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City Kayak

South Beach Harbor, San Francisco, CA 94107
+1 415-294-1050
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City Kayak is the only kayak outfitter in San Francisco. We offer kayak trips and rental from beginners to experts from our San Francisco downtown location.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
10 Aug 2017
“Fun Water Activity”
7 Jul 2016
“Great People-Great Location”
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South Beach Harbor, San Francisco, CA 94107
+1 415-294-1050

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

It's always fun to see the sights from the water, just a different perspective. I'm an 'active vacationer', I enjoy a good excursion. City Kayaks was great and I recommend them for a fun and active outing. Booking on the website was informative and easy....More

Thank dancethrulife
Reviewed 7 July 2016

3 of us went for a 2 hour raft along the city front near the bay bridge including at&t park-- the view from the water is amazing and this location for kayaking is ideal. Plus the staff/owners are great and really take care of you...More

Thank jbkpa
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Wish I could write a review about my kayak adventure but nah, I was discouraged by the owner to even go out on a kayak. I bought a groupon, called the place to book a kayak they didn't answer, tried booking online, didn't work with...More

1  Thank kp72494
Reviewed 5 August 2015

This was a fun way to see a portion of the city of San Francisco. It took only 2 hours so it's easy to fit this activity in if you are spending the day in the city site-seeing. It was especially fun to paddle to...More

Thank DebB227
Reviewed 28 June 2015

We have been out twice with city kayaks. The equipment and instruction is great. We have kayaked under the Bay Bridge which is pretty cool, seals coming up next to us to see what we were doing, amazing to be under the shadow of a...More

Thank MargaretNicole
Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

We were surprised everyone wasn't doing it. Easy trip options that would.be good for first timers, or you can go out into the bay and under the Bay Bridge. It is so nice to see SF from the perspective of the bay. Our hotel hadn't...More

Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

I happened to be in town on business for game 4 of the World Series. I remembered the excellent experience I had with City Kayak about 6 years ago. Again, they were professional, efficient, and reasonably priced....all leading to a great bucket list experience of...More

Thank Traumadad
Reviewed 21 August 2014

1st time kayaking but we were in good hands w/Ken & Jemma; they gave excellent instructions on how to, when to and keep a watchful eye on us while on the bay. We had an exciting trip to AT&T Field & listened to the game...More

Thank DSpa0514
Reviewed 17 March 2014

My low rating is not for crazy currents or a disenchanted kayaking experience because we never actually hit the water. My low rating is for the truly dismissive and unaccommodating service that we received at City Kayak. My Yelp reviews are typically glowing and usually...More

5  Thank natalielynng
Reviewed 22 September 2013

If you know how to kayak and are comfortable out on the bay without any supervision, then check out City Kayak. You show up, are given either a single or double kayak, and then go out and spend a few hours kayaking on the water....More

1  Thank sallyh78
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated
vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs
and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to
find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter
for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able
to do more than just business - museums, top quality
restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call
this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized
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