From the winding channels of the San Juan Islands to the inlets of British Columbia, meanderings in the Pacific Northwest put you in unique corners of this world. Out here, a hike for every level means just that. Casual beachcombers can poke around tide pools. Or, if a rigorous hike is more your style, the temperate rainforest of Olympic National Park calls. Listen and find your place. Click here to explore the guide.
British Columbia's Yachters' Paradise
Explore! Olympic Wilderness & San Juan Islands
Apr-May, Sep-Nov 2019
Land Packages / Extend Your Trip
Take in a show, catch a flying fish or catch views from the Space Needle—see what the fuss over Seattle is all about. We’ve picked the spot—enjoy our hometown, and more!
UnCruise in the Pacific Northwest
An Illustration of Orcas Island
Orcas Island was first explored by the Lummi Tribe of the Salish Nation that visited the island seasonally to hunt deer and fish for salmon.
The 57 square mile island is larger than the San Juan Island but with fewer people and a permanent population near 4,500.
Pacific Northwest Gallery
View images from our cruises in Coastal Washington and British Columbia!
On Small Ship, Ocean Life (and Other Passengers) Are Up Close
Most of the boat is asleep when we pass through Ballard Locks in Seattle shortly before midnight. Blotchy, heavy clouds are stacked like anvils above a purple horizon. Stars wink here and there, a promise of a clearer night. Salmon still run freely between the fresh water of Lake Washington and the salt water of Puget Sound...