Orcas Island's #1 Vacation Rental :: Orcas Island Lodging
Sail Over to the Sunny Side
Deer Harbor Marina, located on the “sunny side” of the island, is a great hideaway for boaters. The Marina features slips for both long-term and short-term rental and a number of amenities for boaters exploring the Pacific Northwest. Deer Harbor Marina is an excellent central location for those cruising the San Juan Islands as well as a nice stepping stone for sailors to enjoy Orcas Island and everything it has to offer. With the amenities available and the bountiful marine life, Deer Harbor Marina is a great place to spend part of any Orcas Island Vacation.
For the sailor looking for both short and long term dock facilities, Deer Harbor Marina can accommodate boats up to 120’ at side tie ups on the dock. There are also wet slips available for boats up to 50’ with guest overnight dockage and electricity and potable water available. The Marina also features a fuel dock and a pump out station as well as restrooms, shower and laundry facilities. There is also high speed internet available as well.
Also centrally located at the Marina is store with a large selection of grocery items including beer and wine. From the Marina, visitors also have easy access to a beach and pool and there is ferry and shuttle access through a shuttle at the Marina.
The Marina also features Orcas Boat Rentals with a large variety of vessels to rent as well as water taxi services and whale watching. The boats can be rented for 2, 4 or 8 hours at a time and can hold up to 6 people, although there are weight restrictions. The company doesn’t just rent power boats and has a sail boat available for rental as well.
For visitors looking to go whale watching, the company offers custom whale watching charters captained by a Coast Guard licensed captain and a local naturalist to lead the adventure and provide insights into the whales and their habitat.
While the main draw of the marina is its numerous spacious boat slips available for long-term or short-term rental, weekend visitors can also rent kayaks, bicycles, and small boats. There is no better way to spend a summer day than to take a small boat out over the waters surrounding Orcas Island. Out on the water, you can truly enjoy the serenity present in this corner of the Pacific Northwest.