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Sea Quest Expeditions

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“harbor seals”(82 reviews)
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Join our biologist guides in the premiere orca whale waters! Our specialty is finding killer whales while kayaking. Our routes are carefully designed to maximize your chances for an amazing encounter! You may also see sea lions, porpoises, otters...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Pick-up location: intersection of Front St & Spring St, Look for the Sea Quest van in the traffic circle next to the ferry, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

We did the Whale Kayaking. First, though I realize this is not their fault, we saw not a glimmer of a whale. But it was a very beautiful place on a beautiful day in which we would have enjoyed just kayaking - but. I kayak...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rick K
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Highly recommend SeaQuest! They are environmentally aware, know the value of wildlife and therefore respect the wildlife, and they are very knowledgeable about the area which we explored. Our tour guide was Conner, and from start to finish we were treated to facts. Anything from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Johnathan, our guide with Sea Quest Expeditions, watched the tides and currents, listened to the reports for orca sitings, and then helped us get underway every day of our 3 day kayaking and camping trip at the best times and in the best directions. He...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank metanomi
Reviewed October 8, 2018

I cannot recommend this trip/company highly enough! Our guide, Conner, was fabulous. He was knowledgeable, energetic and patient while teaching the novice kayakers how to paddle, steer and control the kayak. I am particularly sensitive to being respectful of the wildlife and their habitat while...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Sam, our guide was not only very knowledgeable about all the wildlife especially the orcas, but had an understanding and ability to read the currents, knowledge of the tide and kept abreast of the weather making our trip very enjoyable. He is a great communicator,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Fantastic and memorable trip! Steve and I absolutely LOVED the two day kayak camping trip over Labor Day weekend. Our guide, Jonathan, was absolutely awesome. He was super knowledgeable about the ocean life and he was an amazing chef. We saw orcas, crabs, octopus, fish,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Our guide, Olivia, was awesome. She was knowledgeable of the area, the wildlife, and was clearly passionate about her job. On our kayak trip we saw a variety of wildlife from the kayak including bald eagles, harbor porpoises, harbor seals, and several types of jellyfish,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jacobgerber
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Olivia was an excellent guide, and we really enjoyed our time on the water. We were also fortunate to have better-than-average weather for late September. Thank you!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jsclswag
Reviewed September 23, 2018

This was such a well organized trip--with lots of info ahead of time. We had a lovely paddle with Connor and Olivia. Connor was our main guide. He was knowledgable and had a good sense of humor. We did not see any whales/orcas, but the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karen H
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

We recently completed a 4-day kayak camping trip with Sea Quest. Overall, the trip was amazing. We saw orcas within the first hour. And again on the last day of the trip. The kayak gear was in good condition, could have been better, could have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Katie S
May 6, 2018|
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Response from Victoria O | Reviewed this property |
If you’re flying into SeaTac there are shuttles that can take you to the Anacortes Ferry terminal. You can look up the Bellair Airporter shuttle. It’s about a 2 hour ride. You can get tickets ahead of time and there are... More
March 1, 2018|
Response from ltokayak | Property representative |
Yes, that is true. Our website is a great place to find information like this and other tips to help you plan your adventure! Also, our website has an email contact form where you can ask questions and usually get much... More
August 18, 2017|
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Response from coco1xx | Reviewed this property |
We took the 3 day Sea Quest tour. We camped on Posey Island both nights. The guides were amazing and we had an incredible adventure. The night before and after the trip we stayed at Wayfarer's Rest, a hostel. It was... More