Rental and Tour
Rentals: Year Round Since 2005
Instruction / Guided Tours: 2000
Thur-Mon: 10 AM - 1 PM
Tue & Wed: By Reservation For School Breaks & Heat Waves
Very Popular on Weekends!
Hours and days can change to meet weather conditions.
Russian River Estuary
River Mouth Open: Tidal. Lake like at high tide.
Hazardous Currents with Outgoing Tide!
50 Yard Minimum River Mouth Restriction:
Marine Protected Area: Ocean and River Nursery.
Birds, Seal Pups, Otter, Whale, Wildlife In Plenty.
"Wildlife Habitat" and "Wildlife Access to Ocean". "Stay back at least 150 feet" from the river mouth and from "any" resting or feeding wildlife. Feeding Prohibited.
Winter: Live Conditions Common: Moderate Winter temps. Heavy rain or cold temps can temporarily close activities.
We open in between cold, or rainy periods.
Thin Water resistant outerwear over warmer layers help to stay comfy. We have some free to use.
Families with children or first time paddlers.
Ask for best times per our forecasts.
Estuary Forecast: 01/27/23: River currents are dropping.
Hazardous currents still exist upstream and with outgoing tides here. We can open for "Guided" Estuary Tours.
Rentals are only available with strong incoming tides, until the river level drops to 6 to 8 at Guerneville.
Open for Rentals Sat Jan 28
We are in a Temps below 54 degrees Closure.
We should be open more often in February and March
Russian River Flow Forecast: Guerneville
Ocean Temps: Goat Rock Sea Temp 52 °F
Ocean Tides: Goat Rock Beach
Check Back : Forecasts can change.
See our safety page for apps to track local conditions.
We use 4, as no single one correctly covers all conditions.
We are not responsible for accuracy as forecasts can and do change. Therefore nobody can interpret with full accuracy.