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5 unique kayak experiences in the Pensacola Bay Area

We’re all about creating unique outdoor experiences for you at Outdoor Gulf Coast. Over the years we’ve introduced many to the beautiful hiking trails, paddling locations, camping spots and more. Now we’d like to introduce you to 5 unique kayak or paddleboard experiences in the Pensacola Bay Area. If you don’t have your own we’ll provide the kayak or paddleboards so you can enjoy these unique kayak experiences.

Kayak to lunch or dinner at The Oar House

How about lunch and adventure all in one? We’ll launch you from Sanders Beach and set you in the direction of The Oar House. The Oar House is located on Bayou Chico in Pensacola. The Oar House is a Tiki-roofed setting for American fare. You’ll enjoy dinning with views of Bahia Mar Marina. From Sanders Beach to The Oar House is approximately 1/2 mile.

The Oar House
View from The Oar House

Watch the blue Angels from a kayak

Watch the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron perform amazing aerial acrobatics all while the beautiful surroundings of Pensacola Bay. The Blues practice on most Tuesday and Wednesday’s at 11:30 a.m. We’ll launch you on kayaks from the Pensacola Yacht Club.


Paddling to Deadman’s Island

Deadman’s Island is natural small peninsula located in Gulf Breeze. It’s a natural habitat for many forms of wildlife above and beneath the water. The sugar white sands makes this a perfect kayak destination for your next outdoor adventure.


Paddle to White Island

A hidden treasure in Pensacola Bay is a small Island called White Island. White Island is located at the entrance of Bayou Grande and Davenport Bayou. Grab a small cooler, a beach towel and paddle to this small sandy Island for a relaxing day in the sun. To access this island we’ll launch you from Civilitan Park where you’ll paddle just under 1/2 mile to access the Island.

White Island

Big Sabine Bay

Big Sabine Bay is a beautiful shallow bay located on the east side of Pensacola Beach. This beautiful estuary is a great place to kayak and paddleboard. The landscape includes dunes, pine groves and salt marshes. The wildlife includes crabs, rays and other marine life. This area is a remote location on Pensacola Beach. To access the water you will have a short walk across the sand to the water. The distance is approximately 650 feet.

Big Sabine Bay
Photo taken at Big Sabine Bay


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