Kayak the Upper Newport Bay

Gliding through the waters of Upper Newport Bay provides an up-close and tactile way to experience the beauty and serenity of this natural estuary. Volunteer docents lead groups through the bay, discussing the ecological, geological and geographical history of this important estuary while you paddle along the shallow shores taking in the sights, sounds and smells of this preserved natural aquatic setting.
The tours are led in the waters of the Department of Fish and Wildlife Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve. The family-friendly tours are a relaxing, fun and easy way to see the bay, and are great for novice and experienced paddlers alike. Reservations are required, but no previous kayaking experience is needed. More…

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Notice: Parking lot at the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center (corner of Irvine/University) is open. Trails are open from sunrise to sunset.

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