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TOMALES BAY YOUTH & SCHOOL TRIPS

Custom overnight trips on Tomales Bay

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ADVENTURE TYPE

Youth & School

EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

No experience necessary

AGE MINIMUM

9

DESTINATION/LOCATION

Tomales Bay

Trip Dates

Call to Schedule

Cost

Call for Pricing

Highlights

  • Discover the secrets of Tomales Bay
  • Use teamwork to maneuver 2-person kayaks
  • Learn the rich natural and cultural history of Tomales Bay
  • Form new bonds with your classmates
  • Have a fun adventure in pristine wilderness

OVERNIGHT EXPEDITIONS

Located about two hours north of San Francisco, Tomales Bay is one of the few pockets of pristine wilderness left anywhere near the Bay Area. To get there, you’ll drive through small villages and redwood groves, watching the signs of civilization slowly disappear. At Tomales Bay, fishermen harvest oyster farms and catch fish to sell in the local markets. You can paddle down the coast for miles and see nothing but beaches, forests, and possibly a local dairy farm in the far distance. Students can have the experience of being taken back to an earlier, simpler time.

Sea Trek’s guides have a wealth of material to draw on when leading trips through the bay. It’s home to many species, from cormorants and ospreys above the ground to bat rays and sea lions below the waves. The nearby historic towns of Marshall, Inverness, and Dillon Beach are a reminder of the area’s history, first as a home of the Coast Miwok tribes and later as a 19th-century settlement for Russian immigrants. Nature has a lot to teach us, and Tomales Bay is no exception.

Bay Model, 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA 94965

Follow Bay Model signs, and park in Bay Model lot.

Our Guides

Sea Trek’s guides are trained professionals who are there to keep your group safe and make sure everyone stays together. They also know a great deal about the local marine life as well as the cultural history of the area, and they will do what they can to make the experience as educational for the kids as possible. We give you one guide for every eight people on the water.

At Sea Trek, we can create a custom youth trip that will fit your needs and budget. Pick a date and time that works best for your group, then contact us to set it up. We can go over your plan and help you come up with a trip that works for your group.

Call (415) 332-8494 or e-mail paddle@seatrek.com to plan your custom trip today!

COMING FROM THE NORTH ON HWY 101:

  1. Take Sausalito/Marin City exit. Sea Trek is roughly 1.7 miles.
  2. Go left under the freeway and right onto Bridgeway.
  3. Count seven signal lights (including the signal where you turn right onto Bridgeway).
  4. Turn left on Marinship Way. This is the first possible left after Harbor Drive and is opposite a 7-11 market and bus stop shelter.
  5. Go down the hill and continue straight. Follow Bay Model signs. Turn right between Bay Model warehouses. Drive towards the water and the Bay Model/Sea Trek parking lot is on the left. Parking is free.

COMING FROM THE SOUTH (Golden Gate Bridge) ON HWY 101:

  1. Take the Rodeo Drive exit off 101 (comes after Spencer Drive exit). From exit to Sea Trek is approx. 1.2 miles.
  2. At the first stop sign bear left onto Nevada Street.
  3. Nevada Street ends at Bridgeway. Turn right on Bridgeway and at the second signal light (just after Spring Street signal light) take a left at Marinship Way (opposite a 7-11 market and bus stop shelter).
  4. Go down the hill and continue straight. Follow Bay Model signs. Turn right between Bay Model warehouses. Drive towards the water and the Bay Model/Sea Trek parking lot is on the left. Parking is free.

JOIN THE ADVENTURE

Contact Us For Pricing

Call (415) 332-8494 or e-mail paddle@seatrek.com to plan your custom trip today!






    Ages 9 years old and up. Please call for questions about kids under 9 years old.
    If you have any questions feel free to contact us.+

    READ SOME OF OUR REVIEWS

    Rated 4.9/5 based on 11 customer reviews

    Adrienne B.

    What a great place ! I took a SUP lesson and it was so fun and helpful . They are so friendly and organized . Very therapeutic to get out on the water .

    /5stars

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    Rated 4.9/5 based on 11 customer reviews

    Natalia A.

    Becoming a member of SeaTrek has changed our lives. It’s given us a safe and easy way to be out on the water and for our three and five year old boys to explore, learn about marine wild life and have a sense of adventure. The people who work at SeaTrek are all incredibly warm and knowledgeable and have made our whole family feel welcome. During the pandemic this has been a lifeline for us. I can’t recommend SeaTrek or being on Richardson Bay enough.

    /5stars

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    Dorian Yablin
    Rated 4.9/5 based on 11 customer reviews

    Dorian Yablin

    If you’re staying in Sausalito or are looking for a great spot to get on the water during your stay in San Francisco this is a great spot! You’re able to complete the waiver on line ahead of time (or as a group we were able to) and the safety speech was quick but thorough! We saw seals and a variety of birds and enjoyed being able to explore on our own. You’re able to choose between kayaking and stand up paddle boards and the equipment is in good shape.

    /5stars

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    Stephanie S.
    Rated 4.9/5 based on 11 customer reviews

    Stephanie S.

    Such an amazing experience!! Thank you to my two wonderful friends who showed me this place. Thank you to the staff for being helpful and giving us tip how to get on board on a kayak and what we can and can not do. If you are in the area, I recommend going to them! Can’t wait to see you guys soon!

    /5stars

    - Google Reviews

    Rated 4.9/5 based on 11 customer reviews

    Arthika K

    Loved kayaking in Sausalito. Saw a bunch of cute seals and birds. Water can get choppy when it’s windy. Easy to board and get off the kayak. They had a small life jacket for our dog as well!

    /5stars

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    Mary Ann O.
    Rated 4.9/5 based on 11 customer reviews

    Mary Ann O.

    Went here for me recent birthday! Try to go when it’s not windy! The first half was call. We went to the houseboats and to see the cute seals! Coming back, it got a little windy but it was definitely a great workout! We are in shape and used to rowing so it wasn’t a big deal, just ask or look up weather conditions before reserving a time.

    /5stars

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    Rated 4.9/5 based on 11 customer reviews

    Caitie M.

    My husband and I went out for a guided tour of the bay with Kenny this morning. It ended up just being the 3 of us which was really nice. I love that Sea Trek provided full body wind breakers which helped so much with keeping warm and dry. The highlight of the tour was definitely all the seals. They were so freaking cute and they were all over the pay popping their little heads out! Kenny shared lots of history with us regarding the boats in the bay, the animals, and the houseboat community. It was a really fun tour and it was not physically hard at all.

    /5stars

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    Maya D.
    Rated 4.9/5 based on 11 customer reviews

    Maya D.

    Great experience! Staff were friendly, and we had a smooth, fun time kayaking. We especially liked kayaking around the house boats, which were cook to see. They recommend making reservations in advance, which was easy to do online.

    /5stars

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    Michael Arent
    Rated 4.9/5 based on 11 customer reviews

    Michael Arent

    Friendly hepful staff. Excellent paddling equipment! Beautiful / scenic location with lots of wildlife to observe. Very relaxing escape from the hustle, bustle and stress of an urban environment.

    /5stars

    - Yelp

    Kate Knick Rabbe
    Rated 4.9/5 based on 11 customer reviews

    Kate Knick Rabbe

    Repeat customer here. Book online ahead of time, and it’s a breeze to check in and get out in the water. We have used single and double kayaks (not the traditional kind) with adults and tweens / teens.

    /5stars

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    Stacey Rader
    Rated 4.9/5 based on 11 customer reviews

    Stacey Rader

    Fantastic company to rent from and great day kayaking! I have rented several times from Seatrek and every time has been so easy and hassle free. Today I took my dog for the first time and everyone was wonderful and helpful making it a perfect day on the water for us. If you are looking for a great single, couple, or group/family outing I highly recommend renting from seatrek.

    /5stars

    - Yelp

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