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The Ultimate Kayak Tour

The Ultimate Kayak Tour

The Ultimate Kayak Tour

Trip Details:

Operator:   San Juan Kayak Expeditions
Price From: 879 USD
Ideal Age Range: 19 to 30, 31 to 50
Fitness Needs: Moderately Fit
Program duration: 5 days
Trip Dates: 28-06-2019,12-07-2019,27-07-2019,14-08-2019,27-08-2019,09-09-2019

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About this program

Nature lovers and active adventurers, here is the Pacific Northwest trip you’ve been looking for! Discover the San Juan Islands by way of kayak this summer. The adventure affords you the chance to explore one of the most beautiful regions of North America with multiple chances to see wildlife as they go about life in their natural habitats. 

Spend five days out in the ocean and wild, camping in remote locations, discovering wild coastlines, and experiencing incredible adventure. Marvel at the snowcapped Olympic Mountains in your view, while taking in the fresh coastal air and wildlife in your midst. Some of the wildlife you have the chance to see while you’re out on the water are Orca Whales, Stellar & California Sea Lions, Harbor Seals, Harbor Porpoises, River Otters, Bald Eagles and so much more!  

Your adventure includes the best of the best in equipment, nutritious breakfasts and dinners, camping gear, a professional guide, and an amazing experience in store. You’ll be led by a company with almost 40 years of experience, and guides who know the waters, coastlines, and wildlife like the backs of their hands. They pride themselves on being the best in the industry by offering the lowest carbon footprint. 

Discover several of the San Juan Islands, as you travel through the Spring Passage and San Juan Channel to hidden beaches and remote campsites. Explore Orca Island, Sucia Island, Clark Island, among a few others. You’ll have plenty of chances to explore each island on foot, hiking the circumference trails, as well as by kayak. The stunning views you have in store is sure to make this trip your best adventure yet! 

Itinerary

Day 1: Paddle to Jones Island

Today you will meet at the Sea Kayak Center Kiosk prepare for the paddle to Turn Island. 

You'll be shuttled to Griffin Bay where you'll receive detailed instructions and get packed for the trip. 

Today you will cross the San Juan Channel to Shaw Island where you will enjoy a lunch at Hidden Cove. Continuing on to Neck Point and Yellow Island Nature Preserve where you will enjoy a beautiful hike. Once you reach Jones Island you'll set up camp and enjoy a sunset hike. 

Day 2: Paddle to Sucia Island

Get ready to cross Spring Passage over to Orca Island where you'll visit Pt. Doughty. Here, you'll take a beautiful beach break and enjoy the stunning backdrop of Mt. Baker in the distance. From here you'll have the amazing views of the Canadian Gulf Islands!

Later, cross over to Sucia Island where you'll camp in Snoring Cove. Enjoy a hike of the island or hop in your kayak to explore it by sea. 

Day 3: Paddle to Clark Island

Day 3 you will start off with a paddle to Matia Island to explore a circumference trail and an old growth forest. Pop back into your kayak and paddle to Puffin Island. Later you'll cross over to Clark Island where you have a chance to set up camp and explore on foot. 

Day 4: Obstruction Pass

Today you will enjoy a stunning paddle to Orcas Island, Point Lawrence and then on to Doe Bay. After filling up your water, you'll continue the paddle to Deer Point, then into Obstruction Pass. You'll camp here in a state park.

Tonight enjoy a sunset paddle to Obstruction Island.

Day 5: Return to Griffin Bay

Enjoy today's action-packed kayaking adventure as you cross Eastsound to Diamond Point, then cross Harney Channel to Shaw Island. You'll then paddle to Canoe Island then have lunch on the beach in the San Juan Channel. 

After lunch, cross over to Turn Island for a stunning hike, before returning to Griffin Bay and the end of this incredible adventure!

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