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Anacortes Kayak Tours

Roche Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98221-2986
+1 360-588-1117
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Five days from San Juan Island to Anacortes

Our lead guide Gary Goldfinger ( yea... ) was extremely experienced and very aware of currents... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
hansctot
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
Incredible staff, amazing views, delicious food

Even though I got seasick on the first day, the whole experience was excellent. Our guide, Pax, was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KelseyS529
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Bend, Oregon
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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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Roche Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98221-2986
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our lead guide Gary Goldfinger ( yea... ) was extremely experienced and very aware of currents, tides, and knowledge of the entire area. He made it fun but you could always tell that safety was on his mind at all times. Our crossings were great...More

Thank hansctot
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks to all of you from the Eastern Kayak Club for choosing AKT! From Gary and Alyssa's reports it sounded like you all had a pretty darned good time out there. The next time that you are back in Washington State we would love to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though I got seasick on the first day, the whole experience was excellent. Our guide, Pax, was a patient teacher, diligent at packing, setting up and cooking, and an amiable travel companion. He advised to never elect the "self-catered" option, and I believe him,...More

Thank KelseyS529
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for this thoughtful review! Your group really lucked out with all of the wildlife up there at Cypress Island. Pax said that it was an incredible trip too. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the food. Megan works hard behind the scenes to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on the 5 hour all day kayak tour with Caleb and could not have had a better time! Caleb was so knowledgeable about kayaking, the history of the area, geology, and marine life. It was a blast and I learned so much! We...More

Thank Lauren S
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

It's great to hear that you had a fun trip with Caleb. Thanks for taking the time to post a review about the experience! Burrows Island is a special place, and I'm happy to hear that you feel the same way. Come back again sometime!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my teenage son for a three day excursion from San Juan Island. Our guide James was amazing and really made this trip! We have paddling experience and had hoped to go to Stuart Island as well as Jones Island. Although the conditions were...More

Thank ursula93631
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to post this nice review of your experience Ursula. James enjoyed the trip as well and said that you were a pleasure to spend time with. We hope to see you again sometime, thanks again for choosing us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide, Wyatt, gave us some interesting bits of history about the island and took the time to explain various concepts relating to kayaking and our scenery. The weather was great, and we were in very stable two-person kayaks. There was a lot of kelp!...More

Thank Allie G
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to post this review! I'm happy to hear that you had a fun trip with Wyatt and enjoyed your tour. Thanks for choosing AKT!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter is going to spend an year at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland as an exchange student starting this fall. I am trying to spend as much time with her as I possibly can. So, what about if we go kayaking? We loved! I...More

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Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

There are few things more satisfying to hear than that one of our guests had such a good time that they are going to come back for another trip. Thanks for joining us Monique, we are looking forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family recently chose Anacortes Kayak Tours as a way to get closer to the San Juan Islands and to this beautiful planet. 3 hours flew by. Highly recommended. Jacqueline was our guide. She was fabulous, and put a lot of energy into ensuring we...More

1  Thank SpringdaleGirl
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks you for this thoughtful review! I'm very happy to hear that Jacqueline made you feel comfortable out there. She is new to the team this year and is proving herself to be a strong leader. Burrows and Allan Islands are a real gem. Very...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter arranged for a 3+ hour tour out of Anacortes as part of my visit from Las Vegas. First, Gary was the best guide - made sure we were safe, adjusted the pace for all, gave us a lot of information, and made sure...More

Thank Tom M
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for joining us! I am glad to hear that you and your daughter enjoyed your trip out to Burrows Island. It's a beautiful place to paddle. I appreciate the positive feedback regarding your experience with Gary. He's among the best in the business and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After one week working at Everett, had an idea to relax before take my flight back to Brazil, so I saw a folder about a Kayak tour, found interesting so I tooked. What can I say, spend an incredible 3 hours paddle and talk with...More

Thank Bruno R
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are happy to have been able to be a part of your trip to the US memorable. Thanks for choosing us! It's nice to hear that you enjoyed your time with Wyatt, he has a lot of knowledge of the region and is definitely...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with my brother's family on a 2-night trip to Cypress Island. It is a wonderful way to experience one of the most beautiful islands in the San Juans, easily accessible from Anacortes yet providing an adventurous feel in a pristine environment. As a kayak...More

Thank BrooklynTom
Erik S, Owner at Anacortes Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Well it is always good to receive high marks from somebody who works in the industry. Thanks for the positive feedback about your experience! I'm happy to hear that you had a good time up on Cypress Island with Caleb. It sounds like the wildlife...More

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Jacinta W
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Hi Jacinta, Our multi-day trips are priced "per person". The Fully Catered trips include all of your meals, and camping gear, as well as all of your paddling equipment and a professional guide. The only thing that you'd... More
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