Hike Among Nature's Giants.

Discover the secret places along Washington's wild coastline on a San Juan Islands cruise. Kayak among rocky outcroppings, spotting sea life. Explore dramatic Deception Pass by skiff. Hike mossy island forests frequented by red fox, deer, and woodpeckers.

Highlights


• Olympic National Park—UNESCO World Heritage Site, San Juan archipelago, and Deception Pass

• Kayak, paddle board, and skiff in glacial fjords and winding island channels

• Hike in temperate rainforest, old growth forest, state parks, and Mt. Constitution

• Watch for whales, orcas, seals, sea lions, eagles, and sea birds

• Birding opportunities

• Taste local oysters and clams

Seattle was founded along the shores of Elliott Bay. Today, set sail from picturesque Shilshole Bay and cruise along the city’s shoreline before dropping anchor in a tucked away cove. (D)
Wake up surrounded by the wilderness of the Salish Sea. Today, there are many opportunities to investigate this sea-salty playground of islands. A guided kayak reveals local inhabitants—sea stars, anemones, jelly fish, perhaps even inquisitive harbor seals. Walk along a curiosity-rich intertidal zone or stretch your legs on a mossy hike. And tides and current permitting, sail through swirling waters of Deception Pass. Cap off your first day of adventure with a front-row view of the sunset from the bow. (BLD)
You’ve landed in one of the most scenic areas of the Salish Sea. The rocky outcroppings of Lopez Island play host to harbor seals—and it’s also orca territory. When kayaking, keep your eyes peeled above and below the surface. Join your expedition team on deck searching for whales, seals, and sea lions as you cruise through the myriad San Juans—no two islands are the same. Drop anchor near San Juan Island—the second largest landmass in the archipelago—to explore tide pools and skiff or kayak into hidden coves, as conditions permit. (BLD)
Near the U.S - Canada border, Stuart Island Park hosts today's adventures. Hikers head up to higher ground to see the Turn Point Light Station or walk the shoreline looking for tidepools. Or hop in a kayak with a cabin mate or newfound friend and explore the wildlife of the coast from the water. Take a skiff tour for great photo opportunities. (BLD)
Your Captain navigates through the islands to your basecamp at Orcas Island--for a day of play where the options are unending. A local favorite, hike Mt. Constitution--it's the highest peak in the San Juan Islands (2,409 feet high) and has a mind-blowing view of the archipelago. If you're interested in skiff exploration or more paddling, the kayaks and paddle boards are up for grabs. (BLD)
The treats keep coming! With no paved roads or even ferry access, enjoy your day on picturesque Sucia Island—total year round population of four—a Washington State Marine Park filled with hidden coves and bays. You feel a million miles away from it all, exploring the intertidal zone with your guides, hiking across the island, and kayaking in a protected bay. It’s all up for grabs. (BLD)
Hike in Olympic National Park—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—surrounded by rainforest, old growth forest, and top of the world 360 degree views. Your trek at Hurricane Ridge takes you across fields of sub-alpine flowers in warmer weather and snow-covered hills in the colder months. On a clear day, you can see Canada across to the Straits of Juan de Fuca. This evening, wrap it up with a Farewell Dinner and slide show highlighting your week’s adventures. (BLD)
This morning, cruise into Seattle at Shilshole Bay. After breakfast, the Captain and crew bid you a fond farewell. Safe travels to all! (B)
Itineraries are guidelines; variations in itinerary and the order of days may occur to maximize your experience. Passport required (non USA citizens).

Navigator

$5,600 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$6,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Pathfinder

$6,800 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$7,600 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Navigator

$5,600 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$6,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Pathfinder

$6,800 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$7,600 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Navigator

$5,600 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$6,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Pathfinder

$6,800 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$7,600 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Navigator

$5,600 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$6,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Pathfinder

$6,800 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$7,600 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Navigator

$5,600 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$6,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Pathfinder

$6,800 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$7,600 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Navigator

$5,600 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$6,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Pathfinder

$6,800 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$7,600 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Navigator

$6,100 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,500 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$8,300 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$9,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$6,100 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,500 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$8,300 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$9,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$6,100 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,500 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$8,300 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$9,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$6,100 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,500 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$8,300 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$9,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$6,100 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,500 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$8,300 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$9,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$5,700 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,000 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$7,800 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$8,600 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$5,700 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,000 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$7,800 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$8,600 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$5,700 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,000 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$7,800 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$8,600 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$5,700 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,000 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$7,800 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$8,600 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$6,100 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,500 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$8,300 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$9,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$6,100 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,500 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$8,300 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$9,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$6,100 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,500 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$8,300 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$9,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$6,100 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,500 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$8,300 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$9,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$6,100 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,500 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$8,300 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$9,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$6,100 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,500 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$8,300 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$9,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$6,100 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,500 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$8,300 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$9,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$6,100 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,500 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$8,300 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$9,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$6,100 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,500 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$8,300 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$9,200 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Navigator

$5,700 USD pp
Navigator
C1-C4, C6 King, queen, or twin beds; elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$7,000 USD pp
Pathfinder
B2 Fixed queen bed; view window; private bath with shower

Admiral

$7,800 USD pp
Admiral
A1-A4 King, queen, or twin beds; sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower

Single Navigator

$8,600 USD pp
Single Navigator
B1 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower (Pullman berth available)

Additional charges:

Port Taxes and Fees: 375 USD pp

Safari Quest

Vessel Type: Expedition

Length: 36 m

Passenger Capacity: 22

Built / refurbished: 1992 / 2006

Agile, spry, and with clean design lines, the Safari Quest—carrying just 22 guests—can cut into the tiniest nooks that even our other small vessels can’t reach. This includes coveted wilderness areas with highly limited access of no more than two groups of twelve guests per day. For those most special adventures, she is the ticket in. While small is her secret for access, on the inside this yacht is anything but. Spacious and comfy cabins. A cozy and welcoming lounge and dining room. And plenty of onboard niches for nestling and relaxing. On a boat this size, camaraderie is near-instant—feel the love.

Four decks provide private nooks and shared lounge space on this cozy yacht. The Observation Deck has an on-deck hot tub and fitness equipment; the Bridge Deck houses the much-coveted Admiral cabins, the small library, and our open bridge; the Main Deck features the dining room, bar, and lounge, along with the Pathfinder and Single cabins that work well for guests who don't manage stairs well. The Cabin Deck below holds the Navigator cabins.

The Dining Room features open seating table service at set times. Unlimited beverages, alcoholic and non, are included in the price of the cruise. Vegetarian options are always available, and dietary restrictions are happily accommodated with advance notice.

Onboard Features: Full-beam swim step; underwater bow-mounted camera; kayaks, paddleboards, inflatable skiffs, hiking poles; on-deck hot tub; fitness equipment; DVD and book library.

Cabin layout for Safari Quest

Inclusions


• Voyage on board in selected cabin category
• Group transfers between airport and ship on embarkation day
• Group transfer between ship and airport on disembarkation day
• Use of activity equipment on board including kayaks and paddle boards
• All landings and shore excursions as per the itinerary
• All meals while on board the ship
• Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (Except super-premium wines)
• Experienced expedition team, heritage guides and guest experts

Exclusions


• International and domestic airfares
• Travel insurance
• Passport and visa costs if applicable
• Additional excursions/ land extension programmes
• Super premium wines
• Port Taxes (See trip specific for amount)
• Gratuities (Recommend USD$250 per passenger per week)
Safari Quest
West Coast (USA) ExpeditionExpedition
8 Days from
$5,600 USD pp

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