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Paddle Virginia's Seaside Water Trail

Trip Overview

$1,300.00 /person

Spend six days paddling Virginia's Seaside Water Trail, with three nights of camping and two nights in a barrier island cottage, coinciding with the full moon and a seafood feast. The 75-mile Atlantic coast of Virginia’s Eastern Shore is the longest undeveloped shoreline wilderness left on the entire East Coast. By sea kayak you’ll explore pristine marshes, winding tidal creeks, and protected barrier islands. Destinations along the way include barrier islands like Metompkin, Cedar, Mockhorn, Smith and Fisherman, the Great Machipongo River. The trip is bookended by two lighthouses: Assateague in the north and Cape Charles at the southern terminus. Cost includes camping fees, lodging, all meals and guide service by the Burnhams who have been guiding on these waters for the last decade. It pays to know the tides here! Price varies depending on if you bring your own kayak and camping gear.

  • Departure Months: May, June, July, August, September, October
  • Duration: Extended Trip
  • Sport/Activity: Kayaking
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Water Type: Open Water/Ocean
  • Services Available:
    • Guided
    • Shuttle
    • Gear Rental
    • Meals
  • Accommodations:
    • Camping
    • Lodge/Cabin
  • Group Rates: No

This is a land-supported trip, so you do not need to pack everything into your kayaks each day. You will drive your car to each location. Burnham Guides will transport the boats.

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