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Kayak Tours

Kayakers_512x219Tour the wild and scenic Laguna Madre as seen from the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge!

 

Kayak Tours

 

The 2014 tours are offered June through August on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. During Sepember and October, tours will be offered on Saturdays.

Tours depart from the visitor center at 8am and return by 1pm. Time actually spent on the water is approximately 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on group size, skills and weather conditions.

We use tandem (2 people per boat), sit on top Ocean Kayaks. Participants under 13 must each be accompanied by an adult. Groups with an odd number of participants will be paired with another participant or a guide.

Advance reservations are required and can be made by calling 956-748-3607 ext. 111.  Please note the visitor center is closed on Tuesdays & Wednesdays.  You may leave a message and we will return your call on Thursday.

Cost: $30 per adult and $25 for children ages 8 to 12.

What Is Provided:

  • Kayaks, paddles and life jackets. 
  • Transportation and tour to and from the refuge’s visitor center.
  • Knowledgeable guides that provide basic kayak instruction and an interpretive tour, both on land and on the water.
  • Drink and snack after the tour.

What To Bring:

  • Sun protection, including waterproof sunscreen and a hat.
  • Drinking water in a refillable, non-breakable container.
  • Shoes that you don't mind getting wet or muddy and that stay securely on your foot. Sandals are discouraged. No flip flops.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Towel and change of clothes for the ride home. 

Reminder:  No alcoholic beverages are allowed on the refuge.

 

Last Updated: Aug 08, 2014
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