Friday Harbor is a port town on San Juan Island (Washington USA). The small town covers an area of 6 mk2 (2 ml2) and has population around 2,000. Friday Harbor is the main commercial centre of the San Juan Islands archipelago.
The primary connection of Friday Harbor to mainland USA is via Washington State Ferries. The ferry service is regularly scheduled (several times daily) and between Friday Harbor and Anacortes WA. Friday Harbor can also be reached via ferry ships from Sidney BC (on Vancouver Island, Canada) via Washington State Ferries' international route service (available only seasonally / May through October).
The town is served by Friday Harbor Airport offering limited airline service. Daily float plane scheduled services are offered with flights from the downtown pier to Lake Union seaplane terminal in Seattle WA. Seasonal passenger ferry service is offered from Seattle, Bellingham and Port Townsend to Friday Harbor. On San Juan Island can be rented bicycles, mopeds, taxis and shuttles.
- Friday Harbor is featured as default starting point in the famous flight simulation computer game "Microsoft Flight Simulator X" (FSX) published by Microsoft Game Studios in 2006.
- The town is the location for the movie "Namu, the Killer Whale" (1966, based on a true story) and also the setting for the film "Practical Magic" (1998, romantic comedy with Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman).
- The town is also featured in the film "Pirate for the Sea" (2008 movie about Greenpeace's co-founder and Sea Shepherd's founder and president Paul Watson).
Highlights: San Juan Islands, Whale Museum
Port Friday Harbor cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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The Friday Harbor cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington.
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