Join us in the San Juan Islands of Washington’s Coast for a week of sea kayaking, biking, hiking, standup paddleboarding, history and adventure! This unique trip includes the best that the San Juan Islands has to offer and is designed to accommodate with both luxury and adventure. By bike and by boat, we’ll explore Lopez Island, San Juan Island, and Orcas Island and enjoy lodging in some of the islands’ best historic inns each night. In addition to our time spent on the water, there will be opportunities for hiking, beach combing, photography, exploring, socializing, shopping and relaxing!
Location:San Juan Islands, WA
An exciting 5 day/4 night guided adventure trip in the San Juan Islands!*Day 1** Meet your guides on Lopez Island and enjoy lunch on the beach, an afternoon kayak tour, and a delicious dinner before settling in for your first restful night on "island time." Day 2 After a morning standup paddleboarding lesson and tour we'll explore the island by bike and by foot - with unlimited opportunities to take trip photos, learn tidbits of fascinating island history, take in the views, sample local produce and wines, explore the beaches, and make memories with friends old and new. Day 3 We'll travel by bike and ferry to San Juan Island to explore this harbor community and enjoy some of its best sights. Our route includes biking to a picnic lunch (12-16 miles), a tour of Pelindaba Lavender Farm, whale watching across Haro Strait from the Lighthouse at Lime Kiln State Park, and time exploring Friday Harbor's waterfront. Day 4 On our fourth day we venture to Orcas Island by ferry as we continue to learn about some of the islands' most popular residents - the Orca Whales! A driving tour of the island brings us to Mount Constitution (the San Juan Islands highest point) along scenic routes featuring local artists. The afternoon includes a chartered whale watch tour as we continue to explore the coastline and learn about the Orca whales, harbor seals, sea lions, dals porpoise and other marine inhabitants of Washington's coastline. Day 5 Our final day is spent enjoying a kayak or SUP tour to James Island - a 4 mile paddle to a beautiful and uninhabited State Park island for a picnic lunch on the beach. After some time exploring we'll make the return paddle to Lopez Island where we'll have a group photo challenge and say our good-byes. It's been an unforgettable week! *This is a sample itinerary that is subject to change based on weather conditions, group needs, and availability. **Start/end times for days 1 and 5 will be finalized by our office after the summer 2015 ferry schedule is published by WSDOT. You can anticipate a mid-morning meeting time for day 1, and an early evening departure on day 5.
Each participant must review and complete our Liability/Medical Release form prior to taking part in an activity. Minors must have a parent signature. If you would like to have a copy of this form emailed to you please contact us.
The ultimate Island Bike Tour and Kayak Adventure Vacation for your family! Experience it all and enjoy multiple activities on this 5 day, 4 night expertly guided adventure. We've put together the package that is just right for you - whether you're coming alone or bringing the whole family this 5-day adventure vacation is everything you are looking for!
Sept 25-30 | Accommodations: Historic Inns | Ages 16+ | + $800 Lodging Fee
Bike Tour & Kayaking Adventure Vacation
Enjoy the scenic coastal sights of Lopez Island, San Juan Island, and Orcas Island as you bike, kayak, hike, SUP and explore with your friendly and knowledgeable adventure guides and newfound friends. Your experience includes some of our favorite destinations and activities - designed to provide you with an adventure that is memorable, relaxing, and complete.
Whether you prefer the accommodations of the islands' unique and historic inns, or our deluxe tents as you camp under the stars, we have the trip that is just right for you. Each of our adventure vacation trips include delicious northwest-inspired meals, group transportation between activities, and experienced adventure guides.
What's Included in Your Adventure
- Experienced and certified adventure guides
- Guided bike tours
- Guided kayak tours
- Guided standup paddleboarding tours and lessons
- Quality paddling, biking and safety equipment (stable fiberglass kayaks, comfortable road bikes and helmets, etc)
- Northwest inspired meals (lunch on Day 1 through Lunch on Day 5)
- Snacks and beverages to keep you fueled and hydrated throughout the day
- Group transportation between activities (inter-island ferry fees are also included)
- Chartered Whale Watching excursion (3-4 hours)
- Whale museum entrance fee
- Top-rated lodging at Island Inns or Bed & Breakfasts (for trips with "Inns" accommodations) double occupancy
- Quality tents, sleeping pads and outfitter camp setup (for trips with "Camping" accommodations) double occupancy
- Camping fees, if applicable
What to Bring For Your Adventure
A complete Packing List will be sent with your registration confirmation. You will need to bring clothing that is appropriate for all days/activities, personal items, a sleeping bag (for trips listed as "Camping"), a refillable water bottle, cash for incidentals and gifts, and a sense of adventure! We have minimal cell phone service on the island, and limited opportunities to access the internet.
Please contact us at 425-883-9039 with specific questions.