Kayak Tour - Boston Harbor at World's End

Description: Join REI for a kayaking tour of Boston Harbor! This paddle is popular for beginning and intermediate paddlers. Situated along the South Shore of Boston World's End, it is one of the most pristine paddles in the area. On this paddling trip, you'll enjoy the flora and fauna, while at the same time seeing majestic views of downtown Boston. After an orientation and safety briefing, we will explore the shoreline. Depending on conditions, we'll paddle between 5 and 9 miles round trip. Pre-requisite: Learn to Kayak Class or equivalent skills.

Skills you'll learn:

  • How to prepare for a kayak tour
  • Appropriate clothing for paddling
  • Refinement of paddling techique
  • Local natural history

Check out the gear list.

Required Legal Form:
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  • Class Details
  • Gear List

Kayak Tour - Boston Harbor at World's End Gear List

Gear to bring to class:


  • Sun Protection - Lip balm, sunscreen, wide-brim hats, etc.
  • Water Bottle
  • Water Shoes/Sandals - Foot attire that will protect your feet and is okay to get wet. (e.g. Teva, Chaco, Keen (not flip-flops)
  • Energy Snacks
  • Hat/ Sun protection - An item to help protect your face and neck from sunburn.
  • Synthetic / wool layers - Clothing that will stay warm when wet.


  • Sunglasses
  • Wetsuit - Thickness depends on your local water temperatures. Generally 3mm-4mm is preferable.

Gear provided by REI:

  • Touring/Recreational Kayak
  • Paddle
  • Personal Flotation Device (PFD)