Chesapeake Bay Water Activities

All outdoor experiences are offered seasonally. Please check with our Concierge for more details.

Cove Cruise

Enjoy a guided tour around scenic Carter’s Creek, learning about the area’s rich history, oystering industry and wildlife.

Coffee Cruise

Enjoy your morning coffee while taking in the breathtaking sights of the Chesapeake Bay region.

Sunset Wine Cruise

Set sail on a picturesque sunset cruise around Carter’s Creek with a bottle of wine paired with cheese and seasonal fruit. A Tides Inn captain navigates you through the beauty and history of Carter’s Creek.

sailboat in the marina

Sailing Charters

With two decades of sailing experience, Captain Clay Dingledine provides sailing lessons and excursions aboard his boat, Galene.

Duffy Boats

Enjoy the use of electric Duffy boats to cruise Carter’s Creek. Self-guided tours are 90 minutes and the boats hold up to eight passengers. Complete your tour of Carter’s Creek with a gourmet picnic basket from our culinary team, available upon request. Or, opt to have one of our experienced captains guide you around our waterways. Please contact our concierge for reservations.

Bird Exploration Cruise

Enjoy learning about the birds of Carter's Creek while cruising with our resident bird expert, Matt Little.

Paddleboard Yoga

Enjoy the river by taking your yoga practice to the water! We will have 10-15 minutes of paddling to and from our destination where you will get to move and float through a core focused flow yoga class. Open to all-levels of yoga and paddling experience, this SUP yoga class will offer you the opportunity to flow, breathe, and be in nature.

Kayaking with a corgi

Kayaks, Canoes & Paddleboards

After choosing your favorite type of watercraft, stop by the Tides Inn Marina office for a map of Carter’s Creek, a list of the wildlife you may see around the peninsula and information on guided tours. All kayaks, canoes and paddleboards are complimentary during your stay.

Watercolors & Mimosas Cruise

Guests may enjoy mimosas aboard our boat and learn the basic techniques of watercolor needed to create your own beautiful piece of art.