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1 Star Starred
San Francisco South Beach Harbor
Meet at City Kayak Pier 40 at the Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94107
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4 events
1 review
0 stars
They have drybags you can use in the kayak if you want to bring things with you.
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75 events
24 reviews
23 stars
They have funky hats if you forget yours.
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Family Kayaking Trip
6 ratings
3.8 average rating
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Jeffrey Rissman
20 events
10 reviews
5 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 docks, got in our kayaks, and paddled around a bit in the harbor. Then...continued

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75 events
24 reviews
23 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 races the owner shorted us on the raining so we could take our tour and go see...continued

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12 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. Then a good amount of time paddling together out into McCovey Cove, down...continued

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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.