Griffin Bay Tour Information

Where we go. What to bring. What we provide.



  • Harbor seals

  • Dall’s and harbor porpoise

  • River otters

  • Mink

  • Bald eagles

  • Osprey

  • And many other migratory and local bird species


  • Quality sea kayaks (Seascape II’s by NW Kayaks)

  • Werner carbon-fiber paddles

  • NRS PFD’s

  • Snap Dragon Design spray skirts

  • ThermaRest seat cushions

  • Complimentary dry bags

  • Rain ponchos

  • Services of professional, fun and friendly guide

  • Detailed instruction at the beach


  • One sun hat with wide brim/visor

  • Sunglasses

  • Sunscreen

  • Water shoes (Teva -like sandals, Chacos, aqua socks, wetsuit booties, Crocs, old tennis shoes)

  • Warm weather tshirts and shorts with a light jacket

  • Cool weather clothing: fleece jacket, polypropylene or Capilene tops, rain pants (full day tours only)

  • Rain gear: coat with hood or rain poncho. If you don’t have your own, we can supply you with a rain poncho

  • One quart or liter bottle full of water per person (we will carry water for refills)

  • Snacks to share with group

  • Camera and binoculars


  • Meet at our kiosk in Friday Harbor (275 A St.) 15 minutes before tour time

  • Chart orientation

  • Enjoy short shuttle ride to Griffin Bay launch site

  • Instruction on beach

  • Launch kayaks in Griffin Bay

  • Visit Dinner Island, Mulno Cove, Low Pt.

  • Return to beach

  • Shuttle back to kiosk


  • We use only quality, state-of-the-art, fiberglass sea kayaks and gear! No slow, wet and uncomfortable plastic boats or heavy plastic paddles are used on our tours!

  • It is just a five minute ride to our launch site!

  • Our carbon footprint is the best in the business!

  • ThermaRest seat cushions?  Check!

  • Affordable price!

  • Fun, friendly, knowledgeable and experienced guides!

  • Owners Sally or Tim greet and assist every guest upon arrival at our kiosk!

  • Complimentary storage for luggage, bicycles and extra stuff!


With notice 7 days or more prior to trip date a full refund minus a $25 cancellation fee. With less than 7 days before departure entire payment is retained.


Have more questions about your trip? Feel free to call us!