Things to do

Deer Harbor, Orcas Island, San Juan Islands Activites

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.

Mt. Constitution, Orcas Island from the top

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Orcas Island

Your personal guide to beautiful Deer Harbor on Orcas Island.
Deer Harbor, Orcas Island

Northwest Classic Daysails

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.
Call 360-376-5581

Gnats Nature Hike

Explore the wonder of Deer Harbor, Moran State Park and other trails around Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands.
Call 360-376-6629 - Orcas Island

Orcas Boat Rentals & Charters

Sailboat, rigid-hull inflatable, and powerboat charters.
Call 360-376-7616 - Orcas Island

Four Winds Westward Ho

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.
Call 360-376-2277 - Orcas Island

The Marina Barge Gift Shop

Reservations And Check In, Marina Sportswear, Charts, Maps, Books, Cards & Crafts, Children's Activities, Books, And Toys.
Call 360-376-3037 - Deer Harbor, Orcas Island

Deer Harbor Marina

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

Bike Rentals at Deer Harbor Marina

Enjoy the San Juan Islands. on two wheels! Rent a bicycle at Deer Harbor Marina on Orcas Island and let the fun begin.
Call 360-376-3037 - Deer Harbor, Orcas Island

Shearwater Kayak Tours

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!
Call 360-376-4699 - Orcas Island

Deer Harbor Charters

Whale watching and wildlife cruises with naturalist guide.
Call 360-376-5989 - Deer Harbor, Orcas Island