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Address: 3915 Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach, CA 93424 (Formerly SLO Coast Kayaks)
Phone Number: +1 805-704-6902
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09:00 - 16:00
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Thu - Mon 09:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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WINNER 2016 VOTED BEST OF SLO COUNTY! KAYAK and PADDLEBOARD RENTALS,...

WINNER 2016 VOTED BEST OF SLO COUNTY! KAYAK and PADDLEBOARD RENTALS, LESSONS, and eco ADVENTURE TOURS in sunny Avila Beach. Explore the pristine waters, sea caves, 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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Go see Vince & Emily ... they'll take care of you!

If you're looking for some kayaking or SUP fun in Avila Beach, then Avila Beach Paddlesports is the place to go. The kind and friendly husband & wife team of Vince & Emily have... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
DRPerko
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Bakersfield, California
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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for some kayaking or SUP fun in Avila Beach, then Avila Beach Paddlesports is the place to go. The kind and friendly husband & wife team of Vince & Emily have this great "little" setup that is well organized, with a simplified process that gets you into the water quickly. But they are all about helping you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome kayaking experience yesterday. My wife and I had the thrill of a lifetime. Your staff was amazing. Thank you!

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Paso Robles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a last minute booking tour! Our experience was amazing. We want to thank Vincent for giving such a great tour and experience. We loved every bit of it. We can't want to do it again

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had a great time on our tour with Gina!! She's great! Very knowledgeable, personable, and easy-going.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This is my second trip down from Toronto to do a tour with Vince. We did the cave tour which was challenging and amazing! Vince is super knowledgeable and we all felt safe the entire trip. We even got sea sick and Vince took amazing care of us and we were able to finish the tour. He helped me push... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Friendly service from peeps who really enjoy what they do and take pride in their business. Super busy day (it was sunny and 93°) and still I was on a SUP in 20mins. They even gave me a quick lesson on paddle boarding which probably saved me from a splash in the cold water. I'll rent again.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We rented Kayaks on an unusually warm day in September. We were excited to see the Lighthouse that we thought we weren't going to be able to see. The otters, seals, and sea lions were a great bonus.

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Belmont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We saw seals, otters, several kinds of birds and the rocks are very pretty. Nice and calm, very relaxing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Being a local, Avila is my go to place for kayaking! They have awesome customer service as well as beautiful coastal views, and access to the lighthouse! And the wildlife is a bonus too! I always have a great time whenever I get a chance to head out there! Highly recommend! Get there early for best experience overall 👍🏼

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Arroyo Grande, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We had three adults and two children on our kayak trip and this wasn't the first time we have gone to Avila Beach Paddlesports. They were very safety conscious for the adults and especially the children, both under ten years old. The staff was extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the equipment, which was in excellent shape, and the area we... More 

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