Does your ideal vacation include sea kayaking along rocky coastlines... paddling between small remote islands in search of sea birds, seals, porpoise, river otters, having the amazing opportunity to kayak with killer whales (orca whales) passing by in the distance and at the end of the day retreating to the most luxurious inns and dining at the best restaurants in the San Juan Islands? Let Crystal Seas take care of all the logistical details and provide you with all the activities and fun you will want on your next vacation!
Length: These tours range from 2-6 days in length.
Includes: Crystal Seas Kayaking provides all accommodations, transportation, kayak gear, breakfast, picnic lunches, dinner and a happy hour beverage of your choice after the days activity. Accommodations: The Inn to Inn Kayak Tours include staying at the Outlook Inn and Turtleback Farm Inn on Orcas and Tucker House and the Friday Harbor House on San Juan Island.
No experience is necessary.
No previous sea kayaking experience is required: You will begin your sea kayak tour with a thorough safety/kayak lesson to familiarize you with your equipment and adequately prepare you for your adventure. The lesson includes paddling technique, sea kayaking safety, tips on loading and unloading of your sea kayak, familiarization with the safety gear and providing other helpful and necessary skills for your kayak expedition.
Crystal Seas Kayaking provides all gourmet meals and snacks made with locally farmed produce when available, safety equipment and first aid supplies, SealLine dry bags, two-person MSR tents, Therm-A-Rest sleeping pads and pillows, Kokatat paddling jackets and pants, wetsuit booties, pogies and our incredible attention to detail. You need to bring, a sleeping bag (rentals are available), personal clothing and toiletries, a willingness to learn and a sense of adventure.
- Departure Months: April, May, June, July, August, September, October
- Trip Duration: 2-3 Day Trip
- Sport/Activity: Kayaking, Photography
- Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate
- Water Type: Flat/Sheltered Water, Open Water/Ocean
- Services Available: Guided, Route Planning, Gear Rental, Meals
- Skill Level: Upon Request