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Address: 11401 Highway 1, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
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Point Reyes Outdoors is a sea kayaking, hiking and biking outfitter that...

Point Reyes Outdoors is a sea kayaking, hiking and biking outfitter that provides naturalist led tours and rentals in Point Reyes National Seashore. Enjoy fun filled wilderness adventures, kayaking on Tomales Bay and Drakes Estero, wildflower & marine mammal hikes, beach picnics, kayaking instruction, kayak camping with family or friends, bike tours and rentals. Dedicated to environmental stewardship it is our goal to provide the finest wilderness experiences with the least impact possible.

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unforgettable experience!

We took the bioluminescence tour and it was an unforgettable experience! First, they were extremely helpful in booking our tour and Bret was our guide. He was knowledgeable and a... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Liz T
Jacksonville, Florida

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Jacksonville, Florida
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26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

We took the bioluminescence tour and it was an unforgettable experience! First, they were extremely helpful in booking our tour and Bret was our guide. He was knowledgeable and a fantastic guide. The Bio was one of the most incredible experiences I've had! If you can do this during a trip to the area, do not miss it!

Thank Liz T
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Paddling at night when the bio-luminescence are active is amazing in this beautiful bay. Each stroke of the kayak paddle stirs up bright microscopic dinoflagelites causing them to spark with waves of green light. It's like waving Harry Potter's magic wand with each stroke. Fish and sea lions are outlined in magical light as they swim beneath you kayak in... More 

Thank Margaret C
San Francisco, California
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

What a great time! We booked this for the week of our first anniversary. Our guide, Brett, was very chill, easygoing, and just basically a nice guy. He had a lot of good tips on how to kayak, on the bioluminescence, and about the history of Tomales Bay. He said that we were losing a bit of the bioluminescence because... More 

Thank Villagejonesy
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56 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

My bf and I had some mixed feelings about this. The first half we geared up and they gave us basic instructions on kayaking. Then we headed off into the bay. We paddled around the 2 small islands (Duck and Hog island) and our guide mentioned a few interesting facts. Then we headed to a small cove where we waited... More 

1 Thank Jasmine L
Carmichael, California
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The tour began at 7:00 pm and finished at 11:00 and kept to the schedule. We met at Miller Park, which is just 3 miles from Tomales and next to Nic's. It's a bit confusing regarding the parking. You must park above the boat launch, go down to the launch area to purchase a parking permit ($5) and return to... More 

1 Thank Patty F
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Very nice 4 hour kayak trip in the bay. Kayaked past some bird islands and hung out on a beach for a bit and has some cheese and bread before paddling back. Only bummer was that it was too windy to see any water wildlife besides birds and seals. No batrays or leaopard sharks. The water was a little choppy... More 

Thank Sammy T
Vallejo, California
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Found there four hour sea kayaking trip on Groupon and bought for the hubby and I for a fun day trip and it did not disappoint. It was a beautiful day for the trip both guides Tim and Dana were great...Tim was a little dry with the humor but very knowledgeable when it came to the surrounding sea life and... More 

Thank alwaysbcheap
Fort Collins, Colorado
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We did an evening bio tour with Dan and Jimmy. They were enthusiastic and so appreciative of the special nature of this area. We learned a lot and had a great time - while staying completely dry and warm. They took great care of us. This is a must-do activity!! We want to return and do the day paddle.

Thank Marci M
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Did a 4 hour kayaking tour with them around the Tomales bay between Nick's cove and Pt. Reyes including Hog's Island. Was an excellent experience with them (only gave one star less because the weather was cloudy). Great guides, very knowledgeable, helpful and fun. The tour itself is 4 hours of tandem kayaking. I was alone but they paired me... More 

1 Thank Neha R
Arlington, Virginia
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54 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Bioluminescence in the water; beautiful night sky; bugling Tule elk in the distance. (Apparently September and October are the best time of year for this.) The guides were first rate. Could use better advance information about what to bring/wear. The skirt (sealed around the kayak opening) and shirt kept us quite dry and warm, although that may have been because... More 

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