Santa Cruz Harbor Kayaks & SUPs

People enjoying the sunset in Monterey bay on stand up paddle boards

Santa Cruz Harbor Kayaks & SUPs

In-Store Rental
Kayaks: $35 for single, $55 for double
Stand Up Paddleboards: $35 (or book our Intro to SUP class here)
Duration: Up to 4 hours (full day rentals also available)
All rentals launch from our personal dock and include a personal flotation device and a wetsuit. Drive-away rentals are also available.

  Reservations (831) 479-1121

413 Lake Ave. Santa Cruz 95062

Tours

View wildlife while enjoying Kayak Connection's access to the Santa Cruz Harbor with rentals, classes, or tours

Tours

These are our most popular tours- Click the link below to see more.

Monterey Bay Wildlife Tour
Kayak in our nation's largest national marine sanctuary. Enjoy the Santa Cruz coastline as you paddle through kelp beds with otters, sea lions, seals, dolphins and possibly whales. Your guide provides you with lively information on the hidden wonders of the enchanting Monterey Bay. Sign Up > 

Sunset Tour
View sea otters, seals, herons, and pelicans and watch the sky turn pink as the sun sets on a two-hour tour. Sign Up > 

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School & Corporate Groups

Enjoy Kayak Connection's access to the Santa Cruz Harbor with rentals, classes, or tours

School & Corporate Groups

Students learn about ocean ecosystems, wildlife, marine mammals, and ecology from our experienced and knowledgeable guides. Or co-workers learn valuable team-building skills and have a great experience together to strengthen the bonds of your company.  Call for details.

  (831) 479-1121

Point Lobos & Open Coast Tours

Kayak Connection also offers amazing open coast tours at Point Lobos and other locations on the Central California Coast.

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Santa Cruz

Sunset as viewed from Kayak Connection's Santa Cruz Harbor location

Santa Cruz

Come to our Santa Cruz Harbor location to experience over a mile of calm protected waters - perfect for beginning kayakers or standup paddling enthusiasts. For the more adventurous, head out into the Monterey Bay for open ocean exploration. See the iconic Santa Cruz sights including the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the Santa Cruz Wharf and experience the surf stoke at Steamer Lane. 

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