The waters surrounding San Juan Island, located near Seattle are the #1 place in North America to see wild orca whales! San Juan Safaris offers the highest quality whale watching tours with a focus on our guests’ experiences and respectful wildlife viewing. Experience orcas, seals, sea lions, eagles, and more from the comfort of our safe, fast, and US Coast Guard approved vessels. Tours are staffed by seasoned Captains and passionate Marine Naturalists who will teach you about the wildlife, ecology, and geology of the Salish Sea.
The 55ft M/V Sea Lion, our flash ship vessel, has a heated inside cabin, wrap around viewing deck, ample seating inside and out and a comfortable restroom on board. For extra excitement, ride on the M/V Kestrel, the high adventure Zodiac style vessel. Suits are provided that ensure you keep warm and dry on this open air adventure vessel.
Vessels depart from Friday Harbor, San Juan Island.