Do it yourself kayaking is fun
Paddle with family and friends to visit scenic destinations in San Francisco. We will recommend where to go and what to see, based on the condition and your ability.
Paddling boundary depends on the condition and paddler’s ability.
|McCovey Cove, Mission Creek
(1-2 hour paddling)
|You can paddle to South Beach Harbor, McCovey Cove, Lefty O’doul Draw Bridge, Houseboats in Mission Creek, America’s Cup Park, Brannan Wharf Park, Navy Ships.
Baseball fans gather at the McCovey Cove for a chance to catch splash hits. Also, you can paddle under Lefty O’Doul draw bridge and visit unique houseboats in Mission Creek. Famillies with children should stay in this calm protected area.
|Downtown, Bay Bridge, The Ramp, Dry Dock|
(2-3 hour paddling)
|You can paddle to McCovey Cove, Mission Creek, Bay Bridge, Cupid’s Span, The Ramp Restaurant.
If you have solid paddling skills, you may venture into main part of the bay. Checking the tide chart, wind, and weather is cruicial. 2 hour paddling along the scenic San Francisco downtown or The Ramp restaurant is popular among local kayakers.
|Fisherman’s Wharf, Treasure Island, Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Yerba Buenna Island
(3+ hour paddling)
|You can paddle to Ferry Building, La Mar restaurant, San Francisco Belle, Coit Tower, Aquatic Park, Crissey Field.
Strong wind and tidal currents prevail in these areas. Extensive paddling experience and knowledge about the area are required. See what trips are offered for these destinations from calendar.