$20 for Two Hours in Single Kayak or One Hour in Double Kayak from Half Moon Bay Kayak Co.

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In a Nutshell

  • Kayak in Pillar Point Harbor
  • Spot the ocean wildlife
  • Wetsuit, life jackets provided
  • Safe harbor for beginners

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Dec 7, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Reservation required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Recent modifications have made the kayak much easier to maneuver—specifically, the removal of its Saturn V engines and the addition of a floor. Glide around on a new, paddle-powered kayak with today's Groupon: for $20, you get either two hours in a single kayak or one hour in a double kayak at Half Moon Bay Kayak Co. (up to a $40 value), located in Half Moon Bay, about 45 miles northwest of San Jose.

Half Moon Bay Kayak Co. supplies seafarers with the equipment needed to explore the pristine views and fascinating wildlife in Pillar Point Harbor, considered an ideal spot for inexperienced paddling pupils. During your two hours on a single kayak ($35) or your one hour on a double kayak ($40), you'll traverse the glassy waters in a sit-on-top or closed traditional kayak. Half Moon Bay Kayak Co. will also supply the wetsuit, a water-defying paddle jacket, and life jacket, plus give easy-to-understand instructions on how to paddle, how to stay safe, and how to avoid being conned by pyramid-scheme-pushing sea lions. Commingle with the local wildlife, including sea otters, harbor seals, and a gaggle of special species of birds, all naturally inclined to re-enact scenes from Waterworld.

Half Moon Bay Kayak co-owner Doug Connor has professionally paddled with the U.S.Wildwater team, while co-owner Chris Manchester has 14 years of coastal kayaking experience. With their expertise, Half Moon Bay Kayak Co. carries only the top-of-the-art, state-of-the-line kayaking equipment. Gather a group of family and friends to witness the supreme coastline or try out your brand-new surgically attached sea legs with a kayak trip from Half Moon Bay Kayak Co.

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Travelmuse featured Half Moon Bay Kayak Co. Yelpers give it a perfect five-star average.

  • Very friendly staff, laid back..knowledgable..always a fun and hassle free experience. Kayaks and gear have always been in great shape. – Maria L., Yelp
  • If you are scared to kayak or have NEVER done it before, this is the best place to start! – jasmine l., Yelp

Half Moon Bay Kayak Company

Half Moon Bay Kayak Company’s fleet of colorful plastic shells slices through the glimmering waters of Pillar Point Harbor, carrying crews of paddlers past playful harbor seals and chattering pelicans. Co-owners Doug Connor—who has conquered rushing rapids as a member of the United States Wildwater team—and Chris Manchester—who has kayaked along thousands of miles of coastline, including the world’s second-largest barrier reef—channel their passion for paddling into a range of kayak and standup-paddleboard rentals, lessons, and tours. With expeditions to locales as far-flung as Honduras and Mexico, Half Moon provides sea explorers with exotic open-water explorations as well as local excursions to Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, San Gregorio State Beach, and next-door neighbors’ unattended kiddie pools.

Customer Reviews

Kayaking can get windy in the late afternoon, better to go early if there isn't any fog. The company restricts you to the harbour, approximately 2 square miles, which gives you plenty to do for 1-2 hours. Great experience and saw a bunch of seals!!!
Miles C. · August 31, 2015
I love HMB Kayak Groupons and would love to see more in the future!
Amber I. · January 16, 2012
Nice owner/operator. A lovely day on the water.
Camille D. · November 27, 2011

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