30 YEAR OF RESPONSIBLE WILDLIFE VIEWING

We have a passion for learning & exploration and a goal to act like a fly on the wall to help limit our impact on all marine species.

WHALE POLICY

The Best Whale Policy on Orcas Island. If you do not see a whale on a regularly scheduled whale watching Tour you can ride again for FREE!   Not a stand by pass like the other guys! Click the link to learn more.

Online Reservations

Don’t let the boat fill up without you. Reserve early and save $15 on your tour. Use our online booking system and book anytime or feel free to give us a call to set up a reservation or answer a question.

Core Values

Responsible & Respectful Wildlife Viewing. The days of GO FASTER and GET CLOSER whale watching are over. Our goal is to act as a fly on the wall and observe wildlife with the lowest impact possible.

What can you see during the adventure?  Each day is different!  Here are just a few awesome encounters we have:

  • Orca Whales
  • Humpback Whales
  • Minke Whales 
  • Dall’s Porpoises
  • Harbor Porpoises
  • Stellar Sea Lions
  • Harbor Seals
  • Bald Eagles
  • Cormorants
  • …and much more!

Orca Island Whale Watching

Simply the Best!

Simply the Best!

Deer Harbor Charters is simply the best tour company on Orcas Island. Whether you are looking for a whale & wildlife tour, a relaxing sailing charter or a water taxi to a remote State Park Island; Deer Harbor Charters has you covered.

Family Business

Family Business

Deer Harbor Charters has been family owned & operated since 1988. Established by Tom Averna as the first whale & wildlife tour company from Orcas Island. Join us today and let our family show yours the magic of the San Juan's.

Working For You

Working For You

Although we operate hundreds of tours each year we never forget who is in charge. With the best customer service in the industry Deer Harbor Charters staff are friendly, educated and easy going. Feel free to give us a call today.

Keeping It Local

Keeping It Local

It doesn't get much more local than Orcas Island. With local foods, crafts & people. That's why Deer Harbor Charters strives to hire only Local Employee's with a honest livable wage. Employ an Islander - Whale Watch with us.

What Our Customers Say

Alan Darlene Wernke

Alan Darlene Wernke

You make the trip more than wonderful. We'll be back next year . . .

Sam Crowley

Sam Crowley

The Deer Harbor Charters crew are the best. They definitely love what they do. Thanks for a perfect outing.

Joan Harry Rhane

Joan Harry Rhane

Thanks for caring about God's creatures.

Contact Deer Harbor Charters

Thank you for your interest in Deer Harbor Charters.

 

If you have any questions or would like more information, please call us

 

360-376-5989 

800-544-5758 

info@deerharborcharters.com

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