Secret Skagit Birding Adventure: Skagit River Estuary

Skagit River EstuaryOn our exciting Secret Skagit Birding Adventure we’ll meet you in LaConner (only a 60 mile drive north of
Seattle or south from vancouver B.C.) and transport you to Blake’s Resort on the Lower Skagit River. You’ll meet with your naturalist, river guides who will treat you with tales of local history, spot a variety of birds, and take you on a voyage of discover through the Skagit estuary into the Swinomish Channel and the historic town of LaConner, Washington.

Skagit River Estuary2


Pacific Northwest Float Trips is the only raft company offering this innovative trip; it has been enjoyed by folks of all ages for many years. Since it is a leisurely float with no white water, it is ideal for families, groups and bird enthusiasts.This is our most productive river adventure to experience a variety of wildlife, Red-Tailed Hawks, Blue Heron, Bald Eagles and a variety of sea-birds. On occasion we witness river otters and ther marine critters.
Skagit River Estuary3You’ll stop for a yummy picnic on Goat Island located across from Deception Pass where you can explore and climb to an abandoned Fort, a leftover post from WWII. A huge cistern is at the top of the island where a vast variety of birds visit on their migratory route to both bathe and drink the fresh water. We’ll meander on through the channel and you’ll disembark from your inflatable raft in LaConner.Stay and visit LaConner, or we can take you through the legendary and spectacular display of tulip fields in West Mt. Vernon. You’ll view the beautiful gardens of tulips and many other floral species in bloom.
Please note that the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is an annual event which takes place in

The fields are filled with flowers both before and after and still beautiful for viewing. Skagit River Estuary5On the drive to LaConner you’ll pass several magnificent fields. We’ll also include a short ride around the tulip fields during the festival. This is a wonderful trip for all ages, great for birthday parties and serious bird watchers! Please ask about group rates for this excursion, which is also a great trip for scouts and other organizations. Make your reservations early for this popular trip! Call for the times on the date you are coming! Telephone: 907-251-6502

Adults: $87 with Lunch / $79 without Lunch


Children (12 & under) or Seniors (65 & older): $77 w Lunch / $71 w/o Lunch


Special Group Prices (discount will be calculated at checkout):

  • 7 -12 passengers $82 per person w/Lunch
  • 7 -12 passengers $75 per person w/o Lunch
  • 13 + passengers $79 per person w/Lunch
  • 13 + passengers $72 per person w/o Lunch

Contact Information
Contact us for more information and details, or about and special services:
Telephone: 907-251-6502
Please note: Trips are not cancelled due to rain or cold weather.