We are open Friday, Saturday, Sunday now. More hours will be added through the season.
It has been windy after 2pm, so plan on coming in early to explore more places.
Little Preparation Goes A Long Way
Please sign a waiver and reserve online. It will reduce surface contacts and allow us to dedicate more attention and space to you.
Respect safety guidelines.
Disinfect All And Repeat
We provide disinfected kayak, paddle, life jacket, pet life jacket, and dry bag. All surfaces, including dock and kayaks, and pens at check-in are disinfected after each use.
*Wind jackets are no longer provided.
What About Walk-ins?
Walk-in rentals are available, but we will serve reservation holders first. Still reduce personal contact by signing online or bringing a signed waiver.
Sign a waiver and reserve rental in advance using this button.
If you own a kayak or buy a new kayak and need a place to store, you have a space just next to water. You pay for storage(from $55/month). It allows you to paddle contactless, unlimited, and anytime.
Out of water by 5pm
Out of water by 5pm
Sign up for an easy beginner kayak trip. This trip goes to McCovey Cove(next to SF Giants baseball park) and Mission Creek.
Most Saturdays at 1pm.
A must do kayak trip if you have prior kayaking experience. We paddle under SF Bay Bridge, downtown San Francisco, and viewing many landmarks on the SF bay.
Paddle at full moon rise over San Francisco Bay Bridge. This beautiful kayak trip requires paddling within a year experience.
Sign up for a super easy SUP lesson for the first time paddlers.
Sign up for a super easy kayak lesson for the first time paddlers.
Learn a few ways to reenter a sea touring kayak. You can feel confident paddling a performance touring kayak, particularly helpful in SF bay.
Sign your kids up for a week-long camp for paddling(age 8 and older).
Sign up for an extremely fast kayak that can handle difficult ocean conditions, like waves and wind in SF bay.
Find a parking space first and buy a day permit as you check in.
Hourly metered parking is generally $2/hr($5/hr on game days).
Paid Parking Lots
*Parking will be difficult on big event days, like the Fourth of July or Fleet Week. 2 large parking lots are located at Bryant at Main Street and The Embarcadero at Bryant($20-$30/day).
DO NOT LEAVE ANYTHING VISIBLE IN THE CAR.
You can check your belongings in at City Kayak.
Public Transit stops within walking distance- SF MUNI N, T, Bus 10, 30, 45, Caltrain, BART.
City Kayak is located in South Beach district of San Francisco, next to Oracle Park 10 minute paddle to McCovey Cove. To check in, walk inside the building Pier 40 at South Beach Harbor.
40 Pier, San Francisco, California 94107, United States
Inflatable kayaks or SUPs pack into bags to fit in trunk or backseat in your car.
Carry bulky items in roof top box and travel more comfortably.
There are tools to make loading and carrying extra large kayak or two available.
Pacific Action from Australia makes kayak sails to fit your size and sail upwind!
1.0sqm for small single kayak
1.5sqm for large single kayak
2.0sqm for heavy or double kayak
Please call us for details!
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