There are few opportunities to capture the natural majesty of Orcas Island that are better than a kayak tour or boating trip in the waters of Puget Sound. Orcas Island hosts numerous marinas, kayak rentals and whale watching expeditions that are all available in season for single, double, and family excursions. Travel around Orcas Island on a charter cruise or take a whale watching tour with experienced guides and refreshments. If you’re planning on having your special day by the water, then consider chartering a wedding cruise from one of the touring services.
Boaters have plenty of opportunities to enjoy themselves in the San Juan Islands. Several marinas can be found across Orcas Island, including the fully stocked Deer Harbor Marina and the picturesque Rosario Resort Marina. Several resorts are located right by the water and provide their own docks for visitors and customers.
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Your personal guide to beautiful Deer Harbor on Orcas Island.
Deer Harbor, Orcas Island
West Beach Resort is located on the sunny and pristine west side of Orcas Island, Washington. We are a private destination resort specializing in providing guests with an authentic San Juan Islands getaway. We have been an Orcas Island lodging and hotel destination since 1938. Stay in our fully-equipped beachfront cabins & cottages on our world class walk-out, west-facing, sand/pebble beach and watch the sunset as you relive the day's adventures from your private beach fire pit.
Call 877-937-8224, Eastsound, Orcas Island
Spice up your sailboat or yacht with custom built, made to order teak wood furnishings from Cruising Concepts. We've built companionway doors, tables, boarding ladders, even interior entertainment suite furnishings. Our specially crafted teak products include custom design options and accessory kits. Call Cruising Concepts today at 360-376-2975 and see what options are available for your pleasure craft.
Call 360-376-2975, Orcas Island
Island Expeditions. Year round charters available. Join us aboard our new vessel. Sight Humpbacks, Orcas, Minke and Gray Whales; also view porpoise, seals and eagles. Or try fishing; catch Halibut, Ling Cod, Rockfish, Dungeness crab or Spot Shrimp. Trips depart from the Lopez Islander Resort. Lighthouse Tours and Kayak Trips are also available.
Boat moorage on the North side of Orcas Island just outside of Eastsound.
Reserve a Day Charter, Sailing the San Juan Islands, on the Classic Wooden Sloop, "Aura", a Northwest treasure. Her classic beauty, roomy cockpit, and steady speed make her ideal for day sails in the San Juan Islands. The Aura sails from Deer Harbor on Orcas Island. Steer and pull lines as much as you want. Instruction and longer trips are also available.
With ever-changing cycles of nature, each tour is unique. You will discover the excitement of meeting whales, eagles and more in their natural habitat. An unpredictable wilderness, full of surprises, is waiting just for you. You will never forget it!
Personal and regular daily kayak tours.
Call 360-376-5531, Olga, Orcas Island
Crewed sailing charters throughout the San Juans, Gulf Islands, the Inside Passage, Desolation Sound and the Great Bear Rainforest.
Shearwater Adventures has been offering a variety of sea kayak tours, instruction, and retail sales on Orcas Island since 1982. Over the years, we have introduced thousands of people to the joys of paddling in the San Juan Island. Our focus has always been sharing the fun of kayaking and the beauty of the marine environment. Shearwater uses the best kayaks and equipment available. We have a dedicated staff of qualified guides, and we know the islands better than anyone. Kayaking with Shearwater is a great activity to experience during your visit to the islands. Join us for a kayak tour for and a fantastic time on the water!
Robert Moran, Orcas Island's great benefactor, built the Moran mansion, which would eventually become the heart of Rosario Resort, way back in 1906. Today the renowned resort appeals to people with varied interests. Boaters who dock at the marina soon discover how much Rosario has to offer: a boat ramp, gas, showers, spa, pools, lounge, lodging, and groceries. It' s a starting place for kayaking and whale/wildlife tours. Dining ranges from casual to extra-ordinary.
Call 360-376-2222, Orcas Island
Moorage slips, gas diesel, propane, haul out and repairs, emergency service, marina sewage pump-out station, float plane terminal.
Cayou Quay Marina
Protected and convenient location in Deer Harbor on Orcas Island. Permanent Moorage in the San Juan Islands.
Call 360-376-4560, Deer Harbor, Orcas Island
Full service marina with store, overnight lodging, rental cottages. Also kayak, motorboat,and sailboat rentals available.
A longtime destination and waypoint for boaters & travelers in the San Juan Islands. "Modern dock facilities, side ties up to 120", Guest overnight docking, Electricity and potable water, High speed internet access, Fuel Dock, Laundry & showers, Beach and Pool access. Visit the Dock store for groceries, espresso, ice cream, burgers, fish and chips, beer & wine, soft drinks, ice, bait, boat stove fuel, daily newspaper, t-shirts and some produce. FREE shuttle access to ferry and shopping.
Premier crewed sailing charters in the San Juan Islands. Both six and twelve day guided charters available.
Hands on sailing lessons and private charters in the San Juan Islands, located in Olga on Orcas Island.
Providing moorage, near local post office and the Cafe Olga & artworks, in the heart of scenic olga.
An adventure on the water awaits you! We look forward to meeting you, and welcoming you aboard the sailing vessel Tomahawk. We are family and kid friendly, or can cater to a romantic evening for two. Crabbing, fishing, and hiking are available for the adventurous. Three hour Day and Sunset Sails offered daily. Departures from Deer Harbor, Friday Harbor and Roche Harbor available.
Day moorage near village, summers only.
A 57 acre forested preserve on the coast of Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands boasting a small, state owned recreation site used for marine mammal study, kayak and small boat camping, and outdoor education through nearby Camp Orkila. Accessible only by boat.