Kayak Tours By Appointment

Use this Intake Form or call (503) 866-4808 to help us plan your experience and create a specially-tailored excursion for your group. We will return your inquire as soon as possible. Also see Weather Protocols and Info to understand our re-scheduling and cancellation policies. No experience necessary for many tours. 48Hr or more typically required. Two (2) person minimum.

Rates: Prices reflect 2 hrs on the water, ½ hour land instruction, professional guide, kayaks, and all necessary gear. Additional time is $10 per person, per hour. Reduced rates for large groups and youth groups.

Difficulty Rating: More stars indicate a greater likelihood you will encounter a combination of tidal current, river current wind and waves, requiring greater physical and technical abilities.

Restrictions: Please notify us in advance of children, serious medical conditions or weight over 230 lbs to ensure we can accommodate your request.

ORGANIC HOT APPLE CIDER TOURS: From November to March we serve our guests individual thermoses of steaming hot, organic, apple cider with a cinnamon stick inside. Come watch Winter wildlife with warm cider in your belly.

 

Kayak Tours By Appointment

ALT Moonlight Tour ALT Apple Cider Tour (Nov.-March)
* if you're willing to accept others with you on your tour, we'll discount your tour $10 dollars per person!

Astoria, Warrenton, Gearhart

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Launching from sandy beaches along the Columbia River you are likely to witness the passage of huge ocean freighters on the way to experience Trestle Bay (a.k.a. "Jetty ...
Experience: Average
Fitness: Average
$75.00 (or $65*)

Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler

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Come kayak this remarkably beautiful estuary, which retains substantial tidal marshes on Lazarus Island northeast of our launch site and west of Dean Point. Nehalem Bay ...
Experience: Low
Fitness: Average
$75.00 (or $65*)
 
Behind a small island in the Nehalem River is a discrete little dock which can launch you into the rarely paddled backwaters of the North Fork! Come with us and get lost ...
Experience: Low
Fitness: Average
$75.00 (or $65*)
 
Don't fight the crowds along the shore line! Book a kayak clamming excursion instead and paddle out to less traveled to have your pick of the day! We offer bay ...
Experience: Low
Fitness: Average
$85.00 (or $75*)
 
Despite close proximity to human civilization, a paddle on the Nehalem river feels like a remote escape. Nearby Nehalem Bay State Park, surrounding salt marshes, and ...
Experience: Low
Fitness: Average
$75.00 (or $65*)

Rockaway, Garibaldi

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Squeezed between coastal foothills and the rumbling Pacific Ocean are the serene waters of Lake Lytle. Travelers on Highway 101 often slow to gaze wantingly when its ...
Experience: Low
Fitness: Low
$75.00 (or $65*)
 
A perfect introduction to kayaking! In this training you will spend half your time practicing and the other paddling and exploring Lake Lytle and Cresent Lakes, located ...
Experience: Low
Fitness: Low
$75.00 (or $65*)
 
If you have never stopped to visit the Port of Garibaldi, you have missed a gem on the Oregon Coast! As one of the last authentic fishing villages, Garibaldi is a ...
Experience: Average
Fitness: Average
$75.00 (or $65*)
 
Imagine paddling across a sheltered cove carefully nested between foothills, only to duck under a bridge and discover a small charming river. Well, after exploring old ...
Experience: Low
Fitness: Average
$75.00 (or $65*)
 
With the correct timing of the tides and good graces of Mother Nature's weather, you can visit the stoic yet graceful presence of three rocky island formation near the ...
Experience: Average
Fitness: High
$75.00 (or $65*)
 
Don't fight the crowds along the shore line! Book a kayak clamming excursion instead and paddle out to less traveled to have your pick of the day! We offer bay ...
Experience: Average
Fitness: Average
$85.00 (or $75*)
 
This 6-8 hour experience combines several regular trips (The Three Graces, Crab Harbor and Miami Cove) into one experience! The tides must be aligned perfectly for this ...
Experience: High
Fitness: High
$150.00 (or $140*)

Tillamook, Bay City

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Get a taste of Tillamook Bay before ducking into a network of narrow salt marsh channels leading to the lightly forested Hall Slough. From a launch site nestled into a ...
Experience: Average
Fitness: Average
$75.00 (or $65*)
 
Paddle this secluded old-growth Sitka Spruce forest via an intimate tidal slough meandering West, away from downtown Tillamook. Within a couple dozen paddle strokes the ...
Experience: Low
Fitness: Low
$75.00 (or $65*)
 
Meandering between grasslands and a sleepy county road, lightly speckled with riverbank trees, the Tillamook River is a charmer! Plentiful migratory birds play here ...
Experience: Low
Fitness: Low
$75.00 (or $65*)

Netarts, Oceanside, Cape Meares

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Don't fight the crowds along the shore line! Book a kayak clamming excursion instead and paddle out to less traveled to have your pick of the day! We offer bay ...
Experience: Average
Fitness: Average
$85.00 (or $75*)
 
Come paddling one of Oregon's most pristine bays. Still relatively untouched by industry, this bay offers healthy colonies of Harbor Seals which are almost always ...
Experience: Average
Fitness: Average
$75.00 (or $65*)
 
Live Sand Dollars are cute indeed but the voyage to see them by kayak is not an easy float. Be prepared to paddle against wind and incoming tidal current during the ...
Experience: Average
Fitness: High
$85.00 (or $75*)
 
Circumnavigate the shallow shores of this placid and beautiful lake. Relax among Lilly pads and cat tail filled banks late spring to late fall and paddle right next to ...
Experience: Low
Fitness: Low
$75.00 (or $65*)
 
Launching before sunset we will give witnesses to a rapidly changing landscape of colors and moods; from golden to pinkish to purple ... the mountains, treetops, reeds ...
Experience: Low
Fitness: Low
$75.00 (or $65*)
 
Only a few times during the summer does a full moon rise before a sunset. Join us on the water to watch the moon acend from the coastal mountian range, just before a ...
Experience: Low
Fitness: Low
$75.00 (or $65*)

Pacific City

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Those who visit the Little Nestucca return again! Its shallow waters are captivating, making great feeding grounds for great blue heron, oystercatchers, and many other ...
Experience: Average
Fitness: Average
$75.00 (or $65*)
 
The confluent of the Little Nestucca and Nestucca rivers is your entryway to Nestucca Bay. Entering the bay from one of these rivers, you can paddle inches above a ...
Experience: Average
Fitness: High
$85.00 (or $75*)
 
Paddle out and away from the tidally influenced estuary waters and up into the fresh flowing waters of the Nestucca River. After a quick trip through the middle of ...
Experience: Low
Fitness: Low
$75.00 (or $65*)
 
Float in the shallow and often crystal clear waters of this marine-dominated estuary, where there is a steady mix of marine life in and out of Sand Lake. Many fish and ...
Experience: Average
Fitness: Average
$75.00 (or $65*)

Lincoln City

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View the gorgeous mountain meadows of popular Cascade Head, salt marshes, and forested mountain sides while relaxing in your kayak. This estuary system is among the most ...
Experience: Low
Fitness: Average
$75.00 (or $65*)
 
Experienced paddlers should take a chance on this very photogenic waterway! Above the water, sun-bleached branches from fallen trees reach out to share stories of their ...
Experience: Average
Fitness: Average
$75.00 (or $65*)
 
Learn about the Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge and how it was established to return this salt marsh to its natural state. It is one of six such wildlife refuges on ...
Experience: Low
Fitness: Average
$75.00 (or $65*)
 
Navigating through this serene setting you might not guess this wildlife refuge was formerly pastureland diked up to block the ocean tides for dairy cows. These ...
Experience: Low
Fitness: Low
$75.00 (or $65*)

Location Varies

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This training provides a more thorough discussion of safety and trip planning skills for excursions in Tillamook County coastal waterways. Learn about the combined ...
Experience: Average
Fitness: Average
$75.00 (or $65*)
* if you're willing to accept others with you on your tour, we'll discount your tour $10 dollars per person!