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 Redwood State Parks and 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 forest’s ecology and the history of timber harvesting in California.

Included in your cruise
  • This is 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: Easy

  • Duration

    4h

  • Max. passengers

    500

  • Booking Code

    INCL-EKA1

  • Notices

    Sturdy walking shoes recommended Dress in layers.

Redwood National and Redwood State Parks are a string of protected forests, beaches, and grasslands along the Northern Californian 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, and learn about the forest’s ecology and the history of timber harvesting in California. See the forest floor up close with 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: You must do a very short amount of walking (about 100 yards) 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). You may walk a total of 1.3 miles at Founder’s Grove (beginning sections are relatively flat with some uneven ground). There are no significant ascents. Big Tree Trail and Homestead Trail (2.4 miles total) have some uneven ground, with mostly gentle hills and trails no significant ascents.