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Eco Tours

Our guided Eco-Tours are the best way to explore the creek, providing a unique insight into the waterway and wildlife. Tours are offered daily at 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM. Sunrise, Sunset, and custom tours are available any day by appointment. We also offer SUP – stand up paddle board yoga on Thursday mornings. All of our tours are led by experienced paddlers with extensive knowledge of the waterways, wildlife, and history of the Maryland Coastal Bays. We feature brand new top of the line equipment including comfortable kayaks and canoes, adjustable paddles, and approved Type III personal flotation devices. All of our tours begin with a safety overview and basic paddling instruction. Our small group size ensures maximum enjoyment for all paddlers. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to a scheduled tour to be outfitted for the tour.

Salt marsh

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Sunset tour

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SALT MARSH PADDLE

Enter another world as you pass under the Ayers Creek Bridge to explore the calm waters and diverse salt marshes of this pristine Creek. You will truly feel as if you have entered another world as you wind through the labyrinth of marshes with many small guts and tributaries to explore. Observe bald eagles, ducks, osprey, heron, gulls, and many other species of birds. Family friendly. Calm waters. Appropriate for all levels of paddlers. Approximately 2 hours. 

  • $50 per person

  • $40 for children 12 and under.

Tour Schedule: Daily 9:00 AM & 1:00 PM Please arrive 15 minutes prior to a scheduled tour to be outfitted for your tour.

* Reservations required

FORESTED WETLANDS EXPLORATION TOUR

This hands-on tour is perfect for families and school groups. Explore the headwaters of Ayers Creek as we paddle through the marshes and forested wetlands comprising the headwaters of Ayers Creek. Learn about the ecology, history, and wildlife of this unique eco-system. Observe the abundant wildlife and diverse habitats as you quietly paddle this beautiful waterway.

Family friendly. Sheltered from wind and waves. An ideal paddle for beginner or pro. Approximately 1.5 hours.

  • $40 per person

  • $35 for children 12 and under

* Reservations required

FULL MOON PADDLE

With Post Paddle Bonfire

Join us for this enchanting and unique paddle where you will experience the surreal beauty of Maryland’s coastal waterways in a whole new light. Depart at sunset to enjoy a peaceful paddle to a bald eagle nesting area as we watch the sunset and the full moon rise over the water. Drift quietly over the calm water for a front row seat as dozens of native birds jostle for their nightly roost. Join us for a BYOB post paddle bonfire while the moon rises majestically over the creek. Adults only tour

With our enhanced Covid-19 safety procedures the 2020 Full Moon Paddles will be limited to 14 guests and we will not be serving food and beverages. We encourage you to bring your own food and beverage and join us for the bonfire. We have adjusted our price accordingly. 

  • $50 per person

Friday, June 5, 6:30 PM

Friday, July 3, 6:30 PM

Saturday, August 1, 6:20 PM

Saturday, August 29, 6:20 PM

Saturday, September 26, 6:00 PM

* Reservations required

AYERS AND TRAPPE CREEK SUNSET TOUR

Sunset offers a spectacular show as the sun slowly disappears beyond the horizon painting the sky with vibrant shades of orange and red. Experience sunset from a whole new perspective as you paddle the calm waters of Ayers Creek. Available most evenings with advance request. Reservations Required.

  • $45 per person

A meeting time will be provided when making your reservation. Please arrive on time in order to be outfitted for your tour and to receive basic paddling instructions and a safety overview. Appropriate for all levels including first-time paddlers.

* Reservations required

SUNRISE TOUR

What better way to enjoy an Ocean City sunrise than from a kayak. Join us for a spectacular show as the sun peeps over the horizon painting the sky with beautiful shades of pink, orange and blue. Experience the sunrise from a whole new perspective as you paddle the calm waters of Ayers Creek. Relish the beauty of your surroundings as the herons, egrets, osprey, and shorebirds begin their day. 

Arrive 30 minutes before Sunrise – Scheduled on Request.  Tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours. Reservations required. Appropriate for all levels including first-time paddlers.

  • $45 per person

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FloYo – STAND UP PADDLE BOARD YOGA​​

Thursday mornings from 8:30 – 10 with Kelli Anders.
FloYo classes will begin June 13 and continue through September 19, 2019, please call to confirm attendance.

FloYo is the perfect workout to combine fun and fitness on the water. Classes include an introduction to stand up paddle boarding, SUPing the Creek, and an all levels on water yoga class. Our calm water location makes this the perfect venue for all levels of paddlers and yoga practices. Reservations Required 443-513-0889. Private and group sessions available by appointment 

Arrive 15 minutes priro to class start, FloYo lasts approximately 1.5 hours. Reservations required. Appropriate for all levels including first-time paddlers.

  • $30 per person includes Stand Up Paddle Board Rental

  • $20 per person if using your own board

* Reservations required

Youth education programs

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Team building

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YOUTH EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Introduce your students to one of Maryland’s greatest treasures. The back bays and creeks of Maryland’s Eastern Shore are truly stunning and provide the perfect backdrop for hands-on environmental education and science. At Ayers Creek Adventures we provide combined educational and recreational programs for students of all ages. Land based games and discussions set the stage for a fun and informative kayaking experience. A day with Ayers Creek Adventures will provide your students with an increased appreciation of coastal waterways and an awareness of.

  • Coastal ecology and geomorphology

  • Water quality trends

  • Terrestrial habitats and wildlife

  • Fisheries science

  • Sea level rise

Your students will take away an understanding of their impact on the environment and ideas on how they can be better stewards of the earth. Ayers Creek Adventures can arrange programs for as few as 5 to as many as 50 students. Age-specific programs ranging from 2 hours to a full day will be designed with your specific goals and timeframes in mind.

Ayers Creek Adventures is located along scenic Ayers Creek just minutes from Ocean City, Assateague Island, and historic Berlin, MD.

No experience is necessary. All equipment is provided by Ayers Creek Adventures.

TEAM BUILDING

Paddling activities are a great way to foster collaboration… Ayers Creek Adventures offers facilitated team building in a fun and casual environment.  We have completed team building training and have over 20 years of team and consensus building experience.  All programs customized to meet your organization’s unique objectives with a combination of both land and water based activities.

No experience is necessary and all equipment is provided by Ayers Creek Adventures.

For more information contact Suzy at  (443) 513-0889 or complete our contact form.

PARTIES & SPECIAL EVENTS

Host your next party or special event with Ayers Creek Adventures.  Our exclusive location along scenic Ayers Creek provides the ideal backdrop for your event.  The calm protected waters of Ayers Creek along with the easy access provided by our Yak-a-launcher enable us to provide kayak, paddleboard, and canoe options for all ages and experience levels.  Follow up your paddling adventure with a picnic on our beautiful grounds.

Our food and beverage partners offer a wide array of options from gourmet to barbecue to a traditional Crab Feast.  You may also provide your own refreshments. Ayers Creek Adventures will work with you to build the perfect event, including birthday parties, family reunions, wedding rehearsal parties, and girls (or guys) night out.  Evening events may also include a bonfire complete with marshmallows and s’more fixins’.

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