Why Choose Outdoor Odysseys

  • Award-Winning Tours – Named one of the “200 Best Outfitters in the World” by National Geographic Adventure Magazine.
  • Whale Sightings – Sea kayaking tours launch from San Juan County Park – the best place to see whales in the islands!
  • Exceptional Cuisine – We are the only kayaking company on San Juan Island to provide lunch on our kayak tours, in addition to the outstanding dinners and breakfasts we provide on our overnight trips.
  • Top Notch Guides – Fun, knowledgeable, and professional, most are back for their 4th season or more!
  • 30 years Experience – We are the oldest and most experienced kayaking company to launch from San Juan County Park.
  • Best Pricing – When you factor in lunches and dry bags as standard on our San Juan Island kayaking tours, superb cuisine and friendly, mature guides, WE OFFER THE BEST KAYAK TOURS FOR YOUR MONEY!
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2016 Kayak Guides

The experience, maturity and professionalism of your sea kayak guide is critical in determining the quality of your San Juan Island trip.

  • For 2016, many of our sea kayak guides are returning for another fantastic season.
  • They bring more combined knowledge, professionalism and experience than any other sea kayak company operating in the San Juans.
  • Our youngest guides are in their mid-late 20′s offering a high level of maturity and professionalism.
  • Many have degrees in natural history disciplines and willingly share their knowledge and passion for these sunny, beautiful islands.

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Women On the Water “WOW”

A trip for women lead by women. Stay at scenic waterfront campsites and enjoy exquisite cuisine prepared by our female guides  – all with the opportunity to see Orca whales, bald eagles, harbor seals and river otter!

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Skagit Valley College Natural History/Marine Biology Course

This class is offered through Skagit Valley Colleges and can carry up to 5 biology credits. This 10-day educational expedition will open your eyes and mind to the wonders and history of the Salish Sea!

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Custom/Family Kayak Tours

Bring your friends, family, work colleagues, scout troop, or church group on a paddling trip in the scenic San Juan Islands. We can arrange half day, full day, or multi day tours. Start a tradition of a yearly kayak get-together!

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3 Day Northwest Craft Beer & Kayaking

Unwind after your days of recreating in the San Juan Islands by paddling back to camp for gourmet multi-course dinners and guided tasting of a selection of either Bellingham’s Boundary Bay Brewing or Leavenworth’s Icicle Brewering beer. Outdoor Odysseys is proud to partner with this Northwest favorite to provide a truly unique paddling/camping experience.

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3 Day Wine Tasting & Kayaking

It’s not often that you share a table with the person who actually made your wine. Outdoor Odysseys is proud to partner with three award winning Washington wineries to offer three unique gourmet wine/paddling experiences.

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