Sea Kayak - Colvos Passage


Sea Kayak - Colvos Passage

We’ll launch from Olalla Bay, crossing over to Vashon Island, handrailing the shore until Spring Beach county park for short bio-break. We’ll crossover to Point Defiance. Before heading to Gig Harbor, for lunch at Tides Tavern before New Years weekend. After Lunch we’ll stop at Sunrise park eventually reaching Olalla bay.

  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 15.0 nm
  • Maximum Waves: 3 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 1.3 kts
  • Pace: 3

We’ll meet at Olalla Bay boat ramp & park

 13925 Crescent Valley Road Southeast

Olalla, WA 98359

You should arrive with enough time to be ready to launch at 9 AM.

The store across the street has a porta potty they usually let the public use it. 

Dry suit required

be sure to bring the following:

radio & tow belt

be sure to bring your upwind-sail if you own one Colvas Passage, often has wind

snacks something warm to drink


Colvos Passage

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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