3-Day Audubon Birdwatching Cruise

The Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society and Puget Sound Express invite you to take part in an amazing three-day birdwatching and wildlife cruise in the San Juan Islands of Washington State,

The San Juan Islands are famous worldwide as National Geographic’s #3 World Travel Destination, and our tour will connect you with the best of the San Juan Island experience.

Tour Naturalist Bob Boekelheide (formerly Director of the Dungeness River Audubon Center) will be pointing out all the birds for us. In addition to wildlife and bird watching, we will visit and stay overnight at the historic Roche Harbor Resort, tour fascinating sites on San Juan Island, as well as Deception Pass near Whidbey Island.


  • 3 days/ 2 nights roundtrip cruise from Sequim, WA, aboard the M/V Glacier Spirit.

  • Small-ship cruising through the spectacular San Juan Archipelago and Deception Pass.

  • Personal ship-board naturalist providing in-depth information about birds, whales, porpoises, history, and the islands.


The San Juan Islands are a premier birdwatching destination. In addition to waterfowl and game birds, the Islands are home to loons, cormorants, wading birds like the Great Blue Heron, vultures, eagles, hawks, gulls, terns, alcids, owls, and countless shore birds.

The San Juan Islands are also home to resident pods of orcas – or “killer whales.” The marine ecosystem that supports the whales, also supports minke whales, humpbacks, seal lions, seals, otters, and many other marine mammals. As we tour the Islands, we’ll likely see many of these creatures from the boat.


We’ll spend our nights at the historic Roche Harbor Resort. Accommodations are available in spacious waterfront condos with kitchen and living room. A limited number of hotel rooms are also available for folks with mobility issues.


  • $1,095 per person (double occupancy)
  • $1,295 per person (single occupancy)
  • New! Upgrade room to King Suite ($350/room)

Costs include: Sea and land travel, lunches onboard, breakfast and lodging at Roche Harbor Resort.

The Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society reserves the right to cancel the trip and refund payments in the unlikely event of low registration.



Depart from Sequim
Evenings in Roche Harbor


No trip scheduled for 2021


3 days/2 nights




$1095 per person (double occupancy)
$1,295 per person (single occupancy)
New: Upgrade room to King Suite ($350/room)

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