Stand Up paddling & Kayaking on the

Petaluma River

Ride wind & tides. Feel the gravity of nature.
OFF SEASON HOURS, Available by appointment until March 15th. Automated rental system available sunrise to sunset www.surfitlocker.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 707.200.5520

Get on the water

King Tide Paddle January 19th @ 11am launch
SEASONAL FOCUS: Feel the gravitas, January 19- 22! Ride the largest tides of the year and enjoy big skies, oak-studed hills and a ridgeline that extends all the way to Mt. Tamalpais. Where else on the West Coast can you ride tide & wind 14 miles through preserved tidal estuary? Includes shuttle 707.200.5520 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
February & March
Birds of the Pacific Flyway: Guided tours in the Carneros Wildlife Preserve during the peak of bird migration.
April & May
Spring Runoff: Ride spring flows on the Russian River through Alexander Valley finishing in Healdsburg
Paddle Board & Kayak

Hourly Rental

Rent by the hour and enjoy the river at your own pace

Paddle Board & Kayak

Daily Rental 24 hours

Tomales Bay, Russian River, Lake Sonoma and Carneros Wildlife Preserve are all 45min or less

Hourly, Weekend & Weekly Rentals

Our shop is conveniently located on the water at the Petaluma Marina, just 2 minutes off Hwy 101 with plenty of parking.

On-site rentals include an optional 10 minute beginner lesson. A personal flotation device (PFD)/lifevest is provided for your safety.
Paddle Board & Kayak

Weekend Rental

3 Day rental allows you to paddle ALL the local waters or take the board to Tahoe and save BIG!

Family adventures


Paddling offers a wholesome, outdoor experience that all members of the family can enjoy together. Not only is it a fun physical activity to expend excess energy, paddling provides a wonderful way to connect with the natural world and explore ... like Huckleberry Finn would.
Full day rental

Family Pack

$99 mix and match kayaks and paddle boards

Explore Old Town Petaluma

Guided Paddle to Downtown Petlauma

Tour includes paddle lessons. Guests have the option to tie-up boards in Old Town for ice cream. Choose your vessel including paddleboard, kayak or tandem.

Fits 6 people or up to 1000 pounds!

MONSTER BRU Rental

Fit the entire familiy on one board

GUIDED & UNGUIDED TRIPS


Choose your own adventure with a guided or unguided excursion. Guided tours of the Petaluma River are perfect for those new to paddling and families too! The unguided tour is ideal for adventurers who want to create their own experience by choosing which sites to see, which routes to take and how much time to spend on the water.

Guided Trips

Ride tide & wind to Lakeville Landing
- Guided Trip

5 Miles one-way, includes private paddle lessons and shuttle

Explore Petaluma Marsh
- Guided Trip

4 Miles round trip, 2 hours. Meandering tidal estuary

Kayak Fish the Petaluma & Carneros Preserve

Wolf Among Weeds! Stalk striped bass aboard 2018 Hobie Compass Fishing Kayaks with Mirage Drive

UnGuided Trips

Paddle to Downtown Petaluma

Paddle into Old Town, tie up for a beverage and then ride the tide back. Stay up to 4 hours

Ride the winds of Petaluma Gap to Lakeville DIY

5 Miles one-way with wind at your back, includes shuttle. Stay up to 3 hours and picnic

Monthly paddle club

  • Unlimited days of Kayak and Sup Rental (3 hr/day)
  • Access to the same benefits at Napa Valley Paddle
  • Premium board rentals
  • Members only Guided Tours
  • Kids in same family 15 and under FREE
  • Special rental rate for member guests

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