Kayak eco-tours and rentals continue at Cape Henlopen State Park through Oct. 12
Kayak eco-tours and rentals will continue at Cape Henlopen State Park’s Kayak Shack on Saturdays into mid-October.
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Delaware Breakwater Kayak Eco-Tours will be offered at 10 a.m., Saturdays in September and on Oct. 12. These guided trips are great for beginning paddlers, but can be strenuous. Single and tandem sit-on-top kayaks are available, and all equipment is provided.
Eco-tours are for ages 8 and up with parent or guardian; solo paddlers must be at least 13. Paddlers should wear secure footwear and clothes that can get wet, and bring water and sunscreen. The fee is $25 per solo kayak and $35 for a tandem kayak. Registration for tours can be made by calling the Seaside Nature Center at 302-645-6852.
Kayak rentals are also available from 12:30 to 4 p.m., Saturdays in September and Oct. 5 and 12. The rental includes a solo or tandem kayak, personal flotation device, seat and paddle. The rentals are for ages 8 and up with parent or guardian. All paddlers must have paddling experience. The fee is $15 per person per hour. Kayaks are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Paddlers should call the Seaside Nature Center at 302-645-6852 for information and weather conditions.
The Seaside Nature Center is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the free Borrow-A-Bike program is available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting. Park entrance fees are in effect.
More information about programs offered at Cape Henlopen and all Delaware State Parks can be found at destateparks.com.