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Address: Roche Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98221
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Anacortes Kayak Tours is a family owned and operated that offers fun and...

Anacortes Kayak Tours is a family owned and operated that offers fun and affordable sea kayaking trips in the San Juan Islands of Washington State. Our headquarters are in Anacortes, on Fidalgo Island, and we also offers tours departing from San Juan Island and Orcas Island. A variety of trips including Half Day tours, Full Day excursions, and Multi-Day adventures are available. No prior kayaking experience necessary. Join us!

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Deception Pass Kayak Tour

This tour was a great option if you want to experience kayaking without spending your entire day doing it. The tour wasn't difficult at all. Everyone pretty much stays in a group... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 1, 2017
LizzyT33
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

This tour was a great option if you want to experience kayaking without spending your entire day doing it. The tour wasn't difficult at all. Everyone pretty much stays in a group. Our guide was very knowledgeable and had great stories about the area. We saw seals, touched kelp and got pretty close to Deception Pass. If you're on the... More 

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Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us LizzyT, and thanks for posting this nice review. From the looks of your photos it seems that you enjoyed a bluebird day of kayaking. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, and I hope that we can see you again on one of our other tours. If you liked Deception Pass then... More 

Seattle, WA
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

I went out in a group of 8 women for a bridal shower in July. I was worried about how much work this would be and how exhausted /grumpy I would be because I'm not in spectacular shape, though I do have decent core strength. The trip exceeded all of my expectations and I had a fantastic time. Kayaking on... More 

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Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this review

I'm glad that the bridal shower went so well for your group. Julia and Oliver had a fun time out there with you too. It's nice to hear that we exceeded your expectations, that's always the top priority for our staff and they work hard to make it happen. It always helps when the wildlife cooperate too! Please don't hesitate... More 

Mukilteo, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

For my husbands birthday, I bought him this 2 hour kayak tour from Deception Pass. We took along our two daughters, ages 12 and 9. My 9 year old has a short attention span, but she was sad that it ended so soon! We learned so much about the the seaweed and wildlife and even kayaked pass an island wedding!... More 

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Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for bringing your family out with us Valerie, I'm glad that everyone enjoyed themselves. Deception Pass State Park is a great place to introduce kids to kayaking. I think that you'd really enjoy our three hour trip out to Burrows Island, give us a call if you are coming to Anacortes! Thanks again for the nice review! More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We had a couple of incidents that AKT handled really well: 1. We actually booked for a Saturday that ended up being terrible weather (it's late in the season). We got a call from Megan early enough that it was before we departed from Seattle about rescheduling. Boy, are we glad we rescheduled. The Saturday was raining and windy, but... More 

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Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this review

We are happy that it all worked out in the end, and that you guys had a nice experience. Weather can be a fickle thing, and we always feel bad when we need to cancel. Thanks for being flexible enough to come the next day. Hopefully your fiancé will feel strong enough to join us this next summer, we'd love... More 

Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

I booked a day kayaking tour out of Anacortes for my aunt's 65th birthday and what a blast!! We went on the last day of September with perfect weather. Our guide Aaron was fantastic with lots of information about the islands history and the aquatic and wildlife in the area. We saw porpoises, seals, many sea creatures and birds. It... More 

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Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this review

We sure had some good luck with the weather that day, thanks for coming out with us! It is nice to hear that you enjoyed your time with Aaron, he's a wonderful young man and we will miss him this winter. We hope to see you again sometime, so give us a call if you want to get out on... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Our AKT trip was a blast. We did the 3 hr tour from Anacortes. Our guide was nice and knowledgeable about wildlife and other cultural tidbits of the area. Highlights were seeing the seals- especially one that caught a fish! Would recommend.

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Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us, and for taking the time to write this review! I'm happy to hear that you had a fun trip and that we met your expectations. More 

Anacortes, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

My girlfriend and I went on a 3 hour kayaking trip in the San Juan Islands on a Sunday in late September. We had a wonderful time - the scenery was beautiful, but the even better part was that our tour guide, Sean, was extremely knowledgeable about the history of the region. Not only did we enjoy a great evening... More 

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Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this review

I'm sorry that it took so long to respond to your review Allan, somehow I missed seeing it! Thanks for joining us, and for taking the time to post this positive review of your experience out there with Sean. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed the trip, and I definitely hope that we can see you again... More 

Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Had a great half day tour with Stevie. We started with a rainy day, but she offered waterproof gear which worked great while we needed it. Later, the sun came out and it was a superb day. We saw porpoises and seals and then spent a lot of time exploring the sea creatures attached to the rocks- fascinating and fun.... More 

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Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Stevie is a truly outstanding young woman, and has been an integral part of our team this year. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with her. Thanks for joining us! More 

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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

I enjoyed my trip kayaking out and about the Islands around Anacortes. Got to see a whale in the Rosario Straight which I'm told is not common. My Guide Stevie was great and I would highly recommend her.

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Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this review

This has been a pretty amazing year for whales, and it sure is nice when we get to see them on our trips. We've been amazed at how many Humpback whales have come back in the this region in the last few years, just yesterday we had two of them in Rosario Strait all day long. I'm glad that you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

I loved this tour! I called the phone number listed online and made a reservation for kayaking the day before and paid very quickly and efficiently. The lady on the phone answered all of my questions about the different activities they had available and directions on how to get there. Upon arrival at Bowman Bay, all of the staff was... More 

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Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for choosing us! It is nice to hear that you had a good tour and that our partner company Blue Otter Outfitters was able to accommodate you on the paddle boards as well. We are fortunate to be able to operate down there in Bowman Bay. It's such an amazing place to recreate on the water. Come... More 

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