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Address: 11401 Highway 1, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
Phone Number: 415 663-8192
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Point Reyes Outdoors is a sea kayaking, hiking and biking outfitter that...

Point Reyes Outdoors is a sea kayaking, hiking and biking outfitter that provides naturalist led tours and rentals in Point Reyes National Seashore. Enjoy fun filled wilderness adventures, kayaking on Tomales Bay and Drakes Estero, wildflower & marine mammal hikes, beach picnics, kayaking instruction, kayak camping with family or friends, bike tours and rentals. Dedicated to environmental stewardship it is our goal to provide the finest wilderness experiences with the least impact possible.

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BIoluminescence Kayak Tour

The tour began at 7:00 pm and finished at 11:00 and kept to the schedule. We met at Miller Park, which is just 3 miles from Tomales and next to Nic's. It's a bit confusing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Patty F
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Carmichael, California
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Carmichael, California
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The tour began at 7:00 pm and finished at 11:00 and kept to the schedule. We met at Miller Park, which is just 3 miles from Tomales and next to Nic's. It's a bit confusing regarding the parking. You must park above the boat launch, go down to the launch area to purchase a parking permit ($5) and return to... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice 4 hour kayak trip in the bay. Kayaked past some bird islands and hung out on a beach for a bit and has some cheese and bread before paddling back. Only bummer was that it was too windy to see any water wildlife besides birds and seals. No batrays or leaopard sharks. The water was a little choppy... More 

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Vallejo, California
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Found there four hour sea kayaking trip on Groupon and bought for the hubby and I for a fun day trip and it did not disappoint. It was a beautiful day for the trip both guides Tim and Dana were great...Tim was a little dry with the humor but very knowledgeable when it came to the surrounding sea life and... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We did an evening bio tour with Dan and Jimmy. They were enthusiastic and so appreciative of the special nature of this area. We learned a lot and had a great time - while staying completely dry and warm. They took great care of us. This is a must-do activity!! We want to return and do the day paddle.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Did a 4 hour kayaking tour with them around the Tomales bay between Nick's cove and Pt. Reyes including Hog's Island. Was an excellent experience with them (only gave one star less because the weather was cloudy). Great guides, very knowledgeable, helpful and fun. The tour itself is 4 hours of tandem kayaking. I was alone but they paired me... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Bioluminescence in the water; beautiful night sky; bugling Tule elk in the distance. (Apparently September and October are the best time of year for this.) The guides were first rate. Could use better advance information about what to bring/wear. The skirt (sealed around the kayak opening) and shirt kept us quite dry and warm, although that may have been because... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

White Gulch Tule Elk group kayak trip was great fun. Knowledgeable and personable guide, good local cheeses for the snack. Only double kayaks on our trip, however. Sneaky expensive, though. $85 pp plus $5 parking. When booking the agent quite pointedly indicates that you are expected to tip the guide "as you would in a restaurant." Guess that means they... More 

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Waco, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

On one level, my experience with Point Reyes Outdoors was disappointing but on another it was great. A friend and I booked the bioluminescence kayak trip on Tomales Bay, but we were unable to stay long enough to see the bioluminescence. The Bay was choppy and the wind strong. Our guide chose to take us back early and refund a... More 

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Concord, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Expert guides led us on an easy trip along the shores of the estuary. We saw great views, lots of wildlife, and young harbor seals cavorted around our kayaks. It was relaxing, invigorating and educational as our guides were very knowledgeable about wildlife, conservation and habitat. Great way to spend the day!

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We really like this entire area. Good places to cycle or kayak. Islands covered in trees, nice beaches to stroll on. Camping and hiking trails are everywhere. Places abound to grab a bite to eat or purchase picnic items and wineries and cheese shops on the way to grab what you want to snack on. The drive through the farmlands... More 

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