Weekends: The Newport Bay Conservancy offers a two-hour guided kayak tour of the Back Bay. They are great for both novices and experienced paddlers alike ages 7 and up. Begin with a quick lesson on how to paddle and then paddle into the Ecological Reserve. Make several stops where you’ll discuss various aspects of the ecology and wildlife. Each tour is unique with startling differences in the birds and other wildlife seen depending on the season and the state of the tide. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. $25 per person (8+); reservations are required. Bring sun protection and prepare to get wet. Newport Aquatics Center.
1 White Cliffs Drive, Newport Beach