ACTIVITIES AT ROSARIO RESORT
ORGAN CONCERT AND ROSARIO HISTORY NARRATIVE
Christopher Peacock, accomplished musician, author and Rosario historian, offers a presentation of music and photography that walks guests through the history of the Moran family and the Rosario estate. Highlights of the presentation include the historic Moran Photograph Collection, Phantom of the Opera music played on the Mansion’s 1913 Aeolian organ (featuring 1,972 pipes) with silent film, stories of the Mansion’s most colorful residents, and Christopher’s original piano compositions played on the 1900 Steinway Grand Piano.
Saturdays at 4:00PM. Complimentary and open to the public.
MORAN MANSION MUSEUM
The Moran Mansion Museum is a tribute to the man that built and made the mansion his home - shipbuilder and former Seattle mayor Robert Moran. The Museum features original photographs taken from the early 1900’s, Arts and Crafts period furnishings, and an extensive display of the ships built by the Moran Brothers Company in Seattle. Open daily for self-guided tours from 8AM-9PM.
WHALE WATCHING/WILDLIFE CRUISES
Enjoy an unforgettable and informative narrated cruise through the San Juan Islands in search of Orca (killer whales) and Minke whales. You’ll pass by unspoiled, pristine islands and historical landmarks. This is simply the best way to see and learn about Orca whales and other marine wildlife of the San Juan Islands. Educational trips with experienced captain/naturalists depart daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day directly from the Rosario Marina. Nature Cruises depart from Deer Harbor Marina most weekends throughout the year. For reservations and information, call 360-376-5989 or visit Deer Harbor Charters.
Sea kayak tours guided by experienced guides depart from the Rosario Marina daily during the summer months. Whether you are trying sea kayaking for the first time or want to improve your paddling skills, Shearwater Adventures has a tour for you. This is a great opportunity to get closer to the sea and learn about the marine environment surrounding our beautiful island. Tours available from other parts of the island after Labor Day. For reservations and information, call 360-376-4699 or visit Shearwater Kayaks.
Salt Rose Charters offers fishing charters with experienced Coast Guard veteran Captain Jake, who has over 20 years of experience fishing the San Juan Islands. Departing directly from the Rosario Marina, the 27' "The Flyin' Hawaiian" is fully equipped to fish for salmon, crab, halibut, prawn and bottom fish. Family friendly, Salt Rose offers added amenities including video footage and gourmet box lunches. For reservations and information, call 360-298-7353 or visit Salt Rose Charters.
Marina Pool – Our outdoor heated pool is open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day for Resort and Marina guests and is located near the Marina across from the Cascade Bay Grill. Children 17 and under are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Mansion Pool - This adult-only pool is located on the waterfront side of the Moran Mansion. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Indoor Pool - The historic Moran Mansion indoor pool is located in our Spa and open year-round daily from 8am-9pm. This is a quiet therapeutic pool. Please check with the Spa staff for family swim hours.