Lopez Island Morning Kayak Tour

Join us on beautiful Lopez Island for a morning tour along the coastline! Make the most of your day with an early paddle and lots of time to explore! This adventure is designed for beginning paddlers and families looking for a short guided sea kayaking excursion in the San Juan Islands. Our Lopez Island tours offer you the lowest ferry rates (Lopez is the first island on the San Juan ferry route) and Lopez Island is the best island destination for family biking, hiking, sunsets, picnics, and photographs!

image description image description image description image description image description
  • OVERVIEW
  • ITINERARY
  • LOCATION
  • FORMS
  • Location:
    Lopez Island, WA
  • Activity Level:
    Relaxed
  • Season:
    Summer
  • Length:
    3 Hours
  • Experience Level:
    Beginner
  • Pre-requisite:
    None
  • Ages:
    6+ with Parent

During this scenic Lopez kayak adventure we will cover approximately 2-3 miles of protected shoreline, and paddle at a leisurely pace for approximately 2 hours. Your kayak guide is ready to teach you the basics of paddling in a quick and fun manner so that you can enjoy your time on the water. Our guests enjoy stable double and triple sea kayaks on our Lopez Island tours. This is a kid-friendly trip - bring the whole family! Youth ages 6+ are welcome, and ages 6-12 (or those who wish to relax and take photos!) are best matched with 2 adult paddlers in a triple (we want everyone to have a relaxing and enjoyable time!). Come explore with us! Please plan for up to 3 hours total for this excursion for ferry/travel planning).

This Kayak Tour is available on select days in July and August.

What We'll See
Our Lopez Kayak Tours are all unique! Bald eagles, harbor seals, purple and orange starfish, moon jellies, dals porpoises, herons, and dungeness crabs are just some of the marine critters and wildlife that we may encounter on this tour. Of course there are many other sights to enjoy! Sea planes, passenger ferries, beachfront cabins and driftwood creations are just some of the unique island scenes you can expect. Feel free to bring your waterproof camera!

Reservations are required for all kayak tours - Register online or call 425-883-9039 to schedule your adventure!

Washington State Ferries now accepts vehicle reservations for travel to the San Juan Islands - we recommend that you make a ferry reservation!

Parking Pass for State Parks: Your Lopez Island kayak tour departs from Spencer Spit State Park and your vehicle must display a Discover Pass.  If you have a camping reservation at Spencer Spit for the day of your kayak tour your camping reservation stub or receipt will serve as your permit.  Please review the information on the State's webpage for updates and additional details, or to purchase a Discover Pass.

Please note that all trips have a minimum number of participants. If you register for a trip that does not yet have the required number of paddlers, we may be forced to reschedule your trip. We will notify you by phone and email at least 24 hours in advance in this situation to discuss alternate dates and times.