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Experiences Guide: Wander Anchor Bay

Here are experiences to have while staying at Wander Anchor Bay!

Matt Kowalewski
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Experiences Guide: Wander Anchor Bay

Here are experiences to have while staying at Wander Anchor Bay!

Cooks Beach 

Distance from Wander Anchor Bay: 3 miles

Details: Cooks Beach is a beautiful sandy beach in a rock-walled cove just north of Gualala. Free parking, dogs are allowed on a leash. 

Website: californiabeaches.com

Gualala Point Regional Park

Distance from Wander Anchor Bay: 5 miles

Details: take a hike along Bluff trail and check out gorgeous views. 

Accessible areas, beaches, biking, birding, fishing, hiking & walking trails, paddling, and picnic areas. Dogs are allowed on a leash.

Location: 42401 Coast, CA-1, Gualala, CA 95445

Website: parks.sonomacounty.ca.gov

Sea Ranch Golf Links 

Distance from Wander Anchor Bay: 5 miles

Details: 18-hole golf course that takes you across various terrains. Reservations and pricing available online. 

Location: 42000 CA-1, Sea Ranch, CA 

Phone: (707) 785-2468 

Email: info@searanch.com 

Website: searanchgolf.com

Adventure Rents 

Distance from Wander Anchor Bay: 3 miles

Details: Company offers canoes, kayaks, and paddleboard rentals and tours. Visit the website for additional details. 

Location: Mill Bend Rd., Gualala, CA 

Phone: (707) 884-4386 

Email: info@adventurerents.com 

Website: adventurerents.com

● Distance: 3 miles 

North Pacific Adventure 

Distance from Wander Anchor Bay: 14 miles

Details: Offers kayak fishing, kayak tours, cove & cave kayaking, whale watching and surf lessons 

Location: 685 Port Road, Point Arena, CA 

Phone: (707) 813-9217 

Email: contact@npadventure.com 

Website: npadventure.com/contact/ 

The beach tour at Ross Ranch Tours (beach horse-back riding)

Distance from Wander Anchor Bay: 22 miles for the beach ride, just make sure to ask for the beach tour.

Details: Ross Ranch offers guided horseback rides along California’s Manchester Beach or the redwood forest in Elk, CA. 

Locations:

Beach: 16401 South Highway One, Manchester, CA 

Price: $60 for 2 hours (1.5 hrs in the saddle) 

Phone: (707) 489-8579 

Email: rossranch@mcn.org 

Website: rossranch.biz

B Bryan Preserve 

Distance from Wander Anchor Bay: 11 miles

Details: Mini-safari that offers 3 types of tours: 

1) 10:00 a.m.: A Self-Guided Car Safari* where you drive your own vehicle 

2) 10:00 a.m.: A Private VIP Tour for up to 8 people 

3) 3:30 p.m.: A Guided Tour in our Land Rovers (Reservation required*) 

Location: 130 Riverside Dr, Point Arena, CA 

Phone: (707) 882-2297 

Website: bbryanpreserve.com

Salt Pointe State Park and Gerstle Cove (full day activities with hours of trails)

Distance from Wander Anchor Bay: 15 miles 

Details: Pack some lunch to bring to check out magical tidal pools and incredible views

Location: 25050 CA-1, Jenner, CA 95450

Website: https://www.parks.ca.gov

Hours: Sunrise to sunset

Sea Ranch Chapel

Distance from Wander Anchor Bay: 8 miles

Details: Gorgeous spiritual non-denominational meditation space that looks like it came from Lord of the Rings!

Location: 40033 CA-1, Sea Ranch, CA 95497

Website: thesearanchchapel.org

Hours: Sunrise to sunset

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