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Paddle through the Ballard Locks

Paddle through the Ballard Locks

Duration:4 hours total
Includes:Equipment and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I have been a paddling coach and guide for more than a decade. I've been lucky enough to work and teach in Alaska, Chile, and all over the east and west coasts of the United States and Canada. I hold international paddlesport certifications and safety awards, but what is most important is that I'm here to make sure you have the best time possible. As a professional outdoor educator and trip…
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What we’ll do

We'll meet at a boat ramp along the Ship Canal, where we will get to know each other, get fitted with gear, and learn the basics necessary to have a fun and safe time on the water. From there we will launch, exploring Fisherman's Terminal (maybe we'll see the boats from Deadliest Catch!), seeing houseboats, barges, and tugboats, before we approach the locks. These are working locks- we'll have…

What else you should know

Never been paddling before? No problem! We have the experience and know how to keep you safe and having fun. This is an adventure appropriate for all ages.

What I’ll provide

Transport
Shuttle Service We'll get you from the take out back to your car.
Equipment
Boats- kayaks or canoes Paddles, lifejackets, drybags.

What to bring

Camera
Snacks
Water
Clothes and shoes that can get wet. We don't plan on getting wet but it is always a possibility.

Where you'll be

Anyone can see the Locks from above- and it is well worth doing. But checking out an historic landmark from water level, around working boats and from very different perspective is a unique experience. And the view from West Point Lighthouse can't be beat!

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 6 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Never been paddling before? No problem! We have the experience and know how to keep you safe and having fun. This is an adventure appropriate for all ages.
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kayaking
Paddle through the Ballard Locks
New experience
£128 per person
New experience
£128 per person