Scuba in Rossmoor, CA

$189 for a Scuba-Certification Course at Sea Stallion Scuba Outfitters ($575 Value)

Sea Stallion Scuba Outfitters

Irvine Industrial Complex-East

Certified instructors prep students for open-water dives with classroom and pool sessions during SSI dive-certification courses

$575 $189

$29 for Traditional Snorkeling Tour of Casino Point Underwater Dive Park from Diving Catalina ($49 Value)

Diving Catalina


Experienced instructors supply equipment and guide snorkeling tours through waters teeming with brightly colored fish, anemones, and coral

$49 $29

Scuba PADI Certification Training Course at Orange County Scuba Center (51% Off)

Orange County Scuba Center


From the merchant: PADI Five Star Dive Center owned & operated by skilled PADI Instructors who enjoy diving and will assure you have fun!

$399 $196

$324 for PADI Scuba Diver Certification at Eco Dive Center ($699 Value)

Eco Dive Center

Culver City

One-weekend PADI scuba diver certification includes study material, pool session, and ocean dives; scuba diving rental gear included

$699 $324

1-Year Subscription to Wakeboarding, Waterski, or Scuba Diving Magazine (Up to 53% Off)

Wakeboarding, Waterski, or Scuba Diving Magazine

Online Deal

Water sports magazines deliver tips and tricks for boarders, skiers, and divers, as well as the lastest in equipment reviews and travel

$9.99 $5

$75 for Five-Hour CPR/AED/First-Aid Class with Full Two-Year Certification at RC Scuba Center ($150 Value)

RC Scuba Center

Multiple Locations

Safety experts teach students the basics of CPR/AED/first-aid and reward graduates with two-year AHA certification card

$150 $75

Four- or Six-Day PADI Open-Water Course with Dive Test or Catalina Weekend from RC Scuba Center (Up to 67% Off)

RC Scuba Center

RC Scuba Center

Earn PADI certification during four weekend days or six weekdays; additional trip to Catalina for open water dives at Casino Point

$1,200 $399

One-Hour Daytime, Sunset, or Nighttime Hydrobike Rental for One or Two at Long Beach Hydrobikes (Up to 45% Off)

Long Beach Hydrobikes

Belmont Shore

Floating bikes cart pedalers past scenic Alamitos Bay sites, such as a bird sanctuary and seasonal jellyfish cove; free parking

$20 $11

Single or Tandem Kayak, or Standup-Paddleboard Rental from Wayward Captain Paddleboards (50% Off)

Wayward Captain Paddleboards

On The Docks Behind American Junkie

Traverse the waters in a choice of single or tandem kayaks, or on a standup paddleboard; rentals range from one to two hours

$40 $20

Five- or Nine-Hour Fishing Trip for One from Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching (Up to 50% Off)

Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching

Dana Point

Fish for seasonal catches such as bass, yellowtail, rockfish, and more during 1/2 or 3/4-day excursions

$64 $32

Two-Hour Paddleboard Rentals for One or Two from Paddle Board Newport Beach (50% Off)

Paddle Board Newport Beach

Paddle Board Newport Beach

Watersports-lovers rent standup paddleboards from a surf shop located just steps away from the beach

$30 $15

2-Hour Paddleboard Rental for 1 or 2 or 2-Hour Single- or Tandem-Kayak Rental from Balboa Fun Tours (Up to 52% Off)

Balboa Fun Tours

Balboa Fun Tours

Beach-goers travel along the surf or into deeper waters on paddleboards and kayaks

$40 $20

Catalina or Coastal Sport-Fishing Trip for 1 or 2 Adults or 1 Junior from Davey's Locker (Up to 60% Off)

Davey's Locker Sportfishing

Newport Beach

Fish for yellowtail, tuna, dorado, white sea bass, calico bass, bonito, halibut and dozens more off Catalina Island or the Pacific coast

$71 $35

$69 for 90-Minute Electric-Boat Rental from Newport Fun Tours ($135 Value)

Newport Fun Tours

Newport Fun Tours

Up to eight passengers float across 880-acre Newport Harbor in a covered boat, taking in views of sandy beaches and waterfront mansions

$135 $69

Deep-Sea-Fishing Trip with Optional Meal for Kids or Adults from Freelance Sportfishing (Up to 52% Off)

Freelance Ocean Tours

Newport Beach

Deep-sea fishing trips take groups to fish the waters off Catalina Island for tuna, halibut, yellowtail, sea bass, and more

$95 $47

Three-Hour Kayaking Trip with Lunch for Two or Four from Newport Fun Tours (65% Off)

Newport Fun Tours

Newport Fun Tours

Paddle through Newport Bay at your own pace, stopping on the shore to savor an included picnic lunch

$110 $39

$27 for a Half-Day Fishing Trip from Pierpoint Landing ($45 Value)

Pierpoint Landing

Pierpoint Landing

The crew of the Southern Cal takes anglers on a half-day trip in search of bass, barracuda, and other fish

$45 $27

Two-Hour Paddleboard Rental for One, Two, or Four from Newport Fun Tours (Up to 53% Off)

Newport Fun Tours

Newport Fun Tours

Beach-goers travel along the surf or into deeper waters on paddleboards at Newport Beach

$40 $20

2-Hour Paddleboard Rental for One, Two, or Four from Newport Paddleboard Company (Up to 58% Off)

Newport Paddleboard Company

Newport Paddleboard Company

Ride the waves by lying, kneeling, or standing on a sturdy board and propelling yourself forward with a paddle

$40 $18

1 or 3 Two-Hour Electric-Boat Rentals for Up to 12 from Huntington Harbor Boat Rentals (Up to 50% Off)

Huntington Harbor Boat Rentals

Huntington harbor boat rentals

Electric boats skim waters of Sunset Harbor while passengers listen to music using an iPod-enabled stereo system

$200 $129

$12 for Bike or Surfboard Rental from Huntington Beach Bargain Surfboard & Bike Rental (Up to $20 Value)

Huntington Beach Bargain Surfboard & Bike Rental

Downtown Huntington Beach

Renters borrow bikes or boards to explore Huntington Beach

$20 $12

Leopard Shark or California Native Fish Snorkeling Tour for One, Two, or Four (Up to 69% Off)

Surf You To The Moon

Laguna Beach

Guides lead snorkelers to glimpse scenic views in search of leopard sharks and native fish

$75 $24

Two-Hour Balboa Peninsula Segway Tour for One or Two from Newport Fun Tours (Up to 58% Off)

Newport Fun Tours

Balboa Fun Tours

Segways glide along Newport Beach coastline, past historic sites of Balboa Peninsula and its piers, harbors, homes, and fish market

$90 $39

$109 for a Tandem Parasail Flight for Two with a GoPro Video Package from Balboa Parasailing ($200 Value)

Balboa Parasailing

Balboa Parasailing

Float safely through the air below a parasail tethered to a boat beside a friend aged 5 or older; GoPro video footage documents the ride

$200 $109

Holiday-Lights Tour for One or Two from Long Beach Hydrobikes (50% Off)

Long Beach HydroBikes

Belmont Shore

Floating bikes carry pedalers past million-dollar Alamitos Bay homes adorned in twinkling lights & decorations, while enjoying refreshments

$40 $20

90-Minute Sailing Lesson or BYOB Cruise for One, Two, or Four from South Bay Sailing School (Up to 52% Off)

South Bay Sailing School

Redondo Beach

Up to six aspiring seafarers learn sailing basics or just cruise along the South Bay coastline on a 26-foot sailboat

$75 $39

Surfing and Standup-Paddleboarding Gear at Greco Surf (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Greco Surf

Greco Surf

Browse a selection of foam surfboards, longboards, and paddleboards, plus accessories like carrying bags and car racks

$50 $25

Up to 78% Off Surf Lessons at The Orange County Surf School

The Orange County Surf School

Huntington Beach

From the merchant: Expert instructors guide you through safety, techniques and etiquette, then we hit the waves and get you up and surfing

$125 $59

Surfing or Standup-Paddleboarding Lesson at Clint Carroll Surf School (Up to 77% Off). Five Options Available.

Clint Carroll Surf School

Huntington Beach

Lessons with son of surfing legend help novices and experts alike polish their wave-riding technique

$175 $69

30-Minute Jetovator Experience, Flyboard Flight, or Both for One or Two at Aquaflyboarding USA (Up to 62% Off)

Aquaflyboarding USA - California

Aquaflyboarding USA - California

Downward-facing water jets lift flyboards and jetovators above water on 30-minute flights, include rental gear and on-water instruction

$165 $75

Select Local Merchants

  • Beach Cities Scuba Centers
    The instructors and professional staff at PADI five-star instructor training center Beach Cities Scuba introduce students to the big blue with PADI-certified diving courses for divers of all levels. They have certified over 1,250 PADI divers each of the last two years, have certified over 15,000 PADI divers since the company's inception. They certify newbies with basic open-water courses and teach advanced divers in specialty courses such as Deep Diver, Rescue Diver, and Shark Therapy. They operate out of five convenient locations and sling necessary gear in onsite stores, from wetsuits and facemasks to spear guns. Beach Cities Scuba also connects divers through its dive club and hosts exotic dive trips to locations such as Indonesia, Fiji, and Cozumel. In 2013, they won the #1 Padi Diver Acquisition and Padi Diver Retention awards.
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    Cypress, CA US
  • Diving Catalina
    Just off the coast of Southern California in the waters surrounding Catalina Island resides an underwater civilization as awe-inspiring as the city above. To see it, the experienced divers of Diving Catalina outfit explorers of all skill levels to swim over the marine landscape, leading journeys into the protected Casino Point Underwater Dive Park and the kelp forest. In addition to guiding tours, Diving Catalina also rents snorkeling equipment and leads classes that range from introductory dives to advanced, postcertification scuba training to become the next Aquaman.
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    Avalon, CA US
  • Orange County Scuba Dive & Photo
    Sometimes the best way to describe a passion is also the simplest way. That’s the case with Orange County Scuba Dive & Photo. With the two simple words “dive” and “photo,” they encapsulate everything they love and teach, from PADI diving-certification courses to their selection of top-of-the-line underwater cameras. They also organize and lead dive trips both locally—such as excursions to Santa Barbara Island—and internationally, including a planned 2013 trip to Micronesia, where they will dive with the abundant reef life and search for sunken treasure chests full of vintage floppy disks.
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    Irvine, CA US
    Prepping for the big game? Stock up on your athletic equipment at in Irvine and get ready to rumble. Whether you prefer street or lot parking, is located near both options. Whether you prefer outdoor or indoor sports, in Irvine has everything you need to hit the ground running.
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    Irvine, CA US
  • Laguna Sea Sports
    If you love sports, you'll probably also love Laguna Sea Sports in Laguna Beach. Head on over to the in-house restaurant for a delectable meal. This club is great for families with kids. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Laguna Beach, CA US
  • the Xanadu Life
    In a time when social media has become to go-to platform for most young people to connect and share ideas, The Xanadu Life inspires them to do so IRL. Devoted to adventure and wellness in equal measure, Xanadu's team regularly hosts events that get people outside and interacting; popular outings include Coastal Clean-Ups (wherein groups follow a day of picking up garbage with yoga and beach volleyball) and Wildlife Adventures with live speakers, visual art, and wine tastings at a zoological garden. In addition to eco-conscious excursions, Xanadu puts on an annual Love Boat party that brings singles and couples together for a sunset cruise.
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    Long Beach, CA US