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Artist Boat is a non-profit based in Galveston Island and its mission is to promote awareness and preservation of coastal margins and the marine environment through the disciplines of the sciences and the arts. Artist Boat offers kayak adventures to...more
This was my first time in a kayak and I was a bit nervous, but our tour guide Kendall made sure I felt comfortable with how to properly paddle before I even got in the boat. Once we got out on the water she pointed...More
Went on the Armand Bayou guided tour with this organization. Our leader was Ally. She was great. Very informative on the area and about kayaking. We stopped in a very nice area to paint our pictures. As this is the Artist Boat tours, you actually...More
We were very disappointed to find out they only had double kayaks. A group was late to our meeting point and we waited until they arrived 30 minutes past the meeting time. It was then our guides instructed us on the paddle and got us...More
This was my first time kayaking so I was a little nervous doing this. Our tour guide gave good instructions and helped make this easy for beginners like myself. I was however expecting a single kayak but was given a double. It is hard to...More
I was born and raised in Galveston and have often gone back for family visits and vacations. This was a great experience, very much enjoyed by me but also my husband and brother and 20-year old daughter Julie is a wonderful trip leader. From nearby...More
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What a great idea, to paddle around the bay while listening to a guide provide information about the plants and animals we encountered. Our guide's passion for and knowledge of ecosystems made the tour very interesting. We paused a while to create a small watercolor...More
I was excited about going on this kayak tour because it was my first time to kayak. I was in a small group, only 6, but it was very hard to hear our tour guides throughout the tour. The guides did not speak much but...More
This is an unusual mix of art and kayaking or you can do just kayaking if you want. This is a group of artists and/or science folks that have gotten together and set up a flatwater kayaking activity. We kayaked a place called East beach...More