Deer Harbor on Orcas Island is one of the best places to enjoy the peace and natural beauty of the San Juan Islands. Experience the comfort of local country inns and resorts among the hills and orchards of Deer Harbor. The Deer Harbor Marina is the perfect base for a maritime exploration of the San Juan Islands; whale watching and kayaking tours also depart regularly from the Marina in season. Stock up your galley at the Dock Store and Deli or enjoy a fresh seafood dinner at the Deer Harbor Inn Restaurant.
Check out Deer Harbor from above with a hike up Turtleback Mountain, just a few minutes’ drive from Deer Harbor. Explore Orcas Island with horseback riding and hiking with guided tours. The journey from Anacortes to Orcas Island on the Washington State Ferries is just the beginning of a peaceful and beautiful island adventure. Orcas Island provides some of the best opportunities for boaters, drivers, bikers, and hikers to come and enjoy.