Refugio State Beach Kayaking

What to expect
  • Kayak through the gentle date palm-lined Refugio Beach
  • Glide through lush kelp forests and secluded beaches
  • See the region's various wildlife including sea lions, sea otters, dolphins, and sea birds
  • Enjoy an adventure-filled day paddling through the Gaviota Coast
Are you looking for a calm and peaceful day? Then this kayak adventure is perfect for you!

Located just 20 miles up the coast, Refugio beach is a gentle cove lined with date palms. The Chumash called Refugio “Qasil” meaning beautiful, once served as a central port between the island and inland native populations. Paddling Refugio is truly an extraordinary experience.

During this tour you will glide through lush kelp forests and past secluded beaches, while your friendly and knowledgeable guides narrate the history and culture of this special stretch of coastline.

But your journey does not end there! The Gaviota Coast is home to many sea creatures and wildlife. Take your time spotting out the various wildlife you cross paths with. This can include sea otters, dolphins, sea lions, and many species of sea birds.

This is an unforgettable kayak adventure, rich with cultural and natural history that you will not want to miss out on!
Key Highlights
Price $99.00 per guest
Duration / Session 3 hours
# Sessions 1
There are no refunds; all sales are final.

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