Budd Inlet


Sea Kayak - Budd Inlet

This is a student experience paddle. we will launch from Swantown Marina boat launch in Olympia and paddle towards Priest Point and around West Bay area. Launch time is 9:00AM. Priority is given to Basic Kayaking Course students who need experience paddles to graduate.

  • Sea Kayak II
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 7.0 nm

We will meet at the boat launch area. Parking is up above the boat ramp to the west (behind the boathouse).

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These eight essentials plus The Ten Essentials are required on all sea kayaking trips.  All but the whistle and clothing should be provided with any kayak rental.

  1. Floatation in both ends of the kayak
  2. U.S. Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
  3. Paddle
  4. Spray skirt
  5. Bilge pump with floatation
  6. Self-rescue paddle float
  7. Waterproof whistle
  8. Appropriate clothing for the conditions encountered seasonally
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