圣胡安群岛旅游和划艇指南

逆戟鲸和古老的森林主宰着这片田园诗般的太平洋西北度假胜地的海洋和景观. 华盛顿州的群岛已成为户外探险的天堂, thanks to San Juan Island kayaking and fishing. 这里有热闹的海港小镇和美丽的州立公园, 在此之前,你可以尽情享受大自然的乐趣, dur-ing, and after kayaking the San Juan Islands. Let’s take a look at where, 什么时候以及为什么你应该去奥卡斯岛皮划艇,今天就安排你的圣胡安岛皮划艇之旅! Just getting started with kayaking? Learn how to go kayaking here!

Getting to The San Juan Islands

在你开始在圣胡安岛划皮艇之前,你需要先到达那里! Thankfully, doing so is a breeze. 你可以飞到西雅图,贝灵汉,甚至温哥华,不列颠哥伦比亚省. From any of those airports, 那是一个美丽的推动全年Anacortes, 你和你的皮划艇同伴将在那里搭乘华盛顿州立渡轮前往圣胡安群岛. 在春天到初秋的温暖月份里, 因为你可以从西雅图直航圣胡安快船到星期五港,所以去圣胡安独木舟探险就更容易了. 如果你想为你的圣胡安岛皮划艇体验增添一丝活力的话, 租一架水上飞机或私人船,以舒适和风格到达这个天堂般的娱乐目的地.

Weather in The San Juan Islands

平均而言,圣胡安群岛有近250天的日照. 除了温暖的阳光,这里的降雨量大约是附近西雅图的一半. 夏季(6月至9月)是圣胡安岛皮划艇运动的黄金时间,因为那里的气温通常在华氏60度左右或70度左右.

Starting in Friday Harbor

你可以也应该在星期五港划皮艇,但这个迷人的历史海港小镇更可能是你在圣胡安划皮艇探险开始的地方. In this cute seaside escape, you’ll eat fine food, find exquisite accommoda-tions, shop local independent boutiques and stores, visit museums, take whale watching tours, and if the timing works out, enjoy the Friday Harbor Film Festival. 更棒的是,你甚至不需要一辆车就能在周五港享受完美的住宿! 这个适合步行的小镇最适合从渡轮码头步行游览(在那里你也可以到达洛佩兹, Shaw and Or-cas Islands), plus there are trolleys, buses and moped or bikes for rent.

Booking San Juan Island Kayaking Tours

你可以用自己的船去星期五港划皮艇, go fishing from your kayak, and kayak around Orcas, San Juan and Lopez Island, 或者其他169个小岛组成这个独特的群岛, you may not want to go it alone. 这是因为在这片雄伟的水域中,水流变化很快, the winds are strong, and in some places, kayaking here is known to be rather treacherous. It helps to have an experienced, 知识指南,不仅看到最多的野生动物提供,但也减轻风险,并在您的圣胡安皮艇探险中尽可能地保持安全. Luckily, 有许多专业的圣胡安岛皮划艇之旅可以为您提供难忘的体验, magical, and safe trip.

你会看到圣胡安群岛上的野生动物

这些岛屿因逆戟鲸而闻名,逆戟鲸一年四季都把圣胡安群岛当作自己的家. 它们吃这片水域另一种著名的生物,太平洋鲑鱼! In fact, 这里有三个居住的逆戟鲸群,它们吃五种不同类型的太平洋鲑鱼(国王, Sockeye, Silver, Pink, and Chum), 毫无疑问,在你的圣胡安岛皮划艇之旅结束后,你也可以享用到同样美味的鱼. 当你在圣胡安独木舟探险时,你可能也会看到虎鲸, who are setting their sights on a bigger buffet, Harbor seals! 在圣胡安岛的皮划艇探险中,你可能会看到小须鲸, Stellar sea lions, River otters, 以及长达300英里的崎岖海岸线上的多尔鼠海豚. 当你仰望天空时,你会看到更多的野生动物. 这是因为在圣胡安群岛划皮艇的时候, 你可以进入美国大陆最大的秃鹰聚集地. Additionally, 鸟类爱好者将会密切关注大蓝鹭, Black Oystercatchers and other shorebirds, as well as Trumpeter swans, Canada goose, Peregrine falcons, Northern har-riers, Barred owls and other birds of prey.

This area is one of the true gems in the U.S. 这要归功于美味的食物,丰富的野生动物,以及参加圣胡安岛皮划艇之旅的机会. 它也是美国划船的最佳地点之一. Check out the other boating hotspots to visit this year!


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Jeff Bogle

Jeff Bogle

杰夫是一个十几岁的女儿的父亲,狂热的旅行者,摄影师,和自由作家. He’s penned stories on family travel, outdoor recreation, the environment, parenting, and more for Fodor’s, Reader’s Digest, Parents Magazine, Good Housekeeping, PBS, and Esquire, among other publications. Find him on his blog, OWTK.com and on Instagram @OWTK. 杰夫也是文学杂志季刊的出版人, Stanchion