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Located on Orcas Island, established in 1988, we offer naturalist guided eco tours, with a focus on the resident orca whales, transient orca whales, minke whales, Steller sea lions, bald eagles, porpoises, harbor seals and a variety of marine sea birds. Explore this spectacular eco system, starting your trip from the center of the islands. March to November trips from Deer Harbor Marina and Rosario Resort on Orcas island.
Wildlife Cycles. 350 North Beach Road, PO Box 1048, Eastsound, WA 98245.
Lieber Haven Resort & Marina. 1945 Obstruction Pass Road, PO Box 127, Olga, Orcas Island, WA 98279. Phone: 360-376-2472.
Orcas Island Eclipse Charters. Toll-free: 1-800-376-6566; Fax: 360-376-4780.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Cycling the Islands: A Guide to Scenic Routes on the San Juan and Gulf Islands by John Crouch. This guide features over 35 adventures on 13 islands. Learn details on each destination such as points of interest, local history, start and finish points, conditions of routes and level of difficulty. Each route includes a map and detailed information. Order now...
Day Hiking the San Juans and Gulf Islands: National Parks, Anacortes, Victoria by Craig Romano. This guide explores the hiking destinations of the San Juan Islands as well as the Gulf Islands, Victoria, BC and Anacortes. Learn about the hundreds of miles of trails for all levels of hikers, some popular and some lesser known. Order now...
The San Juan Islands (Afoot & Afloat) by Marge Mueller and Ted Mueller. The guide to boating and activities in Washington's San Juan Islands. New sidebars on wildlife and history, best side trips and the best places and times to view birds, wildlife, wildflowers, and intertidal life. Driving directions and other data reformatted for "find it at a glance" use. Order now...
A Dreamspeaker Cruising Guide: Vol. 4 - The San Juan Islands, 1st Edition by Anne Yeadon-Jones and Laurence Yeadon-Jones. Detailed, hand-drawn charts illustrate safe approaches to anchorages and marinas. Descriptive text provides vital information and local knowledge about each destination plus fun tips to enhance the cruising experience. Order now...
A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands: Olympia to Port Angeles, 2nd Edition by Migael Scherer. An innovative "Cruise Planner" section with prepackaged itineraries for cruises of various duration, 120 full-color photos, 75 color chartlets and larger size and lay-flat binding for ease of use. Order now...
Moon San Juan Islands, 4th Edition (Moon Handbooks) by Don Pitcher. Learn about the best of the San Juan Islands' details on everything from accommodations, dining and activities. This guide has all the information needed to plan a fun-filled trip to this popular destination. Order now...
The Essential San Juan Islands Guide by Marge Mueller and Ted Mueller. Twenty maps help you locate sites, and the Lodging at a Glance table saves you time and clarifies your overnight options. Information about how to get there and what to do once you arrive are categorized by island, and include icons. Order now...
Frommer's Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and San Juan Islands by Chris McBeath. Insider tips from local expert authors including detailed maps, exact prices, directions, opening hours, and reviews of hotels and restaurants, plus sights, shopping, and nightlife, itineraries, walking tours, and trip-planning ideas. Order now...
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