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Carlsbad Lagoon

4215 Harrison Street, Carlsbad, CA 92840
(760) 434-3089
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Ranked #9 of 21 Attractions in Carlsbad
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Carlsbad, CA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a great place to take your stand up paddle and just tool around. There is also an area to rent them if you don't own them. There is water skiing and jet ski's available for rent as well.

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I loved this place. I am a Texas girl and I have never been out on the water like that. I am a thick woman and I felt really comfortable with my husband and the ski's were super fun. I am 45 years old and I don't know why I haven't ever tried it before. One entry checked off my... More

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Kihei, Hawaii
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I live on Maui and while visiting family in San Diego......I got to take a stand up paddle board out on a very nice day! It's Fall, so it was very quiet and that was great! The water was calm and I paddled all the way down to the marsh where I visited with a flock of sea birds. The... More

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San Diego, California, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you are renting something you have to paddle, head towards the marsh area. There is a lot to explore over there and a lot of cool wildlife. The crabs live along the mud walls and are fun to look for. There are various "canal" paths you can follow. We you are going against the tide it is a pretty... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Great place to go and rent water equipment to play in the bay. We rented a paddle board for $30.00 for an hour, which was enough time for a beginner.

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Carlsbad, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is one out of three lagoons in Carlsbad. This one in particular is great for all kinds of water sports, kayaking, water bikes, pedal boats, jet ski. The lagoon is about 2 miles from Tamarack Beach and many very good restaurants. Lots to do!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Having grown up in MI canoeing from childhood on, we enjoyed cooling off during our recent hot spell at the convenient Carlsbad Lagoon. We took advantage of a discount coupon which gave us two hours to explore for the cost of one. We were given a heavy gauge red plastic two person canoe, with solid wood paddles and two life... More

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

You can either rent or bring your own equipment. If you bring your own (kayaks, or stand up paddleboards) you can launch for free from Bristol cove. Parking is on the street, but usually available.

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Ingleside, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

You can go fishing in the lagoon or walk across the street to some awesome beaches I love Carlsbad California

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Phoenix, Arizona
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Carlsbad Lagoon is easy to get to off the freeway. Groupon's available which is great! Parking is great. The rental porcess is really easy we were in the water in 15 minuets on a holiday weekend. There was no training needed and no life jackets handed out. We were experienced so that was fine but it made me nervous for... More

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