Maya's Legacy Whale Watching in Washington State offers customized eco-adventures in one of the best locations in the world to view orca whales in their natural habitat. The company provides memorable, informative, engaging, and recreational experiences departing from San Juan Island, led by a crew of passionate people aboard innovative boats. The family owned whale watching business has been operating from a combined experience of more than twenty-five years.
Whale Watching excursions with Maya's Legacy Whale Watching are designed for small group, offering more personalized attention to the experience of guests. The tours take passengers to some of the best locations to see orca whales, anchoring as close as possible where the whales are most often seen. The company features a knowledgeable and passionate crew, and is also actively engaged in conservation efforts.
Transformative and informative excursion take place aboard the most comfortable, fastest, and newest boats, and are operated responsibly and respectfully around wildlife. The passenger-centric approach of Maya's Legacy Whale Watching, as well as their reputation for often going the extra mile, assure guests that they will have the best possible whale watching experience. The wildlife and whale watching tours are interactive, informative, and fun. These tours are great for guests and family groups of all ages. With an emphasis on tours with small groups, passengers won't be competing for the best view.
Located just a bit north of Seattle, the San Juan Islands offer one of the best areas to see wild orca whales in the world. Whale watching tours leave from two different locations, depending on which ship guests will be boarding. Tours aboard the Peregrine or the Imagine depart from Snug Harbor, located on San Juan Island's west side. Tours aboard the J1 leave from Friday Harbor, just a short walk from the ferry. Guests will be able to spend more time viewing wildlife, and less time in transit. Passengers will have the rare chance to experience and enjoy the wildlife of the region with most viewing time possible.
Maya's Legacy Whale Watching offers both private charters and whale watching excursions catered towards small group, assuring the most personalized and authentic experience possible. The friendly and knowledgeable crew go the extra distance, making sure that guests always have the experience of viewing whales, often seeing whale when other companies have not. Each tour is led by two personable and knowledgeable guides, focused on making the most out of guests' time out on the water. Blankets and quality binoculars are available for passengers to use during their time whale watching, as well as hydrophones so guests can hear the whales nearby.
Wildlife and whale watching tours with Maya's Legacy Whale Watching lasts between 2.5 and 3 hours in duration, and are offered throughout the entire year with departures daily two to three times every day. The company's whale watching vessels are the fastest and newest boats leaving from San Juan Island. Each one of the boats contains outdoor viewing at both the stern and bow decks in addition to excellent views from the cabin's expansive windows.
1997 Mitchell Bay Road, Friday Harbor, Washington, Phone: 360-378-7996