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Get back to outdoor family fun! Treat your family to the simple pleasures on our dynamic island with hiking and sea kayaking!  

  • Breakfast:

    Island Destination

    Vashon Island Baking Company is Vashon’s premier bakery. We feature a rotating selection of hand-made pastries baked daily, in addition to birthday cakes, pies, cupcakes, and seasonal chocolates. We always have gluten free and vegan selections available. Is there a dietary restriction you need to consider? Call us at least 48 hours in advance and we can accommodate most special orders.206-463-1441

              17506 Vashon Hwy SW
              Vashon, WA 98070
              (206) 463-5666

  • Tuesday – Saturday 6 am – 6 pm -Sunday 7 am – 5 pm


Get your morning exercise with a great hike through any number of forest trails on the island.  
 Overview of Vashon-Maury Island Parks and Available facilities at each park:

Vashon–Maury Island Parks & Natural Lands Map and Guide

Vashon Land Trust has developed a  wide variety of trails  for your enjoyment.

King Country Park Maps On Vashon Island

  • Lunch:
    17705 Vashon Hwy SW
  • WED - SUN  10:00 AM - 8:00 PM


Fast "Slow Food" Diner featuring hand cut, hand dipped, hand made eats and drinks. We're more Scooby Doo than Walking Dead ...but we do like to mix it up every now and then.

We make our own sausage and chorizo, season and roast our corned beef in house and smoke all our BBQ and Jerk meats using our house made seasoning and sauces.

Daily specials with local ingredients from Vashon, Seattle and the PNW. Proudly serving Vashon Roasterie Coffee, Seattle's DRY Sodas, local farm produce in our soups and specials, Full Tilt Ice Cream, local WA beers and we're adding to the list all the time.

Vashon Kayak Center!



Summer weekend hourly rentals at the
Jensen Pt. Boathouse at Burton Acres Park:


   Currently, our standard hours of operation are:
Tuesday and Thursday 5pm – 8pm
Friday 2pm – 8pm ---Saturday and Sunday 11am – 8pm               
 Vashon Island Kayak Center

 Come on out and try something new. Rent by the hour, day, week or weekend
Classes: There is nothing like learning a new skill. We currently offer a 3-hour introduction to kayaking class (Basic Strokes) and a more advanced 3-hour rescue basics class. More classes coming online soon. See the Book Now page for more details.
Tours: A great way to explore! Our guided tours are open to the public and are constantly being updated. See the Book Now page for our current list of tours.
Delivery: We bring the fun right to your doorstep (and take it away too). Or if you have always wanted to do a one-way trip, we can drop off at one location and pick up from another. Available on Vashon and Maury Islands only.
Groups: Have a new trip idea bouncing in your brain? Have it your way! Private guided or un-guided excursions for your group

Please feel free to contact us if you have questions or any challenges with the reservation system

(206) 463-9257 Boathouse, it’s easy to remember (206) 463-YAKS

  • Dinner:

             The Rock Island Pub and Pizza, Inc.
              17322 Vashon Hwy Sw


Open 5 Days A Week, Tues - Sat. 11am - Close


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