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'Wonders of the Waterfront' SATURDAYS
June 8 - Aug 31

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Waterfront Walking Tours are back for the 2024 summer season!

'Skiffs to Spirits' WEDNESDAYS
June - Aug 28

The Gig Harbor Waterfront Alliance, in partnership with Harbor WildWatch, Harbor History Museum and Visit Gig Harbor, are proud to offer these beloved tours to residents and visitors once again! 

The season will run for 12 weeks, starting on Saturday, June 8th, and ending on Saturday, August 31st.

Tour the waterfront and enjoy these free, family-friendly Saturday tours. You can also enjoy our bonus "Skiffs to Spirits" tour for the 2024 season running every Wednesday evening from 5:30-7:00pm.

"Wonders of the Waterfront"

Saturday Tour | 10:00am - 12:00pm

The tour starts at Donkey Creek Park, ends at the Maritime Pier, and is led by Harbor WildWatch.

Experienced guides will take you on a journey along the waterfront, observing its natural beauty.

Discover the incredible diversity of life that is present and explore the natural history of Gig Harbor!


Harbor WildWatch is an environmental education organization dedicated to inspiring stewardship for the Salish Sea through education.

"Skiffs to Spirits"

Wednesday Tour | 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The tour starts at the entrance to the Harbor History Museum, ends at Heritage Distilling Co., and is led by local tour guide expert Kurt Grimmer and his team of volunteers.

Enjoy a guided evening tour and hear stories from Gig Harbor's past - from net sheds to the historic fishing fleet and the impacts of prohibition on this small fishing town. The tour is geared more towards adults; however families are welcome. The tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours and ends at Heritage Distilling  Co. in Gig Harbor. 


Things you should know before you go:

1. Each tour is approximately 1.5 miles long; there is no transportation provided at the end of the tour so keep in mind you'll need to walk back and get your vehicle or make alternative arrangements. We always suggest grabbing lunch or dinner at one of the many restaurants in our downtown district!

2. The tours are completely FREE and our guides are volunteers; should you feel so inclined to make a donation to one of the non-profit organizations running the tour you are welcome to. 

3. Tours run rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, we suggest bringing umbrellas, rain gear, hats, sunscreen, water bottles etc. 

Interested in booking a private tour for a small group or corporate team building event?

Waterfront Walking Tours offers a limited number of private guided tours each season. Tour dates/times are subject to guide availability. Private tour costs start at $10 per person and depend on group size. Please email for a quote. 

The Waterfront Walking Tours are presented in partnership with the following Gig Harbor local and  non-profit organizations:

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