Descend your cruise ship at the ports of Seattle, WA and take a quick adventurous tour of the Olympic National Park. Washington offers a great Seattle Shore Excursion: Small-Group Olympic National Park Tour for its on shore visitors. Walk through the United States oldest forests and witness its beauty and wild life.
You will arrive via a luxurious van to a display of a complimentary breakfast and a delicious gourmet picnic at mid-day for lunch. Your Naturalist guide will inform you of the history of the majestic forest lands and the abundant wild life. If your tour is in the winter, snowshoes are given to visitors for a complete wintery wilderness feeling.
As you make your trek through nature, visit an old lighthouse and watch the shorebirds fly about above and onto the shallow waters below to feast. Witness from Hurricane Ridge the infamous black-tailed deer and black bears of Seattle. Become awe stricken with a total view of the mountains, straits, and the San Juan Island in the distance from the meadows at the summit.
Our staff will make all transportation arrangements, making this a care-free and worry-free excursion. Refunds are available upon cancellations or inability to attend due to cruise ship delay. Make this full day tour a tour to remember. Delight in the wilderness experience and sites. Don't forget the many photo opportunities. Share this experience with friends or family.
While docked in Seattle, set out on an adventure through the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest on this shore excursion. On this full-day, small-group tour of Olympic National Park, famed for its unprecedented beauty, view the region's abundant wildlife and trek through some of the United States' oldest forests. Drive in a luxury Mercedes van and enjoy a complimentary light breakfast and gourmet picnic lunch. Throughout the tour, a naturalist guide will take you on short nature walks. During the winter months, these nature treks will be done with snowshoes for a real wilderness experience!
From the Seattle cruise port, hop in a luxury Mercedes vehicle and head out to Olympic National Park for a full-day, small-group shore excursion. Olympic National Park, located on the Olympic Peninsula, is a microcosm of Northwest ecosystems, and here you'll find remote beaches fringing the country's oldest forests and one of Washington's most dramatic mountain ranges.
After a delicious light breakfast, including pastries and hot beverages, enjoy a scenic drive to Olympic National Park and stop for photo opportunities along the way. Your naturalist guide will lead you on several short nature walks, including a walk out on a sandspit to an old lighthouse. In spring and fall, thousands of waterfowl and shorebirds descend towards the shallow waters protected by the sandspit.
Next, climb up to Hurricane Ridge, a mountain citadel that puts you at the edge of the park's exceptional jagged peaks. Olympic marmots, black-tailed deer and black bears are known to frequent this area. From the meadows at the summit, take in the superb 360-degree view that embraces the surrounding mountains, the strait and the San Juan Islands. When it snows in the winter (typically mid-October through mid-March), strap on some snowshoes for this guided nature trek!
At midday, dine on a gourmet picnic of fresh local ingredients and wines. Select snacks and drinks will be provided throughout the tour, as well. For menu information, please refer to the Itinerary section.
Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Seattle port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.