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Turn Point Lighthouse on Stuart Island:

We depart Orcas Island and head for Stuart Island. Along the 16 mile trip we will watch for sea lions, orcas, porpoises, seals and other wildlife that inhabit the San Juans. Once at Stuart Island we will hike to the Turn Point lighthouse which was completed in 1936. The lighthouse is currently home to a historical museum. We will take time to view and photograph the lighthouse, visit the museum and watch for the orcas which frequently pass by the light. If you choose, bring a lunch and enjoy a picnic.

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The trip will last roughly 4 hours
The cost per person is $189
Minimum 4 people


Patos Island Lighthouse Tour:

We will depart Orcas Island and head for Patos Island. Along the 8 mile trip we will watch for sea lions, orcas, porpoises, seals and other wildlife that inhabit the San Juans. Once at Patos Island we will hike to the Patos Island Lighthouse which was completed in 1905. The light house has been recently restored, though it is currently not open to the public. We will have a chance to view and photograph the lighthouse and watch for pods of harbor porpoise which frequently feed near the point. If you choose bring, a lunch and enjoy a picnic.

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The Trip lasts roughly 2 – 3 hours
The cost per person is $89
Minimum 4 people

Custom Lighthouse Tours

Visit one or more of the regions numerous lighthouses. On our custom trips we can depart from any location in the San Juans such as Lopez Island, San Juan Island, or Lummi Island. We can even pick you up from mainland locations such as Bellingham or Anacortes. We can view lighthouses from the water or on land. At some of the lighthouses, tours of the interior can be arranged. We can extend your tour to include additional activities such as whale watching, fishing, kayaking, birdwatching, photography, and more. The cost of these tours is on an hourly basis. Please refer to our Custom Charter page for hourly rates or contact us by phone or email for a quote.

 Learn more about our local Lighthouses:

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Orcas, humpbacks, grays, minkes, porpoises, and more amazing wildlife can be found on a scheduled afternoon tour or sunset cruise. Learn more here…

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Customize your experience with whale watching, fishing, island hopping, lighthouse tours, birdwatching, fine dining, or a combination of activities. Learn more here…

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Bring your kids bottom fishing for crab, lingcod, kelp greenling, halibut, and more or patiently seek Salmon- Kings, Silvers, Pinks, and more await beneath the surface. Learn more here…

Sucia Island


Visit the hidden gem of the Outer Islands at Sucia Island State Park! Enjoy a day trip hiking, rent kayaks to explore hidden coves, or even camp overnight. Learn more here…

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Want to explore islands where the State Ferries don’t go? Get off the beaten path anywhere in the San Juans with a water taxi. Even land on a remote beach! Learn more here…