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What To do Before or After my Half-Day Kayak Tour?

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Pairing a half-day kayak tour with a full day of fun!

Our Half-Day Kayak Tours are 3 hours which is perfect if you are trying to fit in a bit of everything! 

Here are some idea’s of what to do before and/or after you join us…


On your way to Wildcat Cove, pick up a coffee + pastry from Tony’s Coffee or Iron Rooster in Historic Fairhaven. Sip, snack and enjoy the scenery down Chuckanut Drive. Paddle with a Moondance Super Guide from 10:00am – 1:30pm. After your paddle adventure head to Taylor Shellfish Farm to shuck fresh oysters, grill mussels, sip on a glass of wine, or enjoy a baguette and butter right on the beach. Still hungry? Head back to downtown Bellingham and check out one of Bellingham’s many amazing restaurants to have dinner or catch an outdoor concert. Cheers to a day of exploration and eating. After all you earned it!


Fuel up, it’s gonna be a big day. Head into our local food Co-Op for a lunch to go and a hot bar breakfast. After your kayaking tour enjoy your lunch on the beach or take it on the trail with you to enjoy along the way. Choose a bigger hike like Oyster Dome, where you will get sweeping views of the San Juan Islands. Or something that already starts high with a view, but is a stair stepper, Jurassic Park feeling trail, like the Rock Trail. Want to keep it simple and slow and wander down the Clayton beach trail for a relatively flat walk that the whole family can enjoy. After your day of kayaking and hiking head back to Bellingham to raise a pint at the family friendly, organic, Aslan Brewery and restaurant.

For a true Sea to Summit experience, check out what it takes to summit Mt. Baker with one of the local guide companies Mount Baker Guides or Alpine Institute. After spending a few days summiting Mount Baker come on down to where the glacier melts into the sea and experience a true Sea to Summit experience!

There are so many great ways to spend the afternoon, share your stories of days spend kayaking and adventuring with us by tagging #moondancekayak to share the fun!

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