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Southwind Kayak Center

100 N Bayside Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660
+1 949-261-0200
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Great Service!

We demoed a Hobie Island Tandem Kayak. It was great! They taught us how to set it up and went out... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Salt Lake City, UT
beautiful place, great business

We took gkids out for a kayak trip in the back bay. We all love getting out in nature and seeing... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Trabuco Canyon, California
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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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“bridge” (3 reviews)
“birds” (3 reviews)
“nature” (3 reviews)
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100 N Bayside Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660
+1 949-261-0200

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We demoed a Hobie Island Tandem Kayak. It was great! They taught us how to set it up and went out with us for a bit to teach us how to use it. We fell so in love with it that we bought it. They...More

Thank Utahreader
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We took gkids out for a kayak trip in the back bay. We all love getting out in nature and seeing different things. Arrived to two very friendly young men. They helped us get our kayaks, life jackets, helped us into the kayaks and sent...More

Thank grpandnana
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

First-time paddle boarder hoping not to experience multiple dunkings and to be the star of viral videos. Instead, I experienced a well-organized, knowledgeable, friendly staff; good equipment and a great setting. I listened to the staff's advice and managed to stay dry while enjoying a...More

Thank Steven H
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...More

3  Thank Mina G
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...More

2  Thank Pedalpeaks
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....More

1  Thank lew w
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...More

3  Thank John R
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...More

1  Thank MeanderingMike1
Reviewed 1 April 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...More

2  Thank WomanlovestoKayak
Reviewed 17 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...More

Thank Casey D
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