MAIN RENTAL OFFICE IN PORT SAN LUIS HARBOR
3915 Avila Beach Drive (click for map)
Kayak and stand up paddleboard (SUP) rentals are available year round at Avila Beach Paddlesport’s main office, located 3915 Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach. Whether you are a SLO County local or visiting California’s beautiful Central Coast for vacation, Avila Beach Paddlesports is your home for kayaking and stand up paddling (SUP) adventures! Explore the pristine waters, sea caves, and secret beaches of Avila Beach, the hidden gem of San Luis Obispo County, with Avila Beach Paddlesports.
Avila Beach Paddlesports offers year-round kayak and SUP rentals, lessons, eco-friendly Adventure Tours, and the best customer service around! From the calm waters of the scenic Port San Luis Harbor Adventure Tour to the excitement of the sea caves at Fossil Point and Shell Beach, they have tours for all ages and ability levels. Avila Beach Paddlesports is also the only outfitter on the Central Coast that has exclusive access to the historic Point San Luis Lighthouse for private tours! Call 805-704-6902 for more information.
Avila Beach Paddlesports has the local knowledge and expertise to create the best experience for you and your family! They also have an excellent selection of kayaks, SUPs and other paddling gear for sale. Their staff and professional guides have decades of local water knowledge and the skills to teach you how to explore, be safe, become a better paddler, and have fun!
Visit Avila Beach’s only kayak and SUP company at one of their three locations and prepare to have the time of your life! Located right on the water in beautiful Port San Luis Harbor. Their office is located at the very end of Avila Beach Drive, right past the RV camping area and Fisherman’s Beach. Launching kayaks and SUPs is a breeze from the protected dock.
The Port San Luis Harbor area of Avila Beach is typically sheltered from strong winds and swells, so it is perfect for beginners and families with children (ages 7+). This area is rich with wildlife, including sea otters, harbor seals, sea lions, dolphin, and many species of seabirds. Whales are also commonly seen during their annual migration.
From the dock, you can discover the kelp beds, paddle to secluded Coast Guard beach (accessible only by boat), explore amazing tidepools, and walk up the public access staircase to the historic Point San Luis Lighthouse built in 1890. Beginners are welcome and all rentals include PFDs, paddles, and free instruction.
MAIN BEACH IN AVILA (APRIL-OCTOBER)
From April to October, you can rent kayaks and SUPs right on the main beachin Avila. Follow Avila’s boardwalk down toward the playground and look for the rental tent right on the sand. Look for banners and other signage!
The main beach is a family favorite with something for everyone! Families with children especially enjoy the still waters of the lagoon and San Luis Creek. San Luis Creek snakes along the Avila Beach Golf Course and is a birdwatcher’s paradise. The creek flows year-round, and you can paddle over a mile inland! You can also take kayaks and SUPs into ocean, and if conditions are good, pack a lunch and head to Pirate’s Cove!
Not sure where to go?
Simply ask Avila Beach Paddlesports’ knowledgeable staff, and they will help you plan anything from a fun, hour-long excursion to a full-day adventure. They are local experts and expert paddlers, so they can help you plan the right trip for your group.
RETAIL SHOP IN MAIN AVILA BEACH
Visit the NEW Shop and Adventure Tour Headquarters in Downtown Avila Beach
80 San Francisco St. (corner of 1st. and San Francisco)(click here for map)
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT AVILA BEACH PADDLESPORTS
If you would like to learn more about Avila Beach Paddlesports, book an Adventure Tour in person, or if you are interested in purchasing your own kayak or SUP gear, stop by their brand new shop in the heart of downtown Avila Beach or visit our Retail Shop Page or just give them a call at 805-704-6902!