Kayak Circumnavigation of Wye Island

4:30am3:00pm PST

$150 for REI Members

$180 for non-members

Registration closed


  • Fitness level 5 Strenuous
  • Group size 6 people

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!

  • Kayak 13.1 miles
  • Explore the natural beauty of Maryland's Eastern Shore
  • Join other paddlers to challenge yourself and experience something new
  • Paddling equipment provided

What to bring with you


If you feel your guide(s) did an outstanding job, a suggested gratuity is 10-20% of the event price. We recommend having cash on hand; credit cards cannot be accepted. Contact us at 425-300-3017 or dc-os@rei.com.