WELCOME TO KAYAK CAMANCHE! WE ARE STOKED YOU ARE CHOOSING US FOR YOUR PADDLING ADVENTURE.
Our location at Lake Camanche is the perfect place to start your experience on the water. From kayak and SUP rentals, to Sunset and Full Moon tours, if you want it, we have it! Our goal is to create a community who explores, learns, and enjoys the outdoors through paddle sports. As lifelong paddlers, our passion for the sport runs deep. Our team's diverse background allows us to offer expert info and advice on many different facets of the sport. We strive to provide the best customer service experience possible both on and off the water. If you have any questions or concerns do not hesitate to reach out. We are here to help!
Did you know? Kayak Camanche is ran by Headwaters Kayak Shop based in Lodi, CA. We are a short 40 minutes from Lake Camanche and have an additional on water rental location on the local river in Lodi. Our retail shop nearby is the perfect stop for anyone who wants to learn more about the sport. From fishing kayaks to ocean kayaks to your everyday recreational kayaks, we are here to meet your needs and answer any questions you may have. We don’t just sell the lifestyle - we live it! Check out our additional locations at: headwaterskayak.com, boathouse Instagram, boathouse facebook.
We create a community who explores, learns, and enjoys the outdoors through paddle sports. As lifelong paddlers, our passion for the sport runs deep. Our team's diverse background allows us to offer expert info and advice on many different facets of the sport.
Abigail (Abba) is the boathouse manager and one of the main tour guides for Headwaters Kayak. She currently holds her Level 2 Kayak Instructor certificate from the American Canoe Association. Enthusiastic and knowledgeable, Abba is the point person for all things boathouse related and is eager to help customers with any questions they may have. Off the water, you'll be hard pressed to track her down. She usually heads to the mountains with her dog to climb, hike, paddleboard, backpack, or - in the winter time - to ski.
Kitchi is the adventurous boathouse dog. During any given day, she will most likely be basking in the sun, observing the everyday boathouse bustle. In the morning and evening, Kitchi can be found on the Paddleboard, Kayak, or Canoe tours.
One of the sweetest individuals you will ever meet, Allie is a constant smile at the boathouse. She is a student at Lodi High School and an active member of the Lodi Community. An avid adventurer, Allie enjoys SUPing, photography, painting, and swimming. On her off days, Allie explores the mountains with her family.
A born and raised Lodi local, McKenna is a rising Senior at Grand Canyon University studying business management. She is a passionate Stand-Up Paddleboarder and is a regular sight on our SUP yoga sessions on the river. When she's not on the water, you can find McKenna hitting up the climbing gym, hiking, throwing down some killer two step dance moves, or taking her niece on some kind of rad adventure.
Brylee is a very active individual. She loves hiking, learning new things, and doing SUP yoga. One of her big accomplishments was doing the sharkfest swim...with no wetsuit! One item she's sure to be checking off this summer is skydiving. Brylee is a ray of sunshine at the boathouse and is passionate about her adventurous lifestyle.
Meet Cameron Taylor. A Lodi local, Cameron is a rising Junior at Tokay High School and plays sports year round. He runs track, cross country, and plays basketball. Cameron has been kayaking for years, going on trips with his parents as a child. He also enjoys hiking, camping, riding unicycles, and hanging out with friends.
Always down for adventure, Keean is a rising Junior at Connecting Waters Charter School. When he's not kayaking, he can be found on the basketball court shooting hoops with his buddies. On his down time, he is hanging out with friends and family.