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Walk-in Rental Hours

Open Now through March
Last boats launch 3PM
ThursdayClosed- Thanksgiving Day

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

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Upcoming Trips

Full Moon Kayaking

Full Moon Kayaking

Rental Session
11/25, Friday 2pm

Full Moon Kayak Trip
12/13, Tuesday 4pm

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Upcoming Classes

Surfski 10 Pack

Paddling Surfski

Paddling Surfski

We offer 10 pack surfski sessions. It includes classes and paddle sessions.

Sign up for this program and enjoy the exhilarating watercraft.

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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 CityKayak

Parking at city Kayak Metered street parking is available on The Embarcadero. Ask for $20 day permit at check-in.

*Limited availability. First-come first-served.


Rent a Inflatable SUP/Kayak

Take-away an Inflatable SUP/Kayak

Take-away an Inflatable SUP/Kayak

High pressure inflatable SUPs or kayaks make your trip easier. They fit inside your car- no car top kit is needed.
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Rent a Car Top Box

Adding a car top box on roof top

Adding a car top box on roof top

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.

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We Are Hiring

Job If interested in sharing the joy of paddling a kayak or SUP, please see the open positions at the jobs page.
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Pacific Action Kayak Sail

We have Pacific Action kayak sails for purchase. 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.
cove2 USA Today
October 2014
… kayaked in McCovey Cove for a World Series game, and it was…
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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…
whereSF2015 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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