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Discovery Sea Kayaks

260 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7254
+1 360-378-2559
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E Bike rental

Fun ride down to Cattle Point on the south end. The bikes were in good condition and worked... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Darin G
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Eagle Mountain, Utah
On our own

We set out for just two hours of kayaking within the harbor and we saw seals and eagles. It would... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Terry S
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In the heart of downtown Friday Harbor, we offer a range of San Juan Islands Kayak Tours and Bike Rentals. Kayak Tours range from a half day outing to multiple days out camping on the outer islands. Our signature Full Day, Half Day and Sunset Kayak Tours travel routes best to encounter whales and marine wildlife. Our multi-day kayak tours range from 2 to 5 days with the 3-day kayak tour being our most popular. We provide all the equipment and cook every meal with fresh locally sourced foods. We are proud to employ a small group of professional guidesthat are extremely skilled kayakers and trained naturalist. Safety, Education, and Adventure are ensured with our amazing team of guides. We operate some of the smallest groups sizes to ensure each kayak tour provides a personal experience. Our downtown location is the perfect starting point for exploring the island by bike. We have the largest electric bike rental fleet on island and quality traditional bikes as well.
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“kayak trip” (44 reviews)
“half day tour” (17 reviews)
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260 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7254
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+1 360-378-2559
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fun ride down to Cattle Point on the south end. The bikes were in good condition and worked perfectly. The "E" pedal assistance makes it feel like you are on vacation instead of a work out, but you do get a fair amount of exercise....More

Thank Darin G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We set out for just two hours of kayaking within the harbor and we saw seals and eagles. It would be great to take a guided tour next time in order to see more of the outlying area. The staff was wonderful and helpful. It...More

Thank Terry S
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brilliant out of this world experience, made all the better with fabulous guides. Would highly recommend. We were first time kayaker's and the guides simplified all directions and we felt at ease and reassured throughout our whole experience. They were never too far away. The...More

Thank Emma w
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great kayaking experience with Jenny. We saw bald eagles and harbor porpoises. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. We will be back!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful afternoon biking to Lime Kiln. The e-bike made for a great ride over the rolling hills of San Juan Island. The lady who checked us out with our bikes gave us a very good description of what to expect and how...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our full-day kayaking with Tiffany. As others have noted, she’s an outstanding guide—eager to share her extensive knowledge of aquatic life. She also gave a succinct but very useful introduction to water safety and sea kayaking skills. We were extremely impressed that...More

Thank Barbara R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great kayak experience for new kayakers. Kelly did an awesome job accommodating everyone and making sure we were all comfortable.

Thank Vanderlene K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really fantastic afternoon out cycling around San Juan island. The road bikes were in excellent condition, with good gears for the hills and handy panniers for all your items (saves you sweating through a backpack). The staff at the shop provided great tips about the...More

Thank acobb27
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We experienced a beautiful afternoon on the water and saw a bald eagle, harbor seals, and beautiful scenery. It was disappointing to not see more wildlife, but you never know what you will be fortunate to see. The kayaks were very comfortable and easy to...More

Thank lillianp187
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic paddle...our guide Tiffany was fantastic..super knowledgeable, very personable, highly competent. Wonderful dramatic sunset. Small group to guide ratio with great gear provided to us...highly recommend!

Thank Jeannette B
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Evie P
June 6, 2016|
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Response from Jason G | Property representative |
We have a minimum age of 12 years old for the tour. But we have found the best age is early teens and up. Given how late the tour operates younger paddler tend to fade pretty fast.
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685TomL
September 7, 2015|
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Response from Jason G | Property representative |
The kayaks we use are Current Design Libra XT tandem kayaks. The seats do have back support, but I would not say that have anymore support than any other tandem kayak in its class. They are comfortable kayaks, but back... More
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