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Whether you’re looking for epic coastal hikes, golfing by the ocean, surfing on a remote beach, or sand boarding a dune, you can find it all at the Oregon Coast.

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Whether you’re looking for epic coastal hikes, golfing by the ocean, surfing on a remote beach, or sand boarding a dune, you can find it all at the Oregon Coast.

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Central Coast

Salmon River Wooden Kayak Company

Salmon River Wooden Kayak Company provides guided kayak tours for small groups on the Salmon River estuary in Otis, Oregon. The rental inventory consists of hand made in the USA wooden kayaks for which are 15 ft and 17 ft...

2015 N Three Rocks Rd
Otis, OR

(541) 921-7127
Email us (bob[at]srkayak[dot]com)

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South Coast

South Coast Tours LLC

South Coast Tours can take you on an adventure paddle in the Wild Rivers Coast estuaries and out into the Southern Oregon near shore ocean. Go fishing, wildlife viewing or just simply enjoy the experience of gliding across the waterways...

27436 Hunter Creek Rd
Gold Beach, OR

(541) 373-0487
Email us (dave[at]southcoasttours[dot]net)

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Central Coast

Safari Town Surf

Safari Town Surf offers guided kayak adventure tours of the beautiful Salmon River Estuary, The Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge, and Devil’s Lake in Lincoln City. Safari Town invites our guests to not just come and see the Oregon Coast,...

3026 NE Highway 101
Lincoln City, OR

541-996-6335
Email us (safaritown[at]gmail[dot]com)

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North Coast

Kayak Tillamook County

Kayak Tillamook County is a kayaking guide service that provides year-round flat-water tours on lakes, bays, rivers and sloughs throughout the North Oregon Coast.

Tillamook, OR

(503) 866-4808
Email us (marc[at]KayakTillamook[dot]com)

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South Coast

Rainbow Plaza Boat Launch

The Rainbow Plaza Boat Launch is located in downtown Reedsport 9 river miles from the mouth of the Umpqua River. The launch is recently-renovated and includes increased parking, upgraded launch and docks, restroom facilities, a boat wash, and a fish...

345 Riverfront Way
Reedsport, OR

541-271-3603
Email us (info[at]cityofreedsport[dot]org)

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Central Coast

Guided Kayak Tours – Newport

The Oregon Boating Foundation has the perfect adventure for your family vacation at the Oregon Coast. Their guided kayak tours offer an incredible opportunity to get up close and personal with the wildlife, fishing community, and landmarks of Yaquina Bay...

600 SE Bay Blvd.
Newport, OR

(800)806-4882
Email us (contact[at]oregonboatingfoundation[dot]org)

Travel Guides

The Science and Safety of Storm Watching

Winter on the Oregon Coast is anything but boring. When powerful Pacific winds meet turbulent ocean waters, it’s a spectacular sight to witness. Tall waves crash into rocky cliffs and sandy shores, offering an awe-inspiring display by Mother Nature. And...
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Take a Guided Tour on the Oregon Coast

In addition to guides providing a wealth of knowledge to enrich your experience, tour operators also provide a safe way to try something new or, if you’re a pro, allow you to leave your gear at home. Hiring a guide also helps ensure that you’re visiting responsibly. “Outfitters and guides tend to take very good care of their natural resources that they’re operating in,” Lacey says.
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How to Visit Oregon’s Coastal Tide Pools

If you’ve ever wanted to experience the underwater world of the Pacific Ocean but prefer to stay onshore, the Oregon Coast’s tide pools are a must-see. These rocky pools of seawater along the shoreline — accessible at low tide — are teeming with aquatic life: colorful starfish, spiky sea urchins and otherworldly sea anemones.
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Top 9 Hidden Adventures for 2021

Whether you’re the type who makes resolutions or not, the new year is an ideal time to think about goals and plans. To make sure you get your much-needed doses of natural wellness on the Oregon Coast, don’t forget to schedule getaways onto your calendar. While you’ll want to keep responsible travel in mind, these hidden coastal adventures are sure to keep you inspired all year long.
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Coastal Mountain Biking in Oregon

Carson Storch has ridden his mountain bike around the world, but the trails he’s most excited about? Those on the Oregon Coast. “It blew my mind what the terrain has to offer,” he says. The 27-year-old professional freeride mountain biker...
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Fall Wellness Weekend at the Coast

If you’ve ever felt like the ocean has healing powers, you’re not mistaken. The roar of the surf, blue horizon and heart-melting sunsets on the Oregon Coast are a balm for the soul, and sometimes a getaway is just what...
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Events on the Oregon Coast

May 25, 2022

Coos Bay Downtown Farmer’s Market

50 Central Avenue
Coos Bay, OR
May 27, 2022 - May 29, 2022

A Tribute to Veterans at the Liberty Theatre

2100 Sherman Ave.
North Bend, OR
May 28, 2022 - May 29, 2022

9th Annual BBQ, Blues & Brews On The Bay

3201 Tremont Street
North Bend, OR
May 28, 2022

TOYZ at Front Street Provisioners

737 N. Front Street
Coos Bay, OR

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