Kayak & paddleboard on the

Napa River

Feel the gravity of nature
OPEN BY APPOINTMENT FOR ALL TOURS AND SELF GUIDED TOURS, NOW FEATURING:
SIP SUP Napa Valley is back for afternoon paddling all summer long! Ride from Kennedy Park to Stone Brewery with the wind at your back Includes equipment drop and pickup Kayaks also available $75 Book online now!

Get on the water


May & June: Spring Runoff Paddle Expeditions
The El Nino winter is a gift that keeps on giving for California and will extend our fresh water flows well into June this year. Join us in June to ride the Alexander Valley reach of the Russian River. Or, from Healdsburg to Wohler Bridge. This is the best paddling of the year!
Living River Self-Guided Trip
Ride incoming tides on the southern reach of the Napa River with prevailing winds at your back.  Glide along the Living River atop premium paddleboards one-way as it meanders into town, then carry-into the Oxbow Preserve to exeprience the full transition from salt water estuary to fresh water forest!  Finish with a beach landing at Stone Brewery or the Main St dock.

  Self Guided Tour  $75/person, one-way 3 hour rental Book online now!
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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.

Paddle Board & Kayak

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.

Paddle Board & Kayak

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.
Paddle Board & Kayak

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!

MONSTER BRU Rental

Fit the entire familiy on one board

Self Guided & Group Trips


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

Living River 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

Living River - Self Guided paddle adventure

2.6 or 4 miles, one way excursion from salt water estuary to fresh water forest

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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