Attraction Listing Description: An indoor public swimming pool offering open swim, lap swim, water aerobics classes, and swimming lessons year-round in Port Angeles. The pool opened in 1962 and was named after a local swimming coach. You can also rent the pool out for sporting events and parties. The formerly known as Willam Shore Memorial Pool has a new name and is undergoing an expansion and renovation. The newly renovated pool will open in June 2020!
Attraction Listing Description: This full-service marina is actually named after the John Wayne. John Wayne’s family donated the land this marina was constructed on because he frequented the area on his family yacht. He always envisioned a marina in this scenic bay. Today, you’ll find plenty of pretty picnic spots with a public beach, permanent and guest boat mooring with fuel services, a restaurant, showers, laundry, and even meeting and event banquet facilities.
Attraction Listing Description: Sound Bikes & Kayaks is much more than just an outdoor gear store selling some of the best brands for climbing, skiing, mountaineering, biking, kayaking and water play. They also offer plenty of advice for exploring the Olympic Peninsula. Check out ISO Adventures (their professional guiding service portion of the business) for epic backpacking and mountaineering trips within the Olympic National Park. ISO’s team of guides are an authorized Olympic National Park Guide Service.
Bike rentals have been discontinued since the pandemic, however, they’ll be back to renting bikes as they restock their inventory. Contact Sound Bikes & Kayaks for information.
Attraction Listing Description: Waters West is a full service fly shop and outfitter in downtown Port Angeles. It’s your one-stop-shop for gear, clothing, equipment, fly tying classes, and guided fishing excursions on both fresh and saltwater. They’re the closest fly shop to the legendary waters of the Olympic Peninsula.
Attraction Listing Title: North By Northwest Surf Co
Attraction Listing Description: Port Angeles’ go to surf shop for boards and gear for surfing in the Pacific Northwest. They also operate full-service rental operation and surf lessons in La Push during the summer months.
Port Angeles Half Day Whale Watching Tour – Visiting Olympic National Park via Port Angeles? This whale watching tour allows you to see humpbacks and orcas during your visit! Whale watching tours leave the Port Angele Wharf daily. Find out more information here.
Adventures Through Kayaking is now called Elevate Outdoors. They expanded their guided tours to include biking, mountain biking, standup paddleboarding (SUP), and both saltwater and freshwater kayaking tours. If you’d prefer to head out on your own, they also rent SUP boards, regular bikes, mountain bikes, kayaks and even offer shuttles for kayaking, SUPing and biking.
Their team of expert guides will give you plenty of helpful advice to ensure you feel safe and confident on their tours even if you’re a newbie to the sport. And their fun multi-sport combo tours will definitely make the most of your outdoor adventure time in Port Angeles.
Attraction Listing Description: Jerry’s Bait & Tackle is located near Safeway and offers a great selection of fishing gear along with plenty of helpful advice for fishing around the Olympic Peninsula. The owner of the shop is also a drift boat guide for river angling trips.
Attraction Listing Title: Port Angeles Whale Watch Company
Attraction Listing Description: The Port Angeles Whale Watch Company guarantees whale sightings from May 14 to November when you hop aboard one of their whale watching tours. Daily tours depart from the Port Angeles Boat Haven and usually last 4-5 hours long. Gray, Minke, Humpback, and both resident and non-resident Orcas migrate through the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Attraction Listing Title: Community Boating Program - Sailing Charters
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Sailing the Salish Sea along Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula is a dream come true. Take in the views of the Olympic mountains from the water by booking a chartered sailing boat excursion to remember! The sailing charters offered by the Community Boating Program can arrange a custom sailing charter for you and your group leaving the Port Angeles Boat Haven. The private sailing charters are also great for educating those who might be interested in possibly sailing on their own in the future.