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Bioluminescence Kayaking Tour

$89.00 / person

Trip Overview

Join Outdoor Odysseys Sea Kayaking for a beautiful night paddle in Griffin Bay off San Juan Island among the bioluminescent micro flora and fauna of the Salish Sea! You’ll launch at sunset and kayak among harbor seals and roosting birds as we wait for the light show to begin. The waters are most serene and vacant of other boat traffic at night, but reactivated by fish and jellies in bioluminescence. Trips are scheduled during the new moons for the best conditions to see the bioluminescence, but custom departures can put together if those dates do not work for your group

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Safety Notes

No previous kayaking experience is necessary, your guide will give a thorough paddling and safety lesson prior to your getting on the water.

Gear Notes

All kayaking gear is provided by Outdoor Odysseys - Werner Paddles; NRS Life Jackets; Snapdragon Spray Skirts; SealLine Dry Bags & Headlamps.

Please wear shoes that can get wet and dress warm for the after-sunset temperatures.


Evenings are the calmest times to paddle in the San Juan Islands.

Trip Details

  • Departure Months: May, June, July, August, September
  • Trip Duration: Day Trip
  • Sport/Activity: Kayaking
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Water Type: Flat/Sheltered Water
  • Services Available: Guided, Shuttle
  • Skill Level: Upon Request

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