Take an all-day round-trip adventure from Seattle to San Juan Island's Friday Harbor aboard a high-speed catamaran. Upon arrival to the San Juan Islands enjoy a 2.5-hour guided Whale and Sea Life Search cruise as part of your voyage. Afterward you'll spend approximately 2-hours sightseeing and shopping at Friday Harbor before returning to Seattle later that evening.
Depart at 7:45am from Pier 69 in downtown Seattle and cruise through Puget Sound toward the San Juan Islands - Seattle's secret playground! The roomy seats have plenty of leg room for a comfortable trip. Step out on the deck for a breath of fresh air and take in the beautiful views or enjoy an onboard meal basket and beverage at your seat (meals and beverages are not included). On this 3.5-hour cruise, you'll enjoy beautiful island vistas and a multitude of marine wildlife. Upon arrival at your destination you can spend time at the wonderful beaches, shops and other fun attractions.
Upon arrival to the San Juan Islands take a 2.5-hour Whale & Sealife Cruise and continue your cruise through the waters of San Juan Island. This cruise departs Friday Harbor at approximately 11:30am and returns at 2:00pm. This 2.5-hour wildlife adventure is great for viewing orcas and other sea life in their natural habitats. The islands are home to 3 whale families, or pods, that migrate to the island waters for the summer months. You'll then have approximately 2.5 hours to spend in town shopping and sightseeing.
At 4:30pm you'll begin your trip back Seattle on a 3.5-hour cruise though the protected waters of Saratoga Passage and Deception Pass before arrive at Seattle's Pier 69 at approximately 7:15pm.
Please note: Whale sightings are not guaranteed.
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- Depart from Seattle: 7:45am
- Arrive at Friday Harbor: 11:15am
- Whale and Sealife Search: 11:30am - 2:00pm (included)
- Depart from Friday Harbor: 4:30pm
- Arrive at Seattle: 7:15pm
Returns to original departure point
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Ferry Service from Seattle
- Same-day round-trip ferry service
- 2.5-hour guided cruise on the Whale and Sea Life Search
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- This is a passenger-only ferry service. Autos, bikes, etc. are not allowed
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
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