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Central Coast Kayaks


$100 off all NEW kayaks in stock (pedal and paddle)
Used and Consignment Kayaks on Sale
10% off all Electronics
15% off PFD’s, Paddles, all kayak accessories
20% off all wearable items (wetsuits, paddle jackets, booties )

Please call us at 805-773-3500 for available colors.


Paddle. Explore. Discover. Life is short...Paddle hard!

Welcome to Central Coast Kayaks! We are your local, full service kayak shop. Proudly offering tours of the Central Coast, camps and classes to expand your abilities, guided kayak fishing trips, rentals of kayaks, fishing kayaks, & paddleboards, and the best kayak repair crew on the coast!

Central Coast Kayaks has everything you need to get on the water. We offer a wide variety of paddling gear and accessories including kayaks from FeelFree Kayaks, Jackson KayaksPerception KayaksViking Kayaks, Vibe Kayaks, Wilderness Systems Kayaks, and accessories from the best brands today such as YakAttack, Yak-Gear, NRS, MTI Life Jackets, Werner Paddles, and marine electronics from Shark Shield, Lowrance, Raymarine, Cobra, and Standard Horizon. We also offer a large selection of fishing tackle and frozen bait. For our complete line of products or to order online, visit our online store at PRO Kayak Fishing.

Central Coast Kayaks is half way between Los Angeles and San Francisco and only ten miles south of San Luis Obispo in Shell Beach. Conveniently located just off highway 101 and only a block up from the beach.

Stop by, let’s have an adventure!

2022 Hours

(Rentals and Tours are dependent on Weather)

Oct 15-March 15
Friday-Monday 9am-1pm Rentals/tours
9am-4:30pm Retail

Tuesday, Thursday 9am-1pm Rental/Tours/Retail

Closed on Wednesdays (or by appointment)

March 15-June 15
9am-4:30pm Retail and Bike Rentals
9am-1pm Kayak Rentals
Closed on Wednesdays

June 16-September 15
9am-5:30pm Retail and Bike Rentals
9am-2pm Kayak Rentals

Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas, New Years Day

The morning is the ideal time to get on the water, before the wind comes up. Paddling early will maximize your time and experience on the water providing the best conditions and offering better opportunities for viewing wildlife. When booking a tour or rental consider paddling before noon.