Eureka (Bonnie Gool Dock), April 21-May 1, 2016
UPDATED: Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain have extended their
stay in Eureka to Sunday, May 1. Tickets for additional excursions are
on sale now. || Two tall ships that make annual visits to Eureka are
expected to pull into Bonnie Gool Dock on April 21 and stay through
April 27. The brig Lady Washington, the official ship of Washington
State, and Hawaiian Chieftain typically spend a week in Humboldt Bay
offering public tours, excursions, and education programs to local K-12
students. New this year is a 15 percent discount for online purchases of
four or more Battle Sail or Adventure Sail tickets. Here’s the ships’
4/22: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., walk-on tours, $3 donation.
4/23-24: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., walk-on tours, $3 donation.
4/23-24: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Battle Sail, $39-$75.
4/24: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Adventure Sail, $39-$47.
4/26-29: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., walk-on tours, $3 donation.
4/27: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Evening Sail, $35.
4/29: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Evening Sail, $45.
4/30-5/1: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., walk-on tours, $3 donation.
4/30-5/1: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Battle Sail, $39-$75.
5/1: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Adventure Sail, $39-$47.
Battle Sails are recreations of a typical 18th-century naval
skirmish, complete with real cannon, real gunpowder, but no cannon
balls. Guests are encouraged to help raise a sail and verbally taunt
their adversaries. Tickets are $75 adults, $67 students/seniors/active
military, $39 children 12/under.
Adventure Sails feature opportunities for guests to help raise a
sail, learn a sea shanty, or take the helm of a real tall ship,
conditions permitting. Tickets are $47 adults, $39 children 12/under.
Evening Sails are value-priced at $35 per ticket on Wednesday, $45
per ticket on Friday. The programming is similar to the weekend
Adventure Sail, with the additional chance at enjoying a spectacular
Pacific Ocean sunset.
Purchase all tickets on our website
or call 800-200-5239. A 15 percent discount is available for online
purchases of four or more Battle Sail or Adventure Sail tickets. The
discount is applied instantly at the time of purchase. The discount is
not available for telephone orders or walk-up purchases at the ships.