San Juan Islands, Washington

To get to the San Juan Islands you can travel by ferry, boat or air service. All forms of transportation are offered daily for your convenience. Explore this page for information on how to get to the Islands.

Mystic Sea Charters. Office: 819 Commercial Avenue, Anacortes, WA 98221. Gray Whales check-in at 228 Wharf Street, Langley, WA 98260; Orca Whales check-in at Cap Sante Marina Dock A, 710 Seafarers Way, Anacortes, WA 98221. Toll-free: 1-800-308-9387. E-mail

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Kenmore Air. 6321 NE 175th Street, Seattle, WA 98028. Phone: 425-486-1257; Toll-free: 1-866-435-9524. E-mail

Provides daily scheduled flights from Seattle to Washington's San Juan Islands, British Columbia's Gulf Islands and to Victoria, British Columbia. Also offers private charters for waterside lunch, exploring remote islands, quick access to golf and other recreation, and weekend getaways to a variety of Northwest destinations reached by seaplane.

Northwest Seaplanes. 860 W. Perimeter Road, Renton, WA 98055. Phone: 425-277-1590; Toll-free: 1-690-0086; Fax: 425-277-8831. E-mail

Offers daily scheduled flights to the San Juan Islands and chartered flights to Vancouver Island and the Inside Passage.

San Juan Airlines. PO Box 1481, Renton, WA 98057. Toll-free: 1-800-874-4434.

Ferries and Boat Charters

Washington State Ferries
The ferry system serves eight counties within Washington and the Province of British Columbia in Canada through 10 routes and 20 terminals that are served by 29 vessels. Information agents are on duty daily 7:00 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. and can be reached through the website.

Clipper Navigation, Inc. (Passenger Ferry Only from Seattle.) 2701 Alaskan Way, Pier 69, Seattle, WA 98121. Phone: 206-448-5000.

Island Express Charters. 2011 Skyline Way, Anacortes, WA 98221. Phone: 360-299-2875; Toll-free: 1-877-473-9777. E-mail

Puget Sound Express. (Passenger Ferry from Port Townsend). Point Hudson Marina, 431 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368. Phone: 360-385-5288.

Paraclete Charter Service. Skyline Marina, Anacortes, WA. Phone: 360-293-5920; Toll-free: 1-800-808-2999. E-mail

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