Meet Our Neighbors At City Kayak
Taking time to enjoy the beauty which surrounds us can be difficult with today’s busy lifestyles. Fortunately for Mission Bay residents, we have a neighbor like City Kayak. Located on Pier 40, City Kayak offers all the equipment you need to make it fun and convenient to explore San Francisco from a whole new perspective; you’ll take in spectacular scenery while enjoying a nice workout – a winning combination.
City Kayak offers many kayaking opportunities from beginners to advanced paddlers. From the South Beach Harbor location kayaking trips to McCovey Cove, Bay Bridge and Mission Creek depart almost daily. But, City Kayak doesn’t stop at kayaks, they have over 200 seats available for hourly and daily rentals for: Sit-on-top Kayaks, Stand Up Paddleboards (SUP), Sea Touring Kayaks, and Canoes. Watch for more details on windsurfing, it’s coming soon!
‘The weather is nice in Mission Bay. So, the waterfront is good for walking, biking, or other kayaking.’ – City Kayak
Beginner Kayak Trip: Beginner kayaking trips use extremely stable and easy to handle kayaks. The guides will give a complete lesson, so a first time paddler will be comfortable. For every rental they include a lesson, briefing and the following accessories: Life jacket, Paddle, Dry bag, Padding jacket, and Splash pants.
City Kayak tips for first time renters:
Be prepared. Wear clothes and shoes you don’t mind getting wet. Active sportswear works best; TEVA water sandal, quick dry shirt and pants, board shorts. Wind jackets are helpful in the afternoon. Avoid loose clothing, down-filled jacket, or dress shoes. Also, consider bringing bottled water, sunblock, sunglasses, and hat or caps are nice to have. They provide a dry bag, so you can take a waterproof camera too.
Intermediate Kayak Trip: The most scenic kayaking experience is offered in these intermediate kayak trips; Twilight Kayak Trip, Full Moon, Fireworks at 4th of July and New Year’s Eve.
The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide To Kayaking
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City Kayak Must Try trips near Mission Bay:
– McCovey Cove is a great place to be to catch baseballs during batting practice. You could navigate below draw bridges and house boats. Seals, bat rays, water fowls, and other wildlife can be seen too.
– Fourth of July fireworks are always amazing.
– Twilight trips are so beautiful because of Bay Lights display along with downtown at sunset.
Advanced Kayak Trip: A world-class kayaking experience with spectacular views are offered in advanced kayak trips which include Alcatraz, The Golden Gate Bridge and Treasure Island. These trips are recommended for experienced paddlers only.
Go kayaking on a regular basis.
The City Kayak frequent pass is a great option for residents at Mission Bay. You can easily access kayaks, SUPs, surfskis and explore the waterfront. They offer a 3 month pass, 10 hour pass or monthly membership. You can also rent a life jacket and take along your furry friend on the kayak.
City Kayak‘s main location is at South Beach Harbor, next to AT&T Park. You’ll find the shop inside Pier 40 with kayaks in the back of the pier. City Kayak is open year-round with rental hours varying through the season.
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