Welcome to World Class Kayaking in San Francisco

Upcoming Events

South Beach Kayak Trip


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. 

Downtown SF Kayak Trip


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.

Full Moon Kayak Trip

kayaking on SF bay at full moon rise

Paddling at full moon rise on SF bay is special indeed. The moon illuminates SF bay as we are kayaking under the SF Bay Bridge's Bay Lights. Seakayaking experience within 2 years is required.

McCovey Cove Experience


Get a super wide kayak for sitting 2-5 hours in McCovey Cove. One fixed price includes instructions, all gear, for the duration of baseball game.  

McCovey Cove Experience is offered only when SF Giants are at home. Kayaking to the cove takes 10 minutes.

Giants Fireworks Show

SF Giants fireworks display at McCovey Cove

After Giants game 4/12 Friday a fireworks show is scheduled. Buy McCovey Cove package for the game, and you are set to watch the show.

4/12 Friday 8pm-10:30pm

Twilight Kayak Trip


An easier trip than Full Moon Trip, but visits SF landmarks at dusk. 

Kayaking experience within 3 years is required.

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Upcoming Classes

Beginning SUP

Learning to paddle board on SUPs

 Sign up for a super easy SUP lesson for the first time paddlers.

Intro Kayaking


 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.

Youth Camp


Sign your kids up for a week-long camp for paddling(age 8 and older).

Intro to Surfski


Sing up for an extremely fast kayak that can handle difficult ocean conditions, like waves and wind in SF bay. 

Book online

Parking Update

Customers cam find a parking space, park first and buy a day parking permit($20/day) as you check in for trip or rental.

Hourly street metered parking is generally $2/hr($5/hr on game days).

Large paid lots are located at Bryant Street and The Embarcadero($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.


San Francisco Location

South Beach Harbor

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 in the South Beach Harbor. 

City Kayak

40 Pier, San Francisco, California 94107, United States

(415) 294-1050

Walk-in Rental Hours



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Out of water by 5pm

Saturday | Sunday


Out of water by 5pm

Rent Take-away

Inflatable Kayak/SUP

Inflatable SUPs and kayaks are packable in a car.

Inflatable kayaks or SUPs pack into bags to fit in trunk or backseat in your car.

Car Top Box

Car top box saves room in your car.

Carry bulky items in roof top box and travel more comfortably.

Roof Top Accessories


There are tools to make loading and carrying extra large kayak or two available.

See details

Kayak Sail

Pacific Action from Australia makes kayak sails to fit your size and sail upwind!

1.0sqm for small single kayak $280

1.5sqm for large single kayak $310

2.0sqm for heavy or double kayak $350

Rigging Pack $60

Please call us for details!


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