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Lake Tahoe: Discover Kayaking or Paddleboarding Tour

1. Lake Tahoe: Discover Kayaking or Paddleboarding Tour

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.

Lake Tahoe: North Shore Kayak Rental

2. Lake Tahoe: North Shore Kayak Rental

Begin your kayaking adventure at one of Tahoe’s most relaxed and accessible beaches, Tahoe Vista. A local favorite for decades, this beach provides ample parking, onsite restrooms, plenty of shade, and picnic areas. It is the perfect beach to start your self guided kayaking experience. Once you have your gear, enjoy the calm, clear waters and kayak at your own pace. Pack a picnic lunch and head to one of many local beaches that dot the coastline. Enjoy Lake Tahoe on your own schedule and kayak along the North Shore from King's Beach to Tahoe City or to Crystal Bay in Incline Village, Nevada. Explore for a half day or full day depending on option selected. As your day comes to an end, kayak back to Tahoe Vista and relax on the beach after a great day on the water.

Lake Tahoe: North Shore Kayak or Paddleboard Tour

3. Lake Tahoe: North Shore Kayak or Paddleboard Tour

Embark on a scenic adventure at Lake Tahoe’s North Shore either via kayak or stand up paddleboard. After a quick introductory lesson on shore, head out and start paddling along the pristine coastline. Gaze at the views of the surrounding peaks as you paddle amongst boulders and get a glimpse of some of Tahoe’s most beautiful waterfront homes. Depending on lake conditions, you will paddle along the coast of King's Beach and among the boulders of Crystal Bay, or along scenic coastline towards Carnelian Bay. At midday, take a break at one of the local beaches in the area. Immerse yourself in the natural and human history of this very special alpine lake along the way. After your break, make your way back to the original meeting point with your guide.

Lake Tahoe: Sand Harbor Kayak or Paddleboard Tour

4. Lake Tahoe: Sand Harbor Kayak or Paddleboard Tour

Start your adventure at Sand Harbor, one of Tahoe’s most beautiful beaches. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive kayak or stand up paddle boarding lesson on the beach. Your knowledgeable tour guide will lead you along the pristine coastline that extends from Sand Harbor as you learn about the geology, ecology, and natural and human history of the lake. Navigate over mesmerizing turquoise waters and learn the interesting history of this area along the way. Enjoy a revitalizing midday lunch break on one of the local beaches. After lunch, head back to Sand Harbor with your guide and continue to soak up views of the surrounding Sierra Nevadas.

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What people are saying about Sierra Nevada, CA

First time ever going on a Kayak, and we had a great time. Alyssa was a great tour guide and a friendly soul on top of all that. 10 out of 10. Will Kayak with yall again.

We had a great time kayaking yesterday! The staff at the tent were very sweet and price was a lot better than most places in Tahoe! we highly recommend !!!

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.

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

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