Best of Olympic Adventure
- Diversity of Hikes
- Sea Kayaking
- Historic Lodging
- Dramatic Coastlines
- Alpine Hiking
- Pristine Rainforests
Join us for an experience of the best of Olympic National Park over a spectacular 5 days! This trip is a more adventurous, extended version of our popular, 3-day Olympic Inn-based Tour, as we stretch the hikes a bit farther, add a day of sea kayaking and an extra day’s hike to a stunning peak overlooking Port Angeles and the Olympic Range. We stick to the same wonderful, historic, lakeside lodge as our other Olympic Inn-based tours, which has become an overwhelming guest favorite.
On this tour we explore the various ecosystems of Olympic National Park, including the high alpine environment with its phenomenal views of the surrounding mountains and the ocean; the richly diverse and lush rainforests, including waterfalls; and the rugged and breathtaking coastlines. We explore mostly on foot, but also include a wonderful morning of guided sea kayaking on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. We’ll keep a sharp eye out for wildlife as hike and paddle, and return each evening to our charming lodge.
Join us for an experience of the Pacific Northwest you’ll never forget!
$740 Single Supplement
Unless otherwise requested, we will attempt to find you a roommate of the same gender. If you would like a single room, the single supplement will apply.
DIFFICULTY LEVEL 3
Scale of 1-5. 1 is least difficult; 5 is most difficult
This trip follows well-maintained trails through the rainforests; the hikes along the beach are on soft, loose sand, hard-packed sand, or small rocks, depending on the tides; some rocks along the beach may be slippery as they are often wet and/or covered in algae or seaweed. Depending on the specific trails chosen by the guide(s), some short sections on the beach may require upper body strength for stabilizing or climbing over and around large boulders or climbing up and down steep headlands using fixed ropes. These sections are not required for any of the hikes, but are optional based on the interests and abilities of the group.
Up to 8 miles
Max Daily Elev. ↑↓:
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THIS TRIP
- Hiking uphill or downhill with a 8-12 lb backpack for 5-7 hours
- Maintaining balance and footing on lightly rugged terrain
- Depending on the hikes decided on by your guide(s), climbing around steep headlamps using ropes (optional)
SOLITUDE LEVEL 2
1 least solitude, 5 most solitude
We rate this Olympic National Park hike a solitude 2. You can expect to have as much as an hour of solitude at a time.
The most common way to reach Olympia is by flying into Seattle and renting a vehicle or shuttling to Olympia (approximately 1 hour). SeaTac (Seattle-Tacoma) Airport is one of the most easily accessed destinations in the country. Many major cities in the United States and internationally offer direct flights into Seattle.
The shuttle to Olympia is provided by Capital Aeroporter and costs $30-$45 per person each way. Go to www.capair.com/olympia or call 800-962-3579 to make reservations.
MINIMUM OF 2 GUESTS
If a trip does not reach the minimum number of guests, you may choose to transfer to another trip date or another trip, be refunded your payments in full, or you may have the choice to pay a supplemental fee to run the trip with fewer guests. We make the final determination for these trips 4-6 weeks before the departure date, and notify guests of changes and options immediately.
Travel in perfect company by booking a private trip exclusively for your group!
Our sliding scale for private trips is based on the final number of guests in your group. Rates are per person and do not include sales tax, national park fees or guide gratuity. The final rate is based on the actual number of guests on the trip and may adjust based on cancellations or additions.
Please Note: you can also enjoy a private trip at our normal scheduled rates by filling any empty tour to capacity. However, if group members drop from the tour those spots will automatically become available on our website for instant booking. By purchasing a private trip at the rates listed below, your trip will remain exclusive to your group regardless of cancellations.
PRIVATE RATES FOR THIS TRIP
- 2 People: Rate x 2.5
- 3 People: Rate x 2
- 4 People: Rate x 1.5
- 5+ People: Rate x 1.15
*all rates are per person and single supplements apply
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