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Avila Beach Paddlesports

3915 Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Best day on the water ever!

My 23 yr old daughter and I were treated to the most fun experience on the water ever, celebrating... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
cdbarkas
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Los Gatos
Perfect morning on the bay!

We had a perfect morning in Port San Luis. Our guide, Gina, not only made sure we saw wildlife, but... read more

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Reviewed 13 March 2018
Jerusha G
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San Luis Obispo, United States
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2016 & 2017 VOTED BEST OF SLO COUNTY! KAYAK and PADDLEBOARD RENTALS, LESSONS, and eco ADVENTURE TOURS in sunny Avila Beach. Explore the pristine waters, natural coastline, and secret beaches of Avila, the hidden gem of San Luis Obispo County, with...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3915 Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My 23 yr old daughter and I were treated to the most fun experience on the water ever, celebrating my bday & mother’s day. I truly can’t remember having so much fun. Vince was knowledgeable, encouraging and so enthusiastic. He patiently gave us a great...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We had a perfect morning in Port San Luis. Our guide, Gina, not only made sure we saw wildlife, but helped us treat it with respect. We had the chance to touch sea stars, see enormous anemones and visit with the occasional sea lion and...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

I took my wife here for our anniversary and we didn't really know what to expect, being novice kayakers. I can easily say that we had the time of our lives, Our guide was encouraging and energetic and took a ton of photos that we...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

We are in our 60s and never kayaked before so we were a little apprehensive. Our tour was great and we gained a lot of confidence. Vince gave us the basics then challenged us with some more advanced maneuvers. We loved the area. The water...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

This is our second kayak tour with Avila Beach Paddlesports, enjoyed both immensely. They are friendly and accommodating, well-equipped, safety minded. Great with kids, too. Can't wait to take the longer tour.

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

We had the best morning with our guide Vince. Despite the unseasonable wind we had a lot of fun and got to see an abundance of animals. Vince was great he had a wealth of knowledge. We loved that he took a ton of pictures...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

We're not teens, but the category selection didn't have "family" only. My brother and I wanted to do something special to commemorate his retirement. What a great trip with truly wonderful people. They went above and beyond for us, as I had food poisoning from...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Vince was such an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. He virtually promised whales and he delivered. This was an adventure of a lifetime. The whales were all around and we were so close, it was unbelievable. Our trip was capped by some great surfing on the...More

Thank Patricia C
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great time - super chill about the whole rental process. Showed us some good places to go and then let us head out. Equipment was in good shape and all the folks working there were friendly and helpful. Had a wonderful time -...More

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Laura S
2 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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