Kayaking & Boating

Kayaking & Boating

Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 6:45am to 5:00pm

Just 50 miles northwest of the busy streets of San Francisco and 20 miles offshore of the historic Point Reyes Lighthouse, a huge rocky mountain rises from the ocean floor to within 115 feet of the Pacific surface. The 93 million-year-old formation, once a chunk of...

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

This full day kayaking exploration will take us to the waters where Tomales Bay opens up to the Pacific Ocean, an area with an abundance of wildlife, and an extremely low level of human impact.  Marine mammals such as seals and sea lions are commonly seen in the...

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Pincetich, Ph.D.

Bioluminescence is the production and emission of light by a living organism. On dark nights on Tomales Bay, bluish flickers are visible in the water column, which come from blooms of bioluminescent dinoflagellates. These creatures bridge the boundaries between plant...

Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 9:30am to 1:30pm

The biologically rich waters of Drakes Estero provide a haven for thousands of shorebirds, harbor seals, bat rays, leopard sharks and other wildlife. The estuary’s scenic shoreline also reveals fascinating glimpses into the past human history of the landscape, from...

Sunday, November 22, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

San Francisco Bay, one of the largest and most important estuaries along the Pacific Flyway, is located right in our backyard but remains relatively unvisited. Fall is a wonderful season of mild weather and calm water to cruise the bay in search of migrating and...