Kayak Circumnavigation of Wye Island

  • Fitness level: 5


Gain a fresh perspective on a beloved local treasure with this 13-mile kayak circumnavigation of Wye Island. Wye Island is a 2,800-acre island nestled on the Chesapeake's Eastern Shore, and attempting a circumnavigation is any Mid-Atlantic paddler's rite of passage. This island is home to wildlife, history, and beautiful, yet challenging flat-water paddling. Ideal for more experienced paddlers, you can put your fitness to the test while exploring the Wye River's most idyllic hidden nooks. Learn all about the surrounding ecosystem, and maybe even catch a glimpse of a bald eagle or great blue heron. The best thing about this tour? We do all the planning and packing--you just have to show up. We can't wait to paddle with you!

Gear provided by REI

  • Dry Bag
  • Group First Aid Kit - Contents include wound care items and over the counter medications for minor injuries and illnesses
  • Kayak
  • Lifejacket
  • Paddle

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