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About Blue Waters Kayaking
Rentals, Tours, & Classes Just an hour north of San Francisco in the Point Reyes National Seashore, wilderness kayaking experiences await you. Naturalist-led tours, oyster tours, overnight camping, events and parties for individuals and companies, weeklong youth camps, beginning and advanced classes are just a few of our offerings. Take a break from "civilization" and explore the natural world with us by kayak. Since 1984 Blue Waters Kayaking has also led trips to Baja, Mexico including Sea of Cortez island expeditions and incredible whale watching from Laguna San Ignacio base camp.
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Alm0stReady wrote a review Sep 2020
Gold River, California110 contributions35 helpful votes
We took them bioluminescence tour on a moonless September night. The staff were very professional, outfitted us with proper gear, provided instruction and led us across the bay and back. The bioluminescence is amazing! They sparkle in the water and illuminate the wake from the kayak. They sparkle when you splash your hand or paddle in the sea. We loved it. Sorry my cell phone pictures didn’t turn out.
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Date of experience: September 2020
bassie1978 wrote a review Jul 2020
London, United Kingdom12 contributions5 helpful votes
We took the bioluminescent 3 hour paddle last night and it was FANTASTIC. Our lead guide, Camyar, was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the bay and its fauna, and from a beautiful sunset to the spectacular emergence of the dinoflagellates, we could not have had a better time. Plenty of covid-based safety precautions for anyone who might be concerned. Wear layers and be prepared to be amazed by how incredible bioluminescence is right up close! Highly recommended- can’t wait to go again!
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Date of experience: July 2020
Rody Rosenbaum wrote a review May 2020
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I'm paid for an upcoming trip on may 22nd. ive been trying to reach someone for almost 2 months to see if this trip is happening. no one has responded to many emails and phone messages i left. the automated message is before April 7th and nothing since then. no matter what situation we're in, you have an obligation to communicate better. SHAMEFUL!!!
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Date of experience: May 2020
David B wrote a review Oct 2019
Santa Rosa, California74 contributions19 helpful votes
A wonderful 3 hour tour. Wear something warm. They supply paddle jackets that protect against the wind and water. Gloves are a good idea. The water drips down the paddles and gets your hands wet. Bring a flashlight to help you find your car in the dark. Get a parking pass down by the kayaks before parking up on the hill. You need to leave the parking pass on your dashboard. It will save you a trip back to your car.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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BeachWoman7 wrote a review Sep 2019
Miami, Florida123 contributions28 helpful votes
I'd heard about bioluminescence and read up on it too, so I thought I knew what to expect. Ha! About 20 minutes of paddling into the evening kayaking trip with my daughter, she said quietly, "look at your paddle, Mom" and when I did, magic appeared. For the next two plus hours with our capable guides and fellow kayakers, it was pure joy and wonder and awe to see this. Blue Waters provided everything from the gear to the clothing to the safety guidance. Bring $5 cash for parking, and tip money if you choose. My lasting memory will be holding the bioluminescence in our hands. Takes the breath away... three weeks later! ENJOY!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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