Welcome to World Class Kayaking

Kayaking under Golden Gate Bridge

Kayaking under Golden Gate Bridge

Join a Kayak Trip

We packaged everything you need for a world class experience- equipment, guide, weather, and the view!

Find out what we have from season start in March 2016.

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Kayak, SUP Rental Hours

Twilight Kayaking

Twilight Kayaking

See you in March

We are closed for vacation. We will reopen from February 27.

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Upcoming Trips

NYE Fireworks San Francisco

NYE Fireworks San Francisco

Twilight Kayak Trip
March 4, Friday 6pm

Downtown Kayak Trip
March 5, Saturday

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Upcoming Classes

Practice seakayak reentry

Practice seakayak reentry

Eskimo Roll 401 at YMCA Pool
March 10, Thursday 6:30pm

Reentry 301
March 13, Sunday 12:30pm

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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

Parking at city Kayak Metered street parking is available on The Embarcadero. Ask for $10 day permit at check-in.


Rent a Car Top Box

Adding a car top box on roof top.

Adding a car top box on roof top

The roof top box is great for
winter trips;
Roomy enough for 8 skis or 6 snowboards

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South Beach Harbor(Pier 40)

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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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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.
tripadvisor Trip Advisor
Recommended on tripadvisor.com
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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