Lake Quinault Lodge & Pontoon Boat Option in Olympic Nat’l Forest Tour
Kids (12 and under) $25
Meet at Waves of Bling store in Ocean Shores. Please park at Ace Hardware store or convention center and arrive 15 minutes early.
This historical tour will take us on a journey to a most picturesque setting – Lake Quinault Lodge – located in the Olympic National Park.
We’ll depart Ocean Shores at 12:30 pm, and begin with a stop at the largest spruce tree in North America – don’t forget your camera! Depending on weather, you can pre-register for a tranquil cruise on the lake in a pontoon with a captain who will cover the lake’s history. It is recommended you pre-book for this early.
Reservations for the lake pontoon boat cruise is not booked online – please call the ledge to register at 360-288- 2900 ($27/Adults – $17/Children 2-11 – Under 2 on parents lap/Free). Boat ride is up to 1 1/2 hours. You can also opt to sign up for a kayak or canoe and paddle on the lake for an hour. No reservations are needed – these rentals are on a first come, first serve basis.
Once we arrive at the Lake Quinault Lodge, you can take a short hike on mini trails or stroll to the museum.
There are options available for dining. The lodge has an amazing restaurant, with great food. And it’s a stunning view from the dining room – indoor and outdoor table available. Just a short distance from the lodge is a snack bar for faster food that can be taken back to the lodge where you can picnic outdoors and even bring your own beverages (alcohol included) and set up on the beach or grass (weather permitting) and enjoy the magnificent view! You are welcome to pack your own picnic lunch and bring it onboard and picnic too!
Ride the Wave Tours has two bikes that are available to rent by the hour at only $10/hour. If it’s warm, bring your swim suits & towels – there’s a small sandy beach available, too!