Discovery Sea Kayaks Blog
June 28, 2018

Our first round of Bioluminescence Kayak Tours just wrapped up and we are eagerly awaiting the next. We operate these tours exclusively during the darkest phases of the moon to make sure we get to see…

June 22, 2018

Bald eagles are a common sight for paddlers kayaking the San Juan Islands in Washington state. Nesting close to waterways, these large birds are often seen perched near nests or soaring overhead. This time of year,…

June 18, 2018

Yesterday’s San Juan Island half-day kayak tour started out promising, with a light wind forecast and a large tidal exchange promising good intertidal viewing. I picked up my group of five at our downtown shop location…

June 13, 2018

Monday was an exciting day for kayakers on the west side of San Juan island. The Discovery Sea Kayak full day kayaking tour saw an endless array of wildlife all amidst the gorgeous backdrop of 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…