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Blackwater Adventures offers a diverse range of outdoor activities that cater to both thrill-seekers and those looking for a peaceful escape into nature. Their services are centered around the scenic Blackwater River and Chesapeake Bay, providing unique experiences in a breathtaking natural setting.

Guided Kayak Tours

One of the highlights of Blackwater Adventures is their guided kayak tours. These tours showcase the serene beauty of the brackish waters in Dorchester County, known for its rich wildlife, including Bald Eagles, Ospreys, and the Great Blue Heron. The tours are not just about paddling; they offer an educational journey, introducing participants to local wildlife, history, and the Chesapeake Bay way of life. The tours are designed to accommodate all levels of experience and include all necessary equipment and guides, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.


Signature Tours

  • Little Blackwater River: This signature tour is a two-hour adventure that starts and ends at the Blackwater location, letting participants explore the famous wildlife-rich waters of the Little Blackwater River.
  • Transquaking River: For those who prefer a more independent adventure, the self-guided trip down the Transquaking River is a perfect choice. This tour offers an immersive experience in the beautiful landscapes of swampland, farmland, and forests, stretching along the river.

Specialty Tours

  • Shoal Creek Tour: Departing from the Hyatt Chesapeake Bay Resort, this tour includes a journey through Shoal Creek and an exploration of the 18-acre wildlife refuge at the Hyatt. It’s a mix of natural history and local culture, making it an enriching experience.
  • Sunset Paddle: Experience the Choptank River in a unique way with the Sunset Paddle tour. This tour offers a stunning view of the sunset behind the Choptank River Lighthouse, creating a memorable paddling adventure.
  • Layton’s Chance Winery Tour: Combining outdoor adventure with a taste of local culture, this tour includes a kayak journey down the Chicamacomico River, followed by a winery tour and wine tasting at Layton’s Chance Winery.

Combined Adventures

For those seeking a comprehensive experience, Blackwater Adventures offers a Bike & Kayak Day Adventure. This package includes a two-hour guided kayak tour and a self-guided bike tour through the wildlife refuge, complete with a boxed lunch for a picnic. It’s an ideal way to experience the best of Blackwater in one day.

In summary, Blackwater Adventures provides a wide range of services that cater to different interests and skill levels. Whether it’s a peaceful kayak tour, an exciting wildlife adventure, or a combination of biking and kayaking, they offer unique ways to explore and enjoy the natural beauty of Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay area

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