Schedule & Prices

2018 SCHEDULE 

We offer tours of varying lengths to meet your needs and fit your schedule 

If the early registration price is listed, please ask how many spots at this price still remain.
Spaces are available until a trip is marked "FULL". 
Did we catch your interest?  Want to sign up?  Please go to the Reservations page. 

Saturday, February 3, 2018 -- 8 Hour Winter Seabirds (February 10 weather date)

Saturday, May 19, 2018 -- 6 Hour Intro to Spring Seabirds
Departs 7:00 am, from Newport Tradewinds
Great trip! For highlights, see the blog. 

Sunday, August  12, 2018 -- 8 Hour Fall Seabirds
Departs 6:30 am, from Newport Tradewinds
$140 
Great trip!  2 albatross, 5 shearwaters.  See blog for complete list.

Saturday, August 25, 2018 -- 12 Hour Fall Deepwater
Departs 6:00 am, from Newport Tradewinds
$175
Great trip with excellent ocean conditions.  2 albatross. See blog for complete list.

Saturday, September 15, 2018 -- 8 Hour Fall Seabirds 
Departs 7:00 am, from Newport Tradewinds
Amazing trip: 2 albatross, five shearwaters including GREAT SHEARWATER, 
4 whale species!

Sunday, September 23, 2018  -- 5 Hour Shorebird Festival Pelagic 
Departs 7:00 am, from Betty Kay Charters, Charleston
Great trip: Black-footed Albatross, 3 shearwaters, 3 jaegers,  
Sabine's Gull, Arctic Tern, South Polar Skua, good views of auklets, 
whales and acrobatic white-sided dolphins!

Saturday, September 29, 2018 -- 8 Hour ) OBA Meeting Pelagic 
Departs 7:00 am, from Garibaldi Charters, Garibaldi
Rough ocean, but a good trip.  Black-footed Albatross, Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel, 
5 shearwaters including good views of Flesh-footed, Jaeger/Skua slam,  
Sabine's Gull, auklets, whales and white-sided dolphins!

Sunday, September 30, 2018 -- 8 Hour ) OBA Meeting Pelagic 
Departs 7:00 am, from Garibaldi Charters, Garibaldi 
Rough ocean, but another good trip: Black-footed Albatross, Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel, 
3 shearwaters, Jaeger/Skua slam with 2 very cooperative skuas at chum  
Sabine's Gull, auklets 

Sunday, October 7, 2018 -- 10 Hour (Perpetua Bank) Pelagic
Departs 7:00 am, from Newport Tradewinds
Another great Newport trip: Laysan and Black-footed Albatross, 
5 shearwaters including Flesh-footed  and Short-tailed, 3 jaeger species, 
many adult Sabine's Gulls, auklets! 

Saturday, October 27, 2018 -- 8 Hour Late Fall Pelagic
Departs 7am, from Newport Tradewinds 
$140
Targets: Laysan Albatross, Short-tailed Shearwater, South Polar Skua, 
Black-legged Kittiwake, Ancient Murrelet

Saturday, December 8, 2018 -- 7 Hour Winter Pelagic
Departs 8am, from Newport Tradewinds 
$125, Early Registration $115
Targets: Laysan Albatross, Short-tailed Albatross (2017), Short-tailed Shearwater, 
Black-legged Kittiwake, Ancient Murrelet