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Paddleboard Rentals at Buck's Launching
Near China Camp State Park
Marin County, North Bay Area

We offer on-water hourly stand-up paddleboard rentals and kayak rentals at Buck's Launching in Marin County. We have various paddle board sizes and models to fit you and your experience level. We accept reservations for paddleboard rentals lasting 2 hours or longer. You can also rent a paddleboard on a 24 hr. basis from our Marin store with advance notice.

Please note that due to US Coast Guard law, all paddleboard rentals include a lifejacket that must be worn at all times. Please see our rental policies.

Marin Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Rental Rates

Marin County
Paddle Board Rental Rates

1 Hour
(min)
Rental Paddleboards
Comes with paddle, leash, and PFD (life jacket)
$20
Demo Paddleboards (high-end)
Comes with paddle, leash, and PFD (life jacket)
$30
The minimum rental time is one hour and is prorated therafter. Please be sure to read our rental policies.

Operating Hours

Closed until the 2018 Spring/Summer season
For larger group rentals please contact us.

Open seasonally and on the weekends, Buck's Launching is available on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M., but subject to change depending on the demand and weather. The last rental goes out at 4:00 P.M. and is due back by 5:00 P.M.

As more people discover this awesome paddling destination we will expand our days of operation.

Paddleboard Availability and Reservations

Generally we have enough paddleboards to meet the demand for walk-ins, but occasionally we do temporarily book up. We do reccommend that larger groups make a reservation to ensure availibility. A reservation can be made by credit card for rentals lasting 2 hours or longer. If you make a reservation, please be sure to arrive about 20 minutes before your reservation start time.

We offer stable and easy to use stand-up paddleboards appropriate for developing paddlers as well as high-end performance race boards.

Paddleboard Demos

Are you thinking about buying a paddleboard? If so, the best way to buy one is to try some. Our expert sales staff will help you narrow your choices, but paddling the various models will help you decide. Paddleboard shoppers will be allowed to swap out different paddleboards during their rental period. Demos are charged at the Demo Paddleboard rate and up to $50 of what you spend may be applied toward the purchase of a new regular priced stand up paddleboard (SUP). If there is a particular paddle board you would like to demo, please contact us for availability.

If you want to learn how to SUP take a paddleboarding lesson with Outback Adventures.

Special Needs

If you have special needs or might require special accomadations please contact us at the numbers below and we will be happy to assist you.

Directions to Buck's Launching in San Rafael
Near China Camp State Park

Directions from San Francisco

Take Highway 101 North, and cross the Golden Gate Bridge and head towards San Rafael. Take the exit for N. San Pedro Road and head East. Continue on N. San Pedro Road. You will eventually come to a stop sign at Meadow Drive and you will see a 711 store on your right. Continue on N. San Pedro Road past the stop sign and East towards the Bay. At the top of the small hill just before continuing down towards the Bay, turn left for Buck's Launching. Follow the entrance signs for Outback Adventures. Please do not drive or park past the buildings on the left, but instead drive through the gated entrance on the right.

Directions from Santa Rosa

Take 101 South and take the exit for N. San Pedro Road. At the exit turn left which is the same direction for China Camp State Park and the Marin County Civic Center. Continue on N. San Pedro Road. You will eventually come to a stop sign at Meadow Drive and you will see a 711 store on your right. Continue on N. San Pedro Road past the stop sign and East towards the Bay. At the top of the small hill just before continuing down towards the Bay, turn left for Buck's Launching. Follow the entrance signs for Outback Adventures. Please do not drive or park past the buildings on the left, but instead drive through the gated entrance on the right.

Directions from Richmond

Take 580 West accross the Richmond / San Rafael Bridge towards San Rafael and merge onto 101N. Take the exit for N. San Pedro Road and head East. Continue on N. San Pedro Road. You will eventually come to a stop sign at Meadow Drive and you will see a 711 store on your right. Continue on N. San Pedro Road past the stop sign and East towards the Bay. At the top of the small hill just before continuing down towards the Bay, turn left for Buck's Launching. Follow the entrance signs for Outback Adventures. Please do not drive or park past the buildings on the left, but instead drive through the gated entrance on the right.

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