Person in hiking gear standing next to a giant tree in the Redwood National Park.

Redwood National Park

On this half-day tour from Eureka, visit Redwood National and State Parks to take in the towering forests. Journey along a portion of the Avenue of the Giants, marvel at the beauty of the Sequoias and learn about the ecology of the forest and the history of timber harvesting in California.

Included in your cruise
  • Home to some of the world’s oldest redwood groves.
  • Learn about the ecology of the forest and the history of timber harvesting in California.
  • Hike through the forest.
  • Great photo opportunities.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed

  • Duration

    4h

  • Max. passengers

    500

  • Booking code

    INCL-EKA1

  • Notices

    Sturdy walking shoes recommended. Dress in layers.

Redwood National and State Parks are a string of protected forests, beaches and grasslands along Northern California’s coast. On this half-day tour from Eureka take in the towering forests, journey along a portion of the Avenue of the Giants, marvel at the beauty of the Sequoias, learn about the ecology of the forest and the history of timber harvesting in California. See the forest floor up close with some time to hike through the forest before returning to Eureka and the ship. 

Practical information: 

  • Language: English  

  • Remarks/requirements: Sturdy walking shoes recommended. Dress in layers 

  • Wheelchair accessible: No 
  • Walking information: A very short amount of walking (~100 yards) will be done at the first two sites, Drury Chaney Trail (very flat and wide trail) and Grieg-French-Bell Grove (trail through small mounds, some uneven ground). A total of 1.3 miles may be walked at Founder’s Grove (beginning sections that are relatively flat and otherswith some uneven ground. No significant elevation gain. Big Tree Trail and Homestead Trail (2.4 miles total) has some uneven ground, mostly gentle rise and fall trail with no significant elevation gain.