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Headwaters now has locations at North Shore & South Shore Lake Camanche




The Headwaters Kayak Shop was started for people like you! We are a customer-centered shop and are striving to make kayaking more accessible for everyone in the central valley.

We provide you with quality merchandise and most importantly, the expert

instruction and skill that you will need to get the most out of your investments. We strive to meet each customer wherever they are in their skill set and help them advance to achieve the goals that they have set for themselves.

Please let us know how we can best serve you!!!

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  • 5 star rating SUP!!! Group of 8 went out for my bday and had a great time! We were all first timers and had only 2 casualties lol but they got back up soon after they fell in. Our tour guide was super sweet... read more

    Tracie L 7/13/2019

    5 star rating Great Summer Activity! The lake is clean and the staff is very nice & helpful! Reservations and having the liability form already completed saves time and keeps the line moving quickly! Closes at 6pm, would be more convenient if they were open later... read more

    PeggiM10 7/11/2019

    5 star rating Girls morning out! The tour guides were wonderful water companions very knowledgeable of the Mokelumne River and habitat. I will do this adventure again!

    Kate M 7/08/2019

    5 star rating Great training class We took a Kayak "rescue" class with Abba. Some of us have been kayaking for years and we still learned a lot. Great instructor.

    Caleb B 7/05/2019
  • 5 star rating Kayak Lesson Friends and family were taught proper kayaking techniques for paddling and rescue. Abba was a great instructor and taught us how to recover from a flipped sit in kayak as well as various paddling techniques which greatly improved our efficiency.

    Steve P 7/05/2019

    5 star rating Ava’s. birthday outing We had a fantastic time! Staff was very knowledgeable helping our first time kayakers. Kayaks were amazing and very easy to use .. would absolutely recommend Headwaters Boathouse to friends and we will definitely be back for more fun!!

    MommaMonte 6/28/2019

    5 star rating Father’s Day Paddle We had an excellent experience with Headwaters Kayak at the Father’s Day Paddle! It was a wonderful event! The kayaks that they provided were very high quality. It was a lot of fun!

    Scott C 6/17/2019

    5 star rating Mrs. Great adventure, good tour guides and very friendly. Staff offered to help carry and old ad my kayak. So nice.

    saftias 6/16/2019
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    5 star rating Sup rental Awesome experience. Will keep coming back! The price is right. Book online and fill out waiver there.

    LaurieRoach1101 5/04/2019
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    5 star rating Paddlefest Paddlefest was a wonderful opportunity to try out a variety of kayaks and paddle boards as many times as I wanted without feeling hurried. Thanks for the opportunity! The live music and food truck made it even more fun and festive!

    Amanda S 5/01/2019
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    5 star rating 1st time kayaking and I had a blast! Kayaks were readily available with great staff, clean kayaks, just a great experience all around. Definitely going to make this a yearly adventure as well as looking into purchasing my own kayak!

    ncastro2019 5/01/2019
    Gee P Avatar

    5 star rating Paddlefest 2019 The staff were very helpful and nice and i loved their service. My family had a great experience and we now are thinking about purchasing kayaks!

    Gee P 4/27/2019
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    5 star rating Headwaters Kayak We had such a wonderful experience with Headwaters Kayak!!! We are from out of state and Headwaters went above and beyond by holding our kayaks for 6 months until we were able to pick them up. Communication in this... read more

    Coachovard20 3/30/2019
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    5 star rating Lodi Gem! Headwaters boathouse of Lodi is one of the best experiences in town. It’s fun for the whole family, the staff are friendly, knowledgeable and make getting out on the water fun and easy!! I would highly recommend everyone stopping by... read more

    AAuerbach 3/25/2019
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    5 star rating Full Moon Paddle It was absolutely amazing!! I had a wonderful time and I can’t wait to go again sometime:) I would definitely recommend doing the full moon paddle.

    Annielynnhooks7 3/22/2019
    Terri L Avatar

    5 star rating Headwaters Full Moon Paddle First time in kayak! It was so fun! Definitely doing it again. The staff were very helpful and informative... They were really great.

    Terri L 3/21/2019

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