Kayaking Bair Island & Corkscrew Slough
A kayak explorer's playground
Take an exciting kayak tour of Bair Island Ecological Reserve and Corkscrew Slough and experience the serenity of being surrounded by a maze of waterways. On this tour, you will spend time exploring the many winding channels of the slough while observing many wetland bird species. Located in the heart of the bay area near Redwood City, Bair Island will surprise you with it's beauty and wildlife. This adventure is for those looking for a longer exploratory tour in a true slough environment.
Location:Bair Island and Corkscrew Slough, Redwood City Harbor
Time: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)
- 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:
- 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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