Sea Kayaking


1.5 hour kayak tour

1.5 Hours

 Two+ person requirement. Must arrive 30m before departure time. AKT's 1.5-hour Deception Pass kayaking tour is a popular Deception Pass State Park family activity. The tour is a great way to see Washington's marine wildlife and beauty! Seals, eagles, porpoise and fascinating intertidal creatures are commonly seen.


Our Deception Pass tours are perfect for families, and travelers who want to get out sea kayaking but feel that they aren’t ready to take a longer trip. Multiple departure times will fit into any schedule. 


Per Person


half day kayak tour

3 Hours

Must arrive 30m before departure time.This half-day trip from Anacortes has abundant wildlife, and beautiful San Juan Islands scenery are yours to enjoy on this 3-hour sea kayaking. A cluster of three islands and one National Wildlife Refuge are home to a large population of seals and porpoise, giving you a wonderful opportunity for meaningful encounters. In recent years Orca whale sightings have increased dramatically near Anacortes as the animals patrol the channels hunting for food.


Per Person


5 hour kayak tour

5 Hours

Must arrive 30m before departure time. Paddle your sea kayak through narrow waterways rich with wildlife and circumnavigate three beautiful and undeveloped islands. Stop at a historic lighthouse and take in the views of surrounding islands and the Olympic Mountains while learning a little bit of Washington State history. Search for pods of Orca whales that frequently make appearances here. This trip has it all. A convenient location, lots of wildlife, fun and professional guides. Join us!


Per Person

Anacortes Kayak Tours

AdventureTerra has partnered with Anacortes Kayak Tours since 2017. For more than 15 years they have been the only kayak tour company contracted by Washington State Parks to operate in Deception Pass State Park and our Anacortes Day Trips rarely share the water with other companies. 


1.5 hour tour times and directions

9 am, 11:30 am, 2 pm, and 4:30 pm are the usual start times



  • No experience necessary

  • The weight limit for kayaks is 265 lbs per person

  • Single person group must book single kayak.

  • A Discover Pass is required for parking in Deception Pass State Park

  • You must arrive 30 minutes before your tour is set to depart

  • Please bring a tip for your guide


3 & 5 hour tour times and directions

  • Three hour tour times are:  8:30 am, 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm, and 4:30 pm

  • Five hour tour times are variable and you should call before booking

  •  Anacortes Kayak Tours in Skyline Marina. 2009 Skyline Way, Anacortes, WA 98221


Attire and supplies

  • Shorts or pants (non-cotton if possible)

  • T-shirt (long or short sleeved, non-cotton if possible)

  • Extra layer: fleece/wool sweater/synthetic insulating layer

  • Light rain-jacket or windbreaker

  • Shoes you don’t mind getting wet

  • Sunglasses (important)

  • Binoculars

  • Sunscreen

  • Baseball cap or sun hat with chin strap, (wool or fleece hat if it is chilly)

  • Light snack for on the water (candy bar, granola bar, GORP, etc.)

  • Water bottle (very important, 1 liter per person at least)

  • Protective case for any devices.

  • Any appropriate medications that you might need

  • A tip for your hardworking guide