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Eco-hike, art making on private island

Eco-hike, art making on private island

Duration:2.5 uur in totaal
Includes:Eten, Drankjes, Uitrusting en Vervoer
Languages:Aangeboden in het Engels

Over je host

Natalie Stickel is a naturalist, whitewater guide, and outdoor educator with a B.S. in environmental conservation. A writer for green businesses and magazines such as Blue Ridge Outdoors, she also facilitates ecology-focused hikes and journaling workshops. Shay Wilson is an accomplished painter and the artist-in-residence of Richmond's unique urban wilderness, the James River Park System. A…
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Wat we gaan doen

Your adventure begins with a guided scenic canoe paddle from the southern shore of the James River to historic, privately owned Sharp's Island in the middle of the river in downtown Richmond. Once on the island, we'll lead you through a brief mindfulness exercise, and then you'll learn about the island's unique history. Next, on a nature tour, we'll explore the wild plants and animals which…

Wat je nog meer moet weten

Guests must OK with being on the water. We'll give a safety talk prior to departure. There's a primitive toilet on site. Trip is subject to change or be cancelled due to weather or river level.

Wat ik aanbied

Snacks
We'll provide light local fare, but if you have allergies, please bring your own snacks and any medication.
Drankjes
We provide ice-cold drinking water, but please be sure to bring your own cup or bottle.
Vervoer
A canoe will transport you from Richmond's southside mainland to Sharps Island.
Uitrusting
We will provide you with a PFD (personal flotation device) and optional paddle for the trip. You'll also be given materials for your very own field notebook.

Wat je mee moet nemen

Sturdy footwear (we recommend close-toed, water-ready shoes)
Water bottle
Clothing appropriate for the weather and being outdoors, including swimwear and a towel
Sunscreen
Optional: camera, binoculars, notebook or journal and a writing tool

Waar je zult zijn

Sharp's Island is a one-acre, wooded outcrop in the middle of the James River in downtown Richmond. Privately owned by local families, you'll be granted access to this one-of-a-kind island campsite (available on AirBnB) for your exploration and enjoyment. The rapids drown out nearby city sounds, save for the occasional train whistle. Where else can you be so close to the bustle, yet feel so far away?

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Annuleringsvoorwaarden

Elke ervaring kan binnen 24 uur na aankoop worden geannuleerd en volledig worden terugbetaald.

Communicatiebeleid

Communiceer altijd via Airbnb. Om veilig te kunnen betalen en communiceren, is het belangrijk dat je altijd gebruikmaakt van de Airbnb-website of -app.

Vereisten voor gasten

Maximaal 10 gasten van 15 en ouder mogen deelnemen.

Geldig legitimatiebewijs

Je moet een foto van jezelf nemen die overeenkomt met de foto op je ID. Zo kan Airbnb bevestigen wie daadwerkelijk aan de ervaring zal deelnemen. Dit hoef je maar een keer te doen.

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Guests must OK with being on the water. We'll give a safety talk prior to departure. There's a primitive toilet on site. Trip is subject to change or be cancelled due to weather or river level.
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Eco-hike, art making on private island
Nieuwe ervaring
$85 per persoon
Nieuwe ervaring
$85 per persoon