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Address: 3411 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7919
Phone Number: (530) 544-2011
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Had a great time on Emerald Bay thanks to these guys

Really felt like the people working knew what was happening and what worked and what didn't. They were able to help us get in to our kayak, give us some basic instruction, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
J L
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Gilroy, California

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Gilroy, California
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really felt like the people working knew what was happening and what worked and what didn't. They were able to help us get in to our kayak, give us some basic instruction, and some major highlights on what to check out. Not only were they super nice training us and getting us out on the water, they were great when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were out on Emerald Bay on kayaks over the July 4th weekend, and we were very glad that these folks were all the way down there renting kayaks and paddleboards etc. Without these, it's hard to get out into the cold water safely to really see the sights of the coastline. Powerboats pollute the area with loud blaring music,... More 

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Thank シュッツェ マ
Boulder, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Super friendly and helpful. Very easy to work with and we had a great time kayaking out to Emerald Bay.

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Thank Chris H
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We had a fabulous time kayaking and exploring the island. The staff at the rental were friendly, efficient and helpful. This is a "must do" activity when you visit Emerald Bay! The view of the bay and the mountains from the island is truly splendid!!

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1 Thank kmbrhersh
Newport Beach, California
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57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

They are very accommodating to your needs and what you want. We have used them before for kayaks but on this trip we used the SUPS and they were great for an hour. Bet non corporate which I like and would recommend to anyone that wants quality gear with quality service.

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Thank Roland H
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

These guys were great. We took a one hour kayak from Vikingsholm. Our boys ages 11 and 9 really enjoyed paddling over to the tea house and exploring. It was a bit windy the day we went but we had no problem getting back to shore. A must do in Emerald Bay. Be ready for the 1 mile hike back... More 

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1 Thank hwbolin
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124 reviews
73 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

I am just so dissapointed in myself for not having seen this as a "MUST" activity. We did this on a whim bc it didn't seem to expensive and "why not"? Right? When I think of Tahoe now, this is the experience I think of most fondly and we have been here a lot and done a variety of activities.... More 

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5 Thank Amber G
new jersey
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59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We rented a two person kayak for an hour after taking the Vikingsholm tour. What I love about renting from this location is that you can kayak around Fannette Island where you can explore the little island also. The guys are great to deal with !

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7 Thank luvnatlparks
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66 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We decided to kayak Emerald Bay on our vacation and we discovered that this company pretty much has the monopoly on kayak rentals, but the guys were so great and full of information of what areas to see and what to be aware of and had great knowledge of history of the area as well AND gave us several tips... More 

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3 Thank Shannon C
Seattle, Wa
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111 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

We rented SUP's and they were very generous with what they called an hour! In reality we were almost 1.5 hrs and they just charged an hour. Staff were super friendly!

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