Discovery Sea Kayaks Blog

August 9, 2019

What’s up with the ferry to San Juan island Now that we are most of the way through the summer season here on San Juan Island and it is very clear that the Washington State needs…

June 17, 2019

Some of my best experiences guiding over the years in San Juan Island are all the encounters with killer whales. It is no secret that San Juan Island is well known for having the opportunity to…

July 24, 2018

Kayaking along the coast for San Juan Island has been bringing visitors to the islands for many years. More to the point most everyone one comes to paddle along the western shore of San Juan. The…

May 30, 2018

June we kickoff the 2018 season Bioluminescence Kayak Tours. This season we have dates posted for June, July, August, and September. We still have dates left with plenty of room but the weekends are filling up quickly. …

May 7, 2018

As the days get longer and warmer the blooms of algae will start to get larger. Specifically, noctiluca is what we are looking for. As the biomass increases in June, we will start to see the magical…

May 6, 2018

Well, we have been at it all Spring to get staff whipped in shape for another awesome season of kayak tours on San Juan Island. Senior staff members have been busy honing their skills and training…

April 25, 2018

Our doors are open The 2018 season is here! We have been hard at work re-stocking inventory and gear and going through our new guide training program. Guided kayak tours are already underway, launching from the…

March 10, 2018

In the past couple of weeks, our guides have noticed an uncommon visitor to the San Juan Islands, Velella or “by-the-wind-sailor”. These kiwi-sized creatures have been noticed washed up on beaches and caught among kelp beds close…

August 29, 2016

San Juan Island Kayak Tours in the Fall Season So for August has been the best month of the season for whale watching on our kayak tours. Early August we started having more frequent whale encounters…

August 22, 2016

September is fast approaching and many do not know its one of the best months on the island. Sure the first week is a bit busy with Labor Day weekend and everyone taking the last minute…