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Schooner Zodiac - Day Cruise

355 Harris Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225-7068
+1 206-719-7622
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Magical afternoon aboard the Schooner Zodiac. I CANNOT wait to come back for a multi-day trip... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
shotwellsmith
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Park City, Utah
Tall ship + superb crew = magnificent time

Could not possibly recommend this more highly. My family of three (self, husband, and 13 year old... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Malia K
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Redmond, Washington
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The Schooner Zodiac is a historic 160 foot working tall ship that operates from Bellingham, Washington. She sails the waters of the San Juan and Canadian Gulf Islands. Passengers have the option of participating in sailing maneuvers under the direction of experienced crew or simply enjoying the beautiful scenery while under sail.
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355 Harris Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225-7068
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

Magical afternoon aboard the Schooner Zodiac. I CANNOT wait to come back for a multi-day trip, private charter, OR to possibly volunteer as crew!!!

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Could not possibly recommend this more highly. My family of three (self, husband, and 13 year old daughter) got to ship out on the 3 day/2 night memorial weekend family sail. From the beginning, a superb trip. Friendly crew greeted us and helped us get...More

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Reviewed May 31, 2018

I had an amazing time aboard the Schooner Zodiac. An exhilarating and educational experience and will definitely be returning for more sailing adventures.

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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Ay ay, me ‘earties! What a fabulous experience. We took the San Juan Escape cruise on a September weekend. Though the weather was mixed (sunny and windless the first day, rainy and cool the next), we got to play sailor by steering, navigating, raising and...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2017

3 days and 2 nights cruising the San Juan Islands. This was a micro brew cruise and it was fantastic! On board, we had a very generous supply of excellent brews courtesy of Snowqualmie Brewing. We managed two brew stops at Anacortes brewing, and Island...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Great crew, magical islands. We did the wet festival and tried so many great beers. Made new friendships.

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Reviewed August 30, 2016

We have lived in Bellingham for 17 years and can't explain why we have never enjoyed this amazing resource before. We went out in a 21's only beer pairing cruise featuring Chuckanut Brewery. The food thoroughly exceeded our expectations (ceviche, pork belly!). The schooner itself...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2016

Our group of 21 was a Master Rowing Club from Portland, OR. It was easy to work with the crew when we sailed every day. We are still exclaiming about it a month later. We are used to being around water and were thrilled to...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2016

The weather is always unpredictable here, but even with hardly any wind, we still had the experience of sailing. The crew was very courteous, knowledgeable and fun. Dinner was scrumptious. Great trip

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Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

The crew was outstanding, meals were excellent, and the 3 day trip was memorable. I learned so much about sailing and the historical schooner. The crew is passionate and have a sincere pride for the schooner and passengers. I LOVED my time on this trip....More

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Valerie R
July 10, 2017|
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Response from Orygunal | Reviewed this property |
This boat is very stable and you are in protected waters. Very little motion. Hint! Always watch the horizon. You would be fine.
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k d
May 15, 2016|
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Response from Bob B | Property representative |
Our staterooms do not have private heads. Each stateroom has its own sink, but the ship's heads are shared. There are two heads in the aft section of the ship and one forward. The forward head also features a shower and the... More
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