Trips

Moonlight Kayaking: Jack London Square
Pillar Point Tour: Half Moon Bay
Private Pillar Point Tour
Private Oakland Estuary Trip
Muir Beach to Horseshoe Cove
Tomales Bay - Mouth of the Bay
Bolinas to Muir Beach

Sea Kayak Classes
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Moonlight Kayaking: Jack London Square    $59
                 
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: 02/03/15, 5:00pm
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Prerequisites: You must have completed an L2: Essentials of Kayak Touring class or equivalent to use a single kayak! Novices may paddle in a double kayak with a friend that has completed an L2 Class (or equivalent) - 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:
02/03/15    

 


Pillar Point Tour    $59
                 
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.

Future Dates To Be Announced



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.

Upcoming Dates:
08/29/15    



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.

Future Dates To Be Announced

 
 
 


Muir Beach to Horseshoe Cove    $129
                 
Join us for one of the most spectacular open coast kayaking trips on the West Coast! We launch from Muir Beach in Marin County and paddle south along the stunning and intricate coastline of the Marin Headlands. After rounding rugged Point Bonita, we'll ride a gentle flood tide through the one and only Golden Gate to Horseshoe Cove, just inside the Gate. We'll wrap up a world class sea kayaking day with a refreshment at the Presidio Yacht Club. Combine this day with the Bolinas to Muir Beach paddle on June 21st for an unforgettable sea kayaking weekend and a great way to celebrate the summer solstice!
Duration: 8AM - 4PM
Limited to 6 participants.
This is a great opportunity to test out your equipment in a challenging setting with our expert staff, solidify your skills, and broaden your sea kayaking horizons. Don't miss an amazing paddling adventure!

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Prerequisites: L4: Open Coast and recent paddling experience mandatory!

Upcoming Dates:
06/21/15    

 


Tomales Bay - Mouth of the Bay    $119
                 
Join CCK instructor Sean Morley on a trip to the mouth of Tomales Bay to play in the surf (conditions will determine how much playing we can do). We will launch at Miller County Park, Nick's Cove and paddle with the ebb tide exploring the pristine western shoreline of Tomales Bay to the mouth. This is a guided trip with an element of instruction and play thrown in.

Own Gear Discount: $99 for participants bringing their own boat (you must call to register in order to receive the own gear discount - NO DISCOUNTS CAN BE GIVEN TO THOSE REGISTERING ONLINE.) To register for your own-boat discount, please call our toll-free number, 800-366-9804.
Prerequisites: SK2 and surf zone, with recent surf zone experience advised. The minimum age for this trip is 14 years; children under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Future Dates To Be Announced


 
 
 
 
 
 


Bolinas to Muir Beach    $129
                 
Join us for one of the most spectacular open coast kayaking trips on the West Coast! We launch from the unique and isolated coastal community of Bolinas in Marin County and paddle 8 miles south to Muir Beach. We cruise along the stunning and intricate coastline of the Marin Headlands to Muir Beach, pausing on one of the many pocket beaches for a lunch break. Don't miss this special open coast adventure! Combine it with the Muir Beach to Horseshoe Cove trip on June 21 for an unforgettable sea kayaking weekend and a great way to celebrate the summer solstice!
Duration: 8AM - 4PM
Limited to 6 participants!
Prerequisites: L4: Open Coast and recent paddling experience mandatory!

Upcoming Dates:
06/20/15