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Exclusive Charters That Take You Off The Beaten Path

Home Port Deer Harbor Marina on Orcas Island, pickups are also available at Rosario Resort, West Beach Resort and Liberhaven. On San Juan Island at Friday Harbor and Roche Harbor. On Lopez Island at Fishermans Bay. Decater, Center Island, Snt Clair, Cypress, Bellingham and Anacortes

Friday Harbor to Victoria
Family Adventure Tours
Whale Watching
Fishing Charters
Island Hopping
Custom Charters

San Juan Islands
Victoria & Canada Gulf Islands

! 2014 Spring Specials:  We have partnered with several hotels and B&Bs through out the San Juan, Canadian Gulf Islands and Victoria BC to offer you some great discounts when booking together with North Shore Charters
Please go to out
San Juan Islands Lodging Specials page to check them out!
You may also visit our sister sight for more info on The tours we offer throughout the San Juan Islands and the Canadian Gulf Islands. Also check out our 2011


Day trips to Victoria BC, Vancouver and The Gulf Islands Day Trips To Canada
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We offer year around tours between the San Juan Islands, Friday Harbor, Victoria, Vancouver and any of the Canadian Gulf Islands. We depart early in the morning and return that evening which allows you the maximum time to explore the destination of your choice. Victoria, Canada's most famous capitol city offers an abundance of historical tourist attractions, theaters, pubs and restaurants boasting global cuisine for you to enjoy. Or Visit Butchart Gardens with its myriad of awe inspiring flower gardens with fantastic trees of every variety. The Gulf Island are host to the most amazing artisans in Canada who display their wares at the renowned Ganges Saturday Market. The gulf Islands, just as the San Juan islands, harbor a plethora of hidden gems just waiting for you to explore. Bon Voyage!!!

Private Whale Watching from San Juan & Lopez Island, Bellingham & Anacortes Whale Watching
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Enjoy a private Whale Watching tour in the San Juan Islands. Take a private charter where you, your friends and family can experience the majestic Orca
whales in their natural habitat, a truly unique and unforgettable experience!
( Private whale watching charters available departing from San Juan island from Friday Harbor, and Roche Harbor and from Lopez island at the Lopez Islander Resort, and Orcas Island from Lieberhaven Resort, also Bellingham and Anacortes.)

Washington State Salmon and Halibut fishing Charters, San Juan Islands Fishing Charters
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North Shore Charters is offering winter Salmon fishing charters for winter Chinook (Kings) known here as Blackmouth Salmon. Blackmouth is a term used mainly in Washington State for the maturing Chinook salmon returning to there native rivers. The term is in reference to their black gums, they are also known as winter springs.
Here in the San Juan Islands is about the best Blackmouth fishing in Washington State. The Blackmouth can reach sizes up to 25 lbs but most common are in the 10 lb range. They are very strong and aggressive fish so even a small one will give you plenty of pole bending excitement. The Season started on December 1st and will run until April 30 each angler is allowed 2 fish per day. All wild (non hatchery) fish will be released. Licenses are available online at or at your closest sporting good store such as Kings Market on San Juan Island or Eastsound Sporting Goods on Orcas. License fees start at 10.18 for a single day resident or 17.82 for non resident and go up from there. Winter charter rates are 165 per person up to 3 and 150 per person to 6. Please call 360 376 4855 for more info or go to

Island Hopping, from Orcas, San Juan or Lopez Island.
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Let us be your marine limousine! We offer inner-island and mainland water taxi service, starting at just $25/person. Whether you want to be dropped of for a weekend of camping on one of the marine state parks, or would like to skip the hassle of the ferry altogether, and be picked up in luxury and delivered dock front to your destination. North Shore Charters is the fastest, safest, and most luxurious water taxi in the San Juan Islands. Emergency Transportation available from San Juan or Orcas to Bellingham and Anacortes 24/7..Emergency Kayak rescue during daylight hours.


Orcas island - San Juan Island - Lopez Island - Friday Harbor - Roche Harbor -
Victoria - Vacouver - Bellingham - Anacortes


North Shore Charters operates out of Deer Harbor on Beautiful Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands, Washington State

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