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Coastal Foraging Adventure

With Robin Kort

May 8 - 12, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Feb 7, 2024.
Forage for wild food and cook with professional forager, cookbook author and sommelier Chef Robin Kort of Swallow Tail Culinary Adventures. Connect to the food of the coastal ecosystem on Cortes Island from forest to sea. Foraging at the sea tunes your senses to the ebb and flow of the…

Ebb & Flow: Kayak & Yoga Immersion (May)

With Kai Harvey and Jasmine Hillier

May 17 - 22, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Feb 16, 2024.
Immerse yourself in the rhythms of the natural world and the ebb and flow of the Salish Sea.  Hollyhock, located on the southern coastline of Cortes Island (on the unceded land of the toq qaymɩxʷ (Klahoose), ɬəʔamɛn qaymɩxʷ (Tla’amin), and ʔop qaymɩxʷ (Homalco) Nations) is an ideal basecamp and launch…

Exploring Ocean Mysteries: The Science and Poetry of The Salish Sea

With Dr. Marjorie Wonham and Melanie Koenderman

May 31 - June 5, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Mar 1, 2024.
The ocean has long inspired curiosity and imagination in scientists and poets alike. Join us in a lively, embodied, place-based experience of the beautiful waters and life of the Salish Sea. In this unique program we will explore ocean shorelines and ocean poetry, and create our own poems that deepen…

Salish Shorelines: A Saltwater Journey (June)

With Jonas Fineman and Tosh Harvey

May 31 - June 5, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Mar 1, 2024.
Join Cortes Island guides and mariners for a kayaking exploration of the Salish Sea surrounding the renowned Hollyhock Campus. Each day’s adventure offers a safe and comprehensive foray into the seascapes and histories of Desolation Sound and the Discovery Islands. Launching from various beaches around Cortes Island as well as…

Discover Cortes: Adventures in Nature (June)

With Bill Ophoff

June 14 - 19, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Mar 15, 2024.
The natural world is your classroom as you hike, kayak, and sail amid the wild beauty of Cortes Island. Discover the flora and fauna of both land and sea along with local history and geological phenomena as you adventure forth with Hollyhock's knowledgeable, fun-loving naturalist. Explore ancient forests, sandy beaches,…
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Ebb & Flow: Kayak & Yoga Immersion (July)

With Kai Harvey and Jasmine Hillier

July 7 - 12, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Apr 7, 2024.
Immerse yourself in the rhythms of the natural world and the ebb and flow of the Salish Sea.  Hollyhock, located on the southern coastline of Cortes Island (on the unceded land of the toq qaymɩxʷ (Klahoose), ɬəʔamɛn qaymɩxʷ (Tla’amin), and ʔop qaymɩxʷ (Homalco) Nations) is an ideal basecamp and launch…

Discover Cortes: Adventures in Nature (July)

With Bill Ophoff

July 12 - 17, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Apr 12, 2024.
The natural world is your classroom as you hike, kayak, and sail amid the wild beauty of Cortes Island. Discover the flora and fauna of both land and sea along with local history and geological phenomena as you adventure forth with Hollyhock's knowledgeable, fun-loving naturalist. Explore ancient forests, sandy beaches,…

Discover Cortes: Adventures in Nature (August)

With Bill Ophoff

August 8 - 13, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until May 9, 2024.
The natural world is your classroom as you hike, kayak, and sail amid the wild beauty of Cortes Island. Discover the flora and fauna of both land and sea along with local history and geological phenomena as you adventure forth with Hollyhock's knowledgeable, fun-loving naturalist. Explore ancient forests, sandy beaches,…

Body, Breath & Nature

With Loretta (Lo) Laurin

August 9 - 14, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until May 10, 2024.
Take a step outside of everyday life and reconnect to the landscape of your breath and body in nature. Reset and re-regulate your nervous system with an integration of yoga, pilates, and nature immersion. This is an opportunity to prioritize your self-care, decrease stress, and reinvigorate your capacity for balance.…

Salish Shorelines: A Saltwater Journey (September)

With Jonas Fineman and Jasmine Hillier

September 6 - 11, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Jun 7, 2024.
Join Cortes Island guides and mariners for a kayaking exploration of the Salish Sea surrounding the renowned Hollyhock Campus. Each day’s adventure offers a safe and comprehensive foray into the seascapes and histories of Desolation Sound and the Discovery Islands. Launching from various beaches around Cortes Island as well as…