Water activity

Lake Tahoe: Discover Kayaking or Paddleboarding Tour

Lake Tahoe: Discover Kayaking or Paddleboarding Tour

From US$ 65 per person

Discover the fun and excitement of kayaking or stand up paddleboarding with this tour geared towards first-timers. Explore Lake Tahoe's beautiful coastline as you learn paddling skills.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide


  • Explore the clear, alpine waters of Lake Tahoe as you paddle along the coastline
  • Take in stunning views of the surrounding Sierra Nevada mountain range
  • Learn about the natural and human history of the area from your guide
  • Acquire paddling technique and learn to love these exhilarating sports
Full description
Enjoy a tour perfect for the beginner who wants to discover kayaking or stand up paddleboarding in a safe learning environment. You will receive a complete and thorough kayak or paddleboard lesson perfect for those with little-to-no prior experience. After your lesson, you will tour Lake Tahoe’s pristine coastline with your guide. More paddling tips as well as natural and human history will be discussed as you cruise through crystal-clear waters. Be mesmerized by the spectacular views of the surrounding Sierra Nevada mountain range. As the tour comes to an end, you will head back to the starting point, using your new paddling skills.
  • Kayak or stand up paddleboard, depending on option booked
  • Paddle and life jacket
  • Knowledgeable guide
  • Instruction
  • Tax and permit fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meeting point is located at 7010 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148 (corner of N. Lake Blvd and National Ave). Walk down to the beach, you will see your guide and yellow kayaks next to the boat launch area. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour to secure parking.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Water shoes

Know before you go

  • You must know how to swim to participate in this tour.
  • Please only bring personal gear that can get wet or damp during the trip. Items that must stay dry, such as electronics, should be left in your vehicle.
  • Comfortable water shoes are important as you may be walking on rocky beaches and in the water.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 7 reviews

Review summary

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Sully was an amazing on our kayak tour. Great information . Water and sunscreen a must.

September 6, 2022

Ryan was the tour guide. He did a great job!! Beautiful lake!!

July 30, 2022

This was a very fun time for our whole family! Felt very safe at all times and instructor Tim was easy to follow, and quickly improved all our skills.

July 16, 2021

Product ID: 248132