Kayak along San Diego's Coast

Calm Waters

Scenic Views

No Experience Required

Experience the freedom of paddling at your own pace with our top-notch La Jolla kayak rentals. Say goodbye to logistical hassles as we take care of transportation, providing complimentary delivery of the kayak rental to and from the beach launch point. Our attentive staff will guide you from the store to the water, ensuring a smooth start even amidst the waves.

Our kayak rentals in San Diego are designed for the whole family to enjoy, as long as everyone is comfortable swimming. We provide all the necessary equipment, including life vests, helmets, paddles, and a customized water map. Embark on an exciting adventure to explore the wonders of the La Jolla Ecological Reserve, with its captivating kelp beds and majestic cliffsides. Get ready for thrilling encounters with sea lions, gentle leopard sharks, vibrant garibaldi, and an array of marine life that call the La Jolla Shores their home.

Kayak Rental Highlights

Our kayak rentals allow you to paddle at your own pace on the calm waters of La Jolla Shores, and cruise along the La Jolla Ecological Reserve where you'll spot diverse marine creatures from above the water.

Don’t worry about logistics! We’ll take care of transferring your watercraft(s) to and from the launch point at the beach.

All kayak equipment is included in the rental, so you only have to take care of extras such as towels and bathing suits, and in case you forget anything, you can find cool souvenirs at our retail store.

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Kayak Rental Specifications

Kayak Rental Specifications


As low as $29 – $99 per kayak (prices vary by kayak type: single, double or triple, and by season)

Please also consider an additional 17.5% service and maintenance fee

Rental schedule

10am – 5pm (hours vary during winter/offpeak season and dependent on weather conditions)

Place of rental

At La Jolla’s storefront


Monday – Sunday, all year round (subject to weather conditions)

Rental duration

90 minutes


– Kayak
– Water map
– Life vest
– Paddle
– Complimentary transportation of kayak to the launch point

Single, Double and Triple Kayak Rentals

We have three options to satisfy your kayaking needs! Whether you’re kayaking solo, partnering up with a friend, or looking to accommodate the whole family, check out our kayak rental selection below.

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Rental duration: 90 minutes | Rental cost: $39

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Rental duration: 90 minutes | Rental cost: $59

three kayakers in a la jolla kayak rental


Rental duration: 90 minutes | Rental cost: $79

*Please note, to select one or more triple kayaks, please select 1 single plus 1 double kayak per triple kayak that you would like to rent, and request the triple kayak(s) option upon check-in at our store. For more information please contact us, we will be happy to help with your inquiry!

Group Kayak Rentals in La Jolla

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If you’re planning a larger group activity, read about our customized team-building and group La Jolla kayak rentals. Our certified guides are experts at creating memorable experiences in the ocean, be it for a school field trip for fun and educational purposes or as part of an exciting bachelor/bachelorette party. We’ve got you covered!

Customer Reviews

See What Our Customers Say About Our Kayak, Snorkel and Bike Tours

Vanessa was so much fun and a great guide for our kayak tour! We loved listening to her stories and had some sea lions surprise us by hunting about 20 ft away! Also, we wouldn’t have wanted to wipe out in front of anyone else 🙂
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Brittany Mathiot
Michael and the other guides were awesome. Educational, informational, and super fun. We learned a lot and had a great time. I would do it again.
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Jonathan Schneck
Great guides that work there ! Informative , fun kayak experience . Entering the cave was amazing ! Well worth the trip.
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