What’s New

May Walk-in Rental Hours

Rental Hour03 11am-3pm Thursday-Monday

Out of water by 5pm
Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays


Upcoming Sea Kayak Trip

Canoe & Kayak Twilight Kayak Trip
5/22 Friday 5:30pm

CLASS- Seakayak Reentry
5/24 Sunday 1:30pm

Full Moon Kayak Trip
6/2 Tuesday 6:30pm
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Buy Gift Card

Gift Certificate1 Get 10% More on Gift Certificate

Give the joy of being on the water.
Go to RESERVATION page and click on “Buy Gift Card“.

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Parking at City Kayak

Rental Hour05 Street parking is nearby. $20 harbor parking permit is available at check-in.


Rent a Car Top Box

Car Top Box Add room in your car.
The roof top box is great for
winter trips(8 skis or 6 snowboards)
and summer vacations.

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South Beach Harbor(Pier 40)

Pier 40 is not next to Pier 39-Don’t go to Pier 39.

Even-numbered piers are south of the Ferry Building (at the foot of Market Street) and odd-numbered piers are located to the north.

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We Are Hiring

Job If interested in kayaking more, please see the open positions at the jobs page.
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Pacific Action Kayak Sail

We have a number of Pacific Action kayak sails for sale. Pick a breezy day to try sailing on a seakayak.


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City Kayak featured in…

CityGuide2015SanFranciscoMag City Guide 2015
Explore & Experience
January 2015
… San Francisco and the bay area offer new vistas at every turn.
The Outdoor Enthusiast San Francisco Travel
The Outdoor Enthusiast
October 2014
Marvel at sea life up close during a guided kayak tour of the Bay, including McCovey Cove…
TripAdvisorRecommended Trip Advisor
Recommended on tripadvisor.com
WhereMagazineArticle2014January240pw Where Magazine
Six Ways To Get Active in San Francisco
January 2014
You’ll get spectacular views of the skyline, and you’re likely to encounter some wildlife as well…

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