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Address: 1257 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3115
Phone Number: +1 949-275-7544
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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La Vida Laguna offers the best in stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking,...

La Vida Laguna offers the best in stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking, hiking, biking and surfing in Laguna Beach. We do private and group tours, lessons and semi-private lessons at the best value in town. Laguna Beach has the tastiest mix of everything coastal California has to offer: Rugged and dramatic coastline, thousands of acres of wilderness, world-class surf, protected coves and beaches, abundant wildlife and unsurpassed beauty. Kayak through kelp beds alongside dolphins and sea lions, surf a reef break, paddleboard the calm, protected coves, hike the local trails or bike the sage-scented wilderness, and you are guaranteed a mood elevation.

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US$85.00*
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Laguna Beach Kayak Tour with Sea Lion Viewing
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US$85.00*
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Laguna Beach SUP Lesson and Tour
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US$125.00*
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2-hour Surf Lesson at Laguna Beach

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Doug made it very easy. I'm a fat middle-aged librarian who has kayaked only twice before - both times on rivers, not ocean - and was there without a partner (my fella had a great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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West Hollywood, California
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West Hollywood, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doug made it very easy. I'm a fat middle-aged librarian who has kayaked only twice before - both times on rivers, not ocean - and was there without a partner (my fella had a great time staying on the beach with our dog). He put me in the front of his kayak and I felt fine rowing at my own... More 

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Piscataway, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such fun on our kayak tour. Justin was very professional, polite and informative. Although through the TripAdvisor link, it appeared that we were unable to make a same day reservation, when I called the posted phone number, I was directed to the company's main website and the reservation ability was opened up. I was able to pay online... More 

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La Vida Laguna L, Owner at La Vida Laguna, responded to this review

We're so glad you were able to book your kayaking tour (same-day) and pleased that your guide received high marks! We can't take responsibility for our beautiful coastline, but it's a great honor to share it with others. More 

Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy online booking, friendly guide, great spot, new boards and wetsuits. Counldn't be better. We had a lot of fun and felt always safe & in good company. Thanks to Justin and La Vida Laguna.

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La Vida Laguna L, Guest Relations Manager at La Vida Laguna, responded to this review

Glad you had a good time and caught some waves. Just will be happy to hear, thank you for the review! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Very interesting and instructional. Easy in and out of ocean! Good instruction and support by guides.

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La Vida Laguna L, Guest Relations Manager at La Vida Laguna, responded to this review

Thank for coming to Laguna Beach and selecting us for a Kayak Tour! More 

London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I booked a 2 hour surfing tuition for $130, the equipment - wet suit and surf board were fine but the tuition was not good. Although I have never surfed before I have windsurfed, kite surfed and I am an experienced skier so I thought I might be ok on a surfboard. We waited quite a while (20 mins) for... More 

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La Vida Laguna L, Owner at La Vida Laguna, responded to this review

Sorry to hear your lesson was less than desired. Surfing has incredibly steep learning curve and our best advise would be to keep at it. With your extensive experience in various other sports you WILL get the hang of it. Best of luck to you!! More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had excellent customer service, and communication leading up to our adventure. Our guide was very friendly and informative. The trip went smoothly, and was a nice opportunity to see Laguna from the water. We got a bit of history of the city, some fun facts, and an amazing view. We hadn't kayaked before, but received great instruction from the... More 

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La Vida Laguna L, Guest Relations Manager at La Vida Laguna, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us for a good Kayak tour! Please check us out on Instagram and FaceBook @LavidaLaguna More 

st. louis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

One of the best tours I have ever done! The guide(Doug) did an awesome job. Would highly recommend to anyone!

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La Vida Laguna L, Public Relations Manager at La Vida Laguna, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, Doug is a passionate Waterman, glad you enjoyed your guide! Come back and see us sometime. More 

Newport Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Spent a wonderful few hours touring coves of Laguna Beach, California, on a kayak. John, kayak tour guide, was very knowledgeable about the history and current affairs of the area, which made the tour much more interesting than just paddling around. Wonderful time; would do it again.

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La Vida Laguna L, Manager at La Vida Laguna, responded to this review

We're so happy you enjoyed your tour and glad you appreciated learning about our rich history. Come on out again this winter (Dec/Jan to watch our amazing California Grey Whales as they migrate along our coastline back down to Mexico! More 

Rancho Mirage, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We went kayaking for 90 minutes and it was a work out and a lot of fun all at the same time. Our tour guide Jonathan was great. Very knowledgeable of the area and encouraging out on the open water. Ocean kayaking was on my bucket list and I'm so glad we did it with La Vida Laguna.

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La Vida Laguna L, General Manager at La Vida Laguna, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We enjoy hearing about successfully checked off bucket list items. More 

Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Bought my nephew a surf lesson from LaVida it was his favorite part about it is in California. I highly recommend them

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La Vida Laguna L, General Manager at La Vida Laguna, responded to this review

Glad your nephew enjoyed his surf lesson here in Laguna! Our team of watermen love sharing the quintessential Southern California sport with our visitors. More 

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