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Whether you’re looking to rent a kayak for your own personal adventures or sign up with a guided kayak tour, the Bay Area has plenty of great kayak companies to choose from. These highly rated kayaking companies can make your Bay Area kayaking sessions more enjoyable
· Half Moon Bay Kayak Co. - 2 Johnson Pier, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 (650 773-6101)
Half Moon Bay is one of the prettiest little spots in the entire Bay Area and the Half Moon Bay Kayak Company is the number one kayak specialist at this location. Kayak rentals, fishing, and trips can all be arranged with this company, with various guided kayak trips taking place at all times of day and exploring the picturesque Pillar Point Harbor and nearby Fitzgerald Marine Reserve.
· Sea Trek - 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA 94965 (415 332-8494)
Sea Trek runs a wide variety of kayak trips and classes all through the year around the Bay Area. No experience is needed to come along on one of these kayak tours, with professional guides providing useful introductory lessons to ensure that everyone feels at ease with their kayak. Various family and kid-friendly kayak trips exist exploring Sausalito, the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island, and more, and some kayak tours even include live music and restaurant meals.
· City Kayak - 40 Pier, San Francisco, CA 94107 (415 294-1050)
Conveniently located at Pier 40, City Kayak provides every kind of kayaking service you could hope to find in the Bay Area. Kayak rentals, kayak lessons, kayak classes, and guided kayak trips are all available with City Kayak. Trips take in various parts of the Bay Area, including South Beach and Downtown San Francisco, and these kayaking tours can be enjoyed both in daylight and in the evenings.