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San Francisco Bay Area Kayaking

Sunset Kayaking Tour in Marin

An unique early evening kayak adventure in the San Francisco Bay

What a great way to end your day or ignite your evening! We'll paddle out from our home base on the Gallinas Creek and towards the shoreline of the Gallinas Marsh. During sunset hours, the water and wind are typically calmest and create optimal conditions for a relaxing paddle. The Sun's warm colors reflect off the marsh grasses and the water's surface creating a tranquil environment with a unique perspective. Along the way we'll observe shorebirds coming in to roost and hopefully a few Harbor Seals swimming about and feeding. We will head back just before the last vibrant beams of light hide behind Mount Tamalpais.

This tour is excellent for those looking for a one of a kind outdoor adventure and is very popular among couples and close friends.

Price:

$55 with an additional 10% Friend and Family Discount when booked as a group of 3 or more.

Location:

Buck's Launching, San Rafael

Time:

2.5 hours. Start time depends on sunset. Please contact us for start time.

Prerequisites:

No previous experience required

What to Bring:

  • Wear synthetic clothing rather than cotton (swimsuit, shirt, shorts, lightweight pants, jacket)
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • 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 Buck's Launching in San Rafael
Near China Camp State Park

Directions from San Francisco

Take Highway 101 North, and cross the Golden Gate Bridge and head towards San Rafael. Take the exit for N. San Pedro Road and head East. Continue on N. San Pedro Road. You will eventually come to a stop sign at Meadow Drive and you will see a 711 store on your right. Continue on N. San Pedro Road past the stop sign and East towards the Bay. At the top of the small hill just before continuing down towards the Bay, turn left for Buck's Launching. Follow the entrance signs for Outback Adventures. Please do not drive or park past the buildings on the left, but instead drive through the gated entrance on the right.

Directions from Santa Rosa

Take 101 South and take the exit for N. San Pedro Road. At the exit turn left which is the same direction for China Camp State Park and the Marin County Civic Center. Continue on N. San Pedro Road. You will eventually come to a stop sign at Meadow Drive and you will see a 711 store on your right. Continue on N. San Pedro Road past the stop sign and East towards the Bay. At the top of the small hill just before continuing down towards the Bay, turn left for Buck's Launching. Follow the entrance signs for Outback Adventures. Please do not drive or park past the buildings on the left, but instead drive through the gated entrance on the right.

Directions from Richmond

Take 580 West accross the Richmond / San Rafael Bridge towards San Rafael and merge onto 101N. Take the exit for N. San Pedro Road and head East. Continue on N. San Pedro Road. You will eventually come to a stop sign at Meadow Drive and you will see a 711 store on your right. Continue on N. San Pedro Road past the stop sign and East towards the Bay. At the top of the small hill just before continuing down towards the Bay, turn left for Buck's Launching. Follow the entrance signs for Outback Adventures. Please do not drive or park past the buildings on the left, but instead drive through the gated entrance on the right.

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Sunset Kayak Tour

Bucks Launching

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Saturday, March 4

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