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Whale Watching Cruises from Friday Harbor (San Juan Island), Washington: A Guide

If there is a capital of whale watching in Washington, it is definitely Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, which has almost as many whale watching outfits as the entire state of Washington combined, despite the fact that the small island town's population is only about 2,000. There are, in fact, an overwhelming number of whale watching cruises that leave from Friday Harbor. It is difficult to even determine which companies offer them, and this is to say nothing of the process of selecting a particular whale watching cruise. To give you some orientation as you navigate your way through the plethora of options, we have compiled the following guide to whale watching cruises from Friday Island. We have, as far as we can tell, tracked down every company that offers whale watching cruises on Friday Harbor, allowing you to work from this list as you determine the right cruise for you. Read more [...]
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Whale Watching Cruises in the San Juan Islands of Washington: A Guide

Essentially all whale watching opportunities in the state of Washington involve the San Juan Islands or the area around these islands, including the Puget Sound. This area is off the northwestern coast of Washington, which is made up of a maze of islands and waterways where whales and other marine life are frequently spotted. To give you a better idea of what to expect if you go on a whale watching cruise in the San Juan Islands or there about, we have compiled the following guide. Read more [...]