Trips & Classes

We offer adventure trips and classes for kayaking, rock climbing, backpacking, and mountaineering throughout California, the Bay Area, and beyond.

Kayaking Classes Kayaking Classes

Kayaking Trips Kayaking Trips

Mountaineering Paddleboarding Lessons

Rock Climbing Classes Rock Climbing Classes

Backpacking Backpacking

Mountaineering Mountaineering

Kids Adventure Summer Camps Kids Adventure Summer Camps

Sales & Service

Both of our Bay Area retail locations
feature a large kayak department,
backcountry and cross country skis,
telemark skis, alpine touring equipment, and much more.

Kayaking Department Kayak Sales

Specialty Outdoor Retail Paddleboard Shop

Specialty Outdoor Retail Backcountry / X-C Ski Sales

Service Department Ski, Kayak, SUP Service/Repair

Rentals

Our rental shop is the most complete
technical outdoor rental facility in the
Bay Area.

Skiing Snowboarding Skiing / Snowboarding

Kayaking Kayaking

Mountaineering Stand Up Paddleboards

Camping Backpacking Camping / Backpacking

Mountaineering Mountaineering

Climbing Wall Climbing Wall

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Upcoming Trips & Classes

Saturday 11/29
Sunset Kayak Tour

Sunday 11/30
Self Rescue Clinic

Saturday 12/6
Introduction to Rock Climbing
Intro to Stand Up Paddleboarding

Sunday 12/7
Beyond Basics Rock Climbing
Intro to Paddling
Intro to the Surf Zone

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Welcome to Outback Adventures!

Outback Adventures is a comprehensive outdoor adventure guide service, rental shop, and paddlesports and nordic ski specialty retailer located in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Outback Adventures offers some of the best outdoor adventure trips and instruction throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and California. Our kayak lessons and kayak adventures take place throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and are offered for beginner and advanced paddlers. For outdoor rock climbing lessons and instruction in the Bay Area, we offer climbing trips at Castle Rock State Park and Mount Tamalpais. Guided backpacking trips in Northern California take place at Yosemite National Park, Lassen Volcanic National Park, the Santa Cruz Mountains, Big Basin and other areas throughout California. Take a look at all of our offerings and experience the best San Francisco Bay Area adventure activities with us!

Outback Adventures is Now Hiring for instructors, guides, and sales staff. We offer adventure trips and classes for kayaking, rock climbing, backpacking, and mountaineering throughout California, the Bay Area, and beyond. Be sure to check out the outdoor places to go section that describes some the areas that we visit.

We have two waterfront locations where you can rent kayaks and rent paddleboards.

Our two retail store locations offer kayaks for sale, and a complete backcountry ski shop with cross country skis, telemark skis, alpine touring equipment, and much more. Also, be sure to check out our downhill ski and snowboard rental department with the best prices in the Bay Area.

Throughout all of our services Outback Adventures has earned a reputation for personal friendly service and exceptional technical expertise. Come experience the difference you deserve.

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Adventure Gallery

Our picture gallery highlights our best outdoor adventures, lessons, and classes conducted in California and throughout the Bay Area.

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