Central Oregon Coast Activities

Below are some ideas and suggestions for things to do culled from our own adventures, guest experiences and web resources. Always check directly with the vendors for the latest information.

Sand and Sea Activities

Marine Discovery Tours

Sea Life Bay Cruise. Marine Discovery Tours provide narrated bay and ocean tours specializing in whales, oyster farming and sea and shore wildlife. A favorite season to look for sea life on the Oregon coast runs from March through October – a time when sea life is closest to shore and ocean conditions are at their best. Newport. Visit the Marine Discovery Tours website.


Newport • Yaquina Bay • Beaver Creek 

Ocean kayaking. The wildlife and scenery is sure to make for an adventure. Sea birds and sea lions are plentiful. 
Beaver Creek guided wetlands kayak tours. The seasonal two-hour trips launch at Ona Beach State Park, five miles south of South Beach. Beaver Creek winds through coastal wetland inhabited by a variety of wildlife. Rentals available at Ossie’s Surf Shop.

Whale Watching

Fishing & Crabbing 

Water Sports


Land Lover Activities

Farmers market


Hiking and walking

Scenic Drives

Visit local artisans and galleries

Glass Blowers



Covered Bridges 

 Florence Sand Dunes


Wine tasting

Helicopter touring