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Affordable first class accommodations with a world class view! Kayak, swim, suntan, fish from the beach, play, commune with nature, walk on the beach, relax, heal, hot tub, love. . .

Three gorgeous acres on Pirates Cove on South Puget Sound's Hammersley Inlet near Hood Canal. Pirate's Cove Caboose is located in Mason County on South Puget Sound a few miles from Hood Canal. Tall firs, flora and fauna surround the property and make for peaceful walks on the trails traversing the property and leading to the private beach.

Pirates Creek flows gently through the property to Pirates Cove on Puget Sound in the summer months and roars like a Pirate in winter. Shiver Me Timbers!!! Pirates Cove is an exciting place to be all year around! 

Sleep in the Pirate's Cove Caboose: Enjoy the romance of the railroad in this fully restored caboose. Once owned by Sunny Jim Peanut Butter, the Caboose resides on a secluded bank between Belfair and Olympia, just off Hwy 3.

  • Queen Bedroom
  • 2 sets of bunks around the corner (4 singles)
  • Memory Foam Sofa Sleeper in the living room
  • Electric Vehicle Charge

Tour Pirate's Cove Caboose

Two Complimentary Kayaks included with your rental!

Complimentary Electric Vehicle charge

Greatgetaways.com BBB Business Review
Posted rates include the first two guests. $25 per person will be added for additional guests
(including children 1 year and older.)
"Stayed with my wife over a long weekend in September of 2012. This is a really neat concept - this is an old Great Northern RR caboose that has been molded into a gorgeous waterfront cabin. The front part is the caboose (still sitting on rails!) with the roof raised 3 - 4 feet to get a vaulted ceiling appearance, and it holds the living room and the two bunk-beds. The back attachment is the rear wall of the caboose removed to add a very nicely equipped kitchen. Skylights, nice details, and some retro Great Northern memorabilia finish out the cabin.
The main attraction is the outdoors. We saw river otters feeding, a curious Harbor Seal, sea-stars, a coyote, and TONS of birds - loons, cormorants, grebes, etc."
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  • Private hot tub with an unbelievable view of Puget Sound.
  • Dig clams and oysters in season
  • Reading by the water's edge
  • Watching the tide go in and out
  • Walks on the bluff
  • Animal watching: swimming deer, sea ottors, doves, foxes, seals, bald eagles, starfish heaven! pink, blue, gold, purple
  • Kayak to Hope Island. 2 kayaks included with your rental
  • Fishing
  • Building a fire, roasting marshmallows
  • Rest and relax
  • More info about the area


Hood Canal has miles of shoreline for kayaking, nature observing, photography. Bring your binoculars and camera to capture sunsets, wildlife and Olympic peaks in the distance. Enjoy shrimp and salmon fishing, beach combing and spectacular scenery. Hood Canel is a fjord, open to the ocean on one end and bordered by steep cliffs and hills. More info

Twanoh State Park, a 182 marine park with a saltwater shorline on the Hood canel. Enjoy picnics, shallow water play, swimming and water skiing. There is a boat launch. Come in the fall when the salmon migrate home. More info

Belfair, 25 miles north, is a popular destination for many boaters, scuba divers, and backpackers. It is a touristy little town with small shops and cafes, located on the Union River, headwaters of the Hood Canal. More info.

Theler Wedlands is in Belfair's backyard. Birdwatchers, photographers and nature lovers enjoy 75 acre wetlands, where they'll see kingfishers, heron and other birds. Map of Trails.

Union, a picturesque town on the shores of Hood Canel offers world calss restaurants, a boat launc and Marina. 16 miles south of Belfair on Hwy 106.

Shelton, a historic logging town with great restaurants, antiques, a microbrewery and a museum located in the town's original town hall and library.

Allyn, 19 miles away is a picturesque little town where you can get Bubba Burgers and chain saw art. It is home to the George Kenny School of Chainsaw Carving.

Olympia, the state capital, is 35 miles from Pirate's Cove, and offers classy dining, shops, theater, music and all the frills of the small town city.

Day Trips:

Olympic National Park: Nearly 1 million acres, this park protects an ecosystem that includes icy peaks, ocean beaches, tide pools, rain forest and a stunning variety of plants and animals. Roads allow access to the outer edges or the park, but the heart of the Olympic Park is wilderness, and a sanctuary for wild animals and hikers. Take a day trip and drive Highway 101 loop around the park and visit Hurricane Ridge, Lake Crescent, Hoh Rain Forest or Realto Beach. Olympic National park has more than 500 miles of trails. More info

Take a drive up Highway 3 to explore the small towns that hug Washington's Puget Sound. Port Ludlow, a recreational community built on the shores of Ludlow Bay offers hikes, wooded trails, clam digging and oyster collecting. Golf, windsurf, fish, sail. A Victorian town, Port Townsend, Washington's was the state's first seaport, settled in 1851. By the 1890's the boom was over, and the town's historic buildings remain. Paulsbo, known as "Little Norway", offers dozens of quint shops and restaurants. Explore scenic Liberty Bay from a kayak or electric boat, or take the historic walking tour of the town.

End the day with a with a campfire, a soak in the hot tub overlooking Puget Sound's Hammersley Inlet.
Posted rates include the first two guests. $25 per person will be added for additional guests (including children 1 year and older.)

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