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Address: 100 N Bayside Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone Number: +1 949-261-0200
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Southwind Newport Rental is located in Newport Beach California, in the...

Southwind Newport Rental is located in Newport Beach California, in the heart of Orange County Coast. Our on-the-water location is a short paddle away from Newport Harbor and the Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve. Begin your adventure today!

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Great Kayak Rentals!

Once you find Southwind Kayak, literally under the bridge, you have a nice take-off spot for kayaks and paddle boards. Easy parking. A double kayak is $20/hour. The staff is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 July 2016
Mina G
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Once you find Southwind Kayak, literally under the bridge, you have a nice take-off spot for kayaks and paddle boards. Easy parking. A double kayak is $20/hour. The staff is super friendly and will give you advice on technique and where to explore. Gorgeous calm waters. The kayaks have nice backrests! Enjoyable experience.

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3 Thank Mina G
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Located at bayside easy to get into Newport bay. Friendly staff who helped us get in and launch boat. Also helped us when we returned to dock boat and get out. Great guy! Rented 2 person kayak for $20 per hour. Fun way to enjoy a hot day on the bay.

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2 Thank Pedalpeaks
Reno, Nevada
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553 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Free parking is a plus. They really take good care of their customers compared to some places I have rented from. Hauled kayaks to and from water for us. Pushed us off so we didn't even have to get wet when we go in, etc. A nice way to spend some time....paddle around looking at nice houses and boats. Bathrooms... More 

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1 Thank lew w
Irvine, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

Best kayak rental in Newport Beach Whenever I have guests from out of town I bring them here for a Socal experience of sun, water and some of the most expensive real estate on the planet. There's always something to see on the water. They have a great retail store in Irvine as well. The staff is always friendly and... More 

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3 Thank John R
Chicago
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

For something different, my wife and I decided to rent a kayak and sightsee around the canals and inlets of Newport and Balboa. An excellent way to get some exercise and see beautiful homes and boats that you never see from the streets in the area! Very reasonably priced, and a great way to spend an hour or two (and... More 

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1 Thank MeanderingMike1
Rowland Heights, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

If you are in Newport Beach and want to do an inexpensive activity.....try Kayaking! At Southwind Kayak we had a great experience. It was our first time there and we will definite go back. It was my husband's and my wedding anniversary and we wanted to go kayaking. At first we could not find the place since it was a... More 

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2 Thank WomanlovestoKayak
Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2013

Came here to get away from it all and take pictures of birds and scenery. Was not dissapointed, I saw birds, jumping fish, and even some jellyfish. It was also super peaceful and quiet out there, only the occasional airplane flying overhead reminded me that I was still living in OC. A great way to get some clarity and destress

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Irvine
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2013

Southwind Kayak Center is right off PCH. It's easy to get to and it's a great place to rent a Kayak or Paddleboard.

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Laguna Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2013

We have come here 2 times these past 2 months to rent kayaks. They have reasonable rates and very good service. Very low key and laid back feeling. The back bay is just big enough to enjoy our time, and small enough you don't get lost. We will come back again. The road sign for this place is not that... More 

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3 Thank Camellia S
Compton, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2013

Went here with my girlfriend for some paddleboard rentals. I like this place the best out of all the rentals because its located between the back bay and the harbor, so you can pick which way to go. Staff was speedy and friendly (it was very busy on Saturday!). My girlfriend and I even saw some dolphins on our way... More 

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