Sea Kayaking

 
 

Learn the basics in our Intro to Sea Kayaking class or join a group of water lovers for a Sunset Paddle.

Level 1: Basic Course

Level 1: Basic Course is a full day (7 hour) course ideal for those seeking a solid introduction to sea kayaking. Students will learn the basics of efficient paddling techniques, equipment, recoveries, and safety. This course is intended to prepare students for future paddles in the Berkeley Marina and greater Bay Area. Course graduates may rent Cal Adventures sea kayaking equipment for recreational use and will receive one hour of free kayak rentals.

Price: Member – $90 / Non-Member – $110

Dates Days Times Action
8/25 Sun 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Register
9/21 – 9/22 Sat/Sun 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Register
10/5 – 10/6 Sat/Sun 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Register
10/20 Sun 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Register
10/26 – 10/27 Sat/Sun 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Register

 

Level 1: Sunset Paddle

Join us for a sunset paddle that takes place once a month on the new moon. We’ll paddle tandem sit-on-top kayaks along the Berkeley Pier and gaze out as the sun sets beyond the Golden Gate Bridge.

Trip note: Dress warm (i.e. beanie, gloves, layers, etc.) and bring friends. No paddling experience necessary. Drop in students welcome.

Price: Member – $40 / Non-Member – $45

Dates Days Time Action
Not currently offered      

Level 1: Full Moon Paddle

Watch the sun set beyond the Golden Gate Bridge and the full moon rise above the East Bay Hills as we paddle tandem sit-on-top kayaks on the San Francisco Bay. These beautiful excursions were recently voted best Adventurous Romantic Date by SF Weekly’s Best of San Francisco.

Trip note: Dress warm (i.e. beanie, gloves, layers, etc.), bring a headlamp or flashlight and invite friends. No paddling experience necessary. Drop in students welcome.

Price: Member – $40 / Non-Member – $45

Dates Days Time Action
9/14 Sat 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Register
10/14 Mon 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Register

Sunday Morning Paddle

Come and enjoy a fun and relaxing Sunday morning on the water with other paddlers and one of our skilled sea kayak instructors. Sunday Morning Paddles are great for practicing and refining skills, meeting new people and having a good time.

Open to participants who are eligible to rent touring sea kayaks at Cal Adventures. Drop-in students welcome.

Price: Member – $20 / Non-Member – $35

Dates Days Time Action
Not currently offered      

Sea Kayak Tomales Bay

Meet us at Tomales Bay Resort near Point Reyes for a basic paddling lesson before paddling out on 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. No experience necessary. Please bring your own bagged lunch.

Price: Member – $95 / Non-Member – $120

Dates Days Time Action
Not currently offered      
Class Notes

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