Private & Corporate
Guided Trips

Home to some of the most beautiful and under explored water ways in the Bay Area boasting a quiet, scenic setting with the warmest weather this close to San Francisco and miles upon miles of prime paddling conditions.

Napa Valley Paddle offers the broadest curriculm of water sports on the Napa River and Northern Reach of San Pablo Bay at large. Our goal is for your team to unplug, ride the tide and find clarity by nurturing your curiosity in nature.
Enjoy a premade tour or consult with us on a custom corporate tour package.

All corporate trips include

  • Complimentary paddle lesson on land and in water
  • Kayaks or Stand Up Paddle Boards
  • Paddles
  • PFD Life Preserver
  • Unlimited amounts of fun!
We specialize in providing the perfect recreation activity for your group. Choose from a wide variety of adventure tours or team building events, wine tasting and catered meals. Whether you are simply looking for equipment rentals, a guided paddle adventure before or after a meeting, or a unique team building activity we will curate your event specifically for you. NOW OFFERING OFF-SEASON HIKING TOURS THROUGHOUT NAPA COUNTY ON OLD WAGON TRAILS, HUNT CLUBS AND NATURALLY PRESERVED LANDS.

premade trips perfect for your group

Napa River Exploration

Overview

Discover the northern reach of the San Pablo Bay, where salt and freshwater meet on the Napa River. This adventure spans the largest distance of the Napa River with our knowledgeable guides. Our team will teach your guests the basics of paddling and water safety before launch. Together you hit the water to paddle through restored salt water wetlands, historic downtown Napa, the Oxbow Preserve and up into the fresh water forest of the Oak Knoll AVA, the most northern reach of the San Pablo Bay. As one of the most biologically diverse regions in the San Francisco Bay Area, paddlers may see river otters, turtles and a variety of birds on this leisurely round-trip, two hour paddle. Our guide will discuss the ecological history of the Napa River past and present and paddlers will learn about it's rich habitat and wildlife.

DETAILS

  • Distance and duration: 2.6 - 5.2 miles depending on route choice
  • Level of Difficulty: Easy
  • Beginners welcome

Cost

  • $89 per person
  • Inquire directly regarding group rate & route options
  • $65-75 per person, self-guided option availble for some routes

Add onto your trip

Riverside Culinary Experiences
Our paddle adventures began in 2012, offered exclusively to Andrew Lane Winery members. Over the years we have selected the most authentic Napa Valley experiences for guests to enjoy riverside either before your adventure begins, mid-paddle or upon arrival to your final destination.
  • BOXED LUNCH: Consist of an artisan sandwich, seasonal salad, fresh fruit and non-alcoholic beverages, all made from locally sourced organic ingredients $35
  • SIP SUP NAPA: Glide into downtown and beach your kayak at Stone Brewery to enjoy micro-brews, full menu or a charcuterie platter "Butcher Block" $150/+
  • BEAUJOLAIS & OYSTERS: Toast your friends, teammates and the resilience of nature with this classic Beaujolais & BBQ oyster pairing by Andrew Lane Winery. Hosted by the winemaker and owner of NVP. $500/minimum. Venue rental fee may apply*

Carneros Wildlife Preserve

Overview

Six miles of twists and turns through the Carneros Nature Preserve - Hudeman Slough. Spanning both Napa and Sonoma Counties this tour brings you eye to eye with American White Pelicans, Redtail Hawks and birds of the Pacific Flyway. Set to a champagne vineyard backdrop and accessible only by water, paddlers glide on the ebb and flow of San Pablo Bay with a panoramic skyline featuring both Mt. Tamalpais and Mt. Diablo.

As you emerge from tailwaters the ebb throttles back to the sound of swallows - you are unplugged- and awakened by the rhythm of your paddle breaking surface of protected water

DETAILS

  • Distance and duration: 4 - 6 mile paddle, 2 - 3 hours
  • Level of Difficulty: Easy to moderate
  • Beginners welcome
  • Up to 8 people

Cost

  • $99 per person, up to 8 people
  • $75/shuttle may apply depending on route (dictated by tides)
  • For larger parties we offer you the south napa wetlands finishing at Kennedy Park

Add onto your trip

Culinary Service:
Andrew Lane Napa Gamay Beaujolais, fresh & bbq oysters, mignonette, bread, non-alcoholic drinks. Service offered dock-side.
  • Add $65 person
Full portfolio wine tasting:
Available at Carneros based winery w/ Artisinal charcuterie.
  • Add $45 person

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