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  2. Washington (state)
  3. Seattle
  4. Olympic National Park

Seattle: Olympic National Park Small Group Tour

Product ID: 13686
Explore the rugged and beautiful World Heritage Site, the Olympic National Park, with your small group in a comfortable van, an award-winning local guide, a beautiful lunch, local wine, snacks, and drinks.
About this activity
Duration: 11.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Hotel pickup available within 1.25 mile range of Pike Place Market.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the natural beauty of Olympic National Park
  • Spot marine animals and other wildlife
  • Take a nature walk on the Marymere Falls trail or another similar trail
Full description
The Olympic Peninsula is home to a number of Northwest ecosystems! You'll find remote beaches littered with tide-scoured cedar logs alongside the country’s oldest forests and one of the state’s most dramatic mountain ranges. It's a true feast for the senses.

Start the morning with a ferry ride through the waterways of the Puget Sound to Bainbridge Island. Connect with the Olympic Peninsula via the Kitsap Peninsula and Hood Canal Bridge, and once there, let your guide lead you on a naturalist experience best suited to the time of year and conditions of the day.

Drive up to Hurricane Ridge (weather permitting), a mountain citadel that puts you at the edge of the Park’s exceptionally jagged peaks. Take in a superb 360-degree view from the summit that encompasses the surrounding mountains, Strait of Juan da Fuca, and San Juan Islands. The open meadows are ideal for wildlife viewing - be on the look-out for Olympic marmots, black-tailed deer, and even black bears. Embark on guided nature walks or snowshoes to learn more about the sub-alpine ecosystems.

Explore Lake Crescent. Flanked by trails full of history and mysterious tales, its placid shores and perfect placement in the midst of the undulating Olympic foothills serve as an instant source of relaxation. Take to the trails to experience the old-growth forests of Douglas Fir and Western Hemlock trees, venturing to the misty Marymere Falls if time allows.

On days when the weather closes access to Hurricane ridge, visit the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge. The Dungeness sand spit hooks out into the strait, leading to an old lighthouse, and in the spring and fall thousands of waterfowl and shorebirds descend on the shallow waters protected by the spit!
Includes
  • Pick-up and Drop-off at your Downtown Seattle Hotel or Cruise Terminal
  • Highly qualified naturalist Escape Artist guide
  • Travel in adventure-outfitted luxury Mercedes Van or Crossover
  • Locally sourced and/or organic lunch
  • Seasonal snacks and refreshments throughout the tour
  • All entry fees
  • Snowshoes in winter
  • Comprehensive naturalist commentary
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle, 1101 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101, USA.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
Please let the supplier know if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 15 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.9 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Marty was an excellent guide providing a full day of amazing experiences, mountains, waterfalls, rain forests and lakes. He provided wonderful pastries for breakfast, snacks and drinks and a great picnic lunch, complete with wine and dessert! I couldn't have asked for a better day. I highly recommend this tour.

November 11, 2019

Fantastic. The 2 guides were so knowledgeable and nice.

We were picked up at the hotel on time and were informed how the day would proceed. The stop with a snack was delicious. I learned so much about Seattle, the different plants and wildlife. Lunch was the best. My sister had the vegetarian meal which she said was the best meal of the entire trip! Our tour guides were so cordial and comfortable to be around, it felt like I met 2 new friends. Loved it.

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June 20, 2014

Experience was great, although weather was not optimal Sean made it feel like it was a gorgeous day..

September 12, 2019

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Product ID: 13686