Experience the fastest growing water sport in the most epic of settings: stand-up paddleboarding in Laguna Beach or Newport Beach Harbor and Backbay, brimming with sea life and amazing panoramic views of Southern California.
Stand-up paddle tours are for everyone who can swim and have a love of the ocean. No experience necessary.
Laguna Beach Standup Paddleboard Tours
Paddle Laguna's amazing and pristine marine reserve - bustling with sea life along the most beautiful coastline in Southern California. La Vida's expert instructors will have you up and paddling in no time, with safe launch and landing techniques off Laguna's calmest, most wave-protected cove. Then explore the North Laguna coastline, with hidden coves and beaches, and a very special visit to Seal Rock, a sea lion sanctuary.
NEWPORT BACK BAY ECO SUP TOUR
Standup Paddle the flat and natural estuary of Newport Back Bay, the largest of a few remaining natural estuaries in Southern California. An estuary is a coastal wetland where salt water from the ocean mixes with nutrient-rich fresh water from inland sources, to provide a fertile feeding area for birds, fish and other animals.
Our naturalists will guide you through mudflats and marshlands to experience this amazing ecosystem up close.
Upper Newport Bay is an important rest stop and/or winter home for birds migrating from Canada and Alaska, and up to 30,000 birds can be seen here on any one day during the winter months. The Bay is also a spawning ground and nursery for many commercial and sports fish, including halibut and bass.
NEWPORT BACK BAY GLAM TOUR
Newport Harbor is the largest recreation marina on the West Coast. And the most fabulous. See some of the worlds most exclusive real estate up close and personal, home to movie stars and billionaires. Paddle the famous man-made islands, though channels and inlets, see amazing luxury yachts, the world famous Fun Zone and the world’s shortest car ferry. Extend the tour with an optional landing on Balboa Island and walk the quaint village to enjoy a world famous Balboa (ice cream) bar.