Our Olympic Peninsula Ecotour has been featured in the Los Angeles Times! Travel writer Anne Harnagel wrote a fantastic feature outlining our exciting new 8-day tour of Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula—the only tour that includes hiking, kayaking, whale watching, a tour of the historic city of Port Townsend, a visit to the San Juan Islands, a float-plane trip, and a traditional ocean-side feast with the local Makah Nation. And it’s not just the L.A. Times that recognizes our tour. This trip has been highlighted in 11 different newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune and >The Morning Call! So what makes our tour stand out? Our small groups, unique itinerary and commitment to creating an authentic experience that allows travelers to explore nature in a comfortable, fun, and eco-friendly way.
The Olympic Peninsula Tour
While there are many tours offered on the Olympic Peninsula, only Gondwana Ecotours gives you the quintessential Pacific Northwest experience. You won’t have to piece together one tour to take you hiking through the rainforests of the Olympic National Park and then another tour to see whales in the Salish Sea. You won’t have to try and book seaside cabin accommodations or find your way through the historic towns along the coast. You’ll get to see the most celebrated features of the park, like Lake Crescent and Hurricane Ridge, without having to figure out how to get there. Gondwana’s Olympic Peninsula Tour has been carefully crafted to allow you to see all of these things without all of the normal stress of travel so that you can simply relax and enjoy the journey.
What Makes Gondwana Ecotours Special?
Besides offering comprehensive tours of some of the most beautiful places on Earth, we are also dedicated to reducing the negative impact of travel on the local environment. We want travel to be sustainable and beneficial for both the traveler and the place they’re visiting. Gondwana Ecotours has been recognized by Carbonfund.org for offsetting more than 130 tonnes of CO2 emissions! We minimize waste wherever we can, we choose fresh and organic foods, we employ local tour guides who know and love the areas in which we travel, and we do our best to give back to the destinations we visit. We understand that travel can lead to a better understanding of the world around us and we want to protect and preserve the places we see so that future generations can continue to experience them just as we have.
More than a Vacation
There are hundreds of options to choose from when you’re planning your next trip. Where do you go and what do you see? Do you travel with a group or do you go it alone? It can be both exciting and exhausting trying to plan out your next vacation. But maybe it’s time to start thinking about vacation in a whole new way. It doesn’t have to be about visiting tourist traps and fighting crowds to get a peek at a famous landmark. It doesn’t have to be mixed-up reservations and disappointing accommodations. It can be experiencing a moment of quiet contemplation on the edge of the clear waters of Lake Crescent. Or it can be learning about a whole new culture and making new friends with members of the Makah Nation. It can be about making memories instead of taking hurried selfies. With Gondwana Ecotours, your vacation can be a life-changing experience!