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The 6th International Sea Duck Conference will be held in Tiburon, California, just north of San Francisco, USA.

The town of Tiburon (zip code: 94920) is located just north of San Francisco, in Marin County, California. It is accessible by ferry from downtown San Francisco, as well as by car from Highway 101 and Highway 131 (Tiburon Boulevard). Tiburon is a former railroad town that was the terminus of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad until 1963. Since then, it has been transformed into a charming seacoast village. Tiburon’s classic main street offers antique, wine, specialty shops and more. Bring your bike along and leisurely tour the shoreline paths or physically challenge yourself by hiking nearby Mt. Tamalpais.


Venue – Corinthian Yacht Club

The 6th International Sea Duck Conference will be held a short walk from the Lodge at Tiburon at the Corinthian Yacht Club, 43 Main Street, Tiburon, CA 94920. The Corinthian Yacht Club is one of the oldest, most beloved, prominent landmarks in the San Francisco area with a breathtaking view of the San Francisco Bay, Angels Island, Treasure Island, Alcatraz, and the downtown San Francisco skyline.

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Accommodations – Lodge at Tiburon

Lodge at Tiburon 
1651 Tiburon Blvd, Tiburon, CA 94920
(415) 435-3133 or (800) 762-7770 toll free

Just a short walk from the Corinthian Yacht Club is the Lodge at Tiburon, a charming resort-style hotel located at 1651 Tiburon Blvd.  

Room block is full, although there are a few rooms still available at the Lodge. But not at our discounted rate.

You may be able to find good deals on, Tripadvisor or other similar sites.
Keep an eye out and grab them up when you can!


Government Rate Room block

Also full. Contact conference coordinator as there might be last minute changes.



Room Share

We’ve created a Room-share sign-up sheet for attendees staying at the Lodge at Tiburon who are looking to share their room while attending the conference. Enter your information or contact potential roommates. Once you have found one, can you please remove yourself from the list!


Alternative hotels nearby

The only other hotel in town is the Water’s Edge – it is beautiful and within walking distance to both the venue and Lodge. About 15 min away, on Rt 101 – there are several hotels as well as motels, depending on your budget. There is a bus that runs along Rt 131, but you may want to have a car to drive to Tiburon.

Water’s Edge Hotel (along Main Street, Tiburon) – a few rooms are available
You can find promotional rates for our dates ~$259 – $279 – (Mon-Fri, goes up on weekend) also has some government rate rooms. Snatch them up quick!

Travelodge Mill Valley/Sausalito, 707 Redwood Hwy, Mill Valley CA 94941 415-383-0340
Estimated rates – $110/ night, about 6 miles, 15 min

Acqua Hotel Mill Valley, 555 Redwood Hwy, Mill Valley CA 94941 415-380-0400. Estimated rates $209 with specials AAA or AARP at $188, about 6 miles, 15 min

Holiday Inn Express, 160 Shoreline Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941 415-332-5700, estimated rates ~$153, about 8 miles, 20 min

America’s Best Value Inn – Corte Madera, 1595 Casa Buena Dr, Corte Madera, CA 94925, 415-924-3570, estimated rates ~ $176, about 8 miles, 20 min



Local Airports

San Francisco (SFO) and Oakland (OAK) International Airports are within 1 hour from Tiburon.  Sacramento (SMF) and San Jose (SJC) International Airports are about 2 hours.  There is train service to and from Oakland.


This will be updated regularly – 

so please check back often for new information as it become available!



Super Shuttle – Recommended

From all Bay Area Airport to the Lodge at Tiburon call (800) BLUE-VAN (258-3826) or online at RESERVATIONS, use the DISCOUNT CODE: 7CMFA for a 10% discount on Vans or ExecuCars

Supershuttle flyer Estimated cost is ~$55 from SFO

Ride Share

We’ve created a Ride-share sign-up sheet for attendees who are looking to share a ride from the airport. Enter your information or contact potential ride shares. Once you have found one, can you please remove yourself from the list!


San Francisco International Airport

Rental Car Companies

Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Fox, Hertz, National, Thrifty


Public Transit – Google directions 

Please note: Public Transit routes from the Airport to Tiburon are changing in January – we will update the route directions as soon as they are made available!

Depending upon your arrival time, the amount of luggage you have and your general ability to haul it around, you can take BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit: before 6:30 p to get to ferry in time) is about $8) into the city of San Francisco ( exit at Embarcadero station and walk over to the Embarcadero. Take the “T” trolley to Pier 41 and catch the Blue & Gold ferry to Tiburon  LAST FERRY AT 7:35 pm (Ferry Schedule)


Blue and Gold Ferry to Tiburon: (Ferry Schedule)

Check the Ferry schedule and route. Fares one-way from SF are $11.50 for an adult.



Charter Operators

Marin Airporter Express ($18-23) Can take you from SFO to Seminary Road, Mill Valley. From there you would need to take the Tiburon bus #219 (last bus at  or a taxi, lyt, uber from there.

Shuttle Wizard:

Star Executive – Shared shuttle (~$80)

Private car or SUV (~$94-120)


Transportation Network Companies

Lyft, Uber, Wingz

Taxis – 50 min, approx.. $128-148