Sea Kayak - San Juan Islands from Anacortes

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Sea Kayak - San Juan Islands from Anacortes

Circumnavigating Fidalgo Island is a treat with its surrounding islands, Swinomish Channel, sea caves and of course, Deception Pass!

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  • *Varies*
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 35.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 3 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 4.5 kts

TBA with leader's  permission

We will camp in La Conner with optional dinner and/or breakfast/takeout in town.  Drysuits and helmets required and you must have kayak camping experience.  We will be riding through Deception Pass on or close to max 4.5 flood so experience in the Pass or in similar conditions highly recommended. Parking and camping fees will apply.

Route/Place

San Juan Islands from Anacortes



  • Rosario Strait & Bellingham WA001

    Sea Trails Lopez, Blakely, Decatur & Shaw Islands WA002

    NOAA Bellingham to Everett No. 18423

    NOAA Strait of Juan de Fuca to Strait of Georgia No. 18421
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These eight essentials plus The Ten Essentials are required on all sea kayaking trips.  All but the whistle and clothing should be provided with any kayak rental.

  1. Floatation in both ends of the kayak
  2. U.S. Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
  3. Paddle
  4. Spray skirt
  5. Bilge pump with floatation
  6. Self-rescue paddle float
  7. Waterproof whistle
  8. Appropriate clothing for the conditions encountered seasonally
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