Driving Directions

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Our storefront in Anacortes
2009 Skyline Way
Anacortes WA 98221

For all half day (3 hour), full day (5 hour) and multi-day trips departing from Anacortes

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Deception Pass Trips
4399 Bowman Bay Rd
Anacortes WA 98221

For 1.5 hour family trips ONLY

3

San Juan Islands Ferry Terminal

For all San Juan Island Trips

4

Friday Harbor to Roche Harbor

If you are driving yourself to the Half Day Trip from San Juan Island

3

From Orcas Ferry to North Beach

For all trips from Orcas Island to Sucia Island

1 To our storefront in Anacortes
For all half day (3 hour), full day (5 hour) and multi-day trips departing from Anacortes

From I-5 (northbound or southbound)

(Approximately 90 minutes from Seattle; 1 hour from Bellingham)

  1. Exit 230, Highway 20, head west towards Anacortes, San Juan Islands.
  2. Follow Hwy 20 SPUR into Anacortes
  3. Hwy 20 turns into COMMERCIAL AVE
  4. Follow COMMERCIAL AVE. into town
  5. CONTINUE straight towards 12th St
  6. Turn LEFT on 12th St, which will turn into Oaks Ave; continue straight
  7. Passing the ferry turnoff on your right, continue straight onto Sunset Ave
  8. Turn LEFT onto Skyline Way
  9. Drive down Skyline Way until you see the Skyline Marine Center on your left: it's a big tan building with a red trim.
  10. Park outside and walk in through the double doors to check in with our staff in the office; we'll show you where to find long-term parking.

Have fun, and call if you get lost! 360-588-1117 or 1-800-992-1801

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2 Deception Pass Trips
For 1.5 hour family trips ONLY

From I-5 (northbound or southbound)

(Approximately 90 minutes from Seattle; 1 hour from Bellingham)

  1. Exit 230, Highway 20, head west towards Anacortes, San Juan Islands.
  2. WEST on Highway 20 for 11.5 miles, get in LEFT TURN LANE to continue on Highway 20, follow signs to Deception Pass and Oak Harbor
  3. Continue on Hwy 20 for 5 miles to ROSARIO ROAD, take RIGHT. (Pass Lake will be on your right at this point)
  4. IMMEDIATE LEFT onto BOWMAN BAY ROAD.
  5. LEFT at first stop sign, follow into dirt parking lot
  6. Look for our brown Kayak Shack near the trees.
  7. Washington State Parks require a Discover Pass for parking at Bowman Bay. You can purchase a day pass for $10 cash in Bowman Bay on the day of your trip; or you can purchase an annual pass for $30.

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3 To the San Juan Islands Ferry Terminal
For all San Juan Island Trips

From I-5 (northbound or southbound)

  1. Exit 230, Highway 20, head west towards Anacortes, San Juan Islands. (14.3 miles)
  2. Follow Highway 20 into Anacortes, take right at traffic circle and proceed down Commercial Avenue. (1.3 miles)
  3. Take a left on 12th Street, following the signs to the Ferry Terminal (3.7 miles)
  • For drive-on passengers we recommend being in line at least one hour prior to departure. On weekends, holidays, and other busy days, you should be prepared to be there much earlier. You can also make a reservation for your ferry passage online.
  • For walk-on passengers, please have your vehicle parked and be ready to board 30 minutes prior to sailing time.

Once on San Juan Island the van shuttle will be waiting directly across the street from the ferry landing, or to your right (north) in the traffic circle located just past the ice cream shop.

If you are driving on to the ferry then you will need to park in town. There is no parking available in San Juan County Park for guests on kayak tours.

On Second Street (to the right off of Spring St), up past the Courthouse, and next to the Community Theater, is a long-term parking lot (free). Also there is street parking on First Street, and on Spring Street past Argyle Avenue. Be sure to note whether it is short-term parking only so that you do not get ticketed.

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4 Friday Harbor to Roche Harbor (9.6 miles, 17 minutes)
If you are driving yourself to the Half Day Trip from San Juan Island

  1. Head northwest on 2nd St S toward West St (0.2 miles)
  2. Continue onto Guard St (0.1 miles)
  3. Turn right onto Tucker Ave (0.4 miles)
  4. Slight left onto Roche Harbor Rd (8.8 miles)
  5. As you approach Roche Harbor you will see the Sculpture Park on your left. Continue under the arch and turn left, keeping the Sculpture Park on the left.
  6. Continue up towards Roche Harbor Resort
  7. Look for the gravel parking lot on your left. After parking, walk down the hill past the brightly colored condominiums. Proceed past the Hotel de Haro towards the marina. The Marine Activities Center is down on the water, directly in front of the Roche Harbor Bar and Grill.

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4 From Orcas Ferry to North Beach (9.7 miles, 18 minutes)
For all trips from Orcas Island to Sucia Island

  1. Head northwest on Ferry Dock toward Orcas Rd
  2. Ferry Dock turns left and becomes Orcas Rd
  3. Continue straight onto Lover’s Ln
  4. Continue onto Mt Baker Rd
  5. Turn left onto N Beach Rd

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For Climb and Kayak Trips ONLY (Approximately 90 minutes from Seattle; 1 hour from Bellingham)
From I-5 (northbound or southbound)

  1. Exit 230, Highway 20, head west towards Anacortes, San Juan Islands
  2. WEST on Highway 20 for 11.5 miles, get in LEFT TURN LANE to continue on Highway 20, follow signs to Deception Pass and Oak Harbor
  3. Turn right on Campbell Lake Rd
  4. Continue onto Heart Lake Rd
  5. Slight right to stay on Heart Lake Rd
  6. Slight right onto Ray Auld Dr
  7. Turn right onto Erie Mountain Dr
  8. Follow road to the top!
  9. Park in the parking area at the top of Mt. Erie. Your guide will meet you there!
  10. Have fun, and call if you get lost! 360-588-1117 or 1-800-992-1801

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Car Rental Tips

If you’re arriving in Seattle without a car, there are cheap and easy rental options through Enterprise at its airport location. Most car companies at the airport are around $20-22 for a day rental, but Enterprise comes recommended by our clients! To pick up a car, you can take the Light Link Rail to the airport, pick up the car, and head on over to Anacortes, stopping on the way for food or just for the beautiful views.

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We had a wonderful trip. Blake was a great guide. Very relaxed and nice pace. The side trip to the light house was magical, and nice to get out and stretch. You do a good job of getting people out on the water safely and comfortably. The equipment was top notch. Well done!!! We will let friends know about the great trip we had.

Thanks again!
Barbara Beattie

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