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Avila Beach Paddlesports

3915 Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach, CA 93424
+1 805-704-6902
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Great wildlife tour of the Bay

We loved our time on the water. Vince was a great guide who taught us so much about the natural... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Greg and Karen's wedding- The day before

There were close to 30 friends and families with vhildren. We were rapidly and completely outfitted... read more

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Reviewed 1 week 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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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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+1 805-704-6902
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There were close to 30 friends and families with vhildren. We were rapidly and completely outfitted for our morning on the bay. Kevin gave us much info re: the ocean and kelp beds. We saw multiple sea otters floating in the kelp on their backs...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi all, it’s taken me way too long to write about learning to kayak out in the Pacific Ocean! Avila Beach Paddlesports is the best. I had wanted to do this for a while, so I went to see them and I did it! They...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide Vince, and team were great! My daughter and I had the trip of a lifetime with Avila Beach Paddlesports. I would highly recommend to everyone...the guided kayak tour was awesome! Thank you for sharing your knowledge and love of the sea and marine...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a gorgeous day we kayaked around San Luis harbor. The paddle was easy and fun. The wild life was plentiful. Harbor seals popped their heads up and watched us while a family of otters lounged, ate and frolicked in the kelp. The raucous sea...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I sent my two teens to Avila Beach Paddlesports for a kayak tour. They were all smiles after the tour and said they had a really good time. Vince and Emily took a very good care of my kids. Plus, I was very pleased to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! What a blast!! My hubby and I really enjoyed our very first kayak adventure! Vince and Emily are so cool! Vince was our guide and he is so fun and energetic! He encouraged and taught us so much! We safely made our way around...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vince and Emily were great! Such positive high energy! Loved every bit of this. Fun, knowledgeable & entertaining! Would definitely go back!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Gina was a joy to spend the morning with. We had a great time learning the ropes, going through obstacles and seeing sea creatures up close and personal. The stop at the lighthouse was fun as well...don't miss the huge tree swing! Little advice for...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Great day on the ocean and perfect morning for kayaking. Friendly, fun, nice staff. Highly recommend.

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Laura S
3 September 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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