Cruise the water ways of the Napa Valley and enjoy some easy excercise with the kids while discovering the natural world on paddle board or kayak.
Family paddling adventures offer an active, fun, social journey and a wonderful way to unplug and connect with the environment that surrounds you. Take to the water ways and explore this restored river valley boasting a wide range of flora and fauna, from salt water wetlands to fresh water forest.
Napa Valley Paddle offers both guided or self guided excursions. Routes are designed to accommodate all levels of paddle and fitness ability. Beginners are welcome. Our self guided tours come with tide and wind analysis and our guided tours include on-water paddle lessons. Choose from a variety of paddle vessels, including Hobie Mirage Drive "peddle" kayaks, tandem & single kayaks, fishing kayaks and paddle boards.

Family Fun on our monster Bru Paddle board!

$100/2 hours $50/additional

Our MonsterBru inflatable stand up paddle board is sturdy enough to hold 4 paddlers at once and is the perfect ride to explore the wilds of nature, tour the river with ease or just get together for a casual cruise and go with the flow with tides & wind at your back!

Napa Valley Family Trips

Napa Valley Family Favorite!

Guided Family
Living River Trip

Launch from Kennedy Park and explore 5.2 miles of the Napa River together with your family. Experience the full transition from salt water wetlands to fresh water forest with several stops along the way. Your expert guide will provide paddle lessons and a splash of ecological and human history. Shuttle service is provided for this one-way paddle excursion.

For the Adventurous Family!

Unguided Family Oxbow Trip

For water saavy families chosing to explore the river on your own time, this round trip unguided tour is a perfect fit. You may choose four vessels of your choice including Paddleboards, Kayaks, Fishing Kayaks or Tandem Kayaks. Tours start and end downtown and include wind & tidal analysis.

Birthday Party on The Napa River!

Board of the bowling alley for your birthday? For the same price, you can take your friends on an adventure they will never forget! Explore the Napa River with your buddies and leave the work to us. Paddle the full 5.4 miles or meander along the river from Kennedy Park to Downtown Napa with tide & wind at your back.


  • 2 SUP and 1 Tandem Kayak or 2 Tandem Kayaks
  • Paddles
  • PFD's / Life Jackets
  • Board leashes

Add on to your trip:

  • Lesson + Guide $145/group
  • Shuttle Service $20/vehicle
  • "Paddle Picnic" Boxed Lunch $25/person