We check you in at 10:00 am across the street from the Jenner Inn. This gives you ample time to finish your delicious breakfast at your hotel or make the drive up from virtually anywhere in the Northern California region.
Once in Jenner, you’ll be fitted with PFD’s and listen to brief safety and paddling instructions.
We paddle off at about 10:30 am, with your guides showing you the sights and explaining some of the flora, wildlife and history. The surrounding scenery of rolling hills and pastures sets quite a scene as we kayak along the shore of this peaceful river heading towards a known Osprey nesting area. From a safe distance we can watch any activity. On the way back, and if nature allows, we’ll be able to spot elusive Snowy Egrets and Blue Heron and most likely, Harbor Seals.
Once back into the Jenner area, we’ll make a stop at Goat Rock Beach. This is a great spot for us to enjoy our gourmet picnic lunch. A typical menu might include pesto pasta salad, local organic salad greens, fresh baked bread, exotic cheeses, seasonal fruit, and dessert.
After lunch we’ll paddle out to the mouth of the Russian River and see the seals and occasional sea lions that lounge on the beach. We end at around 2:30 pm and return to our initial launch spot at Jenner.
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10:00 am to 2:30pm
Price includes kayak and life jackets rental, unlimited water, Wine Country gourmet lunch, and professional local guides. Kayaks are generally tandems unless a single is specifically requested. Guide gratuity is not included.
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Price: $155 (Discounts available for groups of 4 or more. Call for details.)
Thursday 10/23/2014 30%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy skies with a few showers later in the day. High 71F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
Friday 10/24/2014 0%
A mainly sunny sky. High 78F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday 10/25/2014 90%
A steady rain in the morning. Showers continuing in the afternoon. High 67F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
Sunday 10/26/2014 10%
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 71F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Monday 10/27/2014 0%
Sunshine along with some cloudy intervals. High 73F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday 10/28/2014 10%
Mostly sunny skies. High 73F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.