Located in the southern tip of Gig Harbor, Wollochet provides views of Mt. Rainer, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, and Tacoma. As a result of being a quick drive from Uptown Gig Harbor, you are close to shopping, grocery stores, restaurants, the Gig Harbor Library, and Galaxy movie theater and other entertainment.
As far back as 1792, the head of Wollochet Bay was documented as an early Native American village for the Puyallup tribe. It also was the site of Wollochet Bay Oyster Company in the 1930’s.
It is also within minutes of Harbor Heights Elementary, Goodman Middle School, Gig Harbor High, and Henderson Bay Alternative High School.
There are numerous things to do in and around the Wollochet area. Therefore take a trip to Uptown Gig Harbor, there is plenty to do. Go watch that new movie you have been dying to see at the luxurious Galaxy Movie Theater and grab a burger afterwards at the Blazing Onion. Check out the variety of department and craft – gift stores to explore. Or if you are thinking of something more quiet, check out Narrows Park. It is one of the peninsula’s best kept secrets. Located on the beach of Narrows Passage, you get a view of the Bridge and Tacoma. Enjoy a picnic lunch, explore the gazebo overlook, and look out through the telescopes.