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2-Hour Luxury City Tour of Victoria
"You'll start out by visiting Fisherman's Wharf a local house boat community. From there make your way in the inner harbour to view the Parliament Buildings as well as the famous Empress Hotel. You'll then pass through the historical shopping district downtown as you make your way to Canada's oldest Chinatown.Afterwards drive through the heritage community of James Bay to see the Emily Carr House the famous childhood home of local Canadian painter Emily Carr. Then journey through the Beacon Hill Park to visit some local Peacocks and view the world's tallest Totem Pole. Pass through the Lieutenant Governor's Estate and Mansion and then head toward pass through the beautiful Oak Bay Village and stop at the Oak Bay Marina to visit some local harbor seals. Afterwards
From CAD220.00
 
Victoria Castles and Neighborhoods Bike Tour
"Meet your guide and pick out a cruiser bike that’s a good fit strap on your helmet and embark on a 2-hour journey exploring Victoria’s flat to rolling terrain. Pedal your way through the city’s diverse landscape and neighborhoods while listening to your informative guide detail the history behind the iconic buildin you’ll cruise along the bustling Inner Harbour where you’ll watch seaplanes come in for a landing on the glassy waters. Then you’ll venture through the iconic Gates of Harmonious Interest the entrance to the second oldest Chinatown in North America. Victoria’s Chinatown is a designated National Historic Site.Decide for yourself if the beautifully eerie Craigdarroch Castle is truly haunted or not. The historic 39-room Scottish Baronial mansion
From CAD51.00
 
Victoria Grand City Private Tour and Craigdarroch Castle
"Travel in a private 10-passenger van as you explore Victoria known for its historical venues and scenic landscapes. Your 1.5-hour tour starts with pickup from your Victoria-based hotel or lodging. After meeting your driver and guide you will make your way to the downtown core near Victoria's inner harbour. Visit the Royal British Columbia Museum which features artifacts galleries and collections of British Columbia's natural modern and human history. Afterwards
From CAD168.00

More Transportation in Friday Harbor

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Susie's Mopeds (+ "scootcars" + other vehicles)

As a general rule, brining a car to the San Juan Islands comes with its own set of headaches, including trying to get it on the ferry during the peak periods.You may be better off trying to rent...
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Washington State Ferries: How Most People Arrive

The San Juan Islands services are the most complicated of those offered by the Washington State Ferry system. Some ships depart Anacortes, and run direct to Friday Harbor. Other trips stop at Lopez...
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Puget Sound Express: Port Townsend - Friday Harbor

From early May to late September, Puget Sound Express offers direct Port Townsend to Friday Harbor trips for walk-on passengers (the boat is not a vehicle ferry). These trips are conducted somewhat...
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Island Airporter: Quick Airport Van Service

If you are trying to get to and from San Juan Island (including Friday Harbor) to the Seattle area in a way that is reasonably fast, but not as expensive as Kenmore Air, then you may wish to consider...
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Taxi Service is Available

Taxi services are available in the San Juan Islands, and especially in Friday Harbor. However, it should be noted that these services are primarily one person or two or three people operations....
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San Juan Transit (Seasonal Bus Service)

NOTE: The photo above does not show the San Juan Transit bus stopped at the ferry terminal. It is stopped in traffic. The actual bus stop for the ferry terminal is to the left of this view, in the...
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Faster than Ferry: San Juan Airlines

It is a good thing that someone is offering air service different than what is offered by Kenmore Air, as it does add a few options to getting around.San Juan Airlines offers flights from island to...
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Direct Seattle - Friday Harbor Boat: The Clipper

While the Victoria Clipper primarily aims its sights at Seattle to Victoria service all year, and the name "Clipper Vacations" implies they are a package tour company, the fact is their primary...
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Fastest Way to Get Here: Kenmore Air

While Friday Harbor does in fact have an airport, many of the flights don't actually leave from the airport. Instead, they depart and arrive right on the water. Kenmore Air is the most frequent flyer...
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Island Bicycles (Bicycle Rental)

There are considerable advantages to using a bicycle when visiting the San Juan Islands. It does mean being prepared for whatever the weather is throwing at the islands but at the same time you don't...
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Ferry

I haven't actually been to Friday Harbor except on the ferry from Anacortes to Victoria on a bus tour.The web page is a harbor cam for Friday Harbor Crossing Time: Approximately 70 minutes.Vehicle &...
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beware of taxi fares

I took a taxi out to Roche Harbor and didn't know that there are NO published rates on Friday Harbor, so they charged me $35.00 - two people, 2 bags. Unreal. Turns out there is another taxi that only...
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flying to the islands

I have lived in the islands for over ten years. When I don't have time to take the ferry -- or when I'm going to or coming from some place other than Anacortes -- I fly Northwast Sky Ferry...
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flying to the islands

I have lived in the islands for over ten years. When I don't have time to take the ferry -- or when I'm going to or coming from some place other than Anacortes -- I fly Northwast Sky Ferry...
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Top Hotels in Friday Harbor

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2371 Mitchell Bay Road, , Friday Harbor, Washingto
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260 'B' Street, Friday Harbor, Washington, 98250, United States
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4313 Roche Harbor Rd, Friday Harbor, WA 98250
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35 First Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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770 Mullis Street, 98250
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318 Trumpeter Way, Friday Harbor, Washington, 98250, United States
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Top Things to Do in Friday Harbor

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Whale Watching

Friday Harbor happens to be reasonably close to where the San Juan Island pods of orcas (there are three pods, with some orcas sometimes changing association) typically are found. Naturally, here you...
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Kayak Trips - Kayaking

Friday Harbor, unfortunately, doesn't have a huge amount in it in terms of excitement in the evening. So, while I was wandering through town looking for somewhere to eat dinner, I noticed a sign in...
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San Juan Islands

If it were just Friday Harbor in question, this place would barely rate a mention in any tourist's book. The fact is, there really isn't that much to this little town. The thing that makes it so...
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Lime Kiln Point State Park - Whale-Watching

Take the road to Limekiln State Park and be attentive on the way maybe you see wales even before you reach the park. That is what happened to us. We noticed a photographer on the cliffs so we pulled...
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Sunset Trip, San Juan Bus

Starting in 2015, the San Juan Transit bus service started offering evening trips from Friday Harbor to Lime Kiln Point State Park in order for people to watch the sunset. The results, of course,...
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Whale Museum

These days perhaps it is a bit ironic that a location that has some of the most coveted views in Friday Harbor in fact is a museum building that has few windows at all, and only one tiny one that take...
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Top 5 Friday Harbor Writers

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glabah

"Last Stop before You Need Your Passport"
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paulscuba

"Friday Harbor/San Juan Island"
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Elli99fh

"Friday Harbor, Washington"
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PNW_Travel

"San Juan island Page"
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Toughluck

"You'll want to come back."
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