Visit Deer Harbor, Washington: Orcas Island Vacations, Hotels, Information

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Deer Harbor Washington

Deer Harbor, WA is a tiny hamlet on a protected bay. Stop here for lunch or an ice cream and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. A great spot to rent a cabin if you’re looking to get away from larger Island settlements. Read More

Why should I visit Deer Harbor?

The Deer Harbor Marina is the center of activity in this otherwise quiet community. Several lodging options and businesses cluster around the Marina. This is a great place to visit if you want to avoid the crowds that a bigger town would draw.

Where is Deer Harbor?

Deer Harbor is on the west side of Orcas Island. To get there from the Ferry Landing head north on Orcas Road and take a left on Deer Harbor Road. The Marina and buildings will be to your right on the shore.

What sort of Services and Amenities does Deer Harbor offer?

Deer harbor has a couple inns and several vacation rentals. There is one restaurant and the Marina store offers ice cream and other snacks. The Marina also sells gas to boaters. Several other small business offer boating services including paint and repair work.

What can I do or see in Deer Harbor?

Deer Harbor is a great base for exploring the San Juan Islands and specifically Orcas Island. Several kayak and whale watching tours leave out of Deer Harbor. If you fancy captaining your own ship you can also rent motor and sail boats here.