Lime Kiln Full Day Tour Information
Where we go. What to bring. What we provide.
WHAT YOU MAY SEE
Dall’s and harbor porpoise
Stellar and California sea lions
Many sea bird species
WHAT WE SUPPLY
Quality sea kayaks (Seascape II’s by NW Kayaks)
Werner carbon-fiber paddles
NRS or Extrasport PFD’s
Snap Dragon Design spray skirts
ThermaRest seat cushions
Complimentary dry bags
Delicious and nutritious picnic lunches from Spring Street Deli
Services of a friendly, experienced guide
Transportation to launch site and return
Thorough and professional instruction at the beach
WHAT YOU BRING
One sun hat with wide brim/visor
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.) at 10:15 AM
Chart orientation/Depart 10:30 AM
Enjoy scenic shuttle ride to Smallpox Bay on island’s west side
Instruction on beach
Launch kayaks into designated Whale Sanctuary
Paddle to Limekiln Lighthouse
Land at Deadman’s Bay for lunch and short hike
Paddle back to Smallpox Bay
Enjoy scenic shuttle ride back to kiosk
Arrive at kiosk at 4:30 PM
We are proud to serve mondo, mouth-watering smoked turkey sandwiches from Spring Street Deli in Friday Harbor! Also included are chips, slices of Fuji apple or Bosc pear and a home-made cookie, and you’ll be refueled and ready to paddle and hike!
The deli also has vegan, veggie, gluten and dairy-free options. Just let us know!
We have been leading sea kayak tours since 1980! Our knowledge of tides, winds and whales is unmatched!
We use only quality, state-of-the-art, fiberglass sea kayaks and gear! No wet, slow and uncomfortable plastic boats or heavy, plastic paddles are used on our tours!
ThermaRest seat cushions? Check!
Affordable price includes transportation, all San Juan County Park launching fees and a scrumptious deli-lunch from Spring Street Deli!
Fun , friendly, knowledgeable and professional guides
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!