Marine Wildlife Adventures

Expeditions NW offers a variety of adventure cruises exploring the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest in their natural surroundings. From bird watching along the pristine saltwater shorelines of a National Wildlife Refuge to marine wildlife quests in the open waters of the Salish Sea and the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Tufted Puffin

Marine Birds of the Pacific Northwest 

Watch for a number of marine birds and wildlife adventure excursions in 2013.  Naturalists will be aboard to share their knowledge and answer your questions.View the marine birds of the Pacific NW from the comfort of the EXPEDITIONS as we make our way through the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Protection Island, home to the Tufted Puffin.

Along the cruise you will view the Dungeness Spit and the historic Dungeness Spit Lighthouse with the majestic Olympic Mountains as the backdrop.

Located on the flyway for many migrating birds, the National Wildlife Refuge at Protection Island and Dungeness Spit are bustling with new life activity at this time of the year. Invite your friends and share this experience of the natural wonders that few have witnessed…right in our own back yard.

July 19 – 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm 

Puffin photo by Alan D Wilson


Marine Wildlife Search Adventures

Wildlife Cruise Photo by Julie Lawrence
The waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and around the San Juan Islands provide some of the best opportunities for marine wildlife viewing in the world.
Jellyfish in Port Angeles Harbor
Keep an eye out for a wide variety of creatures on the shores, in the sky and swimming in the water…
Elephant Seal---Port Angeles Harbor Wildlife
Our Marine Wildlife Search Adventure Cruises offer a huge variety of wildlife which includes four whale species often seen in the Pacific Northwest, seals, birds and other forms of wildlife that frequent these waters.
Seal Swimming in Port Angeles Harbor
These day adventure cruises depart Port Angeles harbor, explore the bountiful waters of the Northwest and get you back in time for dinner.