School Field Trips

School Field Trips

Make your curriculum come alive on the Outer Banks with a School Field Trips on a kayak!

Kitty Hawk Kayaks offers School Field Trips on guided kayak tours in local estuarine environments perfect for incorporating into the curricula of Earth Science, Biology, Physical Science, Physics, Environmental Science, History and Physical Education classrooms. We can arrange for speakers from many local organizations, and prepare water quality testing, sane netting, service projects, and species identification projects. Contact us today and we’ll work with you to provide a truly enriching experience for your students. Download our informational school-trip-promo-pdf

  • Kitty Hawk Maritime Forest Kayak Tour

    Kitty Hawk Maritime Forest Kayak Tour

    The Kitty Hawk Maritime Forest Kayak Tour leaves kayaking from our store in Kitty Hawk and explores the North Carolina Coastal Reserve, one of the few intact maritime forest environments on the Outer Banks. On this kayak tour we see many reptiles such as snakes …

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    Physical Education Field Trips

    PE was never this much fun while learning something new. All of our kayak tours begin with paddling instruction, boat steering techniques, safety protocols and a description of the tour area and route. Then we hop in the boats and practice our strokes, turning, breaking …

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    Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve Field Trip

    This is the crown jewel in our kayaking program for those who want to hike and paddle. Visit the Nature Conservancy’s Nags Head Woods and hike a ½ mile to the launch site. Then paddle the Roanoke Sound through protected salt marshes and visit Run …

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    Oyster Reef Restoration Paddle Field Trip

    We can also incorporate a service component where we “recycle” collected old oyster shells by adding them to the reef. Students can see first hand the role oyster reefs play in coastal water quality and underscore the importance of environmental conservation and activism. This location …

  • School Field Trips - Pea Island

    Pea Island Salt Marsh Tour Field Trip

    We frequently spot ospreys, pelicans, herons, egrets, ibis, terns, rails, skimmers, wrens, and warbles just to name a few. During the winter months this location is particularly abundant with migrating ducks, swans, geese and other water foul. We will tour the salt marshes of the …