Outfitters

Greater San Francisco Bay Area

Elsewhere

  • Alaska Kayak School - Homer, Alaska. Offers classes, trips, rentals
  • Alaska Vistas - a guide/outfitter on the Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska.
  • Alder Creek - offers classes and trips in Bend and Portland, Oregon
  • Anadyr Adventures - Valdez, Alaska. Day or multi day naturalist guided trips in spectacular Prince William Sound.
  • Aqua Adventures - San Diego, offers trips and instructions
  • Atlantic Sea Kayaking - offers instruction and tours from their base in southwest Ireland
  • Body Boat Blade - Orcas Island, offers classes and trips
  • Central Coast Kayaks - just south of San Luis Obispo, offers classes and tours
  • Channel Islands Kayak Center - offers classes and tours and a 10% discount to BASK members. Contact Richard Arnold sales@cikayak.com for details
  • Coastal Odyssey - in Northern Norway, Arctic paddling and Adventure Travel in Norway
  • Coastal Waters Recreation - has maps of British Columbia with tidal currents, campsites and many other features of interest to kayakers
  • Dayley Kayak Adventures - Offers tours and rentals in Union Bay on Vancouver Island
  • Desert River Outfitters - Bullhead City, Arizona, offers trips on the lower Colorado River
  • Boulder City Outfitters - offers trips down the scenic Colorado River in the Black Canyon
  • Ecosummer Expeditions - offers wilderness expeditions to the Queen Charlotte Islands, Johnstone Strait and Gulf Islands in British Columbia
  • Escondido Trex - has trips in Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula (home to Corcovado and Piedras Blancas National Parks)
  • Explorers' Corner - takes small groups of paddlers to Tahiti, Turkey, Portugal, Greenland and other places. Trips range from exploratory style adventures (typically very demanding) to peaceful relaxing adventures. They also provide custom trips
  • Folding Kayak Adventures will ship a Feathercraft kayak to you anywhere in the world
  • Giant Kid Adventures - offers expedition support in Sierra lakes near Bear Valley, CA, ranging from full services to luxurious canoe support
  • Kayak Academy - founded by George Gronseth in Seattle WA, offers classes and trips in the San Juan Islands
  • Kayak Kaua'i Outbound - outfitter on the Hawaii island of Kaua'i
  • Kayaking Tours BC - Experience base camp sea kayaking, professionally guided kayak expeditions & family kayaking tours. Ocean kayak with sea otters & whales while eagles soar overhead. Participate in local aboriginal culture. Located in Kyuquot, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.
  • Kayak Shed - in Hood River, OR sells kayaking gear and offers BASKers 15% off all gear except boats. Email Kate for details and the BASK promotional code
  • Kayak Solomons - operates from the Uepi Island Resort, Marovo Lagoon, Solomon Islands
  • Miramar Adventures - outfitter for sea kayaking and whale watching tours in Baja California, Mexico
  • Mountain Travel Sobek - offers sea kayaking trips to Vietnam, Costa Rica, Alaska, Panama, Baja, Greenland, etc
  • New Zealand Kayaking offers superb sea kayaking, caving, abseiling and team building in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Orcas Unlimited Charters of Kodiak, LLC - an ecotourism outfitter based in Kodiak, Alaska, offering sea kayak tours for day trips and expeditions throughout the Kodiak Archipelago
  • Ottawa Valley Kayak - near Quebec, offers lessons and camping trips
  • Pacific Northwest Expeditions - Sea kayaking trips in British Columbia
  • Paddle Sports of Santa Barbara - offers classes and trips at the Channel Islands and a 10% discount (excluding paddles) to BASK members. Contact Mark Hyatt for details
  • Pangaea Adventures - runs sea kayaking tours in Prince William Sound, Alaska
  • Penguin Paddlers - boats, gear and trips based from locations in Rocklin, CA and Redding, CA
  • Sea Kayaking Scotland Explore Highland is the one-stop shop for everything related to paddling in the Scottish Highlands.
  • Skeena Valley Expeditions - offers sea kayaking and rafting safaris in Northwest British Columbia
  • Rutabaga Paddlesports - kayak retailer in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Sea & Adventures - kayaking the Sea of Cortez, Loreto Marine Park and whale watching Magdalena Bay
  • Sea Kayak Adventures - sea kayak trips to Baja and Vancouver Island
  • Sea Quest Expeditions - sea kayaking and whale watching
  • Shearwater Adventures - offerstours, classes and sales in the San Juan Islands
  • Solstua West - on Rendezvous Island in British Columbia, is geared towards kayakers who enjoy the outdoors but want to experience nature in comfort
  • Fiji Sea Kayaking - tropical and polar kayaking specialist operating sea kayak tours in Fiji, Turkey, Vanuatu, Antarctica, Amazon, Greenland, High Arctic, Australia and Tonga
  • Southwind Kayak Center - Irvine, California offers classes and trips
  • Spirit of the West Adventures - tours in the realm of the killer whales and mothership expeditions around Vancouver Island, British Columbia
  • TerraSanta Kayak Expeditions - trips and classes in the Mediterranean shores of Israel, Cyprus and Turkey, the Red Sea, the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea
  • Tex's Riverways - outfitting services on the Colorado and Green Rivers in Utah
  • Union Bay Diving - Dive shop in Union Bay on Vancouver Island
  • Water Walker - outfitter that offers trips in central Maine
  • Wilderness Scotland - inspiring adventures in the wild places of Scotland
  • Wilderness Travel - sea kayaking in Alaska, Baja, Chile, Fiji, Palau, etc
  • Wildheart Adventures - offers a wide variety of different sea kayaking tours on Vancouver Island
  • Yak Expediciones - offers sea kayaking trips in Chile and Argentina