An Orca whale encounter while sea kayaking in the Puget Sound, Washington State.
Kayaking with Orca whales in the Puget Sound.
A sea kayak tour paddles through the beautiful San Juan Islands of Washington State.
Sea kayakers enjoy a calm morning in the San Juan Islands.
Unobstructed views of the inner San Juan Islands while camping at Blind Island Marine State Park
Kayak camping on Blind Island Marine State Park.
A family enjoys camping on Jones Island during a kayak tour in the San Juan Islands.
Family friendly kayak camping trips in the San Juans
A peaceful day of sea kayaking in the San Juan Islands National Monument of Washington State.
A peaceful afternoon of kayaking in the San Juan Islands.
Kayaks at the Pelican Beach camp area on Cypress Island. San Juan Islands, Washington.
Seaside camping at Pelican Beach, on Cypress Island.
Taking a lunch break to enjoy the view of Mt. Baker. Kayaking from Anacortes to Cypress Island.
Looking at the Cone Islands, and Mt Baker, from Cypress Island
Seals resting on Sucia Island watch us as we go kayaking to the camp site.
Curious seals watch us pass by on Sucia Island
Eagle Cliff on Cypress Island rewards kayakers with an incredible view of the San Juan Islands.
The views from Eagle Cliff on Cypress Island. The best in the San Juans!
A happy couple inspects the kelp and amazing geology of Sucia Island State Park.
Inspecting the kelp, and the amazing geology of Sucia Island State Park.

5-Day Sea Kayaking in the San Juan Islands

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5-Day Kayaking Expeditions

Trip prices are all inclusive
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Limited number of Single Kayaks available!

Because we run the smallest group sizes in the industry these trips fill quickly! Book now to ensure a place on the sea kayaking trip that you choose!

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The ultimate sea kayaking experience in Washington State!

We’re the only sea kayaking company in the San Juan Islands that offers regularly scheduled departures from the three most popular destinations in the San Juans. Every trip has a different feel, and rewards participants with a slightly different experience, so we know that you can find the right trip to meet your expectations.

Anacortes to the Wasp Islands Group

This is our most requested 5-Day tour due to the convenience of departing from and returning to Anacortes. There are no ferry schedules to worry about and the logistics are easy for everyone to manage. Launching the kayaks from Anacortes, participants paddle directly into the heart of the San Juan Islands and head for the quiet beauty of the Wasp Islands Group.

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One-Way: San Juan Island to Anacortes

This is the most unique kayak tour being offered here in the San Juan Islands, and best way to “see it all” in five days. On this trip, you’ll launch from San Juan County Park on the west side of San Juan Island and paddle in the proposed Orca Whale Sanctuary for the first day. From there you’ll continue through the heart of the San Juans, camping on various islands along the way and finishing in Anacortes.

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Sucia Island Group (from Orcas Island)

Many of our returning guests choose this option in order to spend some serious time in the most beautiful of the Outer San Juan Islands. We depart and return from Orcas Island in order to maximize your time here. You won’t be covering as many miles on this trip because you’ll be wanting to take it slowly — it’s a place of incredible rock formations and abundant wildlife.

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We specialize in small group, all inclusive, multi-day sea kayak trips in the San Juans.

  • On these multi-day sea kayaking expeditions we strictly adhere to a 6 guest per guide ratio. All trips larger than 6 people will have two guides.
  • Groups of 5 or more guests can choose to have a private kayaking experience!
    (multi-day trips only)
  • A small sea kayaking group can move much more efficiently. We need less time attending to logistical issues like setting up or breaking camp and have more time for exploring and having fun in the San Juan Islands.
  • All camping and kayaking equipment is provided, as are all meals, including lunches.

The longer multi-day sea kayaking expeditions are best suited for folks in reasonably good shape. Occasionally there is a need to make a long push to get to the next campsite and we would not want to wear anyone out on a long crossing. We actually design these trips to be a little more physically involved. 5 day trips might average 8-10 miles per day paddling.

Anacortes Kayak Tours reserves the right to change or cancel available departure dates and prices. Once you book a kayak tour with us we will run it, as long as weather conditions permit us to conduct a safe sea kayaking excursion.

On multiday kayaking trips we do have a minimum of two people to run the trip, this is a matter of safety, not economics.

Don’t hesitate to call us if you have questions or would like additional details on any of our trips.

I just wanted to pause and say thank you so much for a wonderful visit to the San Juan Islands. We had a lovely time and it was such a special part of our trip this last month. Despite some crummy weather the trip was superb and Saturday was particularly special for me. I was so happy I was practically levitating! And of course Saturday was rounded off by some wonderful beach theatre!

Many thanks again — a big South African hug — Baie Dankie bru!
Kylie and Roger

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