Orca Whale Watching

Orca whales / killer whales are found in many oceans of the world but for orca whale watching, the Pacific Northwest's San Juan Islands are one of the most reliable places to view them.  During the warmer months, May through September, three pods (families) of orcas make Washington's San Juan Islands near Seattle and Vancouver, their home. The Southern Resident Community (J, K & L Pods) have been coming to the San Juan Islands for thousands of years because of the nutrient rich seas which draw salmon making it a perfect feeding and breeding ground for the orcas.  There are currently roughly 80 orcas and each spring brings new calves to the pods.

Tours in the San Juan Islands

Our whale sighting guarantee:  We see whales on over 90 percent of our whale watch tours.  If you don't see whales on your whale watching/wildlife trip with us, then your next trip with us is free of charge.

Experience the thrill of orca whale watching (killer whale watching) and wildlife viewing and witness California and Steller sea lions, harbor seals, bald eagles, Dall's and harbor porpoise, gray whales (during the spring), bald eagles, pigeon guillemots, sea gulls, black oyster catchers and great blue heron in their natural habitat. 

Join our 3.5 to 4 hour orca whale watch / wildlife cruise for a fun, scenic and informative journey through the sunny San Juan Islands of Washington State.  Cruise throughout these Pacific Northwest islands in comfort aboard the Odyssey.

Our USCG licensed captain and 2 certified marine naturalists provide an informative and entertaining voyage aboard the spacious, stable and comfortable, classic motor yacht, “Odyssey”. Join us on one of our daily orca watching cruises (April through October), or charter the Odyssey (available year round) for your own private whale watching orcas event. 

quiet, We are just a ferry ride away from Anacortes and located just 200’ from the ferry terminal in Friday Harbor.

Whale watch orcas and wildlife tours aboard the classic 65’ yacht, “Odyssey” using environmentally friendly biodiesel.

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