Paddle with Bill and Mary Burnham on the unspoiled waters of the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
Visit our paddling shop at Onancock Wharf, located in the historic Steamboat Ticket Office (circa 1906). Where travelers once booked passage on a steamboat to Baltimore, you can book your tour to see this 1680 Colonial port from the water.
We have Kayak, stand-up paddleboard (SUP) and bike rentals as well as tours:
-2-hour History/Nature Tour of Onancock Creek
-Paddle with the Ponies: day trips to Chincoteague or multi-day camping trips to Assateague
-Full day Barrier Island Adventures
-Multi-day adventure with camping, lodging and meals included
Our Eastern Shore Sampler is a great way to experience many facets of paddling on the Eastern Shore, while staying in a comfy B&B. We take you someplace difference each day: Bayside, Seaside, or Paddle with the Ponies. Return to Onancock for dinner out and a comfortable bed!
Paddle with Bill and Mary Burnham, the Authors of "Kayaking for Everyone" and "The Florida Keys Paddling Atlas."
Burnham Guides has custom trips for beginners, advanced, families and groups.
*Burnham Guides earned the 2015 top Virginia Green Travel Attraction of the Year
- Family Friendly
- Pet Friendly
- LGBT Friendly
- Rentals start at just $20. Our tours start at $45 for a 2-hour tour and go up to multi-day trips with camping, lodging and meals included.
Last Updated: 04/10/2019
Deals & Packages
Kayak to a Barrier Island Cottage3-day/2-night: $795 per person. 4-day/3-night: $995 includes sea kayaks, instruction, guide service, lodging and all meals. 10% discount for bringing own sea kayak. Price is based on a 4-person minimum, but if you are fewer people, contact us and we will attempt to add more people on our end!
Chesapeake Bay Kayak Camping2-day/1-night: $500 per person. 3-day/2-night: $650 per person; 4-day/3-night: $795 per person; includes sea kayaks, camping gear, and all meals. (Discount available for bringing own kayak and/or camping gear.)
Standup Paddleboard (SUP) the Eastern ShoreSUP rentals start at just $20; $30 for a beginner lesson.
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