We Know the Best Places to Go Kayaking in Mendocino

view of the Mendocino Lighthouse with overlaying text saying download our free vacation guideSummer is stunning on the California Coast. You can enjoy warm, sunny days, cool evenings, and a slower pace of life. Kayaking in Mendocino is the perfect way to explore the outdoors and get a taste of nature this summer! There is something about being on the water that allows you to see the world from a completely new perspective. Read on to find out the best places to go kayaking in Mendocino and where to find high-quality kayak rentals.

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We Know the Best Places to Go Kayaking in Mendocino


Kayak Mendocino

Kayak Mendocino is one of the best tour companies in the area. In fact, guide Craig Comen has been on the water for over 40 years! Comen hosts a few tours that you will love, including the popular Sea Cave Nature Tour. Kayak through Mendocino caves and admire see the innate inner workings of these natural creations. While exploring the sea caves, keep your eyes peeled for harbor seals. Kayak Mendocino also has an Albion River Nature Tour, which includes a birdwatching element.

Liquid Fusion Kayaking

Another fantastic company is Liquid Fusion Kayaking. This outfitter provides a variety of kayak tours for visitors who are seeking a relaxing ride just as much as a thrilling adventure. If you are looking for something “dry and mild,” consider their Noyo Meander River Tour. You can walk right off the street and enter the water in a matter of minutes! You’ll love seeing seals, sea lions, birds, and more. For a more heart-pounding escapade, try the Whitewater of the Sea Tour. This tour gives you the opportunity to explore caves and waves during a three-hour adventure.


Catch a Canoe & Bicycles Too

Catch a Canoe & Bicycles Too boasts high-quality redwood outrigger canoes as well as ocean kayaks. The company offers some wonderful experiences as well. Enjoy the Sunset ‘Til Dark Bioluminescence Tour and paddle Big River as the sun sets under the horizon. You’ll see phosphorescent algae glowing magnificently beneath the water’s surface! Or, try the Estuary Wildlife Tour in Mendocino Headlands State Park with a knowledgeable naturalist.

Live Your California Dream Vacation at Sea Rock Inn

Cottage Sea Rock bed view overlooking the ocean - Mendocino Music FestivalAfter a day of kayaking in Mendocino, come back to a cozy room at Sea Rock Inn! Our modern accommodations have everything you need to rest before your next adventure. Reconnect with nature and unwind from all your worries!

Book our Junior Suite 18! You’ll have a beautiful ocean view right from your bed. Relax in a hot bubble bath, slip into something comfortable, and enjoy a glass of wine on your private deck. Then, get a good night’s sleep in the luxurious queen bed and enjoy the soothing and sound of distant waves. Wake up the next day feeling as refreshed as ever and join us in the main inn where a delicious homemade breakfast awaits you!

Book your stay today at Sea Rock Inn! We look forward to meeting you.