Where ancient temperate rainforests and jagged mountains meet the pounding Pacific, British Columbia's Vancouver Island and Washington's Olympic Peninsula represent a vast and beautiful wilderness paradise. Hike through forested slopes that plunge into the ocean, explore the treasures of Becher Bay by sea kayak, raft through beautiful canyons, and mountain bike amid virgin forests. At day's end, relax in historic lodges, dine on a bounty of fresh seafood and unwind beneath the stars.
Day 1: Port Angeles. After meeting in Seattle, we take a hike on the Dungeness Spit, a National Wildlife Refuge and one of the Olympic Peninsula's most remarkable natural features. Includes: (D).
Day 2: Olympic National Park. We mountain bike on the sparkling shores of glacier-fed Lake Crescent before hiking through thick forests and soaking in luxurious Sol Duc hot springs. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: Olympic National Park - Victoria. Surrounded by majestic mountains, we raft through a spectacular canyon of old-growth forest. Then we ferry to Victoria, British Columbia's quaint provincial capital. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Days 4-5: Vancouver Island. We learn the basics of sea kayaking on Becher Bay, paddling among a variety of sea life including sea lions and whales. The temperate rain-forests and rocky headlands of Vancouver Island are the setting for a day's hike along the famed Juan de Fuca Marine Trail. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 6: Vancouver Island - Seattle. For our grand finale, we mountain bike the exciting Galloping Goose Railroad Trail featuring ocean views and flower-strewn meadows before concluding our adventure with a ferry ride back to Seattle. Includes: (B), (L).
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Full day of sea kayaking
- Half-day of rafting
- All meals
- All accommodation
- A visit to Sol Duc Hot Springs
- Ferry rides from Port Angeles to Victoria and from Victoria to Seattle
- Vehicle shuttle from Seattle Pier to Seattle-Tacoma Marriott
- Professional guides.
- Personal insurance
- Bicycle rental ($95)
- Guide gratuities (an appropriate gratuity to each trip leader is $75-$100 per guest).
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