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Kayaking Bair Island and Corkscrew Slough

Kayaking Bair Island & Corkscrew Slough

A kayak explorer's playground

Take an exciting kayak tour around Bair Island Ecological Reserve and Corkscrew Slough and experience the serenity of being surrounded by a maze of waterways. Located in the heart of the Bay Area near Redwood City, Bair Island will surprise you with it's beauty and wildlife. Twice saved from development, Bair Island is both a rare survivor and local treasure. On this tour, you will spend time exploring the many winding channels of the slough while observing many wetland bird species and looking out for curious Harbor Seals. While exploring, you will see the wetland restoration efforts that have restored habitats and tidal flows that support Bair Island's diverse wildlife.

This adventure is for those looking for a longer exploratory tour in a true wetland slough environment.

Price:

$85

Location:

Bair Island and Corkscrew Slough, Redwood City Harbor

Time:

5 hours. Typically 10am-3pm, but may vary due to tides. Please contact us for exact times.

Prerequisites:

No previous experience required

What to Bring:

  • Wear synthetic clothing rather than cotton (swimsuit, shirt, shorts, lightweight pants, jacket)
  • Water
  • Lunch
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat and a warm cap
  • Retainer straps for glasses
  • Booties, water shoes, or sport sandals
  • Consider bringing a tip for your instructor / guide for exceptional service

Outback Adventures Provides:

  • Kayaks
  • Paddles
  • PFDs (lifejackets)
  • Spray skirts
  • Paddling Jackets (if necessary)
  • Wetsuits (if necessary)
  • Safety equipment
  • Experienced, friendly instructors / guides

Directions to Bair Island and Corkscrew Slough

Directions from San Jose

Take 101 north and exit at Woodside and head east. Turn right onto Seaport Blvd. Turn left onto Chesapeake Drive and continue to the end of the road. Park alongside the road or in the parking lot across from the boat launch. Meet your guides near the launch ramp.

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