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CUSTOMIZED PRIVATE CHARTER BOAT

Outer Island Excursions offers customized private charter boat trips throughout the San Juan Islands including Seattle, Anacortes & Bellingham. We can handle up to 80 people. Groups over 30 require multiple boats. Private charters are three hours minimum, and have an hourly rate based on the size of the vessel required to accommodate your group. You may request a specific vessel or vessels for your trip, tailored to your group size.  For more information and photos of each boat, visit the Our Vessels page.

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ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES

What do you want to do on the water? The possibilities are endless on your customized charter. We can even do multiple activities which is unavailable on regular group trips. Our knowledgeable captains and naturalists can guide you in any combination of activities that you choose (time permitting) such as:

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WHALE WATCHING TOURS

Search with us for Orcas or killer whales, humpbacks, grays, minkes, and porpoises. We see whales on over 97% of our trips! We also often see seals, sea lions, Bald Eagles, and other amazing wildlife.

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CHARTER FISHING

Come bottom fishing for lingcod, kelp greenling, and halibut on our fishing charters or patiently seek Salmon- Kings, Silvers, Pinks, and more beneath the surface. Even catch Dungeness Crab and we can prepare them for you on a remote island!

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ISLAND HOPPING

Land on a remote island beach like Sucia for a picnic, have one of our trained naturalists guide you on a nature walk through the old growth forest of Matia, or explore any of the islands the State Ferries can’t reach!

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FINE DINING

Take a ride to Roche Harbor on San Juan Island to eat at historic McMillin’s Dining Room, enjoy an evening at the Willows Inn, explore Friday Harbor, or have us chauffeur you to restaurants in Eastsound such as Hogstone or the Inn at Ship Bay.

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BIRD WATCHING

Join us on a quest for Bald Eagles, Black Oystercatchers, Rhinoceros Auklets, Tufted Puffins, and more as we search through some of the less travelled waters of the region.

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LIGHT HOUSE TOURS

Explore the history of the region at Patos Island Light, Turn Point Light, Lime Kiln Lighthouse and more. See them from the sea and land on the islands to explore them up close!

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PHOTOGRAPHY

You choose how long you stay with any group of whales or wildlife to make sure you get time to capture the perfect shot. Come out with us at sunset for beautiful lighting, and get expert tips from our skilled naturalists.

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GEOCACHING

Looking for those hard to reach Geocache containers on remote islands like Sucia, Clark, Blakely, and Decatur? We can help you on your quest to where the Ferries can’t go!

For rates click your departure location below:

Rates are based on the number of people in your group, activities you wish to pursue, and the duration of your trip. For locations not listed (such as Blakely Island, Decatur Island, Friday Harbor, and Semiamoo Resort) please call our office at 360-376-3711 for more information.