Private Session: Kayak Tour of Brooks Island

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$330 for REI Members

$350 for non-members

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  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Minimum age 8
  • Group size 1 people

Book a private session and you'll get this entire experience all to yourself--and up to three additional friends or family members. You'll enjoy more one-on-one time with the guide/instructor, more flexibility throughout the session, and a more personal experience for everyone who joins you. Price covers all costs for up to 4 people. Discover the sublime joy of a hassle-free paddle on this 2-hour kayak tour of Brooks Island. We'll do all the planning, packing and gear-hauling so you can focus on enjoying the time outside. No kayaking experience required - our instructors will cover all the basics and safety tips before we launch. We'll paddle our tandem kayaks through the Richmond Marina, home of the Kaiser Shipyards, then out towards Brooks Island Regional Preserve which boasts 300 acres of protected land in the San Francisco Bay. Take in iconic views of the San Francisco skyline, the East Bay Hills, and Mount Tamalpais. Back on dry land, everyone will head home with newfound skills, full of excitement for your next outdoor adventure! We can't wait to see you on the water!

  • Explore the natural beauty of Brooks Island
  • Hone your paddling skills on this all-levels tour
  • Private sessions can accommodate up to four participants, but you'll only need to enter your own information when registering. We'll collect any details we need from the other participants on the day of the event.

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PLEASE NOTE: Only one person will register for this course, but this private session allows a total group size of 4 people. Our team will send a brief survey to learn more about your group size and needs. If you have any questions please contact us M-F between 9am-4pm at 1 (877) 819-3807 or

Map image of Richmond Marina: Public Boat Launch

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Parking is free except in the lot closed to boat ramp which costs $10. There is a restroom at the Richmond Marina Office.