Unplug and explore must-see Olympic National Park. Though this 1500 square mile UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve would take a lifetime to uncover, we dive deep into some of the National Park’s natural highlights on this all-inclusive day tour. Join a few other travelers (each tour is ten people or fewer) and an award-winning guide.
Olympic National Park is remarkable for its ecological diversity and expansive wilderness. Cross the Puget Sound by ferry to the northeast part of the Olympic Peninsula where you’ll explore the moss-draped forests, 蔚蓝的湖泊, and striking mountains that define the region.
Visit 飓风脊 to watch deer graze in the meadows, listen to the distinct shrill of a marmot, marvel at a summer field of delicate wildflowers, or feel the snow crunch beneath your feet on a winter snowshoe. Witness the rebirth of the mighty Elwha river after the largest dam removal project in American history. Continue west to the glacially-carved Lake Crescent, where you’ll explore the fern-filled forests that line its shores, 冒险去马里梅尔瀑布.
Sleep in a little – we’re bringing a light breakfast of baked goods, 当地的 coffee, and tea. Don’t waste daylight waiting in line at a busy lunch counter – we’ll bring a fresh, 当地的, 有当地葡萄酒的家庭式午餐. Enjoy snacks and 饮料 throughout the tour. 基本上，什么都不用担心!
If you’re staying in downtown Seattle (hotel, Airbnb, 等.)，我们会去接你! We will text/call you the day before your tour to confirm your exact pickup timing.
The Sheraton Grand is considered our default location for anyone staying outside of downtown. 但情况并非总是如此, so someone on our team will confirm your pick-up location and time with you the day before your tour departure. Let our team know where you’re staying and we’ll do everything we can to make your pickup as easy as possible.
Other considerations if you’re staying outside of Seattle: We’re happy to offer several centralized pickup options en route to the National Park upon request. On our Olympic tour we can offer pick-ups at:
220 Olympic Dr SE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.
140 S Del Guzzi Dr, Port Angeles, WA 98362.
We’ll likely press coffee, make tea, and have a light breakfast on the ferry with a water view. 渡轮上有洗手间.
从这里, we’re continuing northwest across the Kitsap Peninsula and Hood Canal before arriving on the Olympic Peninsula.
Once we’re on the peninsula, the course of your day can go so many ways. Your guide will combine group preferences, 天气注意事项, 混合生态系统和亮点, 人群中避免, 创造美好的一天. 没有两次旅行是相同的!
从这里, your guide will likely decide to head up to 飓风脊 first or continue west to the Lake Crescent area. 在这个行程, 我们将把阿尔卑斯山作为我们的主要目标, 进入天使港的国家公园, 驱车前往著名的飓风岭.
抵达飓风岭. Head to the visitor’s center to use the restroom and prepare for an alpine walk before lunch. Likely walk length is one to three miles. 后散步, 浏览的信息, 拍摄花(或雪), 在你的公园护照上盖章, or find a quick gift for a loved one back home while your guide sets up lunch. When the weather is nice, you’ll enjoy a meal outdoors. In winter, we’ll likely opt for a comfortable spot inside if the weather is snowy or cold.
1:15p Mountain Rivers, Clear Lakes, Wild Tides
We’ll set off down the mountain – destined for another walkabout or two at lower elevations in other sections of the park (like the Elwha River Valley, 盐河, 或新月形湖). All told, you might walk two to four miles in the afternoon (depending on your other activities).
6:30p Ferry Departs Bainbridge Island for Seattle
We’ll drop travelers off where we found them (or another preferred spot nearby).