Thursday, January 11, 2018

Sunset Paddle New Years Day

We started off the new year with an amazing Sunset Paddle and were blessed with viewing the appearance of the super moon rising over the San Joaquin River. I can't think of a better way to start the new year! The weather has been great and we've been enjoying glassy waters.

We launched at 330 from the Antioch Marina and crossed the river to Kimball Island. Paddling at a leisurely pace, we hugged the shoreline viewing great blue heron and cormorants along the way. We made our way past cabin slough and rested in a small bay to watch the show in the sky. The western sky was vibrant with yellow and orange hues and sunbeams bursting from behind the clouds. To the east, we waited patiently for the moon to rise as the sky turned from pink to purple. It was well worth the wait as the moon rose over the Delta dominating the sky with it's warm orange glow. This was the Wolf Moon, the first full moon of the year and was extra special because of it's closer than normal proximity to earth.

As we made our way back to the marina we soaked up the beautiful views of the Antioch waterfront with a vibrant sky overhead. It was a lovely evening on the water. Keep an eye on our calendar for future Sunset and Moonlight Paddles!

Here's a glimpse of a few upcoming tours that you are welcome to join.
January 13th 3pm - Sunset Paddle, Antioch Marina
January 14th 1pm - San Joaquin River to West Island, Antioch Marina
January 21st 2pm - Old River, Holland Riverside Marina, Brentwood
January 27th 3pm - Sunset Paddle, Holland Tract, Holland Riverside Marina, Brentwood
January 2018 Monday through Friday 11:30am-1pm special priced Weekday Wetlands Paddle to the Dow Wetlands, $25 includes kayak, paddle PFD and guide! Launching from the Antioch Marina

You can book online or contact us to book a reservation. We have lots of other tours coming up and you're always welcome to invite friends and family and create a custom tour just for your group.

Happy Paddling!

Check our calendar!

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