Exploring the San Juan Islands

Wild Coastlines, Whales, and Pristine Wilderness aboard the Catalyst or Westward

Trip Cost

Catalyst: 2022-2023
Cabins 1 and 6 with private bath $3500
Cabins 2 and 3 with private bath $3250
Cabin 5 with shared bath $3000
Cabin 4 (Single Occupancy Cabin) $3250
Boat Charter $36,250
Westward: 2022-2023
Cabins with Private Bath $3850
Single Cabin $5775
Boat Charter $30,800

Information on pricing policy
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Departures & Leaders

Sep 15-20, 2022   Sold Out Paul Brown
Sep 22-27, 2022   Sold Out Bill Bailey, Paul Brown
Sep 11-16, 2023   Catalyst Paul Brown
Sep 18-23, 2023   Catalyst Paul Brown
Sep 22-27, 2023   Sold Out Bill Bailey
Sep 25-30, 2023   Catalyst Paul Brown
Oct 2-7, 2023   Catalyst Paul Brown
Sep 12-17, 2024   Catalyst 
Sep 19-24, 2024   Catalyst 
Sep 26-Oct 1, 2024   Catalyst 

Trip Cost Includes

  • Expert leadership of a Trip Naturalist and Captain
  • All meals on board and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Beer and wine
  • Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and boat safety gear
  • Use of rubber boots throughout the trip
  • Entry fees to national parks/preserves and port charges
  • Activities and equipment

Trip Cost Does Not Include

Air travel from your home city/Bellingham, Washington, and Bellingham, Washington/home city; Excess baggage charges; Airport fees and charges; Gratuities; Optional travel insurance; Personal expenses including extra hotels nights pre/post-cruise, Airport transfers, etc.

Trip Payment Schedule*

At time of reservation: 20% of trip cost
100 days prior to departure: Balance

*Please note that this differs from our standard policy.

Cancellation and Transfer Fee Schedule*

Minimum fee: 50% of deposit
91-150 days prior to departure: 100% of deposit
90 days or less: 100% of trip cost

*Please note that this differs from our standard policy.