However, the weather cleared and we had a beautiful day on the water. We saw so many Orcas I lost count!... More 

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Thank NaomiG123
Bellingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

It started out foggy, but eventually cleared up to have a great view of the islands. We were able to see multiple whales and they hung around for a while, along lots of photo opportunities. The lunch that was served was great too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

We were lucky with the weather and also saw some orcas quite close. Our cruise wasn't too busy as it was one of the few remaining of the year. We were late getting to Friday Harbour but that was because plenty of time was spent watching the whales. The food is a bit rustic but the salmon was really nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

On Thursday, 10 September myself and three friends went on the Wine Tasting Cruise (Spain and Portugal). We enjoyed tasting many different wines. We also enjoyed the snacks and hors d'oeuvres. It was a beautiful evening - perfect weather, sunny and warm to start and the sunset was beautiful as was the scenery. On Friday evening we went on the... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We had a wonderful time, weather was beautiful and we saw lots of whales and 2 babies. food and service was awesome. had a great time in Friday Harbor. I am looking forward to our next trip.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

We took this cruise on 9/6/15. I wasn't sure if it would be worth the price we paid for 9 people to go. Especially because at the 9:30 boarding time it was raining. But within 40 after leaving the harbor we already started having action. Several GPods were spotted. Our Caption was incredible. He pointed out pods of Killer Whales... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We had a wonderful time celebrating our adult son's birthday. All our adult children attended with their spouses. Boat ride was enjoyable and appetizers were tasty. Would recommend for couples or date nights. We loved our evening.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Saw many Orcas and two Humpbacked whales feeding and breaching. Day was bright and sunny. Captain and crew did a n excellent job. Friday Harbour stop was nice.

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