5 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
Paddle your way through California’s gorgeous wine country on a guided kayak tour. Paddle your way down the Russian River that winds through Sonoma County. Enjoy the leisurely pace that kayaking affords while soaking up the spectacular scenery. No experience is necessary, and you can choose to paddle in a single kayak or ride tandem with a friend or family member. The guided tour includes a gourmet picnic lunch.
- No prior paddling experience necessary -- all levels of experience welcome
- Picnic lunch included
- Kayak equipment included
- Enjoy the scenic views, and look for local wildlife like seals!
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Safety briefing and instructions
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Departure & Return
61 Front St, Healdsburg, CA 95448, USA
Return DetailsReturns to original departure point
What To Expect
Meet your guide at Memorial Beach in Healdsburg, where you’ll get a brief safety orientation and launch onto the gentle currents of the Russian River. Paddle approximately 9 miles (14 km) down the scenic waterway that winds through the famed Sonoma County wine country while learning about the area’s history from your local guide. Admire the fertile landscape and be on the lookout for native birdlife such as blue herons and snowy egrets. Disembark at a riverside beach to enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch and take a refreshing swim in the river if you like. After finishing your tour at the historic Wholer Bridge, a driver will pick you up and return you to the original departure point.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Not recommended for children aged 8 and under
- A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
- OPERATED BY Getaway Adventures
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Guided Kayak Tour on Russian River?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
What is the policy on sanitization during Guided Kayak Tour on Russian River?
A:The policies on sanitization are:
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
What is the social distancing policy during Guided Kayak Tour on Russian River?
A:The policy on social distancing is:
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Guided Kayak Tour on Russian River?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:
- Guides required to regularly wash hands