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Aug 5, 2017
“Superb kayaking tour”
Mar 12, 2016
“AMAZING!”
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SIMPLE EASY FUN SEA KAYAKING! Located right at the Orcas ferry landing! Walk up and paddle for a little while and explore while you wait for the ferry or just want to feel the calm on the water! We have guides for safety and guidance! Orcas Outdoors...more
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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Brian was an excellent guide on our three hour kayak tour of the islands. We looked at the map together before setting out. He explained several route options and what was special about each - we made the final call on the route we took....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Krissy D
Amee F, Owner at Orcas Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Come back and explore with us again!! Thank you!

Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Anyone who complains about not seeing whales doesn't appreciate nature and the excitement that comes with its randomness. This company is THE only company to paddle with. We had the time of our lives. The owner guided us and we had great company and beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Cbcni
Reviewed August 6, 2012

We took an overnight kayaking trip recently with the Groupons we bought. While the scenery was beatiful and Jones Island (where we camp overnight) was great, we were disapponted in the quality of this trip. While we understand that you cannot control nature whether you...More

Date of experience: August 2012
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Amee F, Guest Relations Manager at Orcas Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2012

We are so sorry to hear you did not enjoy your adventure. When you returned we wish we could have heard this as you stated how much fun you had and how beautiful it all was. The real issue is the hurry and the whales....More

Reviewed July 22, 2012

We had a wonderful time,kayaking! The trip was interesting with our experienced guide. We had nice equipment and would like to go again, next time we're in Orcas Island...

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Reviewed July 17, 2012

We took a 3h kayaking trip with Orcas Outdoors. While our young guide was friendly and knowledgeable, I have to say that I am quite disappointed in the company advertising the tour as a "whale watching" tour. We did not see any whales in the...More

Date of experience: July 2012
1  Thank Mel G
Amee F, Owner at Orcas Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2012

August 17 the whales were out in front of our dock. We are very sorry you did not get to see them. We cannot tell the schedule of the whales. They are wild animals. They are on their own schedule.

Reviewed July 9, 2012

We just returned from the overnight kayak trip to Jones Island and we could not imagine a more amazing time! Everything was so wonderful. Ryan and Amee, the owner/operators are friendly and knowledgeable and truly made the experience more enjoyable. It's easy to tell they...More

Date of experience: July 2012
2  Thank KimTabor
Reviewed July 9, 2012

I bought an online zozi deal for the 3-hour trip, we did it on the July 4th weekend of 2012. I left from Orcas Island with my friends, the guide (18-yr old kid, forgot his name) was very friendly, knowledgeable and nice. We got to...More

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank Aangik K
Amee F, Owner at Orcas Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2012

We are terribly sorry you did not see the whales on your sea kayak adventure. It is stated clearly there is no guarantee to see them as do not know the exact times they will come in our range. This year in fact was the...More

Reviewed July 9, 2012

We did the overnight trip to Jones Island with Ryan and a great group of people. Ryan, our guide, took the time to explain the area, where we were going, and various wildlife. He knows the area really really well. I highly recommend Orcas Outdoors...More

Date of experience: July 2012
1  Thank djtabor
Reviewed June 25, 2012

We did the overnight trip to Jones Island with Ryan and it was great. Ryan, the owner, has excellent equipment and took the time to explain where and how we were going. I am an experienced kayaker and I learned much from him about the...More

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank Tom L
Reviewed November 23, 2011

We went on a kayaking trip to Jones Island (from Orcas Island) with Ryan and Amee, the owners. I am not an experienced kayaker, and I was very satisfied with both the time to Jones Island (about two hours) and the difficulty (easy enough, especially...More

Date of experience: August 2011
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Response from Amee F | Property representative |
The Orca are always around the islands. In fact these are residents who stay all year. They are in search of salmon. They are hungry and need a lot of food to survive. GO SALMON RECOVERY EVERYWHERE!!! if you are 🍀 you... More
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