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Clam Digging on Hood Canal

Clam Digging on Hood Canal

Duration:7 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks, Equipment and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is rare.

About your host

I am a retired surgeon. A lifetime of coastal living and extensive offshore sailing have contributed to my love of the marine environment. The purchase of recreational shellfish licenses contributes importantly to the preservation of marine habitat and resources. I love seafood and I have been digging clams since childhood — on the Atlantic coast, in British Columbia, in Alaska, in New Zealand,…
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What we’ll do

We will meet at the Washington State Ferry Terminal in Seattle and board a ferry to Bainbridge Island with stunning views of the busy port of Seattle, Puget Sound, and Mount Rainier. Then we will drive to scenic Hood Canal which has pristine shellfish habitat. The timing of our experience will be based on that day's tides. You will easily dig a legal limit of clams including several of five…

What else you should know

You will need to wear or bring knee high boots, warm clothing, and rain gear. I recommend a knapsack. Don't forget your shellfish license.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Snacks I will provide granola bars. There will be time to eat in the cafeteria on the ferry or purchase other snacks if you wish.
Drinks
Drinks Non-alcoholic beverages and water.
Transportation
Transportation All transportation will be provided free of cost.
Equipment
Equipment I will provide shovels, buckets, ice, and containers to keep your clams pristine on your way home.

What to bring

Knee High Boots
Warm Clothes
Rain Gear -- just in case
Washington State Recreational Shellfish/Seaweed License
Knapsack

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Where you'll be

After our ferry ride across Puget Sound, we will drive across Bainbridge Island to the Kitsap Peninsula and through lush forest to quaint Port Gamble, just a few minutes from the the northern shores of Hood Canal where we will dig our clams. Our driving time will be about forty minutes each way.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Wed, 28th Aug    From 07:30 to 14:30.
$205 per person
4 of 4 spots left
Availability for this experience is rare.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 6 and up can attend.

More tips

You will need to wear or bring knee high boots, warm clothing, and rain gear. I recommend a knapsack. Don't forget your shellfish license.
Daniel
foraging
Clam Digging on Hood Canal
9 reviews
From $205/person
9 reviews
From $205/person