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Avila Beach Paddlesports

3915 Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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As part of our trip around california we booked in for the morning kayak tour and we can honesty... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dan L
Great family outing - ages 8, teens and adults

We did the family kayak tour and we highly recommend! We are a family of 5 ( kids ages 8-16) and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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KAYAK and PADDLEBOARD to a private beach and walk up to the historic Point San Luis Lighthouse! Located directly on the waterfront. RENTALS, LESSONS & ADVENTURE TOURS. 2016 & 2017 VOTED BEST OF SLO COUNTY! . Explore the pristine waters, natural coastline, and secret beaches of Avila, the hidden gem of San Luis Obispo County, with Avila Beach Paddlesports. Avila Beach has the best weather on the Central Coast, so don't forget your sunblock! Beginners are welcome and free instruction and safety information is always included with kayak and paddleboard rentals. The friendly SuperCrew at Avila Beach Paddlesports has the local knowledge and expertise to create the best experience for you and your family! Their staff and professional guides have decades of local water knowledge and the skills to teach you how to explore, be safe, become a better paddler, and have fun!
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“paddle boarding” (22 reviews)
“kayak tour” (16 reviews)
“sea lions” (38 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3915 Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of our trip around california we booked in for the morning kayak tour and we can honesty say it was one of the best bits of our holiday! We went on a Thursday so there was only two of us on the tour...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the family kayak tour and we highly recommend! We are a family of 5 ( kids ages 8-16) and they all loved it!!! Gina was an amazing guide - teaching us about the sea and wild life and ensuring we had great views...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

My 23 yr old daughter and I were treated to the most fun experience on the water ever, celebrating my bday & mother’s day. I truly can’t remember having so much fun. Vince was knowledgeable, encouraging and so enthusiastic. He patiently gave us a great...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

We had a perfect morning in Port San Luis. Our guide, Gina, not only made sure we saw wildlife, but helped us treat it with respect. We had the chance to touch sea stars, see enormous anemones and visit with the occasional sea lion and...More

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Reviewed December 24, 2017

I took my wife here for our anniversary and we didn't really know what to expect, being novice kayakers. I can easily say that we had the time of our lives, Our guide was encouraging and energetic and took a ton of photos that we...More

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Reviewed December 10, 2017

We are in our 60s and never kayaked before so we were a little apprehensive. Our tour was great and we gained a lot of confidence. Vince gave us the basics then challenged us with some more advanced maneuvers. We loved the area. The water...More

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Reviewed November 23, 2017

This is our second kayak tour with Avila Beach Paddlesports, enjoyed both immensely. They are friendly and accommodating, well-equipped, safety minded. Great with kids, too. Can't wait to take the longer tour.

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Reviewed October 14, 2017

We had the best morning with our guide Vince. Despite the unseasonable wind we had a lot of fun and got to see an abundance of animals. Vince was great he had a wealth of knowledge. We loved that he took a ton of pictures...More

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Laura S
September 2, 2016|
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Response from Rebecca-aus | Reviewed this property |
Hi Laura, We were a group of 6 and didn't do tour. We just went out by ourselves for a couple of hours with a double kayak and 4 SUP boards - we had a great time
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