Downtown Napa offers great and easy access to the Napa River for those of you looking to do something a little different while you're visiting the Napa Valley. The river rises many miles north of Napa near Mount Saint Helena and meanders its way down the valley. The river becomes tidal once it reaches Napa which makes it ideal for water-borne activities.
Napa Valley Paddle offers both kayak and paddleboard rental from the dock in downtown Napa. They offer hourly rentals multi-day rentals corporate/group rentals, and even offer guided tours and trips for the really adventurous. Kayak's are available in both single and tandem in addition to a peddle-drive tandem kayak. For those looking for a different perspective paddleboards are available for rent and Napa Valley Paddle also offers paddleboard lessons.
A little slice of Venice in the Napa Valley for those looking to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Napa River while having your very own gondolier as your designated driver. There are a number of options for anyone looking to explore the river by gondola including The Casanova Cruise, an hour-long cruise for up to six people. Their Wine Tasting and Romantic Gondola Ride for Twois the ultimate romantic treat on the river with a wine tasting at Rebel Vintners followed by a 2 hour gondola ride. Check out our Gondola Package here.
Wombat Charters offer offers fully-equipped fishing tours for all ages on the Napa River, as well as sunset river cruises and wildlife watching cruises.