Experience the Santa Cruz Harbor at Your Own Pace with a Single Kayak Rental (2.5 hours)
12 Ratings
Santa Cruz

Conquer the waves and explore the vast expanse of the ocean on a kayak

No refunds for canceled bookings
  • Enjoy a 2 1/2 hour kayak rental with more time to relax and take in iconic views
  • Paddle into Monterey Bay from Santa Cruz Harbor and explore kelp beds and wildlife
  • See Seabright Beach, Beach Boardwalk, Steamer Lane surf spot, Santa Cruz Surf Museum, and more
What's Included
  • 2 1/2-hour single kayak rental in Santa Cruz Harbor with personal flotation device and paddle
  • A short lesson on paddling technique and helpful tips on where to paddle for the day’s conditions
Additional Information
  • The Harbor is a mile of navigable waterway, with plenty to see. Its calm and protected waters are perfect for days when it is too windy or the swell is too big at sea.
  • Participants must be at least 15 years old to paddle a single kayak leaving the Santa Harbor, and be accompanied by an adult.
  • All participants must sign a Kayak Connection liability waiver. If participant is under the age of 18, a legal guardian MUST sign a Kayak Connection liability waiver.
  • Bring layered quick-drying clothing, snacks, water, sunglasses, sunscreen, a towel, shoes to walk to the dock in, a hat, and a mask.
  • Small backpacks and bags can be taken on your kayak, but may get wet.
  • Large coolers are not allowed.
413 Lake Ave
Lake Avenue
We'll gear you up at our shop and it's just a short stroll to our private dock where we will help you into your kayak. There is street parking along Lake Avenue (free on weekdays), and we provide parking permits on weekends and holidays.
Cancellation Policy
  • You have until 48 hours prior to your rental date to cancel or alter your booking.
  • If you do not show, and do not contact us within 48 hours of your booking, you will not be refunded.
Customer Ratings
(12 Ratings)
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Aug 8, 2021
We had, as usual, a great time out on the water. Can't wait to rent again! Your location is ideal for getting into the water and your service is always top-notch. Thank you!
Review provided by Peek Pro
Mar 29, 2021
I had soo much fun! I’ve never been kayaking and i really enjoyed this experience! Definitely a must try :) its a fun experience.
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