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California Watersports

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4215 Harrison St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-3558
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

My wife & I love to go to the Carlsbad Lagoon to tandem kayak to the back channels. Great weather, a couple hours of exercise and you feel like you're in a different world paddling through the narrow channels, fish jumping around you and an...More

Thank SirGooch
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Lots of people having fun. Stand Up Paddling is reasonably priced and coupons exist. The equipment was decent especially for the end of the tourist season. It went late in the day with wind blowing in from the ocean. It made for a challenge for...More

Thank Firefly_Shadow
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

California Watersports is located on a large lagoon next to Highway 5 in Carlsbad, Ca. This unassuming location provides many affordable watercraft rentals to customers. Everything from canoes to jet skis are available for rent on an hourly, multi-hourly and full-day basis. The lagoon is...More

Thank jvptravels
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Colin was our wake board instructor and boat driver. He was super patient, helpful, and had a great attitude. I would recommend this place to anyone that wanted to try wake boarding. They also had a lot of other activities like paddle board.

Thank DynamicFly
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Fun afternoon on the lagoon; however, we were pressured into booking for 2 hours by the sales staff. Also, when we changed our minds about renting tandem kayaks instead of paddle boards, they wouldn't issue a refund. We paid for 4 toys when we only...More

2  Thank Kathy E
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Looking to rent a wave runner or speed boat to go out on a lagoon this is the place. Lots of fun in the wave runners even though you are limited in the area that you can drive in. Staff is young but friendly and...More

Thank Rebel82
Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic experience! All the people that worked there were so nice an accommodating. Everyone of them obviously love their job (how could you not). I work at a local hotel and took my staff down to play for the day for a team...More

Thank dakotakly
Reviewed August 4, 2015

We came here for the jet skis. I wasn't sure if I should have purchased 1 hour or 2. There was a better rate if you bought 2 hours. I was assured by the counter girl that if I bought 2 hours and only used...More

1  Thank omlig
Reviewed July 28, 2013

After a day with my 5 year old at Legoland, I wanted to have some fun of my own and sent an email asking if they offer wakesurfing. Where I'm from, most speedboat ops cater to wakeboarders and don't have the equipment or boat technique...More

Thank SnowjoHK
Reviewed May 29, 2013

we used the layal and the paddleboards, other were jetskiing. Lots of fun, easy to paddle board because the water is very flat. Fairly inexpensive and good for kids

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