A Whale of a Place
Most people who visit the islands want to see the Orca whales. Films such as “Free Willie” have made children everywhere aware of the Orcas. The film was shot in part on Lopez Island. For the best whale watching, come to visit between April and September and view from the land or a boat that is next to the west side of San Juan Island as this is the feeding path of the whales which travel up and down this corridor, sometimes close in to the kelp beds and sometimes further out. Bring your binoculars!
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