Beautiful downtown Friday Harbor

Visiting Friday Harbor

Visiting Friday Harbor After your kayak tour, but before you head home, take time to visit beautiful Friday Harbor. Whether you have a few moments while waiting for your ferry, or a few days to spend here, Friday Harbor has a variety of activities to enjoy. Book a whale watching

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How to Plan your Day Trip to the San Juan Islands this Summer: A First Time Visitor’s Guide

The most beautiful islands in Western Washington! The San Juan Islands are gorgeous in so many different ways. From the cool quiet days of winter to the bustling hot summer days, Friday Harbor makes for a great escape. While the main draw to the island is kayaking with orcas, on

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3-Day Yoga and Kayaking Tour

An expedition-style sea kayak trip that encompasses the scenic outer islands that ring San Juan Island! Whales, harbor seals and bald eagles...

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3 Day Northwest Craft Beer & Kayaking – Icicle Brewing

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 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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San Juan Island Makes the New York Times!

Check out this great New York Times article about Tucker the dog, the world’s only canine whale researcher! The writer, Kirk Johnson, came out on a three-day kayak tour with us in August of this year.

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Whales, Whales, Whales!

It’s been an exciting week here on San Juan Island, with orcas and a few humpbacks making appearances off the coast of San Juan! This past Saturday, August 5, visitors to the west side of the island were treated to a rare showing by a humpback whale headed north through

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K Syrah Syrah (K is for Kayaking)

There is nothing better after a long day of recreating in the outdoors than a delicious meal paired with the right wine.This summer we are again offering 3-day, overnight, sea kayaking/wine tasting tours in the San Juan Islands just north of Seattle. The three-day trip partners with three distinct award winning

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San Juan Islands Kaying

Barefoot Bandit’s Story Told

This last week the Barefoot Bandit came back on our radar. Bob Friel a good friend and local islander just released his book that follows the path of Colton Harris-Moore, the modern day outlaw that was finally apprehended in the Caribbean. The fact that no one was physically injured or

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Extra Nature Conservancy Dates Added

The Nature Conservancy is a driving force of preservation all over the world. Here in the San Juan Islands we are lucky enough to have the Nature Conservancy serving as stewards of many different islands including Yellow Island which was gifted to the Nature Conservancy after being homesteaded by the

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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 award winning Washington wineries to offer unique gourmet wine/paddling experiences.

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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 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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Stopover on a 3 day to Stuart Island

3 Day Kayaking Tour

Our favorite San Juan Island overnight sea kayak trip takes us through prime orca whale habitat to picturesque Stuart Island - accessible only by boat. We spend 3 glorious days kayaking and hiking - and enjoy fabulous views, fabulous cuisine, bottled wines and great company.

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Birthday Fun!

The folks on this week’s four-day sea kayak tour were in for a treat last night when a band of Outdoor Odysseys guides along with owner and founder Clark Casebolt showed up at their campsite on Jones Island to surprise the tour leader and birthday girl, Sarah Young. The group

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Friday Harbor Art Market

As the first of September approaches, so does your last chance to check out the weekly Friday Harbor Art Market! As of this summer, the San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild has begun hosting a weekly art market on Thursdays from 5 to 8 PM in downtown Friday Harbor, at Brickworks

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Vacationing in the San Juan Islands

Come out to San Juan Island and join us for a sea kayaking trip to see why the San Juan Archipelago is the little-known jewel of the Pacific Northwest!

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