San Francisco Bay is an incredible place to paddle, with breathtaking views, abundant wildlife, and rich natural history.
The trip will begin with an opening circle, giving the guides an opportunity to meet the group and orient you to the plan for the day.
Next, the guides will instruct the group on paddling and safety, and accommodate any special needs before getting on the water.
Depending on the group’s paddling abilities, you may explore the eccentric Sausalito House Boat Community, paddle to the Richardson Bay Audubon Center, or paddle to the mouth of Richardson Bay while exploring the unique Sausalito shoreline.
If time allows, you will stop on a beach for lunch, or head back to Schoonmaker Marina for lunch on the beach where you started – If you have lunch at Schoonmaker Marina, there may be an opportunity to paddle after lunch if conditions allow.
The trip will finish with a closing circle.
– Can I travel by myself?
Yes, you can count on our assistants and trained guides to assist you during your trip and help you with the logistics.
– If I travel with friends and family members, how fit do they have to be?
This activity has a low difficulty rating. It is suitable for any participant, with no specific physical condition required.
– Do you have any tips?
To keep your trip affordable, we ask individuals to bring their own lunch. Additionally, for sustainability reasons, we ask that people minimize the amount of packaging and waste wherever possible.
We advise to wear pants or shorts of synthetic material is best, long sleeve t-shirt, consider that shoes can get wet and will stay on feet (old tennis shoes, sport sandals, wetsuit booties), baseball cap
Weather on San Francisco Bay is highly variable. Please be prepared for both warm and cold weather.
Ideal to bring sunscreen and a reusable water bottle with a secure lid.
– How can I get there?
For GPS navigation systems use 85 Liberty Ship Way Sausalito, California.
If you use public transportation and you are coming from San Francisco, you can use bus 92 and get down at Bridgeway & Napa St. and then it’s 5 minutes walking.
If you are coming from the North, use bus 17 and get down at Bridgeway & Napa St. and then it’s 5 minutes walking to the meeting point.
– Where is the meeting point?
Schoonmaker Marina, Sausalito, California.