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Nice People

My friend and I got a little thrown off trying to find the rental spot, but once we did we had a... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2015
Costa Mesa, California
You know you want to go Stand Up Paddleboarding!

This place is 100 feet from my house. Every day I watch people having a lot of fun on these... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2015
Newport Beach, California
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Oct 13, 2015
“Nice People”
Jul 8, 2015
“Wish it would've been better...”
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229 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92662-1247
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Reviewed October 13, 2015

My friend and I got a little thrown off trying to find the rental spot, but once we did we had a great time. The people renting out the kayaks are very nice, and the process easy as can be. We had a fantastic time...More

1  Thank Marley32253
Reviewed July 8, 2015

My teenage sons and I wanted to try paddleboarding as we had never done it before. We saw good reviews so decided to go with Island Paddle Board. It was difficult to find as you have to go into a clothing store to rent the...More

2  Thank Linda T
Reviewed June 24, 2015

This place is 100 feet from my house. Every day I watch people having a lot of fun on these paddleboards. Yeah, it takes a little practice, but once you get the hang of it, it's a blast. The guys help you with the boards....More

2  Thank Goodness4you
Reviewed May 6, 2015

My husband and I wanted to try paddle boarding for the first time during a vacation to Newport Beach, CA. Our host offered a few recommendations and we ended up renting from Island Paddle Board. The store associates were really friendly and upbeat. They put...More

1  Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed February 20, 2015

My husband and I rented SUP's here and paddled around Balboa Island. It was so much fun, inexpensive, and so easy! We paid at the store which is 2 short blocks from the channel, then walked over to the garage to get our boards. The...More

1  Thank Michele33657
Reviewed July 23, 2014

I was totally new to paddle boarding and went to Island Paddleboard from the tripadvisor reviews. The lesson and instructor were perfect. He was prompt. The equipment was in excellent condition. All the instructions were clear and he was so patient. Thank you for a...More

2  Thank travelerdhh
Reviewed May 16, 2013

We took a tour with Brian at Island Paddleboard. It was pretty cool. We paddled around Newport Harbor and were shown some of the local beaches and coves. I was surprised at the wildlife in the area. I probably best liked seeing all the seals...More

3  Thank Jane C
Reviewed May 13, 2013

Great time... beautiful surroundings, the perfect equipment, excellent good ole family service. Highly recommended!

1  Thank havilnut
Reviewed July 30, 2012

We are a family of five and spent a few hours with Brian, who taught us how to paddle board. The location is perfect! We rolled the boards down to the bay and went over the basics before launching. Brian was great and really helped...More

5  Thank Julia S
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