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Historic Kayak Tour of Napa Valley provided by Enjoy Napa Valley

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Historic Kayak Tour of Napa Valley

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Explore the Napa Valley through its waterways with this kayak tour of the Northern Californian region. Your guide will lead you along the Napa River, telling you all about the region and its history while you paddle. You may even spot some local birds and other wildlife along the way.
  • Take a kayak ride along the Napa River
  • Easy-to-navigate kayaks that are suitable for beginners are provided
  • A local guide will be on hand to teach you about the area’s history and biodiversity
  • Group sizes are limited to 15 people for an intimate experience
Important Information
Departure Point
680 Main St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • no exclusions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please make sure ALL members of your party sign the following waiver prior to arrival
  • Life Jackets, Paddles, Kayaks and a Professional Tour Guide are included.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Service animals allowed
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Veep11 wrote a review Nov. 2020
San Francisco, California26 contributions11 helpful votes
We were blessed with a perfect day - glassy water, reasonable 60+ weather, sunshine, not a cloud in the deep blue sky. Six of us enjoyed listening to Justin tell of the pre-winery days of Napa and the history of the rejuvenation of the Napa River. After the tour we took off
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Date of experience: November 2020
Irene T wrote a review Nov. 2020
San Jose, California2 contributions
The guide Justin really made the tour. His stories were great snd we learned a lot about the history of Napa. The Napa River is beautiful and we got some free time just to float around and explore on our own. If you want some fun with some exercise, you gotta do this tour.
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Date of experience: November 2020
Response from justinp715, Owner at Historic Kayak Tour of Napa Valley
Responded Nov. 11, 2020
Thank you so much!
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Art wrote a review Oct. 2020
Pleasant Hill, California234 contributions53 helpful votes
Insane wind - small craft advisory. They cancelled. They were great. I will go back and take trip! They were upright and good!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Michaela D wrote a review Oct. 2019
2 contributions
Had the best time. Would definitely go back!! Loved that we had solo time and learned some “dirt” about Napa. Lots of laughs and a great time!
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Date of experience: October 2019
Brian H wrote a review Oct. 2019
2 contributions2 helpful votes
I live in Napa, and have my own kayak but needed rent a couple for two buddies visiting from out of town. Enjoy Napa Valley confirmed all the details through e-mail, and sent an automated reminder. When the rental time came, they were where they said they would be and had
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Date of experience: October 2019
About the operator

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By: Enjoy Napa Valley
Excellent Service with Paddleboard Rental
If you want to spend some time on the river, book with Justin and his company! As I had taken the guided tour with
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Sasha F
Napa's Secret Past
Justin is a very entertaining guide revealing some of the sordid tales of Napa's "golden" past. Murder, intrigue, p
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Napa River Kayak
Very casual approach to business but service oriented and a very cool experience. Peaceful and scenic paddle. Didn'
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Brian E
Great fun!
My family and I rented kayaks and went upriver with Justin. It was a blast. The day was beautiful and his knowled
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Cassie I
Beautiful morning
Took the 8:30 kayak trip on the river with Justin. Had a fabulous time. Justin's knowledge of local history made th
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Lucky C
Rented kayaks from Justin
It was fun, easy and an affordable break from wine tasting in Napa. Justin provides excellent service and interesti
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alison t
Slow easy interesting
Justin is a friendly Napa native who will keep you entertained with Napa history and ghost tales all the way up riv
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Far exceeded expectations
Can't say enough good things about Justin. He was a wonderful guide, sharing the fun and quirky stories about Napa
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Fabulous way to spend some time in Napa
Justin is an excellent host and very knowledgeable about Napa and it's history. We learned many fascinating things
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Jean B
Fantastic experience
Justin was brilliant - very informative about the history of the area and the wildlife in and around the river. I h
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  • Duration: 2h
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