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Almost Perfect

With home-field advantage like San Juan Island, a good transit company is naturally positioned for... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
Get a day pass and explore the island

I found it most convenient to purchase a day pass, and then could hop on and off throughout the... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2018
Seattle, Washington
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Very good value, choose the 15 dollars day pass to explore the island all day One way is 5 dollars, round trip is 10.

Thank JennaP20282
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The day we chose to go around the island, the transit was reliable and convenient. The drivers gave some history and told a few stories as we traveled. We chose to buy a full day ticket so we could get on and off. There isn't...More

Thank Judith C
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

The company provides a very basic travel experience. For $15 you get a day pass which ostensibly offers a "hop on hop off" ride. However the schedule will have you wait an hour or more which makes you have a lot of down time. The...More

1  Thank pinchasgerber
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

With only one day to explore the island we thought the "hop on hop off" touted service would be ideal. And it would have if that was the service offered as advertised. The schedule and routes were confusing. Not just to us but to the...More

Thank Audrey44855
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Take the bus to one of the many destinations on the island (Lime Kiln, American Camp, British Camp, Roche Harbor, etc) for $10 cash round trip. We went from Friday Harbor near the ferry landing out to American Camp where there are hikes down to...More

1  Thank RDaugh
Reviewed July 2, 2018

With home-field advantage like San Juan Island, a good transit company is naturally positioned for success. This company gets you to all the cool places in a timely manner and is staffed and owned by a wonderful group of folks. Ticket prices reflect that this...More

Thank TheGrinchesDogMaxx
Reviewed January 21, 2018

I found it most convenient to purchase a day pass, and then could hop on and off throughout the day. The bus stops at several tourist attractions, including the lavender fields, whale watch park, and Roche Harbor. You do have to pay attention to which...More

Thank MickiElle
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Easy if you don't want to hassle with ferry reservations and bringing your car on the ferry! I would do it again if there for a short time. More than one night, I want my car.

Thank cortport201
Reviewed August 9, 2017

We decided not to take a car to the island because I read that there was local public transportation. I even looked at the schedule for San Juan transit before making our decision. At first glance, the schedule looks like it makes several stops at...More

2  Thank Melody N
Reviewed July 31, 2017

We used the bus company purely as transportation, but ended up learning a lot along the way! The sunset tour was a nice addition to the daily fare, and the schedule let us be more flexible than other companies since we didn't have our own...More

Thank Sara J
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