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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
  • 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
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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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
Rachel R wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution
Justin is a fantastic guide. He knows Napa and all the nitty gritty stories that come along with it. After the trip was over, I couldn't help but tell the friends we were on vacation with all the crazy stuff that has happened in this town - good and bad. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: September 2019
BabaYee wrote a review Sep 2019
Oakland, California6 contributions
Justin our tour guide is an energetic story teller. He told us about Napa’s less known past. He made up for the support staff that were slightly unorganized and inattentive.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Russ G wrote a review Sep 2019
Tampa, Florida12 contributions5 helpful votes
We arrived at the kayak docking location in Downtown Napa’s riverfront. We were promptly greeted by a very friendly local tour guide who was well-versed in Napa Valley history. After a short introduction, we accompanied another couple who walked down to the boat dock with us.
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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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  • Languages Offered: English
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