Whale watching in the San Juan Islands is one of the most popular pastimes for tourists in Washington State. The Orca Whale pods that frequent the San Juans aren’t as common around Orcas Island; but there’s no worry. A host of businesses are ready and able to take you all over the San Juan Islands for the ideal whale watching experience. Wherever the whales might be is where you’ll get to see them. Not only can you experience the natural majesty of island marine life; you’ll get to enjoy a seaside tour of the San Juan Islands with experts in local wildlife and geography. Depart from Deer Harbor or the Orcas Village on Orcas Island; or take a boat from Roche Harbor or Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. Come visit Orcas Island and the San Juan Islands to immerse yourself in one of the finest marine experiences in the Pacific Northwest.