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Blue Waters Kayaking

19225 Shoreline Highway, Marshall Boat Works, Marshall, CA 94940
+1 415-669-2600
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Adventure of a lifetime!

The guides here were awesome and made me feel so comfortable and safe even though it was my first... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2017
Grace M
DeKalb, Illinois, United States
Tomales is beautiful in the fog and rain

Blue Water Kayaking is a lovely place to start an exploration by kayak of Tomales Bay. We went on a... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2016
Palo Alto, California
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Just an hour north of San Francisco in the Point Reyes National Seashore, wilderness kayaking experiences await you. Our Inverness and Marshall sites on Tomales Bay are adjacent to pristine beaches and protected waters where unspoiled nature and wildlife viewing abound. 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 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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19225 Shoreline Highway, Marshall Boat Works, Marshall, CA 94940
+1 415-669-2600
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

The guides here were awesome and made me feel so comfortable and safe even though it was my first time out. LOVED how they know the area history, animals and wildlife and talk about all that too. We saw bioluminescence, seals, oyster beds, sea lettuce...More

Thank Grace M
Reviewed December 11, 2016

Blue Water Kayaking is a lovely place to start an exploration by kayak of Tomales Bay. We went on a drizzly, foggy, December day and thoroughly enjoyed it. We were followed by curious Harbor seals and watched the Osprey circle around us. I would highly...More

Thank LNSchmidt
Reviewed November 21, 2016

I've been out twice with BWK and both were fun but not what according to plan. They are very organized and safety minded. 1st time was a full moon tour. Unfortunately the cloud cover kept us from seeing the moon at launch. We paddled out...More

Thank Sirius_Business
Reviewed November 9, 2016

We went with blue waters to canoe on the Colorado, and it was a truly outstanding trip. The guides, Liz and Dallas, are the best--really competent and fun. I'm not a camper, but I enjoyed the whole experience and would do it again in a...More

Thank Mary J
Reviewed November 7, 2016

We camped overnight on Marshall Beach and took a 2-person sit-on-top kayak there. Staff was friendly and we were on our way quickly after a bit of expected paperwork and safety chat, etc. Great time, thanks!

Thank cnewh0use
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I rented a two-person kayak for a couple of hours. What a lovely spot for a leisurely day of kayaking Tomales Bay. The kayaks were clean and well maintained. The staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank CAHappy
Reviewed September 25, 2016

We took the biolumnesence kayaking tour last night with Blue Waters, out of Inverness. It was fantastic from start to finish. The guides are very friendly and helpful, and do everything they can to make sure you have a great experience. We are inexperienced kayakers,...More

Thank Sandra V
Reviewed September 14, 2016

My buddy and I rented single top seat kayaks from the Inverness site at the west side of Tomales Bay last Sunday. The folks who checked us in were very friendly, helpful and accommodating. We enjoyed launching from and touring the western side of the...More

1  Thank Charlie S
Reviewed September 13, 2016

A group of friends (7 ppl) went kayak camping and rented kayaks at blue water. We left early saturday morning and got a great spot at Tomales beach. There are lots of awesome little beaches you can camp on but Tomales and Marshall are the...More

Thank SF_Traveler_518
Reviewed September 12, 2016

I was organizing a camping trip for 17 people and BWK made the whole process so easy! They were very helpful not only with organizing the kayaks but also with organizing the group for what to pack for camping and how to go about the...More

Thank capaweiss
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Robin B
Can I bring my 4 month old puppy on the kayak? She is a lab, water dog.... Hoping this can work out.
October 28, 2016|
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Response from CAHappy | Reviewed this property |
Contact the company directly.
Mardi S
What if its foggy?
June 27, 2015|
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Response from Penny19472013 | Reviewed this property |
info@bwkayak will be able to answer this question