Getting to Skarpari on Lopez Island, Washington

Getting to Skarpari on Lopez Island, Washington

Are you looking for a unique destination to explore? Look no further than Skarpari on Lopez Island in Washington! Located at 25 Eads Lane, Skarpari is the perfect place to find a unique or one-of-a-kind gift or souvenir. Get ready to be amazed as you browse our selection of handmade knives, jewelry, roasted coffee, and apparel with an island theme. Our boutique opens from March - December annually at mid-day on Saturdays; however, we stay open longer as the weather gets warmer! And you can shop by appointment year-round. We also ship five days weekly, so feel free to shop online. So don't wait any longer and start planning your trip now!

Getting to Lopez Island: Tips from Some Locals

  • Plan ahead for your visit to Lopez Island
  • Make sure to make ferry reservations in advance
  • Be prepared for waiting times on both ends of the trip
  • There is a waiting room available at the Lopez Island terminal
  • Bring snacks or have meals ready before you head to the Lopez Island ferry line
  • Allow extra time for delays due to weather and other factors


Travel to Lopez Island by Washington State Ferry and Car

Can you drive to Lopez Island? Yes! Taking the ferry boat to Lopez Island is a great way to experience the beauty of the San Juan Islands. The ferry boats depart every two hours from the ferry landing at Anacortes ferry terminal. They offer ferries to Orcas Island, Shaw Island and Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. Riding the ferry to Lopez Island offers stunning views of the surrounding islands during your journey. The ride usually takes around an hour, but it can sometimes take longer, depending on weather conditions.

If you plan to take the Anacortes to Lopez Island ferry, you should book your tickets in advance as they can fill up quickly during peak times. You will need to arrive at Anacortes Terminal at least 45 minutes before departure time to check in and secure your place on the boat. Once onboard, there are plenty of places to sit and enjoy the view and food and refreshments available for purchase.

Just so you know, there are no return ferry reservations from the Lopez Island ferry terminal. Be prepared to wait during peak seasons.

Once you arrive on Lopez Island, Skarpari is just a short 4-mile drive from the ferry landing. Skarpari is conveniently located and easy to find in the very center of Lopez Village. You'll be treated to views of lush green forests, rolling meadows, and a quaint village along the scenic drive to our boutique. Get ready to be amazed when you arrive!

You can check the Washington State Ferry website for up-to-date information and ferry schedule.

You can also check here for the quotas of how many cars each ferry leaving Lopez Island can carry.

Lopez Island Ferry Quotas and Links


Travel to Lopez Island by Float Plane

A float plane is also an option if you'd like to arrive at Lopez Island in record time. You can find float planes that depart from Anacortes, Seattle, and other nearby airports. Remember that flying is usually more expensive than taking the ferry or boat.

You will arrive at The Islander Resort in fisherman bay, which is an excellent 2-mile walk to the village, or there are also a few rideshares and taxi services you can call.

Check out Kenmore air to learn more about getting to Lopez Island via a float plane.

Kenmore Air


Travel to Lopez Island by Private Flight

If you're looking for an even more convenient way to get to Lopez Island, consider chartering a private flight. Several local air carriers offer direct flights from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SeaTac) or other nearby airports. Hiring a private flight is an excellent option for those who want to avoid crowds and get to their destination quickly. Enjoy the views from the sky!

You'll arrive at the Lopez Island Airport, a bike or driveable distance to Lopez Village.

San Juan Airline


Travel to Lopez Island by Private Boat

Another option is to take your boat or charter a private vessel for the trip if you choose this route, plan and check out any navigation rules that may be in place before setting sail.

You will arrive in Fisherman's Bay, a 2-mile walk to the village, or you can also call a few rideshares and taxi services.


No matter which method you choose to get to Lopez Island, WA, you can be sure that your journey will be enjoyable and memorable. From the beautiful views of the San Juan Islands from a ferry boat to the breathtaking aerial views from a float plane, you're sure to have a unique experience getting to this island paradise. Get ready for your journey today and enjoy all that Lopez Island and Skarpari offer!

We hope this information helps you plan your trip to Skarpari on Lopez Island in Washington. Get ready for an unforgettable experience with us! For more information or questions about the area, please get in touch with us at or call.

Happy travels!

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