Guided Tours in Crescent City & Del Norte County, California
Expand your opportunity for adventure when you leave the equipment at home and let a professional do the planning. Discover hidden gems with expert guides leading the way. Drift through untapped coves or step into far-reaching forest groves. Arrange a guided tour and kickback, truly enjoying the wonders of Del Norte County.
Guided Bike Tours
Ride through meadows and marshes to a beaver pond. Share a snack with your friends as you are shuttled to a spectacular single-track trail along canyon vistas, wild rivers and through redwood forest. Get matched with the right bike to make your mountain journey a breeze.
Guided Whitewater River Rafting & Kayaking
Take your river or ocean voyage to the next level with an experienced guide. Navigate class III rapids rafting the Smith River. Look out for bald eagles, osprey, and river otters. Collect the kids and the dog for a blissful float. As you kayak under grand redwood giants, your guide will share stories of tribal heritage, colonization, and conservation.
Ocean Kayaking Tours
Chart an ocean safari, kayaking to Castle Rock Wildlife Refuge. This 14-acre island hosts more than 100,000 seabirds as well as harbor seals, northern elephant seals, and sea lions. The half-mile paddle out is easy enough for both beginners and kids.
Guided Fishing Tours
Leave the fishing equipment behind but be sure to bring a cooler for your catches. Rise and shine for an early morning ocean kayak trip. Paddle along sea stacks with your guide to the best places for rockfish and lingcod. Book a fishing boat anytime — bottom fishing is open year round. Friendly crews know the catch limits and how to reel them in well.
Jet Boat Tours
Share a thrill ride with your favorite people on a jet boat tour on the Klamath River. Gain insight from your seasoned captain as he shares a rich history of the area including the native Yurok tribe, and the wildlife. You may get the picture of a lifetime on one of the photo op stops. Wildlife is commonly seen on the tours including bears feeding along the banks on berries, grubs and fish. And hang on for a few fun spins and donuts on the water!
Redwood Canoe Tours
Take a tranquil journey down the Klamath River on a traditional dug-out canoe (ohl-we-yoch) guided tour where you’ll see wildlife and hear about the native Yurok tribe and their people, cultural landmarks and Yurok traditions. Seasonal canoe tours start in June.
Horseback Riding Tours
Trot along on a breathtaking horseback ride through sandy dunes and beaches or through an enchanting redwood forest. Horseback riding tours operate year-round and take you through Crescent City’s Tolowa Dunes State Park where you’ll venture through a Yontocket Indian Memorial site and Kellogg Beach. Or head for the hills — and towering old-growth Redwoods — with a ride from the Mill Creek Trail area. Horseback riding tours are great for kids ages six and older, too.