Dyes Inlet

Sea kayak in a South Puget Sound inlet near Silverdale, a fun place to view water front homes and explore different bays.

Information for Leaders

Scheduling & Permits

  • If you are scheduling this as a non-course related activity, please limit your group size to the recommended party size. The maximum party size is for use by course field trips only, and includes both students and instructors. Group size maximums do not reflect how course field trips are run (in smaller groups of students and instructors), but allow for course leaders to register the course in our system.
  • If you are scheduling a course field trip, please contact our Member Services Team to confirm the field trip and any permitting regulations.
  • Difficulty: Sea Kayak II
  • Length: 7.0 nm
  • Land Manager: Land Manager Varies
  • Parking Permit Required: see Land Manager
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 60
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 60
  • NOAA Puget Sound: Seattle to Bremerton No. 18449
  • MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100

Upcoming Activities

Train-the-Trainer - Dyes Inlet

Sea Kayaking Clinic
This training is for those teaching in the 2024 Basic Sea Kayaking Course
Difficulty: Sea Kayak II, Sea Kayak III+
Sat, Apr 6, 2024
Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
7 participants
Registration closes Apr 4
Tacoma Branch
Heidi Schutz

Open Water Session - Dyes Inlet

Sea Kayaking Field trip: Basic Sea Kayaking Course
Two days of activity learning basic kayak skills: wet exits, rescues, and basic paddle strokes
Difficulty: Sea Kayak II
Sat, May 4, 2024 - Sun, May 5, 2024
No Prerequisites
8 participants 17 instructors
Registration closes May 2
Tacoma Branch
Sarah Barnhart
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