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San Juan Cruises

355 Harris Ave Ste 104, Suite #104, Bellingham, WA 98225-7068
+1 800-443-4552
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Whale of a time

Finally decided to do the all day deluxe whale watching tour. We loved it. First 2 hours took us to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Orlando J
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Crab cruise of Bellingham Bay

We had a ball on this cruise, staff was excellent, good service and friendly! One price for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lucyballs1
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Bellingham, Washington
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San Juan Cruises offers a variety of tours from Bellingham, WA. Our Deluxe Whale Watching Adventure cruise in the scenic San Juan Islands includes a free Northwest salmon lunch, and a shore visit in Friday Harbor. Express Whale Watching tours which include a lasagna lunch are availabe on Saturdays and Sundays. New for 2017 is a new Evening Whale Watching Tour, which is available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week in July and August. On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays we have our Chuckanut Bay Cracked Crab dinner cruises. Beer and wine tasting cruises take place on Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer. Sucia Island Picnic Cruises are available on Saturdays and Sundays, and La Conner / Deception Pass Tours go out on Saturdays. Private charters are also available.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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355 Harris Ave Ste 104, Suite #104, Bellingham, WA 98225-7068
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Finally decided to do the all day deluxe whale watching tour. We loved it. First 2 hours took us to Friday harbor and an informative cruise of the San Juan Islands. Very foggy in the morning, but it cleared up later in the day. Spent...More

Thank Orlando J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a ball on this cruise, staff was excellent, good service and friendly! One price for evening cruise included all you can eat crab dinner (the best), nice broccoli salad, BBQ chicken (which I didn't try), bread sticks, roasted potatoes...yum! Beer, wine and cocktails...More

Thank lucyballs1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a day cruise to Smith Island to see the tufted puffins and had a fabulous time. The staff were very organized and knowledgable. Our cruise stopped by several bird-friendly sites and islands as well as Smith Island, the home to over a...More

Thank Quentin B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our last day of vacation and decided to go on a whale tour. A local convinced us this was the best. We had gone on whale tours in the past and had a great time. We decided on the deluxe tour with a...More

Thank eryn d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have enjoyed several trips with San Juan Cruises. They are professional and efficient! We did the whale watching trip with stop in Friday Harbor this time. While we only saw one humpback, the cruise itself was fun, smooth, and with description of the islands...More

Thank Bellinghamster64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a home brewer and have wanted to go on this cruise for a long time. My wife surprised me with this cruise and we were joined by our three adult children and had a WONDERFUL time. My wife chose a cruise in which my...More

Thank Darren C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We brought out-of-state friends with us on our first outing with San Juan Cruises, and it was a very nice day. The Captain gave me enough information (I'm a history/geography nut) to keep me interested, but didn't talk so much as to interfere with the...More

1  Thank TukeMom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Because we were staying in Bellingham, we decided to take this 'deluxe' cruise, well that is how it is described online. I'm not sure I'd call it deluxe but it is definitely busy and on the day we did it very action packed. The cruise...More

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff and crew are very nice and professional. Very informative captain. We learned a lot about the different islands on our way to Friday Harbor. After the harbor stop the salmon buffet lunch was excellent. Spent the afternoon chasing a few different whale families...More

1  Thank pianobone
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Best way to get a chance to see the whales. They do a wonderful job & provide you with a fabulous meal as well. the Captain is full of so many facts & information. I will do this trip again. Have guests from out of...More

Thank Martha1105
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A809J
9 October 2016|
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Response from tvmt | Reviewed this property |
An opportunity to see the Orcas at a young age would be a great experience. A day cruise of whale watching and a couple hours in Friday Harbor would be my recommendation. San Juan Cruises is top notch and will provide a... More
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KathiM17
3 July 2016|
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Haven't taken the beer cruise but have heard it is very good. Suggest you call the San Juan Cruises and talk to them directly.
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Jonathan U
24 July 2015|
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Response from SanJuanCruises-Bham | Property representative |
The wine cruise is casual as well. Occasionally there will be a group aboard celebrating a special occasion and might dress up a bit, but generally it's casual. It's not a bad idea to bring a light jacket or windbreaker... More
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