Orcas Swim Under Kayaks with Sea Quest Kayak Tours

Orcas Swim Under Kayaks with Sea Quest Kayak Tours

Picture yourself paddling serenely through the pristine waters of the San Juan Islands with Sea Quest Kayak Tours. Suddenly, not one, but two orcas emerge from the depths and glide gracefully beneath your kayak. Join us as we relive the astonishing moment when a group of adventurers encountered this remarkable spectacle, as recounted by guide … Read more

Best Time to Spot Whales on a San Juan Islands Kayak Tour

best time to spot whales on a kayak tour in the san juan islands - Spring through fall

Whale watching in the San Juan Islands is a bucket list item for many adventure seekers. Imagine gliding silently through the pristine waters, surrounded by breathtaking scenery, and suddenly witnessing the sight of orcas breaching the surface. For those planning a kayak trip in the San Juan Islands, timing is crucial for maximizing the chances … Read more

Orca Calf Stranded in Canadian Lagoon for Over a Month Successfully Swims to Freedom

Orca calf stranded in Canadian lagoon for more than a month swims out

ZEBALLOS, BC — In a heartening turn of events, Kʷiisaḥiʔis, a 2-year-old orca calf stranded in a secluded lagoon off Vancouver Island, finally broke free from her confinement early Friday morning, as reported by the Ehattesaht First Nation. Around 2:30 a.m., the young orca, whose name roughly translates to “brave little hunter,” swam past the … Read more

Deceased BC Kayakers Located Off Washington State Coast after Disappearance


In a tragic development, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) confirmed on Wednesday that two kayakers, reported missing from Vancouver Island, have been discovered deceased in Washington state. The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office announced on Tuesday that they had recovered two bodies from the waters off San Juan Island. This discovery follows a three-day … Read more

First Humpback Whale Calf of the Year Spotted Near Washington Island: Watch as It Swims Alongside Its Mother

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In the vast expanse of the Salish Sea off Washington, the inaugural sighting of the season’s first baby humpback whale has ignited excitement. Here at Sea Quest Kayak Tours, we are excited by the possibility to see humpback whales from our kayaks! Images captured by Eagle Wing Tours showcases the tender bond between the calf … Read more

Women’s Kayak Tours in the San Juan Islands – Sisterhood

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Nestled in the pristine waters of the Pacific Northwest, the San Juan Islands offer a sanctuary for outdoor enthusiasts seeking adventure amidst breathtaking landscapes. Among these adventurers are the “outdoor girls,” women who find solace and joy in exploring the great outdoors. However, there’s a prevailing misconception that in the realm of outdoor activities, competition … Read more