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Avila Beach Paddlesports

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Avila Beach Paddlesports
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3915 Avila Beach Drive, 1 mile west of the 1st Ave. traffic light across from Fat Cat's Cafe, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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+1 805-704-6902
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our kayak tour with Vince. He took extra time to show us the beauty of Avila and the wildlife around. We learned so much and also had a blast! I would highly recommend taking a tour with this company! Thanks for an amazing...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We rented a two person kayak with intentions of paddling to the lighthouse. But the owner told us a whale had been seen in the area of the Avila piers. So we paddled to both areas, and were so fortunate to see the whale up...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WYGirl12
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Thanks to Vince for a fabulous 3 hour kayak adventure. Our family had a wonderful experience learning new techniques sea kayaking. We learned about the sea life, birds, the rocks, lighthouse ect. Vince was a great guide full of humor encouragement we highly recommend this...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

We had several first time paddlers out on the water and Vince was an amazing couch and was super knowledgeable about the local area. We had such a great time on the water and would do it again.

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bluflisue
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Me and my wife went out for a kayak, in the bay on one of they're morning tours. We both had a great time and our guide Vince was great, very enthusiast and a really nice guy. He helped relax my wife (who has never...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Had the best time ever! Top notch kayaking tour. SO much fun. What a great adventure 👍🏻 Vince and Emily thank you for a memorable day. Bucket List 👌🏻

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We had a great time with Vince. He showed us tons of history and notable things about Avila Beach. The weather was beautiful and we will come back again.

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kevdog180
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Vince was absolutely delightful. His passion and knowledge of the area blew us away. We had originally planned to do a self-guided tour, but I don't think the trip would be the same if we hadn't had Vince to guide us.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Vince is an awesome tour guide! The shop is run very professionally. Easy reservation and equipment clean, dry, well fitting. The tour is an adrenaline rush and educational.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SunnyRN123
Reviewed 25 September 2018

This was one of the best experiences we've had on the Central Coast! We're lucky to call SLO our home, but we had never kayaked before. Vince was an amazing guide and coach. He shared a lot of knowledge about sea life, geology, Chumash history,...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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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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