San Juan Safaris Kayaking

Kayak tours depart from Friday Harbor, just steps from the Friday Harbor ferry landing. Your guide will walk you right down to our custom-made kayak docks and you will be on the water before you know it.

  • No experience necessary to kayak with us
  • We supply all kayaking equipment
  • We supply your professional kayak guide, who is also a marine naturalist
  • Our kayaks are hand-made, top of the line and glide without effort
  • We pride ourselves on maintaining all of our kayak equipment to the highest standards

Kayaking is fun and safe with our professional kayak and naturalist guides!  No experience is needed and all the equipment is provided by San Juan Safaris.  Enjoy a low guest to guide ratio of just 10 to 1 on tours.  Join a 3-hour wildlife tour or take a 5-hour tour from Roche Harbor in search of orca whales.  View an array of invertebrate life, many different seabirds, bald eagles, harbor seals, and possibly even whales!

No time for a tour? Rent a sit-on-top kayak for an hour or two!

We also rent recreational kayaks from our Roche Harbor and Friday Harbor locations and stand up paddle boards from our Roche Harbor location.  Rentals are perfect for families with children too young for our Family Specific Kayak Tours, or people who don't have the time for our guided tours. They are also a great way to spend an hour or two before or after one of our whale watch tours. Reservations can be made 48 hours in advance or are generally first come first serve.

Rentals are available mid-May to early September.