Taking time to enjoy the beauty which surrounds us can be difficult with today’s busy lifestyles. Fortunately for Mission Bay residents, we have a neighbor like City Kayak.  Located on Pier 40, City Kayak offers all the equipment you need to make it fun and convenient to explore San Francisco from a whole new perspective; you’ll take in spectacular scenery while enjoying a nice workout – a winning combination.

City Kayak offers many kayaking opportunities from beginners to advanced paddlers. From the South Beach Harbor location kayaking trips to McCovey Cove, Bay Bridge and Mission Creek depart almost daily. But, City Kayak doesn’t stop at kayaks, they have over 200 seats available for hourly and daily rentals for: Sit-on-top Kayaks, Stand Up Paddleboards (SUP), Sea Touring Kayaks, and Canoes. Watch for more details on windsurfing, it’s coming soon!

‘The weather is nice in Mission Bay. So, the waterfront is good for walking, biking, or other kayaking.’ – City Kayak

Beginner Kayak Trip: Beginner kayaking trips use extremely stable and easy to handle kayaks. The guides will give a complete lesson, so a first time paddler will be comfortable. For every rental they include a lesson, briefing and the following accessories: Life jacket, Paddle, Dry bag, Padding jacket, and Splash pants.

City Kayak tips for first time renters:

Be prepared. Wear clothes and shoes you don’t mind getting wet. Active sportswear works best; TEVA water sandal, quick dry shirt and pants, board shorts. Wind jackets are helpful in the afternoon. Avoid loose clothing, down-filled jacket, or dress shoes. Also, consider bringing bottled water, sunblock, sunglasses, and hat or caps are nice to have. They provide a dry bag, so you can take a waterproof camera too.

Intermediate Kayak Trip: The most scenic kayaking experience is offered in these intermediate kayak trips; Twilight Kayak Trip, Full Moon, Fireworks at 4th of July and New Year’s Eve.

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide To Kayaking

If you’re seeking to expand your kayaking knowledge, be sure to check out the informative article below!

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Kayaking