Dual Adventures

Can’t choose a favorite way to explore the Point Reyes Peninsula? We have the answer! These full day tours allow you to experience the best of both land and sea. We will launch our sea kayaks on Tomales Bay, then paddle across to enjoy some of the wonderful beaches and trails available on the northwest side of the bay.

Join us on an all-day adventure at some of the best spots in the Point Reyes National Seashore. These trips combine paddling and hiking to maximize your fun. They are suitable for enthusiastic and energetic beginners. These trips are a memorable way to spend quality time with family or friends.

Heart’s Desire Loop

Description: With the San Andreas Fault beneath us, we will paddle across Tomales Bay. This time on the water is often very peaceful, with plentiful shorebirds. Marine mammal sightings are not uncommon. Tomales Bay State Park is a beautiful stretch of wilderness, containing bay laurel, live oak, madrone, and bishop pines. The park is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, foxes, coyotes, hawks, and much more. We will refuel with a tasty lunch of local treats, then go on a short hike before paddling back across the bay. Please contact us if you have any special dietary needs.

Itinerary:

  • Begin at 10 AM at Marconi Launch Site
  • Paddle across Tomales Bay, keeping an eye out for marine wildlife and shorebirds
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch on one of Tomales Bay State Park’s beautiful beaches
  • Hike approximately three miles through a mixed oak and bay laurel forest
  • Paddle back across Tomales Bay

 Extra Info:

  • This trip includes a delicious picnic lunch
  • We recommend bringing snacks and plenty of water
  • Packing layers allows you to dress for changing conditions
  • Each person should bring comfortable hiking shoes or boots, and a small day pack is recommended

Cost Per Person: Please call for more information and to reserve.

Tomales Point Paddle & Hike

Description: A midweek launch at Miller Park gives us the best chance at viewing marine wildlife, including harbor seals, bat rays, and leopard sharks. Shorebirds such as cormorants and pelicans frequent the area, and it is not uncommon to see intertidal creatures such as crabs and starfish. The tranquility of the area is sure to delight. After enjoying a delicious picnic on a secluded beach, we will put on our hiking boots and get ready to head up the trail. A short hike of approximately two miles will give us spectacular views of the ocean, the bay, and Tule elk if we’re lucky.

Please contact us if you have any special dietary needs. 

Itinerary:

  • 10:00 AM meet at Miller Park Boat Launch/Nick’s Cove (see directions)
  • Introductions and orientation
  • Paddle across the bay, scouting for wildlife and shorebirds
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch on the beach
  • Hike approximately two miles through the Tule elk preserve
  • Paddle back in the late afternoon

 Extra Info:

  • This trip includes a delicious light picnic lunch
  • We recommend bringing snacks and plenty of water
  • Packing layers allows you to dress for changing conditions; the weather is quite variable in this area
  • Each person should bring comfortable hiking shoes or boots, and a small day pack is recommended

Cost Per Person: Please call for more information and to reserve.