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Walk-in summer hours through October
Last boat launch is 3PM Monday11am-5pm TuesdayClosed WednesdayClosed Thursday11am-5pm Friday11am-5pm Saturday10am-5pm Sunday10am-5pm Please contact us for group events or reserve online. Click for seasonal hours
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|Pier 40 is not next to Pier 39- don’t go to Pier 39.
Even-numbered piers are south of the Ferry Building and odd-numbered piers are to the north.
Surfski Rental 10 Pack
We offer 10 pack surfski rental for $499 (2 hour/sessions). Renting a surfski requires taking an Intro to Surfski class.
Parking at CityKayak
|Metered street parking is available on The Embarcadero. Ask for $20 day permit at check-in.
*Limited availability. First-come first-served.
Rent an Inflatable Kayak/SUP
High pressure inflatable kayaks/SUPs make your trip easier. They fit inside your car- no car top kit is needed.
Rent a Car Top Box
Add room to your car; it’s large enough for 8 skis or 6 snowboards.
Roof racks are available also. Attach the box to any car or sedan.
We Are Hiring
|If interested in sharing the joy of paddling a kayak or SUP, please see the open positions at the jobs page.
See “Job” details
|Weeklong programs start Mondays in June through August
See “Youth Camp” details
Pacific Action Kayak Sail
|We have Pacific Action kayak sails for purchase. Pick a breezy day to try sailing on a seakayak.
See “Kayak Sail” details
City Kayak featured in…
Resting Your Sea Legs
April 3, 2017
A local mecca for all things water-related, City Kayak is one of the best places in the Bay Area to try out kayaking.
The Ultimate Guide to Kayaking with Kids
March 28, 2017
… and have life jackets for infants… You can even bring the family dog along for the ride!
Best San Francisco Paddling Adventures
… with cargo ships the size of big- box stores charging under the Bay Bridge, gives you a whole new respect for San Francisco Bay.
|City Guide 2015
Explore & Experience
… San Francisco and the bay area offer new vistas at every turn.
… kayaked in McCovey Cove for a World Series game, and it was…
Recommended on tripadvisor.com
|San Francisco Travel
The Outdoor Enthusiast
Marvel at sea life up close during a guided kayak tour of the Bay, including McCovey Cove…
Six Ways To Get Active in San Francisco
You’ll get spectacular views of the skyline, and you’re likely to encounter some wildlife as well…