"Orcas Island’s most experienced whale and wildlife tour company!!!"

Deer Harbor Charters is simply the best way to see and learn about Orca whales and other marine wildlife of the San Juan Islands. Daily educational narrated trips with experienced captain/naturalists aboard. We are exclusively the only whale and wildlife tour company leaving from Rosario and Deer Harbor Marina.

Experience Matters


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Deer Harbor Charters celebrates it’s third decade of whale watching and marine wildlife tours in the San Juan Islands. We’ll cruise through protected waters in search of Orca whales and Minke whales.

Amazing Wildlife


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Along the way we will also look for bald eagles, seals and porpoises. Bird watchers will delight in the numerous types of seabirds we will encounter.

Great Family Fun

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Bring the family and join us for a cruise through the San Juan islands.  Our skilled and experienced naturalists will give lessons on marine wildlife and local history.