Half Day Rentals- Up to 4 Hours (full day rentals also available)
Kayaks: $35 for a single, $60 for a double
Stand Up Paddleboards: $35
Nelo 510 Surfskis: $40 (includes Knysna Racing wing paddle) All paddlers must be able to demonstrate the ability to remount a ski before paddling on the ocean. Ask about our surfski frequent renter card to save $$$ over 10 rentals!
All half day rentals launch from our personal dock and include a personal flotation device and a wetsuit.
New! One Hour Harbor Rentals
(only at our Santa Cruz Harbor Location)
Single Kayaks- $25
Double Kayaks- $45
Stand Up Paddleboards- $25
All one hour harbor rentals include a personal floatation device. Come explore the Santa Cruz harbor anytime!
Reservations (831) 479-1121
413 Lake Ave. Santa Cruz 95062
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 >
View sea otters, seals, herons, and pelicans and watch the sky turn pink as the sun sets on a two-hour tour. Sign Up >
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.
Kayak Connection also offers amazing open coast tours at Point Lobos and other locations on the Central California Coast.View All Tours
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.