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Address: 3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7919
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+1 530-544-2011
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Great service and fun kayaking!!

Great kayaking experience! It was so great that they have kayaks right there at Emerald Bay, down the Vikingsholm trail. Made it so easy to kayak around Emerald Bay. And the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 19, 2016
jmntraveler
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San Francisco, California

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Great kayaking experience! It was so great that they have kayaks right there at Emerald Bay, down the Vikingsholm trail. Made it so easy to kayak around Emerald Bay. And the staff were so excellent -- they showed us how to paddle (we had only ever canoed) and they really did a great job. Thank you!

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

We booked a kayak and stand up paddle board for 2 hours from the south lake tahoe location. Staff were very helpful and the equipment was good quality. We were able to paddle a good distance along the lake shore and were very happy with our experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the kayaking experience with kayak tahoe. Both me and my wife have no idea how to swim and we still kayaked to the small island and came back. Need to come early to avoid the waiting time and the mad scramble for parking. The people at the kayak tent were very friendly and that made us to... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

The folks at Kayak Tahoe are wonderful! We told them that we needed a faster boat and they gave us a 16ft Ocean Kayak (they only have sit on tops), which while still a "party floater" provided for a fun outing on Lake Tahoe. Beautiful scenery!

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Greenbrier, Tennessee
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41 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

First off get there early. By 9:00 it's full parking lot, kayaks rented. We got there at 9:00, had to park on the side of the road. Saved us $12 for not getting a spot in the lot. We did get single kayaks no problems. The guys working were fantastic! Kayaking is great along the shoreline. Paddle out to the... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Morning kayaking on Lake Tahoe is absolutely gorgeous. We rented double kayaks at two of Tahoe Sea Kayak’s five locations on the lake’s west shore -- Pope Beach and Emerald Bay. After a thorough safety talk (look out for inexperienced motorboat drivers…), both Drue (Pope Beach) and Brett (Emerald Bay) gave us some great tips on where to paddle. From... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Kayak Tahoe has multiple locations on the lake to rent kayaks and stand up paddle boards. We went to the Vikingsholm, Emerald Bay location. This is a MUST SEE if you are vacationing in Lake Tahoe.This place was gorgeous. Parking is crazy here so arrive early or be prepared to walk an extra half mile or more. You have to... More 

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Avon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

We didn't have time to do the 4 hour kayak tour so I called for other options. They recommended the 2 hour self rental but also recommended to get there early for a Saturday morning. We got there at 9 and got the last parking spot and were still 15 people deep for the 9:30 opening. Plus we beat the... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We parked in the Vikingsholm parking lot and walked the mile to the beach shore to rent kayaks. Even though we arrive around 10am, we still had a 40 minute wait for kayaks. You only need to rent for an hour. It takes less than 10 minutes to paddle over to the small island. Bring your shoes to climb to... More 

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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

These guys have a simple set up in front of Vikingsholm. Went with our kids and rented two double kayaks for an hour. That was plenty of time to paddle out to island, explore and paddle a bit around the bay. Kids had a great time and it was definitely a highlight of he day. Would definitely recommend booking a... More 

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