Venue Details

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San Francisco South Beach Harbor
Meet at City Kayak Pier 40 at the Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94107
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Member Tips

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Your legs and feet will get wet from the paddle.
info Apr 10 2012 star this tip starred
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The trip is so short that you don't really need to bring food or water.
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Wear sunscreen. If you have glasses, use a strap with them.
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Kim
Yes, wear quick dry pants and sandals, your legs and feet do get wet, for sure
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Kim
You can buy bottled water for $1. You don'e need much more than that
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Kim
The guides advise sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat. They even wear them themselves
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Reviews & Ratings

6 ratings
3.8 average rating
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8 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 07 2012

The trip was exactly as advertised. We gathered inside the Pier 40 building and listened to a 30- or 40-minute talk on how to kayak. Then we geared up, went down to the... continued

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52 events
20 reviews
16 stars
attended Aug 18 2012

This is supposed to be a family./beginner kayak event with classroom training on how to use a kayak before actually getting in the water. because of the Americas Cup... continued

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Kim
8 events
2 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 07 2012

It was great! My daughter and I had a blast! We got outfitted and our basic instruction on the dock and then a bit of paddling practice in the cove around the docks. ... continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.citykayak.com/

Description

Participants will be provided with an easy-to-use and stable kayak. Most participants want an extra-stable double kayak, although single kayaks are available for the adventurous. You’ll also get a life jacket and, of course, paddles.

Be sure to wear water-resistant pants, a jacket to protect you from the wind, and shoes that can get wet. Participants are strongly encouraged to bring a change of clothes and extra shoes in case you get splashed. Dress in layers, and bring a hat, sunglasses, sunblock and bottled water.

About the Ticket Supplier: City Kayak

We offer kayak trips to downtown San Francisco, McCovey Cove, and waterfront landmarks. The condition in this area is mostly calm and suitable for family and beginners. Typically double recreational touring kayaks are used for speed and stability. Single seatouring kayaks are available for strong paddlers.