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Sea Kayaking in the Bahamas

November 16-22, 2014

A wonderful tropical paradise?  Let's camp here! Photo: Nick Braun

As we move into a long winter stateside, are you ready to venture to some of the most beautiful and inaccessible beaches on the magnificent islands of the Bahamas?

The limestone and white sand beach coastline throughout the Bahamas is pristine, remote and often uninhabited. It is the perfect place to explore by kayak! Myriad islands, channel crossings, and protected bays allow for a great paddling experience!

Stunning coastline everwhere you look! Photo: Nick Braun

Many of the plant and animal species found here are unique. The islands are lush and thickly vegetated while the sea is rich with marine life and coral reefs.  Sea birds, iguanas, reef fish and manta rays are among the beautiful creatures that you may encounter here!

You will learn paddle strokes, navigation, rescue techniques, and more. There will be opportunities for walks on the beach, snorkeling, and just enjoying the Bahamas! This trip is suitable for all levels of paddlers.

 

Bahamas Sea Kayaking
Dates: November 16-22, 2014
Duration: 7 Days
Cost: $1,995
Average Age:

46 (range is 69-21 years)

Typical Female/Male Mix:

48/52%

Course start/end: George Town, Great Exuma Island

Activity Rating :

(this is a subjective rating of anticipated physical difficulty—weather, route, and the group mix can combine to make trips more or less "difficult" —higher numbers indicate more challenge.)

 


Camping on beaches is scenic, but paddling means plenty of sun and possible wind.

Fly in/out: Georgetown (code: GGT)
Additional Information:

Trip description & equipment list (pdf)


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A $200 per person non-refundable deposit is required for enrollment on all alumni trips. If you would like to sign up or have questions just give us a call at 1-800-332-4280 or email at alumni@nols.edu.

 

Relax in style on white sand beaches throughout the islands!
Photo: Lynn Petzold


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