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“On the Water” Programs run from mid-June to Labor Day

Reservations are required for all activities.  Unless otherwise stated, all activities leave from The Wetlands Institute dock.

Back-Bay Birding and Wildlife Tours

Skimmer Tours again offers their highly acclaimed eco-cruises on board The Skimmer to view wildlife in the beautiful back bays of Stone Harbor. Highlights include birds and wildlife of the salt marsh and marine life touch tanks. Trips depart from The Wetlands Institute. On Tuesday and Wednesday evening sunset cruises, feel free to bring your own wine or brew of choice (no hard liquor) and snacks. Call 609-884-3100 or visit skimmer.com for reservations.

June 29 – September 2, 2021:

Tuesday:

  • 6:00 – 8:00 Salt Marsh Safari

Wednesday:

  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Salt Marsh Safari
  • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Marine Life Safari
  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Salt Marsh Safari

    Thursday:

    • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Salt Marsh Safari
    • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Salt Marsh Safari

    Pricing for All Trips:

    $33/person (ages 13 and up)
    $21/child (ages 3-12)
    Free ages 2 and under.

     

     

    Morning Back-Bay Kayaking

    Kayaking has become very popular and affords a unique, up-close experience with the natural world. After a short orientation to paddling techniques by a trained instructor, you’ll be off for a guided kayak tour of the coastal marsh ecosystem in a single or tandem kayak. Call 609-368-1211 for reservation information.

    Tuesday and Thursday: 10:00 am 
    Friday: 9:30 am

    $60/person

    Sunset Kayaking

    Explore the marsh as the sun sets on a guided paddle in a single or tandem kayak. This is your best chance to see wildlife feeding and birds heading to their roosts. Call 609-368-1211 for reservation information.

    Wednesday and Thursday: 6:00pm
    Special Full Moon Dates TBD

    $60 per person