Paddle Tours

Mad River Slough Tour

April 13

Join us for a paddle on the Mad River Slough, located on the northern part of Humboldt Bay. This is a great chance to paddle one of the many sloughs of the bay and explore a new area only accessible by boat.

Program Fee: 
$40 HSU Students • $55 All Others
Program Fee Includes: 
Instruction, boat, paddle, wetsuit, splash top
Day and Time: 
Sunday • April 13 • 1:00pm
Location: 
Mad River Slough Boat Launch Hwy. • 101W to Hwy. 255W, Exit 713, 3.7 miles cross over Mad River Slough Bridge, park on right
Registration Deadline: 
Wednesday • April 9

Weekly Sunset Tours

Every Thursday Beginning April 24

Join us for a beautiful sunset paddle on the Eureka Waterfront. This is a great way to start your weekend with an after work adventure on the bay! 

Program Fee: 
$30 HSU Students • $35 All Others
Program Fee Includes: 
Instruction, kayak, all necessary equipment
Day and Time: 
Thursdays • Tours meet 2 hours before sunset
Location: 
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center • 921 Waterfront Drive, Eureka

Weekly Humboldt Bay Tours

Every Saturday Beginning April 26

Come paddle along the shores of the amazing Humboldt Bay! These two hour paddles will explore the local flora and fauna present seasonally and year round in and on the waters of the bay. Fun for kids and adults alike.

Program Fee: 
$30 HSU Students • $35 All Others
Program Fee Includes: 
Instruction, kayak, all necessary equipment
Day and Time: 
Every Saturday • 1:00pm
Location: 
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center • 921 Waterfront Drive, Eureka

Northern Humboldt Bay: Eureka - Arcata Tour

April 19

Join us for a paddle across the northern Humboldt Bay. You will paddle 5 miles from the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center to the Arcata Warf. This tour provides a view and perspective of the local area unseen by most.

Program Fee: 
$40 HSU Students • $55 All Others
Program Fee Includes: 
Instruction, boat, paddle, wetsuit, splash top
Day and Time: 
Saturday • April 19 • 1:00pm
Location: 
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center • 921 Waterfront Drive, Eureka
Registration Deadline: 
Wednesday • April 16

Weekly Family Fun Day on the Bay

Every Sunday Beginning April 27

Bring the whole family for a paddle along the Eureka Waterfront! There will be a variety of boats to choose from and experienced guides to provide a fun, safe and memorable family adventure.

Program Fee: 
$20 Per Adult, Free for children 50 lbs to age 18 (limit 2 per adult)
Program Fee Includes: 
Instruction, kayak, all necessary equipment
Day and Time: 
Every Sunday • 1:00 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center • 921 Waterfront Drive, Eureka

Eel River Slough and Cock Robin Island Tour

April 27

Join us for a paddle on the Eel River Slough and Cock Robin Island located just west of Loleta. This is an area rich in wildlife as it is influenced by both fresh water flowing from the Eel River and by saltwater coming in and out with the tides.

Program Fee: 
$40 HSU Students • $55 All Others
Program Fee Includes: 
Instruction, boat, paddle, wetsuit, splash top
Day and Time: 
Sunday • April 27 • 8:30am
Location: 
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center • 921 Waterfront Drive, Eureka
Registration Deadline: 
Wednesday • April 23

Kinetic Grand Championship Race Viewing

May 25

Watch the Kinetic Sculptures splash into the Humboldt Bay from the best viewing seat available! See the action and feel the energy of the day from a kayak or canoe. Cheer the teams on as they travel up the channel of the Humboldt Bay.

Program Fee: 
$25 HSU Students • $30 All Others
Program Fee Includes: 
Aquatic instruction and all necessary equipment
Day and Time: 
Sunday • 10:30am
Location: 
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center • 921 Waterfront Drive, Eureka

4th of July Paddle

July 4

Paddle along the Eureka waterfront and “raft” up to watch the fireworks with our amazing aquatic instructors and guides. For those that would like to stay dry for the evening, our second story balcony will be open serving light snacks and refreshments to all participants.

Program Fee: 
$60 HSU Students • $70 All Others
Program Fee Includes: 
Aquatic instruction, boat, paddle, wetsuit, splash top, and safety beacon (for night time visibility)
Day and Time: 
Friday • July 4 • Time TBA
Location: 
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center • 921 Waterfront Drive, Eureka
Registration Deadline: 
Tuesday, July 1
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