Orcas Island Wildlife Weekend!

May 5 - 7, 20117
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Enjoy whales, wildlife, birds and all nature has to offer on Orcas Island's Wildlife Weekend. Enjoy kayaking tours, birdwatching boat tours, whale watch trips, all while basking in the beauty of springtime on Orcas Island. The apple trees are in bloom, the birds are nesting, and the sun is coming out!

Shearwater Kayak Tours will be offering 3-hour Kayak Tours @ Deer Harbor Marina at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. each day. 360-376-4699.

Eclipse Charters will focus on Birding this weekend. Departing @ the ferry landing at 12:30 to 4 pm. Check in at noon; lunches are available. 360-376-6566. 

Outer Island Excursions @ Smuggler's Cove: Explore the San Juan and Canadian Gulf islands aboard a fast,  exciting, powerboat specially designed for wildlife viewing, Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7; 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. 360-376-3711.

Outer Island Excursions @ Smuggler's Cove: Birdwatching Kayak Tour: Saturday, May 6, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.; and Sunday, May 7, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 360-376-3711.

Deer Harbor Charters at Deer Harbor Marina. Wildlife and Whale Tours departing at noon each day. 360-376-5989.

Tour Glenwood Springs Fish Hatchery, Saturday, May 6. Arrive at 9:00 a.m. for a 9:15 a.m.start. Parking is available at the hatchery. This will be a walking tour - not strenuous. Dress for  weather and mild activity level - duration about 90 minutes. Call or email the Chamber for info.

Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce: call 360-376-2273 or send an email.