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Riverfront Canal Cruises in Richmond

40-minute, historically narrated boat tours of the james river and kanawha canal along downtown richmond’s historic canal walk..

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Enjoy a Canal Cruise Along the Kanawha Canal in Downtown Richmond

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The boat tours travel along downtown Richmond's historic Canal Walk and review centuries of Richmond’s history, from Powhatan’s Chiefdom to the first commercially successful electric streetcar in the world, all while traveling in authentically styled canal boats. Travelers can see the unique Triple Crossing railroad, tobacco warehouses that have been converted into trendy lofts, the Virginia Capital Trail, the Low Line gardens and James River wildlife.

Riverfront Canal Cruises in Richmond

Hourly Historic Tours

40-minute historically narrated tours.

The canal boat tours of the James River and Kanawha Canal operate throughout the season, seven days a week from May through September, and with varying hours in April, October and November.

  • Tours depart on the hour from the Canal’s Turning Basin at 139 Virginia Street, in Downtown Richmond, Virginia.
  • Tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis at the Turning Basin’s ticket kiosk and online up to 18 hours in advance - HERE .
  • Boats can accommodate up to 25 passengers and are accessible to those with physical disabilites.
  • No pets are allowed except for registered service animals.

PLEASE NOTE : Even when it appears that tickets may be sold out online, we do still keep a number of walk-up tickets available at the ticket kiosk for each historic tour. Try arriving early or calling 804-649-2800 .

BOAT TOUR HOURS

Fri. & Sat.: Noon – 7PM

Sun.: Noon – 5PM

May – September

Mon. – Fri.: Noon – 7PM

Sat.: 11AM – 8PM

Sun.: 11AM – 7PM

Thurs. – Sat.: Noon – 7PM

Fri. – Sun.: Noon – 5PM

  • Adults: $15
  • Children (5 - 12 years old): $8
  • Children 4 and under: FREE
  • Seniors (65 years and up): $8
  • $1 off historic tour tickets to all teachers, first responders, healthcare workers and military personnel who show a valid work I.D. at the ticket kiosk.

Riverfront Canal Cruises in Richmond

Richmond Private Charters

Private charters are the perfect outing for field trips, celebrations and family gatherings..

Canal cruise private charters are available as one- or two-hour private boat tours that are a favorite for family reunions, celebrating birthdays, engagements, corporate retreats, business groups, churches, clubs and so many more group outings. Private charters may be scheduled for any day and time during the season, but must be reserved a minimum of two weeks in advance.

Customers may choose for their boat ride to be historically narrated, or they can choose to forgo the historic narration and take in the sights while listening to light music over a provided speaker or simply conversing with their fellow guests. The boats can be outfitted with tables of various sizes that can accommodate light refreshments or a more formal, catered meal (catering is not provided by Riverfront Canal Cruises).

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Pricing and Guidelines

Your chartered boat(s) may be set up in one of the following (3) configurations:

  • Dining style has tables and chairs, seating a maximum of 20 passengers.
  • Cocktail style has chairs, benches and a small table, seating a maximum of 22 passengers.
  • Excursion style has chairs and benches, seating a maximum of 25 passengers.
  • $165 per boat / per hour
  • $130 per boat / per hour for seniors and non-profits/educational groups

The 32-foot-long boats are covered with a canopy to protect riders from the weather, but we recommend that all passengers check the weather the day of and dress accordingly. The boats are handicapped accessible and can accommodate up to two wheelchairs.

Charters may be scheduled for any day and time during the boating season, are dependent on weather conditions and are scheduled on an individual basis, subject to availability.

Please book charters a minimum of two weeks in advance. Once scheduled, cruises can be canceled up to 7 days in advance without penalty. All reservations must be made online.

You may hire your own caterer or bring your own food and beverages on your private charter. Riverfront Canal Cruises requires compliance with all applicable Virginia ABC laws and regulations for all private charters that bring alcohol. Unless you have hired a caterer to provide alcoholic beverages, this is likely to include obtaining your own banquet license. Information about the laws and the banquet license application are available on the Virginia ABC website . We do not hire caterers, serve or set up food and beverage service for private charters. We do, however, set up the tables and chairs/benches on the boats in advance of your charter.

Interested? Schedule online now!

Questions? Email [email protected] or call our ticket kiosk at 804-649-2800 .

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Directions to Riverfront Canal Cruises

Canal walk turning basin.

Address: 139 Virginia St, Richmond, VA 23219

Parking Garage and Lot Locations Nearby

All of these locations are pay-to-park.

  • East Cary and Virginia Street parking deck (fronting Virginia St)
  • Surface parking lot along the Flood Wall between Virginia Street and 12th Street
  • 14th and East Cary Street parking deck
  • 12th and Canal Street parking deck
  • Omni/James Center parking deck (underground, limited space) at 12th and East Cary Streets
  • 15th and East Cary Street surface lots

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Riverfront Historic Canal Cruises

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“ The covered boat began to glide through the serene water thru this historic canal. ” in 3 reviews

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“ My boyfriend and I were looking for something fun and relaxing to do before leaving Richmond, and this was PERFECT. ” in 4 reviews

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“ It was interesting to learn about the different buildings along Shockoe Bottom . ” in 2 reviews

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Lady at the window was funny and super nice. First time being here so let's see how this goes

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Good experience for the price, cool facts. Wish it was longer. But isn't that what you want for all the good things to last longer.

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A canal cruise is a must do when you visit Richmond! We had a great experience on our little adventure. I thought the price was reasonable and the captain was kind, courteous, witty and knowledgeable about the history of the canal and Richmond. We met at the small ticket office and walked around the beautiful canal area. I took the kids for a walk around to look for turtles hiding in the water. A flat bottom boat approached, loaded us all up and we were on our way. They had room on board for my youngest's stroller. The seating was a bit tight, but we all managed to get on board. We were joined by a great mix of folks that day, older, young couples on dates and families. Everyone was so kind and friendly. Our captain narrated the entire time and talked about the shipping history of Richmond, how the port helped shape a our nation, commerce, industry, the state of Virginia and the geography of Richmond. It was a 40 minute trip and the highlight was when a CSX freight loaded with coal greeted us from above as we waved to it. The water was calm and I would 100% recommend adding this to your itinerary on a visit to Richmond.

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Docked and ready for loading.

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This was very cute and sweet. Me and my boyfriend needed a chill day out to just relax and enjoy the scenery and we did just that. This was about 35 mins long. We went out on this little boat and the tour guide driving was knowledgeable and cracked some jokes. You will definitely learn some facts about Richmond on this mini trip. In my own opinion, I don't think this is something for small kids. There were a few kids on the boat and they just seemed a little bored. They did enjoy seeing the turtles and the ducks... I did too... but I really enjoyed the learning experience. It was a very very cute date. Would we do it again, probably not unless we were taking someone who has never been. But it's a great experience!!!

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A ver nice and informative trip on a canal through downtown Richmond. The pilot was dressed in colonial garb and discussed how George Washington heartily endorsed the canal's construction. It was a critical link that allowed goods from the Mississippi River to move through Richmond to the Atlantic for overseas shipment. The guide was very informative and the boat is pleasant, but modest. Prices are reasonable, but you need to allow time to find parking.

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I thought this would have been a nice thing to do on a Sunday afternoon with my elderly parents but somehow our "Captain" made sure that was not going to happen. My father is in a wheelchair and were right in front of the boat thinking that he would be instructed how to get on the boat first as is usually the case getting on any type of transport like planes and such, handicap go on first as they take a little extra time getting settled. I saw he was loading people up and I alerted him that my dad was in a wheelchair and where can it go and can we get him on. He pointed to the back of the boat and proceeded to allow others to board and even pointed out that I was holding up the line! Instead of pausing the loading of passengers to allow my dad a chance to board and get a seat, he was rude and did nothing to assist the process of getting him on board safely. Instead my mom had to dash up front and get two seats where my dad (using his cane now) could sit and stretch his legs out. It was an ordeal. The tour itself is a waste of money. Even if the boarding process went smoothly, I still wouldn't recommend it. It was boring and that captain just went on about himself and didn't really give a lot historical or useful information. Overall, it was boring l. Pass

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Our boat was late in showing up but the guide was very good. Five stars for him! Be prepared though for luck of the draw if your seat mates bring loud and obnoxious young children. Too many apathetic parents who do nothing when their kids act up. This is a history tour, people! If your kids don't have enough manners, are too young, or if you're too checked out to care about how they act in public, then don't take this tour. There isn't a whole lot to see on this canal ride so it's ALL about the narration (which I could barely hear because of unsupervised young kids).

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My friend rented a boat for her birthday and it was such a fun experience! We were able to bring food and cocktails. There was lots of seating a big table. It was a hot day but the boat cover made it bearable. Our captain was awesome and it was a relaxing and fun experience

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Just when you thought you couldn't think of anything fun to do in RVA, Riverfront Canal Cruises saves the day! Our colleague rented out a small flat bottom boat for about 20 people, but boats can typically hold 28. He had it catered, so we had quite a spread, and the libations flowed freely. We set everything up, the group boarded and the party started! They have a kiosk at the dock where customers can buy individual tickets, adults 10$, kids and seniors 6$ and under 4 free. We saw other boats filled with tourists and locals alike soaking in the sights. Our guide, Jeremy, gave us a few safety tips and then we set out in the canal. The covered boat began to glide through the serene water thru this historic canal. This cruise is a pleasant, smooth tour thru downtown RVA. We loved seeing the old tobacco warehouses, the historic buildings, the bridges from the 1800s, the shiplocks, the beautiful foliage and scenery as we drifted down the canal. We caught a glimpse of Shiplock Park just over the bridge. Jeremy gave us details on some of the sights and answered all of our questions. The boat itself has a padded benches in the middle of the boat, chairs along the edges for nice views. It's a little tight in there, but for a short cruise it's fine. There's no restroom, so take care of business before you board. The cruises last about 45 minutes, however our friend rented our for double the time. We had a blast listening to 80's music on their Bluetooth hookup, having good food, great company and chilling on the water! For a relaxing and charming experience, this canal cruise has got you all "locked" up! I would definitely cruise with them again!

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This was an enjoyable excursion on a chilly evening in October. It was a boat full of conference attendees, where relative strangers cuddled up to each other to stay warm. The boat travels slowly down the canal and out into the more open area of the water, where eventually you turn around and make the return trip. The boat's captain provided a great running narrative of all the interesting facts about the canal and it's history. I learned quite a few things about Richmond, the canal's creation, and changes over the years. This is a worthwhile excursion for any Richmond visit. It was very peaceful and relaxing.

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Ballina river cruises, bask in a glorious sunset on the richmond river.

Sit back and bask in a glorious sunset as you enjoy a cold beverage, tasty refreshments & some local history aboard this lazy river cruise that winds its way down Ballina’s beautiful Richmond River. Many rare birds and sea creatures such as dolphins can often be spotted along the Richmond River. This Nature Reserve will never cease to amaze you!

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$55 per child (3-11yrs)

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Sunset. Approx. 5:30pm-7:30pm

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How to get here

The vessel departs from & returns to Ballina at Lance Ferris Wharf, 12 Fawcett St, Ballina NSW (directly in front of The Wharf Bar & Restaurant)

Ballina is a scenic 35 minute drive from Byron Bay and 15 minute drive from Lennox Head. See below for directions and local transfer options.

Richmond River Nature Reserve is approximately 254 hectares in size and situated on the southern bank of the lower Richmond River at South Ballina, on the far north coast of New South Wales. The reserve contains significant wetland and coastal vegetation communities.

The mangroves and the other vegetation communities of the reserve also provide significant habitat for birds. Of the 160 bird species identified in the reserve and surrounding area, 22 of the shorebirds are protected under international conservation agreements.

The reserve is also part of a landscape that is of cultural importance to the Bundjalung Aboriginal people.

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The beautiful Richmond River in Ballina has many interesting flora and fauna. The bird life is very interesting. Plus great historical history. The sunsets and magnificent! The crew give an in depth encounter during the cruise. A must do!! when visiting Ballina.

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Our modern eco vessel provides 360 degrees viewing for all passengers. It’s unique hull design ensures a smooth ride in all cruising conditions, with individual seating for up to 20 guests. Our purpose built, state of the art vessel allows us to create a unique river cruise experience, with the perfect combination of leisure with a hint of fast-paced excitement.

Boat cruising down Richmond river.

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When you come to Ballina, chances are you are coming to enjoy the natural beauty which really can’t be beaten in this part of NSW. While there are plenty of things to do in Ballina, with beautiful outdoor parks and some amazing options for food, you absolutely need to get out onto the water while you are here.

Our cruises take you along the Richmond River, showing you the sights, sounds, and wildlife that you cannot see from the shore. Our tours go through the mangrove forests, down the creeks, showcasing the richly diverse flora and fauna unique to this region along the way.

Learn about wildlife, local points of interest & history of the area from our Marine Biologist guide. Sit back and bask in a glorious sunset as you enjoy complimentary beverages, locally made sweet & savoury delights, chilled tunes & the sounds of nature.

Beautiful sunset views are a treat from the boat, and for photography lovers, this makes for the prime opportunity to get some rare, beautiful shots to bring back with you.

Our trips cater to groups large and small and are perfect for children and adults. Whether you and a loved one are looking for an intimate evening out on the Richmond River, or you want to teach your kids more about Australian wildlife, our tours can cater to your group’s specific needs. Relaxing, exciting, and informative, our cruises will let you experience the natural landscape and the river like never before.

What is the Ballina region like?

Ballina is one of the most beautiful areas in New South Wales. Sitting on the Richmond River, there is plenty to do and see on a holiday or for a lovely day trip. If you are wondering about things to do in Ballina, then you should consider a river cruise with Out of the Blue Adventures.

Taking you around the river and Ballina Island, our Ballina River Cruises give you an opportunity to spend a great day out with your family and friends, soaking up the sun and the natural sights in this part of NSW. Relaxing, exciting, and informative, our cruises make your day trip or holiday to Ballina worth your while. Our river charters will let you experience the natural landscape and the river like never before.

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If you are searching for unique things to do in Ballina, then book a Richmond River cruise today. Your family and friends will truly enjoy their time out on the river, learning more about the wildlife while enjoying the fantastic views and beautiful natural features. If you have any additional questions about our Richmond River Cruises, please call us on +61 407 522 422 or fill out the form and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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Mix and mingle with new friends on a floating tiki bar when you purchase individual tickets OR rent the whole boat to sip, cruise, and celebrate with up to 30 passengers! Our route begins on the dock at Rocketts Landing right beneath The Boathouse restaurant. We cruise Northbound towards the city while passengers enjoy the ambiance of nearby bike trails, recreational boaters, paddlers, and stunning views of the Richmond skyline. We then turn around and cruise south past the marina, restaurants, and upscale new apartments to escape into a quieter, foliage lined stretch of the river. After a getaway in nature on your own private, floating bar, we return to the docks at Rocketts Landing.

Tiki boat booze cruise at Rocketts Landing in Richmond, VA. Group photo of people with drinks on the water. Paddle Club RVA by Sea Suite Cruises.

Public Cruises (Individual Tickets): $45-$60/Person Private Cruises (Full Boat): Book for a minimum of at least 16 people and add up to a total of 30 anytime leading up to your cruise!

*Please note that pricing may change for holiday weekends and special events.

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Capacity: 30 People Max Duration: 1 hr 45 Mins Bathroom: The vessel comes equipped with a private bathroom on board.

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All Rocketts Landing Tiki Club RVA tours are BYOB so passengers can sip and set sail with their drink(s) of choice! Passengers are empowered to drink whatever beer, wine, seltzer, or canned cocktail (such as High Noons) that they fancy. The one exception to this is that we do not allow bottles of hard liquor (I know – we wish we could but unfortunately we can’t, sorry!). Passengers are also welcome to bring their own food (BYOF) to enjoy their cruise! We’ve had everything from small snacks to full spreads.

On the dock at Rocketts Landing right beneath Island Shrimp Co .

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Explore the Fraser River on a Unique Boat Cruise

Views of the mighty Fraser River are easy to find in shoreline Richmond. But there aren’t many opportunities to board an immaculate vintage boat for a slow travel meander along this hugely historic and superbly scenic waterway. That’s where this summer’s Voyage of the Gikumi comes in.

On select days this August, the beautifully restored 1954-built MV Gikumi is taking locals and visitors on a unique estuary circle cruise from Steveston’s Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site . Lasting up to two hours, the soul-stirring odyssey combines river panoramas, colourful yesteryear stories and––perhaps most importantly––the chance to relax, forget your phone and take some restorative deep breaths in nature.

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On a recent sunny Saturday, we explored Steveston’s shops, enjoyed a laid-back Fisherman’s Wharf lunch, then strolled the shoreline promenade to Britannia Shipyards . Friendly interpretive guide Emma was waiting––along with several other guests––and she led us through the artifact-lined boat sheds to the dock (we made a mental note to fully explore this museum-like heritage site after our voyage).

Waiting on his boat, Captain John provided a warm welcome, safety instructions and an introduction to his vessel. The Gikumi ––it means  ‘Chief’ in the Kwak’wala dialect of the ‘Namgis First Nation––is an almost 70-year-old workhorse that towed logs for the forestry industry before becoming a whale-watching craft in the 1980s. John bought her in 2017 and it’s been his pride and joy ever since.

Departure time

Rumbling away from the dock, we were soon sliding past the hulking vessels of the West Coast Fishing Fleet on one side and tranquil, tree-lined Shady Island on the other. When a large bald eagle flew low over the boat and we turned into the wider South Arm of the Fraser River, it felt like we’d left the city far behind.

tranquil scenery of the Fraser River

Soon, though, our guide introduced us to Salmonopolis. That was Steveston’s nickname during its fishing industry heyday more than a century ago, when 15 canneries studded the shoreline and the river was brimming with working boats. Back on shore, the era’s off-duty fishers kept Steveston’s many saloons and gambling houses busy and highly profitable.

Views galore

Between evocative stories from our guide, we surveyed the glittering river from the boat’s sunny upper deck and its comfortably shaded lower deck. Framed by distant peaks––including the ghostly visage of snow-capped Mount Baker––we watched an unfolding diorama of rustling grasses, hidden beaches and trees where beady-eyed birds stood sentinel.

Mount Baker

En route, we spotted eagles, a statuesque heron and some fast-moving cormorants flying overhead. Our boat was also constantly pursued by swallows that darted around us and hunted the insects in our wake. Luckily, we’d brought our binoculars to enjoy these easy bird watching opportunities.

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But the Fraser isn’t just a nature haven. Indigenous communities have been fishing here for thousands of years, while the late 1800s launched a seafood industry that continues to this day. Locals have also lived on the shoreline for countless generations. The tour takes us past Ladner Reach, a string of colourful, sometimes-quirky floating homes where residents smiled and waved at us.

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Exploring the boat

While we passed vessels of all shapes and sizes on our trip, none seemed as handsome as the Gikumi . Taking a break from the views, we ducked inside to explore its cozy, fir-lined interior. Soon, we were invited into the wheelhouse where Captain John was keeping a close eye on the river––and his hands on an antique wooden wheel that he said had originally come from a boat in the 1800s.

Captain John on Gikumi

He filled us in on the work he’s done to restore his beloved vessel plus his plans for the future––“there’s no rush, but I’m already thinking about next year’s projects,” he said. He also mentioned that the boat’s passengers over the years have included US president George W. Bush and UK prime minister John Major––and it was even used as a camera boat during the filming of family movie Free Willy .

It was soon time to turn back, albeit on a different estuary route. But there was still plenty to see, including an unusual low-slung trestle bridge, a BC Ferries maintenance dock with several mothballed vessels and a busy little beach filled with sunbathers in an off-the-beaten-path area locals have nicknamed Gilligan’s Island.

Our guide also had plenty more stories. We heard about John Deas, a pioneering 1870s African American businessman who owned a highly successful cannery here. Deas Island is named after him, while the under-river Massey Tunnel––which we also pass over––was originally named Deas Island Tunnel. Some locals, we’re told, still use the original name.

We also heard about Richmond’s highly fertile agricultural sector. Cranberries are the top crop here, we learned, but blueberries are also highly prized. Which was our guide’s cue to serve us some cups of delicious local blueberries with whipped cream––a highly welcome treat.

Now in full-on relaxation mode, we rounded Shady Island once again and headed back to our starting point. We were not in a hurry for this delightfully leisurely cruise to end. But after hopping off and saying our goodbyes, we were keen to explore the heritage boat sheds and gabled cottages of Britannia Shipyards ––and learn more of the Fraser River’s richly colourful backstory.

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If you go :

The Voyage of the Gikumi tour has sailings on select dates throughout August ––August 7-10, 24-27 (tour times vary depending on the day). Space is limited so you’re advised to book ahead as soon as possible. Tickets for the two-hour experience cost $94.50 per adult and $84 for children aged 8 to 12 (tax and handling fee extra). If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]. Make a day of it with lunch or dinner in Steveston and don’t forget to explore the free-entry Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site while you’re here.

To book a tour, please click here .

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  • Big Break Regional Shoreline (Oakley)
  • Contra Loma Regional Park (Antioch)  
  • Crown Beach (Alameda)
  • Del Valle Regional Park (Livermore)
  • Lake Chabot (Castro Valley )
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  • Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area (Fremont)
  • Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area (Pleasanton)  
  • Tidewater Boating Center (Oakland)
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The Outdoor Recreation Department provides affordable boating field trips for schools and community organizations. Our knowledgeable and engaging Recreation staff provide the boats, safety equipment, and instruction; meet your group at the lake or shoreline, and provide a safe and organized trip. More information and Apply for a Boating Field Trip .

Join us for one of our regularly scheduled public canoeing or kayaking trips in a group setting, where our engaging Outdoor Recreation staff will guide you on a fun paddle exploring our Regional Parks’ waterways and lakes. We offer a variety of programs; all include paddle and safety instruction, and gear. Some programs also feature a naturalist. Register for one of our public Canoeing or Kayaking programs .

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To provide temporary protective measures against invasive Zebra and Quagga mussel infestation, the East Bay Regional Park District is asking all watercraft owners to assist in the prevention of the spread of mussels into East Bay reservoirs and lakes. If you are launching your own watercraft (boat, sailboat, kayak or canoe, or inflatable craft) at Contra Loma, Del Valle, Lake Chabot, Quarry Lakes, or Shadow Cliffs, be prepared for mandatory watercraft inspection. Wet watercraft, or watercraft with wet motors or gears, will not be allowed to launch. For information on mandatory watercraft inspection, see our Invasive Mussel Program page.

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Big break regional shoreline - oakley.

Big Break Regional Shoreline - Oakley

  • Vehicle Entry Fee: No fee.
  • Watercraft Launch: Kayakers and canoeists can access the waters of Big Break from the on-site beach launch, a ¼ mile walk from the parking lot.
  • Watercraft Launch Fee: No fee.
  • Watercraft Rental: No rentals.

All watercraft need to have wearable Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device available for each passenger.

Contra Loma Regional Park - Antioch

Contra Loma Regional Park - Antioch

Contra Loma Regional Park  includes an 80-acre reservoir open throughout the year for boating and sailing.

  • Vehicle Entry Fee: $5 per vehicle; $4 trailered vehicle; $25 per bus.
  • Boat Launch: Visitors may launch boats of up to 17 feet. Electric motors only; no gasoline-powered engines are allowed on the reservoir because it is an emergency backup water supply for the Contra Costa Water District. Persons using float tubes must have life jackets with them.
  • Boat Launch Fee: $5 per day trailered boat (electric motors only); $3 per day car top or inflatable; $3 per day windsurf board, windsurfers must take a shower and wear a wetsuit.
  • Watercraft Inspections: $4 cartop, $7 trailered.  More Information .

All watercraft need to have wearable Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD) available for each passenger. For more information, call  1-888-327-2757  option 3, extension 4518. See also our  Fishing  page.

Crown Memorial State Beach - Alameda

Crown Memorial State Beach - Alameda

Crown Memorial State Beach  is a 2.5-mile beach. From the shore, you can see across the Bay to San Francisco.

  • Vehicle Entry Fee: $5 per vehicle when the kiosk is attended; $4 per trailered vehicle. Buses: $25/per bus.
  • Boat Launch: There is no boat launch facility. Only sailboards, kayaks, and car-top inflatables are permitted at Crown Beach.
  • Boat Rental: Kayaks and sailboards are available for rental.
  • Lessons and Equipment Rental: Boardsports School offers kiteboarding, windsurfing lessons and windsurf equipment rentals to visitors. For information, visit their website at  BoardSportsSchool.com  or email the Boardsports School at  [email protected] .

Del Valle Regional Park - Livermore

Del Valle Regional Park - Livermore

The lake at Del Valle Regional Park is 5-mile in length and it is an ideal place for various water sports.  

  • Vehicle Entry Fee: $6 per vehicle. $4 per trailered vehicle, including all trailered boats. Buses: $25 per bus.
  • Boat Launch: Visitors may launch any size boat at the public boat launch ramp. JET SKIS are NOT permitted. Hydrofoils and E-Foils are not permitted on the lake per Ordinance 38 .
  • Watercraft Inspections: $7 Trailered boat $4 Cartop, float tube, inflatable boat, paddle board More Info: Mandatory Watercraft Inspections .
  • Capsized boat charge--$50
  • Motorboats of any size are permitted. JET SKIS are NOT permitted.
  • Hydrofoils and E-Foils are not permitted on the lake per Ordinance 38 .
  • Speed limit is 10 miles per hour on the entire lake.
  • All watercraft must be off lake 1 hour before gates are closed (note: closing times vary throughout the year).
  • Boats, operators, and passengers must meet and observe all applicable Coast Guard, State, and Federal safety requirements (including having approved life vests for each boat occupant, operable fire extinguisher on board, and observing alcohol restrictions, which are the same as with automobiles).
  • All watercraft must be registered.
  • Boat Launch Fee: $5 per day per trailered boat $3 per day car-top or inflatable $3 per day windsurf board and paddle boards.
  • Rocky Mountain Recreation Company offers rentals such as motorboats, pontoon boats, canoes, rowboats, and paddle boats. For rates and rental info, visit  RockyMountainRec.com or call (925) 449-5201

Del Valle: ( 925)-245-9500;  Fremont: (510) 440-8888

  • Lessons: Outback Adventures offers kayaking, paddleboarding, and windsurfing classes. For rates, info, and a schedule of classes, visit OutbackAdventures.com  
  • Tour Boat: Join our interpretive student aides on a boat tour to the dam. They will answer your questions about the lake, wildlife, and activities in the park. Bring a jacket, sunscreen, and binoculars if you have them. Purchase tickets at the west-side concession beginning at 11:00 a.m. Boat tours are weekends only, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • See also our Fishing page.

All watercraft need to have wearable Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD) available for each passenger.

Lake Chabot Regional Park - Castro Valley 

The 315-acre lake at Lake Chabot Regional Park offers a number of activities including fishing, boat rental, a marina and restaurant, and boat tours of the lake.

  • Vehicle Entry Fee: $5 per vehicle, $4 per trailered vehicle. Buses: $25/per bus.
  • Boat Launch: There is no boat launch facility. Private watercraft may not be launched except for car-top canoes, kayaks, and scull craft 20 feet or less. Inflatables with 3 or more chambers are allowed. Float tubes may be used at Lake Chabot. Persons using float tubes must wear waders or other wet-suit material to prevent body contact with the water in the reservoir.
  • Boat Launch Fee: $3 car-top canoes, kayaks, and scull craft only, 20 feet or less.
  • Watercraft Inspection: $4 cartop. More Information .
  • Boat Rental: Visit The California Parks Company website for rate and rental information or call (510) 247-2526. Rental boats include rowboats, canoes, pedal boats, kayaks, and boats with electric trolling motors. Guided lake tours are also offered. See fees below.
  • Lake Tour: Guided lake kayak tours are also offered by The California Parks Company, visit their website or call (510) 247-2526 for info.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Shoreline - San Leandro Bay, near Oakland Airport

Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Shoreline - San Leandro Bay

The 741-acre Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline is leased from the Port of Oakland, protecting the remainder of a once-extensive marshland at San Leandro Bay.

  • Boat Launch: The boat launch is located on the west side of the park off Doolittle Drive. Watercraft may launch at the designated boat launch, but are not permitted within 100 feet of Arrowhead Marsh, New Marsh, and Damon Marsh. A no-wake zone is designated by the marshes to protect the shorebirds. Follow buoys to the deeper water. Personal watercraft (jet skis) and hydrofoils are restricted from November 1 through March 31 due to shorebird migration and nesting season.
  • Boat Launch Fee: No fee.
  • Boat Rental: No rentals.

Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area - Fremont

Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area - Fremont

Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area is a beautiful water-oriented recreation area, which offers more intensive recreation such as picnicking, boating, swimming, and fishing, but also has room for hiking and wildlife viewing.

  • Vehicle Entry Fee: $5 per vehicle. $4 per trailered vehicle. Buses: $25 per bus.
  • Boat Launch: Visitors may launch boats. Electric motors only; no gasoline-powered engines are permitted.
  • Boat Launch Fee: $5 per day trailered boat; $3 per day car-top or inflatable; $3 per day windsurf board/stand-up paddleboard.
  • Hydrofoils and E-Foils are not permitted on the lake per  Ordinance 38 .
  • Watercraft Inspection: $4 cartop, $7 trailered. More Information .

Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area - Pleasanton

Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area - Pleasanton

The 265-acre Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area includes an 80-acre lake for swimming, boating and fishing, boat launch, boat rental, and fishing docks.

  • Vehicle Entry Fee: $6 per vehicle. $5 per trailered vehicle. Buses: $25/per bus.
  • Trailered Boat Launch opens July 1, 2023. Visitors may launch boats of up to 17 feet. Electric motors only; no gasoline-powered engines are permitted. Personal watercraft are not permitted.
  • Car top, Kayaks, and float tubes will be accepted.
  • Boat Launch Fees: $5 per day trailered boat; $3 per day car-top or inflatable; $3 per day windsurf board/stand-up paddleboard.
  • Boat Rental: Valid driver license is required. For operating hours, rates, and rental information call (925) 426-0197 or see RockyMountainRec.com .

Tidewater Boating Center - Oakland

The Tidewater Boating Center , located off Tidewater Avenue in Oakland, sits on the shore of the Oakland Estuary in San Leandro Bay at Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline . This shoreline complex has an ADA accessible dock that is the first official San Francisco Bay Water Trail site in the Park District. Also available are turf sites for picnicking and shoreline access for fishing. The 12,300-square-foot complex consists of a boathouse, training area, boat storage facility, Recreation Department offices, and a security residence. The Oakland Strokes , a non-profit junior rowing organization for middle and high schools, operates the main boathouse and indoor training area and provides outreach to neighborhood youths in the sport of competitive rowing. Park District recreation programs take advantage of the estuary access and the Bay Trail connection at the park, and include biking, nature study, kayaking, and canoeing programs.

Quagga and Zebra mussel inspections are required. Asterisks * indicate permissible watercraft.

Asterisks * indicate permissible watercraft.

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Join us on our 5:30pm Golden Gate Bay Cruise for a 60-minute sightseeing tour of San Francisco Bay and enjoy happy hour pricing on cocktails, beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks.

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  • RIDER ALERT: The weekday Richmond departure at 12:15 PM will be adjusted to leave 15 minutes earlier at noon, starting Tuesday, January 2, 2024. 
  • Daily service between Downtown San Francisco and Richmond. 
  • Board this route at Gate E2 on weekdays and Gate F2 on weekends at the Downtown S.F. Termina l. 
  • Transit time approx. 35 minutes. 

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    Richmond VA Party Boat Rentals. Sea Suite Cruises RVA was founded with the mission of bringing people together for scenic celebrations to sea and be seen. The River City loves the James River, so in 2022 we introduced Paddle Club RVA and Tiki Club RVA to the James to give Richmonders an opportunity to experience the James like they never have ...

  13. Richmond VA Tiki Boat Cruises

    Richmond VA Tiki Boat Booze Cruises. Richmond, say aloha to Tiki Club RVA! Suite Cruises RVA is pleased to introduce Richmond's first and only BYOB tiki boat to the James River! Fitting up to 30 passengers, this floating tiki bar out of Rocketts Landing is the perfect way to mix and mingle. Come sip, cruise, and celebrate out on the water!

  14. Rocketts Landing Tiki Boat Cruises Near Richmond VA

    On the dock at Rocketts Landing right beneath Island Shrimp Co. TIKI CLUB RVA - ROCKETTS LANDING. 4708 Old Main St. Richmond VA 23231. United States. Phone: +18042146360. Email: [email protected]. , , .

  15. Explore the Fraser River on a Unique Boat Cruise

    That's where this summer's Voyage of the Gikumi comes in. On select days this August, the beautifully restored 1954-built MV Gikumi is taking locals and visitors on a unique estuary circle cruise from Steveston's Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site. Lasting up to two hours, the soul-stirring odyssey combines river panoramas ...

  16. Riverfront Canal Walk

    Biking. Canal Cruises. Outdoor activities. Nature. Art. History. Restaurants. Stretching 1.25 miles along the James River and the Kanawha and Haxall Canals, the Canal Walk presents centuries of Richmond's history, from Powhatan's Chiefdom to the first commercially successful electric streetcar system in the world. The bike-friendly Canal Walk connects the Virginia Capital Trail and Low Line ...

  17. Boating and Watercraft

    Watercraft Inspection: $4 cartop. More Information. Boat Rental: Visit The California Parks Company website for rate and rental information or call (510) 247-2526. Rental boats include rowboats, canoes, pedal boats, kayaks, and boats with electric trolling motors. Guided lake tours are also offered.

  18. Red and White Fleet

    Our 90 minute San Francisco Bridge to Bridge Cruise gives you unbeatable views of the San Francisco skyline and world famous Bay Bridge, as well as all the most popular sights on San Francisco Bay and finishes with a trip under the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. $48 Adult (18+) $36 Youth (5-17) Ages 4 and Under Free. 90 Minutes.

  19. Take the Ferry

    Vallejo Ferry Schedule. Alameda Seaplane Ferry Schedule. Harbor Bay Ferry Schedule. South San Francisco Ferry Schedule. Oracle Park Ferry Schedule. Chase Center Ferry Schedule. Alameda Short Hop. Pier 41 Short Hop. 免費的中文協助請致電 415-705-8291.

  20. Richmond Ferry Route

    Richmond Ferry Route Service Information RIDER ALERT: The weekday Richmond departure at 12:15 PM will be adjusted to leave 15 minutes earlier at noon, starting Tuesday, January 2, 2024. Daily service between Downtown San Francisco and Richmond. Board this route at Gate E2 on weekdays and Gate F2 on weekends at the Downtown S.F. Terminal.; Transit time approx. 35 minutes.

  21. Water Tours in Richmond, Virginia

    Canal boat rides give you the Richmond history 101 while gliding through the downtown canal (it was surveyed by George Washington, BTW.) While you're in town, hop on a Discover the James Bald Eagle Tour, too (yes - we have bald eagles right here in Richmond). Experience the excitement of the James River in Richmond, Virginia.