Kayaking under the warm California sunshine is always a welcome adventure. But did you know that night paddles can be just as beautiful? You can experience glow kayaking in California, where the water illuminates beneath you.

We're not just talking about the moonlight reflecting on the ocean. In this case, tiny algae and marine plankton cause the sea to light up in an electric blue glow that is nothing short of magical.

It seriously looks like a scene pulled straight from your favorite Disney movie. Whether you're looking for a unique BFF getaway or a romantic trip for two, we can't think of anything that would top this.

This bioluminescent tour takes you out on the bay for a sunset. There are plenty of sea lions, river otters, and rays in the area, so chances are you'll see some marine life up close.

After dark, you'll paddle out with the guides to experience light trails that look like colorful clouds in the water.

Blue Waters Kayaking in Point Reyes Station, California, offers this unique experience for $98 - $118 per person. Prices vary depending on whether you visit during winter (December - March) or during the peak season.

The best time to visit is during middle and late summer and fall. When conditions are right, each splash of your paddle will scatter sparkling blue waves across the water as the plankton move around.

While reservations are not required, we highly suggest getting your tickets in advance because the event is so popular.

Narcity is reaching out to Blue Waters Kayaking to confirm the length of tours.

According to their website, all you need to bring for your tour is a change of clothes, some water to drink, and windproof layers to keep cozy. They will provide everything else you will need, including life jackets, a wetsuit, a personal flotation device, and a paddle.

For your 2020 glow up adventure, Blue Waters Kayaking is the place to be. While you're in the area, you should also check out this black and purple sand beaches. You'll feel like you've escaped to a world away. Sometimes the best gems are right in your backyard.

Blue Waters Kayaking

Price: $98 - $118 per person varying by season

Location: Point Reyes Station, CA

Why You Should Go: You can kayak through glowing bioluminescent waters.


Editor's Note: The cover photo and some of the internal images were used for illustrative purposes only. Conditions must be right for viewing. Make sure to call the company in advance to check for prime conditions before booking.

We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.


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