Explore the Sea: Water Sports For Everyone
The sun is out, the days are getting longer, and it’s time to hop in the water. In San Diego, there is no shortage of water activities, so take advantage of the opportunities that are available from living in a city on the sea. For sea-explorers of any skill level, there is a little something for everyone in these local waters.
See the underwater world under the glow of a dive light, 800 feet below the surface of the La Jolla shore. Let the contrast of the light against a pitch black surface show the amazing colors of the fish and sea life like never before. Get certified and practice diving deep before heading out to your tropic summer vacation. Lobsters come out of hiding at night as well, making it an ample time to go lobster catching, or to see the creatures up close.
Rent a jet ski and spin around in the safe waters of Mission Bay. For daily rentals as low as $75 an hour, with complimentary tow vehicles available, SD Jet Ski helps make the rental process easy. You don’t have to drive hours away to make a splash in the ocean, create a staycation any day of the week! Let the wind blow in your hair as you let loose and enjoy a day of hitting the waves.
Join the stand-up paddleboard (SUP) craze, with this Point Loma company that’s willing to teach you (and your pup, if you want!) how to paddle through the waves with ease. SUPs are the perfect introduction for kids, dogs, and adults alike, to get out into the ocean and explore by ‘walking on water.’ Find your balance on the lightweight paddleboards and see the world in a whole new way! Once you find your center, start exploring SUP yoga, SUP gymnastics, and other challenging balance acts that you can do in the water.
Explore coves while building upper arm strength, with an individual or guided kayaking tour through Everyday California. Grab a partner to journey with you as you paddle through the open ocean. Right now they have a 20% off coupon if you use the code SPRING20. The sun is out, so get a head start on summer!
Celebrate a special occasion on the salty sea. Sails San Diego offers a daytime, sunset, and an alcohol cruise that are the best way to experience the power of the wind. Bar hop by boat on the 3.5 hour Rum Runner Cruise that stops at 2 local bars, and let the bachelorette in your life feel like a mermaid. Or learn how to sail yourself with private sailing lessons that can lead to a certification. Find the right deal that works for your water sport needs!