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, Tandem Kayaks or Stand Up Paddle Boards
  • Paddles
  • PFD Life Preserver
  • Unlimited amounts of fun!
Please explore our parent company, Northern Reach Adventure Co. for details about our Pedal & Paddle trips and bicycle tour options! www.pedalpaddlepour.com *all prices are negotiable depending on groups size

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, guided paddling or a bike tour we will curate your event specifically for you.

premade trips perfect for your group

Downtown Oxbow Adventure

Overview

Our Guided Downtown Oxbow Tour is the best way to explore the renaissance of Downtown Napa and the Oxbow Preserve, providing a unique insight into the waterway and wildlife. All of our tours are led by professional guides with extensive knowledge of the ecology, wildlife, and history of the Napa River and will reveal a side of Napa that few know. Learn about its pioneering history capped by world renown restoration and flood protection measures that are now a model for the world. Along the way, you may spot river otters, turtles, mink and a variety of native and migratory birds that inhabit this protected region where the salt and freshwater meet! The Napa River has come a long way over the last century, come experience why it is now a defining feature of the Napa River Valley. You will leave town with an unforgettable experience.

DETAILS

  • Distance: 3.5 miles, round trip
  • Duration: 1 hour or 2 hours. Customizable.
  • Level of Difficulty: Easy, beginners welcome!
  • Overview: Calm, warm tidal-estuary waters. Expereince wetlands & forest
  • Capacity: 12 -50 people
  • Season: Year Round
  • Launch Location: 700 Main St (Main Street Dock) or 100 Riverside Drive Napa, Ca 94559

Cost

  • $79 - 89 per person

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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 $30/person
  • STONE BREWERY: Glide into downtown and beach your kayak at Stone Brewery to enjoy micro-brews, full menu or a charcuterie platter "Butcher Block" $150- 250/group plus 2 drink minimum
  • 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.

DETAILS

  • Distance and duration: 4 - 6 mile paddle, 1.5 - 3 hours
  • Level of Difficulty: Easy to Moderate depending on route
  • Season: Spring & Fall
  • Capacity: 8 people (Hudeman Slough), 12-40+ people (Cuttings Wharf)
  • Launch Location: Hudeman Slough or Cuttings Wharf

Cost

  • $99 per person
  • Hudeman slough is limited to small groups. Large groups may be guided one-way through sloughs to Napa River (south-east).
  • River cruising aboard a large skiff or party boat also available

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Full portfolio wine tasting:
Available at Carneros based winery w/ charcuterie option. TBD

Living River Excursion

Overview

Our Living River Tour begins in south napa wetlands with expansive views and a panoramic skyline stretching from Mt. Veeder to Atlas Peak and Coombsville. Designed to ride the incoming tide one-way with a slight breeze at your back your flotilla will glide along a path of least resistance past Tannery Bend, Downtown Napa, Oxbow Preserve and into the forested northern reach. As the river narrows a mild current ushers you along into forest canopy where shorebirds make way for kingfishers, turtles and the occassional beaver, otter or mink. As one of the most biologically diverse regions in the San Francisco Bay Area, your guide will discuss the ecological history of the Napa River past and present and paddlers will learn about it's rich habitat and native american fishing village.

DETAILS

  • Distance: 2.6 - 5.4 miles, One Way Excursion
  • Duration: 1 hour to Downtown, 2 hours to Oxbow, 3 hours to Trancas Crossing Park
  • Level of Difficulty: Easy, beginners welcome!
  • Season: Year Round. Ride (incoming) tide 2.6 miles to downtown & beyond
  • Launch Location: Kennedy Park Ramp 2398 Streblow Dr Napa, Ca 94558
  • Finish Location: Downtown Napa 700 Main St Napa, Ca 94559

Cost

  • $89 per person

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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.
  • PICNIC AT KENNEDY PARK: Gazebo-covered picnic tables in a redwood grove just 50 yards from the dock. City permit required, first come first serve.
  • BOXED LUNCH: Consist of an artisan sandwich, seasonal salad, fresh fruit and non-alcoholic beverages, all made from locally sourced organic ingredients $30/person
  • STONE BREWERY: $150- 250/group plus 2 drink minimum
  • BEAUJOLAIS & OYSTERS: Hosted by the winemaker and owner of NVP. $500/minimum. Venue rental fee may apply*

Northern Reach Kayak Adventure

Overview

Explore the most northerly reach of the San Pablo Bay riding clear freshwater flows on the Napa River through riparian forest, the Oxbow Preserve, downtown and beyond. Paddlers will explore the full transitions from forest to wetlands and the renaisance of Downtown Napa, where fresh & salt water meet!

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

DETAILS

  • Distance: 3.5 miles or 5.4 miles One Way
  • Duration: 1.5 hours to Downtown, 2.5 hours to Kennedy Park
  • Level of Difficulty: Easy. Beginners welcome
  • Capacity: 12 - 20 people
  • Season: April, May, June during fresh spring flows
  • Launch Location: Trancas Crossing Park (behind Bank of Marin) 600 Trancas St Napa, Ca 94558
  • Finish Location: 700 Main St or 2398 Streblow Dr Napa, Ca

Cost

  • $109 per person, single & tandem kayaks. Paddle boarderes must be pre-screened

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 $30/person
  • STONE BREWERY: Glide into downtown and beach your kayak at Stone Brewery $150- 250/group plus 2 drink minimum
  • BEAUJOLAIS & OYSTERS: Hosted by the winemaker and owner of NVP. $500/minimum. Venue rental fee may apply*
  • PICNIC AT KENNEDY PARK: Gazebo-covered picnic tables in a redwood grove just 50 yards from the dock. City permit required, first come first serve.

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