Our beautiful Napa River History Tour provides you with an intimate view of the little known and rich history of the Napa Valley. Traveling with us by kayak we will expose the area from a unique insiders perspective revealing Napa's most provocative secrets.
Beyond its lush natural scenery, Napa Valley also boasts a storied history. Luckily, you can explore both of these elements with the Napa River History Kayak Tour. Under the supervision of an experienced guide, the tour will embark from 680 Main Street, right near downtown Napa. From there, you and your party will be outfitted with kayaks before taking to the serene waters of the Napa River for a journey through the past and present of this unique area. For the following hour-and-a-half to two hours, you will paddle alongside your guide as they give you a run-down of local lore, including tales you’re not likely to read about in any guidebook.
You’ll learn about the first settlers to Napa Valley, as well as Napa’s famed wineries and local businesses. Did you know that Napa was established before California was a state? Or that Elvis performed and stayed in Napa? These are just two of the many interesting factoids your guide will offer up during your voyage— historical trivia ranging from the amazing to the bizarre.