Mission Adventure Tours

Kayaking on the River Walk

Kayaking on the River Walk

Advanced Reservation Required |  Friday, Saturday, Sunday, & Monday mornings

Enjoy kayaking along the world- famous San Antonio River Walk as it winds through the Downtown Business District. This easy 3.5 mile flat-water kayak trip is great for beginner kayakers and families.

KAYAK RENTALS (Not a guided tour)

This is NOT a guided kayak tour, you are free to enjoy the river on your own.

  • See ticketing information for age restrictions for children.
  • Kayak, paddles, life vest, and launch fee are included in the 2 hour rental fee.

Bring Your Own Kayak: LAUNCH FEE –Not a rental- No Inflatable Kayaks Allowed

  • You must bring your own kayak, paddles, and life jacket.
  • Only kayaks or canoes are allowed on the water, other personal equipment, such as paddleboards, etc., will NOT be approved to launch. No inflatable kayaks allowed.
  • See ticketing information for age restrictions for children.

How to Find Us 

  • Look for the Mission Adventure Tours kayaking flag near the intersection of 4th Avenue and Auditorium Circle behind the Tobin Center. 
  • Check-in will be on the river level behind the Tobin Center.

Where to Park

  • Parking lots, garages, and street-metered parking are near the Tobin Center
  • Parking IS NOT included in the rental or launch fee price.
  • The area has standard sized parking spots and large oversized vehicles such as trailers are not recommended.

 What to Bring

  • A water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses, and hat are recommended. You will be standing in a few inches of water getting in and out of the kayak. Bring shoes that can get wet (i.e. strap on sandals or water shoes). Kayaking is a water sport, and you will probably get wet. You might include a change of clothes and a waterproof bag for your keys and cell phone. You can rent a dry bag from Mission Kayak for $5.00 when you arrive.