Bayou City Adventures

Paddling Division

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Kayak Tours

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Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour

The Greens Bayou Eagle Trail is great for all skill levels. The tour is on the beautiful Greens Bayou. Greens Bayou is a wide, deep water paddle trail with lots of lush greenery on both sides. You will see everything from elephant ears, wild grapes, even a GIANT BALD EAGLE'S NEST!!! The tour is roughly 2.5 hours and stretches just over 5 miles. Make sure you bring your camera as these are views few people get to see. Minimum Skill Level Recommended: Beginner

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Armand Bayou Nature "DUSK" Paddle Tour

Similar to Greens Bayou, Armand Bayou is a slow moving bayou with lots of wildlife. You will see tons of birds, fish, and maybe even an alligator. The tour is roughly 3 hours and stretches over 6 miles. Make sure you bring a snack to eat and your camera as these are views few people get to see. Depending on the water conditions for the day, the tour can take two different routes. Both of the routes are full of amazing wildlife and fabulous adventures. Minimum Skill Level Recommended: Beginner

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The Armand Bayou Nature Paddle Tour is operated by Pinky's Kayak Rental. 

 
     
 

Navigator's Tour (Buffalo Bayou)

The Navigators tour provides a different view of Houston. The tour is roughly 2.5 hours and stretches approximately 6.18 miles from Briar Bend Park to Woodway Memorial Park. Besides all the great scenery and landscapes to see, you will have many twists and turns on the Buffalo Bayou. You will have a few small rapids and get to visit the Chimney Rock Bat Colony. The tour will end at Woodway Memorial Park. Children are not allowed on this tour unless they are accompanied by a parent or guardian. (click here to view a map of the Navigator's Tour)
Minimum Skill Level Recommended: Intermediate

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Houston Skyline Tour (Buffalo Bayou)

The Houston Skyline tour is one of the best ways to view downtown Houston. The tour is roughly 3.5 hours and stretches approximately 7.65 miles from Woodway Memorial Park to Sabine Street. You will navigate through the beautiful scenery and landscapes of Memorial Park and the Hogg Bird Sanctuary. The Buffalo Bayou will then open its arms to you as you enter into the Buffalo Bayou Park. Here you will view the Waugh Bridge Bat Colony, Eleanor Tinsley Park, and of course the highlight of the tour, the towering skyline of downtown Houston. Make sure you bring your camera as these are views few people get to see. You will then disembark at Sabine street, just east of the Sabine Street bridge. (click here to view a map of the Houston Skyline Tour)
Minimum Skill Level Recommended: Beginner

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Buffalo Bayou Twilight Bat Tour

Thursday, October 16, 2014 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Are you afraid of the dark? Are you in love with bats now thanks to Twilight. The Bat tour is a very unique way of experiencing Houston. The tour is roughly 2-2.5 hours. You will get the opportunity to see the sun set on the water as you paddle through the beautiful Houston scenery of Buffalo Bayou Park. The highlight of the tour is the Waugh Bridge Bat Colony. You will learn all about the bats that reside at Waugh Bridge. You will sit back, relax, and watch the amazing journey of these flying friends as they leave their home to put on a show just for you. This is a night tour and you will paddle by flashlight or moonlight. Make sure you bring your camera as these are views few people get to see (NO FLASH). After the show you will paddle downtown to Sabine street and see the skyline like you've never seen it before.

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SCHEDULE:

Date Time Tour Availability
OCTOBER      
Thursday, 16th 5:30 PM Buffalo Bayou Twilight Bat Tour AVAILABLE
Saturday, 18th 11:00 AM Navigator's Tour (Buffalo Bayou - Tandems Only*) AVAILABLE
Saturday, 18th 3:00 PM Houston Skyline Tour (Buffalo Bayou - Tandems Only*) AVAILABLE
Saturday, 18th 4:00 PM Armand Bayou Nature "DUSK" Paddle Tour Cancelled
Thursday, 23rd PRIVATE Houston Skyline Tour PRIVATE
Friday, 24th PRIVATE Navigator's Tour PRIVATE
Saturday, 25th PRIVATE Houston Skyline Tour PRIVATE
Saturday, 25th 4:00 PM Armand Bayou Nature "DUSK" Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Sunday, 26th 10:00 AM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Sunday, 26th 1:30 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour REGISTRATION CLOSED
Sunday, 26th 4:00 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour REGISTRATION CLOSED
Thursday, 30th 5:30 PM Buffalo Bayou Twilight Bat Tour AVAILABLE
       
NOVEMBER      
Saturday 1st 10:00 AM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Saturday 1st 1:30 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Saturday 1st 4:00 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour REGISTRATION CLOSED
Saturday 1st 4:00 PM Armand Bayou Nature "DUSK" Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Thursday, 6th 5:30 PM Buffalo Bayou Twilight Bat Tour AVAILABLE
Saturday, 8th PRIVATE Houston Skyline Tour Private
Sunday, 9th 11:00 AM Navigator's Tour (Buffalo Bayou) AVAILABLE
Sunday, 9th 3:00 PM Houston Skyline Tour (Buffalo Bayou) AVAILABLE
Thursday, 13th 5:30 PM Buffalo Bayou Twilight Bat Tour AVAILABLE
Saturday, 15th 11:00 AM Navigator's Tour (Buffalo Bayou) AVAILABLE
Saturday, 15th 3:00 PM Houston Skyline Tour (Buffalo Bayou) AVAILABLE
Saturday, 15th 4:00 PM Armand Bayou Nature "DUSK" Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Sunday, 16th 10:00 AM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Sunday, 16th 1:30 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour REGISTRATION CLOSED
Sunday, 16th 4:00 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour REGISTRATION CLOSED
Saturday, 22nd 10:00 AM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Saturday, 22nd 1:30 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour REGISTRATION CLOSED
Saturday, 22nd 4:00 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour REGISTRATION CLOSED
Saturday, 22nd 4:00 PM Armand Bayou Nature "DUSK" Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Sunday, 23rd 11:00 AM Navigator's Tour (Buffalo Bayou) AVAILABLE
Sunday, 23rd 3:00 PM Houston Skyline Tour (Buffalo Bayou) AVAILABLE
Saturday, 29th 11:00 AM Navigator's Tour (Buffalo Bayou) AVAILABLE
Saturday, 29th 3:00 PM Houston Skyline Tour (Buffalo Bayou) AVAILABLE
Saturday, 29th 4:00 PM Armand Bayou Nature "DUSK" Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Sunday, 30th 10:00 AM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Sunday, 30th 1:30 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour REGISTRATION CLOSED
Sunday, 30th 4:00 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour REGISTRATION CLOSED
       
DECEMBER      
Saturday 6th 11:00 AM Navigator's Tour (Buffalo Bayou) AVAILABLE
Saturday 6th 3:00 PM Houston Skyline Tour (Buffalo Bayou) AVAILABLE
Saturday 6th 4:00 PM Armand Bayou Nature "DUSK" Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Sunday, 7th 10:00 AM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Sunday, 7th 1:30 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour REGISTRATION CLOSED
Sunday, 7th 4:00 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour REGISTRATION CLOSED
Saturday, 13th 10:00 AM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Saturday, 13th 1:30 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour REGISTRATION CLOSED
Saturday, 13th 4:00 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour REGISTRATION CLOSED
Saturday, 13th 4:00 PM Armand Bayou Nature "DUSK" Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Sunday, 14th 11:00 AM Navigator's Tour (Buffalo Bayou) AVAILABLE
Sunday, 14th 3:00 PM Houston Skyline Tour (Buffalo Bayou) AVAILABLE
Saturday, 20th 11:00 AM Navigator's Tour (Buffalo Bayou) AVAILABLE
Saturday, 20th 3:00 PM Houston Skyline Tour (Buffalo Bayou) AVAILABLE
Saturday, 20th 4:00 PM Armand Bayou Nature "DUSK" Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Sunday, 21st 10:00 AM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Sunday, 21st 1:30 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour REGISTRATION CLOSED
Sunday, 21st 4:00 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour REGISTRATION CLOSED
Saturday, 27th 10:00 AM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Saturday, 27th 1:30 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour REGISTRATION CLOSED
Saturday, 27th 4:00 PM Greens Bayou Eagle Trail Paddle Tour REGISTRATION CLOSED
Saturday, 27th 4:00 PM Armand Bayou Nature "DUSK" Paddle Tour AVAILABLE
Sunday, 28th 11:00 AM Navigator's Tour (Buffalo Bayou) AVAILABLE
Sunday, 28th 3:00 PM Houston Skyline Tour (Buffalo Bayou) AVAILABLE
       
    2015 DATES TBA  

*TANDEM: A Tandem Kayak seats two people.

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