Wildlife Kayak Tour ‑ Poulsbo, Washington

by Olympic Outdoor Center

This tour is great for all ages, all experience levels, locals and visitors! Start with a Kayaking lesson (or refresher) and then enjoy wildlife viewing on Poulsbo's protected, beautiful Liberty Bay.

We use stable double sit on top kayaks for this tour.


Tour Available Sunday - Friday and starts at 2:30pm and ends 4:30pm.

Wildlife Tours are a great way to explore Liberty Bay, Poulsbo with a little guidance and local knowledge. Your guide will lead you on a route of approximately 2 miles at a leisurely pace.

*We require a minimum of participants for wildlife tours and will call to reschedule or offer a refund if we are unable to meet the minimum.

Liberty Bay is an excellent place to head out for a tour.  It is calm, protected and full of wildlife.  This is a great way to get out on the water with family and friends who are from out of town or who may not have a ton of on water experience.  Our guide will answer any questions, point out and educate about various wildlife and provide on water safety and guidance.

Wildlife Tours begin and end at our rental dock in downtown Poulsbo:  Address: 18743 Front Street, Poulsbo, WA 98370, and will last 2 hours starting at 2:30pm and ending at 4:30pm.

Not able to make a wildlife tour, but still want to have some fun out on the water? Click here for our Summer Calendar!

Wildlife you may see:

  • Harbor Seals (common)
  • Bald Eagles (common)
  • Dungeness Crabs, Kelp Crabs (common)
  • Great Blue Herons and other Aquatic Birds (common)
  • Sea Stars  (uncommon)
  • Ospreys  (common)
  • Sea Cucumbers (common)
  • Purple Martins (rare)
  • River Otters (rare)
  • Squid (rare)
  • Orca (extremely rare)
  • Harbor Porpoise (uncommon)

The cost of the tour includes all of the rental gear: Kayak, Paddle, PFD and Safety Equipment.  We will ensure that you are paddling a kayak that is properly fit for you. No experience is necessary and all ages are welcome.  We hope to see you out on the water!.