Things to do
There are so many fun things to do on Orcas Island. Cruise the San Juan Islands on a whale watch tour or enjoy open water kayaking. Or hike the trails of Moran State Park and choose from the climb to the top (or just drive : ) or an easy stroll around Cascade Lake. You won’t be disappointed! The view from the top is awesome.
Click Here for more things to do on Orcas Island.
Click Here for more whale watch operators.
Click here for more kayak tour operators.
Click here for daily event calendar.
For all the information you need to plan a first-rate visit to Orcas Island, check out the comprehensive Orcas Island Business directory at OrcasIsland.org!
Your personal guide to beautiful Deer Harbor on Orcas Island.
Deer Harbor, Orcas Island
Reserve a Day Charter, Sailing the San Juan Islands, on the Classic Wooden Sloop, ‘Aura’, a Northwest treasure. Her classic beauty, roomy cockpit, and steady speed make her ideal for day sails in the San Juan Islands. The Aura sails from Deer Harbor on Orcas Island. Steer and pull lines as much as you want. Instruction and longer trips are also available.
Sailboat, rigid-hull inflatable, and powerboat charters.
Call 360-376-7616 - Orcas Island
Four Winds Westward Ho is a private, non-profit summer camp founded in 1927. We offer an incredible camp experience for boys and girls ages 8-16 during three sessions each summer. Activities include: sailing, horseback riding, tennis, archery, arts & crafts, gardening, sports, photography and music. Our trips program takes campers overnight to nearby islands.
Explore the wonder of Deer Harbor, Moran State Park and other trails around Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands.
Enjoy the San Juan Islands. on two wheels! Rent a bicycle at Deer Harbor Marina on Orcas Island and let the fun begin.
Whale watching and wildlife cruises with naturalist guide.
Call 360-376-5989 - Deer Harbor, Orcas Island
Since 1982 we have introduced thousands of people to the joys of sea kayaking on Orcas Island with our sea kayak tours, and kayak & gear sales. We use the best kayaks and equipment available, have a dedicated staff of qualified guides, and know the islands better than anyone. Orcas Island kayaking is a great activity during your visit to the islands. Join one of our 3-hour, outer island, sunset or moonlight tours for a fantastic time on the water!
A longtime destination and waypoint for boaters & travelers in the San Juan Islands. Modern dock facilities, side ties up to 120’, Guest overnight docking, Electricity and potable water, High speed internet access, Fuel Dock, Laundry & showers, Beach and Pool access. Visit the Dock store for groceries, espresso, ice cream, burgers, fish and chips, beer & wine, soft drinks, ice, bait, boat stove fuel, daily newspaper, t-shirts and some produce. FREE shuttle access to ferry & shopping.
Call 360-376-3037 - Deer Harbor, Orcas Island