This full day adventure takes place in Tomales Bay near Point Reyes. Participants will meet instructors at Tomales Bay State Park and receive a basic paddling lesson. Participants will have the chance to work on paddling skills while enjoying the natural surroundings as they paddle across Tomales Bay. This area is a bird estuary where people will have the opportunity to view seals, moon-jellies, leopard sharks and bat rays. Depending on the group and weather conditions, we’ll paddle to Hog Island or along the coast to enjoy views of wildflowers and golden meadows with a beach picnic along the way. Please bring your own bagged lunch. No experience necessary. Pre-trip meeting will be held the Thursday before and cover boat preparation, what to bring, other trip logistics and be an opportunity to arrange carpools.
- Pre-trip meeting will be held the Thursday before and cover boat preparation, what to bring and other trip logistics. Pre-trip meeting will take place the Thursday prior to the trip at the Berkeley Marina Harbormaster’s office, 235 University Ave., Berkeley from 6-8pm.
- It is not possible for one adult to register a second adult for this class. Each participant must register themselves.
- Class may be canceled due to weather conditions or low enrollment. If this occurs, registered participants will be notified ahead of time.
This trip does NOT meet at the Berkeley Marina. Please meet at Tomales Bay State Park at 10am. The park is 40 miles north of San Francisco, adjacent to Point Reyes National Seashore. Eight miles from Highway One on the west side of the bay and four miles north of Inverness on Pierce Point Road. There is a $8 per vehicle entrance fee ($7 for anyone 62 or over). You will receive more detailed directions upon registering.
Click on a plus sign (+) to reveal more information.