The Experience

Paddle the LA River is the premier kayaking experience in Los Angeles. You will kayak down this natural bottom portion of the Los Angeles River surrounded by a beautiful and peaceful habitat filled with a variety of wildlife and native flora.

Guided Group Tours

For private groups of at least six (6) people, we will offer guided tours during three time slots on select Saturdays this season with fourteen (14) slots available. Each trip will have three certified guides, and we will provide you with a kayak, safety equipment including a personal floating device and a helmet. Tours will include a short training and safety orientation, a brief river history, and an update on current river conditions following this season’s rainfall. For group tours, the costs is $50 per person for a 1.5 hour trip. This covers labor, as well as the cost of your kayak, safety equipment, administration, equipment transport and insurance. At this time, guided tours cannot be booked online. To schedule a guided group tour, click here to email us directly.

Kayak Rentals

We offer three one-hour slots on select Saturdays where guests may rent kayaks for an eye-opening self-guided tour down this natural bottom stretch of the Los Angeles River. Certified guides will be available at designated spots along your tour to assist with any issues that may arise. Prior to setting sail, guests will receive a short training and safety orientation. Rental fees are $30 per person for a one-hour trip. This covers the cost of your kayak, safety equipment, administration, equipment transport and insurance. Should you exceed the one-hour time slot, a $30 fee will be assessed up to 60 minutes. Beyond 60 minutes, another $30 fee will be added.