Trips

Moonlight Kayaking: Jack London Square
Pillar Point Tour: Half Moon Bay
Oakland Sunset Trip
Mendocino Sea Caves & Rock Gardens
Private Pillar Point Tour
Private Oakland Estuary Trip

Sea Kayak Classes
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Moonlight Kayaking: Jack London Square    $49
                 
Moonlight paddling is enchanting! The water is calm and glassy on the Oakland Estuary and the city lights add to the ambiance. We enjoy a leisurely pace as the sun sets and the moon rises, illuminating a delightful evening.
Start times for upcoming trips: 4/12/14, 6:30PM; 5/14/14, 7:00PM; 7/12/14, 7:30PM; 8/9/14, 7:00pm
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Prerequisites: You must have completed a Beginning Sea Kayak (BSK) class or equivalent to use a single kayak! Novices may paddle in a double kayak with a friend that has completed a BSK - no exceptions. The minimum age for this trip is 14 years; children under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Upcoming Dates:
05/14/14     07/12/14     08/09/14    



Pillar Point Tour    $49
                 
Our best introductory trip, and a real bargain! Kayaking is a great way to get outdoors and enjoy the natural setting of the lovely coastside region of Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay. Get up close and personal with harbor seals, marine birds and other wildlife. No previous experience necessary for double kayaks.
Trip duration: 10AM - 2PM
Book a private trip with as few as 3 persons!
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Prerequisites: No previous experience is required for double kayak; Beginning Sea Kayak (BSK or equivalent) for single kayak. The minimum age for the Harbor Tour is 14 years; children under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Private tours for families with children under 14 can be arranged upon request.

Upcoming Dates:
04/26/14     05/26/14     06/15/14     07/05/14     09/01/14    



Oakland Sunset Kayak Trip    $39
                 
Sunset kayaking is an enchanting experience. The water often turns glassy and calm on the Oakland Estuary late in the day, and twilight adds to the unique ambiance. We'll enjoy a leisurely paddling pace as the sun goes down, setting the stage for a beautiful evening on the water. Weather depending, we'll paddle towards the mouth of the Oakland Estuary, or towards Alameda Island, taking in the quaint sights of this nautical community. You'll stay warm and dry in our cozy double sea kayaks, too.
Duration: Approximately 3 hours
Start times: 6/13/14, 7:00PM
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Prerequisites: No experience necessary for double kayak. For single kayaks, you must have completed a Beginning Sea Kayaking class or equivalent (including capsize practice); The minimum age for this trip is 14 years; children under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Upcoming Dates:
06/13/14    



Mendocino Sea Caves & Rock Gardens    $249
                 
You will howl with delight as we dart through twisting passages and drift into huge caverns, where eerie light shimmers through the clear water. Join us for a fantastic weekend of sea kayaking along the picturesque shores of Mendocino. Late summer is the ideal season, when relatively calm seas grace the Northern California coastline. Trip is 2 days; August. 16-17, 2014. Limited to 8 participants maximum! Our trip leaders are Bill Vonnegut, a founding member of the Neptune Rangers paddling group, and Sean Morley, a Jackson Kayak Team paddler! Read more about Bill and Sean on our instructor pages. Don't miss this extraordinary get away weekend!
Includes: Campground fees Friday and Saturday night, kayaks and all gear.
10% off with your own kayak! Call to register for own-boat discount.
Prerequisites: Surf Zone training; recent paddling experience recommended.

Upcoming Dates:
08/16/14    



Private Pillar Point Tour   
        
California Canoe & Kayak offers an easy introduction to sea kayaking for your private party or business group. This is a great way to get outside and enjoy the natural setting of Half Moon Bay. (For corporate groups, ask us about the many excellent conference facilities available on the coastside.) After the kayaking, visit one of the fine restaurants in the area, or head to a coastside B&B for a great overnight retreat!
3 person minimum per departure. Weekends available by appointment. To reserve space, please call 800-366-9804.
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Prerequisites: No previous experience is required for double kayak; Beginning Sea Kayak (BSK or equivalent) for single kayak. The minimum age for the Pillar Point Tour is 14 years (an adult may paddle with a child in a double kayak); children under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Future Dates To Be Announced



Private Oakland Estuary Trip   
        
For private parties only, California Canoe & Kayak offers an easy introduction to sea kayaking on the tranquil Oakland Estuary, where the water is warmer and the weather is milder than the open San Francisco Bay. You'll enjoy exploring this historic waterfront with its quaint houseboats and old maritime ambiance.
To reserve space, please call 800-366-9804.
Prerequisites: No previous experience is required for double kayak; Beginning Sea Kayak (BSK or equivalent) for single kayak.The minimum age for The Oakland Estuary Trip is 14 years; children under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Upcoming Dates:
05/06/14     05/11/14