Bold Betties: San Juan Islands, WA: Multi-day Kayak Trip

August 18-21, 2019 | Open to All Women

Bold Betties is heading to the San Juan Islands in Washington for a week of paddling fun! This adventure is perfect for beginners and experienced paddlers alike!

During this adventure, you will journey through the dynamic landscape of the San Juans in a sea kayak. You'll learn the fundamentals of kayaking, navigation, and camping, and you'll also gain confidence, self-worth, and long-lasting friendships with like-minded people! While no previous kayaking experience is required, those that will benefit most will arrive with a willingness to learn, enthusiasm for adventure, and love of new experiences. So basically, be your awesome Bold Betty self!


  • Dates: August 18-24, 2019

  • Trip Cost Per Person: $2130-$1920

    Based on double occupancy for hotels and tents.

    An additional cost of $250 for a single room.

  • Travel: Participants are responsible for their own travel accommodations to and from Seattle, Washington.

  • Limited Space: This highly desirable trip can only accommodate 14 participants. Interested individuals should send their applications in immediately! When the trip is full, we will not be able to accept additional participants.

  • Trip Includes: Lodging, expedition food, guide service expenses, tents, sleeping bags, gear.

  • Participants: Adults 18 + years of age and identify as female.

  • Guides: Qualified guides will provide a safe, fun, and meaningful adventure.

  • Climate: Temperatures in August (60 - 80 degrees)

  • Tents: We sleep in 2-3 person high quality tents.

  • Sea kayaks: sturdy expedition single and double sea kayaks

  • Clothing: A guide will go over the clothing that you bring and could supply you additional items, if appropriate.

  • Gear: We will provide sleeping bags and all necessary camping and paddling gear for participants.

  • Cuisine: Healthy fresh food, vegetables, fruits, nuts, grains and meats. We can accommodate dietary needs.


August 18: Seattle

  • Meet and stay at the Hilton Garden Inn and introduction to the group and your adventure.

August 19: Anacortes to Lopez Island

  • Take an afternoon Ferry from Anacortes to Lopez Island.

    • Arrive at our put in and begin our kayak lessons.

    • Set out to our first camp.

August 20-22: Sea Kayaking Expedition around the San Juan Islands!

  • Itinerary will be dependent on weather and tides.

  • We will move camp each day.

  • Day hikes, campfires, laughter, wildlife and more.

August 23: San Juan Islands to Seattle

  • Departure back on the ferry returning to Anacortes.

  • Travel to hotel.

  • Clean up at the hotel.

  • Dinner Out.

August 24: Fly/drive home or extend your time to explore

Cost per person: $2,130.00 - $1,920