Nestled across the way from the City by the Bay is the seaside hamlet of Sausalito, which boasts bohemian neighborhoods of upscale ‘houseboats,’ where Otis Redding wrote The Dock of the Bay in 1967.
Visit via Kayak or Paddleboard
Rent a kayak or SUP from Sea Trek in Sausalito then paddle over to the neighborhoods of floating homes, where you can spy harbor seals and blue herons going about their day along the tranquil docks and waterways of Sausalito.
Kayak or SUP rental $25-$40 an hour
Guided kayaking or SUP tours $65-$75+
Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm & Sat-Sun, 8:30am-5pm (Apr-Oct)
Sun-Sat, 9am-4pm (Nov-Mar)
2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito
Goeth on Foot
There are a number of different floating home neighborhoods in Sausalito. A nice place to start is at Gate 6, where you can access the A Dock and Issaquah Dock.
1 Gate 6 Rd, Sausalito