Kayak & paddleboard on the

Napa River

Ride wind & tides. Feel the gravity of nature.
OFF SEASON HOURS: Beaujolais & Oyster tour in Carneros - bird is the word!
Available by appointment until April 1st 707.200.5511 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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King Tide, January 19 @ 11am launch
Feel the gravitas, January 19 - 22! Ungplug, connect with nature and ride the biggest tides of the year. 14 miles of preserved tidal estuary on the Petaluma River with big skies and views that stretch the horizon to Mt. Tamalpais. *Napa River paddle available depending on wind. Call 707.200.5511 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
February & March
Riverside Beaujolais & Oyster BBQ: Featuring award winning Andrew Lane Winery Napa Gamay "Beaujolais" & bbq oysters from Tomales Bay. Paddle the Carneros region during peak bird migration then glide onto a secluded, sandy beach to celeberate the reslience of nature with a personal guide who will schuck your oysters and pour your wines. Surf & Terroir! $179

Birds of the Pacific Flyway: Guided tours in the Carneros Wildlife Preserve during the peak of bird migration. $99 Add riverside beaujolais & oyster bbq for $79
April & May
Spring Runoff: Ride spring flows on the Russian River through Alexander Valley finishing in Healdsburg
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Downtown Oxbow Rental

Our most popular self-guided adventure! Start with a complimentary paddle lesson and explore the nearby Oxbow Nature Preserve. Includes tide & wind analysis.

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Hourly Rentals

Explore the Napa River at your own pace. Enjoy waterfront destinations such as Stone Brewery, Oxbow Commons or picnic at the Oxbow Preserve.

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All Day Rental

Perfect for those who wish to spend the day on the river or explore our local waterways, Lake Henessey or Lake Berryessa.

Hourly, Weekend & Weekly Rentals

Our affordable rental rates give you the opportunity to explore the rich habitat of the Napa River by the hour or rent a board/kayak for the weekend, or an extended road trip.
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3 Day Weekend Rental

Gear up and head out for the weekend.

Family adventures

Paddling offers a wholesome, outdoor experience that all members of the family can enjoy together. Not only is it a fun physical activity to expend excess energy, paddling provides a wonderful way to connect with the natural world and explore like Huckleberry Finn would.
Half Day Adventure

Guided Family
Living River Napa Trip

5.2 miles - Wetlands, Downtown & Forest

Mix up Paddleboards & Kayaks

Family Pack

Leave the packing to us! $149

Fits up to 4 people!


Fit the entire familiy on one board


Choose your adventure with a guided or unguided trip! Guided trips of the Napa River are perfect for those new to paddling and families too! The unguided trips are ideal for adventurers who want to create their own experience by choosing which sites to see, which routes to take and how much time to spend on the water.

Guided Trips

Napa River Eco Tour & Paddle Picnic
- Guided Trip

5 miles round trip, 3 hours: Glide into the forested, northern reaches of the Napa River

Explore Downtown & Oxbow Preserve
- Guided Trip

3.5 miles round trip, 2 Hours: Paddle the Oxbow where fresh and salt water meet!

Carneros Wildlife Preserve - Guided Trip

5 miles round trip, 2 hours: Champagne vineyard backdrop & views of Mt. Tamalpais and Diablo

Kayak Fish the South Napa Estuary

"Baja Napa" striped bass fishing on NEW 2018 Hobie Compass Mirage Drive Kayaks

UnGuided Trips

Downtown Napa Oxbow - Unguided

3.5 miles round trip, up to 3 hours: Explore the Oxbow District by water

Monthly paddle club

  • Unlimited days of Kayak and Sup Rental (3 hr/day)
  • Access to the same full benefits at Petaluma Paddle
  • Premium board rentals
  • Members only Guided Tours
  • Kids in same family 15 and under FREE
  • Special rental rate for member guests

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