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Carlsbad Lagoon

4215 Harrison St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-3558
+1 760-434-3089
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Wonderful & peaceful location!

Took my little one as part of his 3rd B-Day. Beautiful and tranquil environment - away fro the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tony S
San Diego, United States
Do the paddleboards, not aquacycle

Went with family for day of activities in the sun. DON'T DO THE AQUACYCLE! It's difficult and not... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“jet ski” (23 reviews)
“paddle boarding” (19 reviews)
“wave runner” (9 reviews)
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4215 Harrison St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-3558
+1 760-434-3089

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Reviewed yesterday

Took my little one as part of his 3rd B-Day. Beautiful and tranquil environment - away fro the hustle-bustle of nearby Highway 5. Not very easy to find - but worth it when you get there.

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Went with family for day of activities in the sun. DON'T DO THE AQUACYCLE! It's difficult and not worth it; wish I'd done the paddle board instead. We hardly went anywhere on the cycle despite our consistently strong cycling. Oh well!

Thank salsez
Reviewed 25 September 2017

What a fun place for the entire family. We rented SUPs and kayaks and went for several hours in large lagoon. You can also rent boats and jet skis. It's nice that they separate the jet ski area from the kayak/SUP area. You can paddle...More

Thank Rhett L
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Carlsbad Lagoon is a great place to take the whole family or group of friends. We went and road the Wave Runners and hung out . It was a great time. There's lots to do. Right off I5 and easy to get too. We all...More

Thank A. Vinnie V
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Great place for the kids to hang out! Decent selection of paddleboards and kayaks. No wind and can go pretty deep into the lagoon.

Thank Misty R
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The hotel is the closest, off site hotel to Legoland. Yeah, many reports say “old and run down”. I think it is maintained well given it's age. It has been here for decades and has stood the test of time and recession. It is on...More

Thank 937kennethy
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the Carlsbad Lagoon to try different activities with our three young children ages 8, 6, and 4. We purchased two Groupons and selected a stand up paddle board (sup) and a tandem kayak. The kids really enjoyed using the two different types of...More

Thank Joshua F
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

My rating here would have been a solid 5 but.... Limited shorefront area. They did have tables but we brought our own chairs but not much area with sand. Not a big deal we survived. No food per say. Some snacks. I can't believe they...More

Thank ebbenny
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Good place to rent jet skis and paddle boards. Noon to 3 seemed to be busy and jet ski zone was full. So speed and quality of ride is basic. Then we rented again at 4 and we were the only jet ski there which...More

Thank Rose L
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We had a groupon to go paddleboarding at Carlsbad Lagoon. None of us had been before. i saw some reviews that said that staff was not friendly or informative, but that was not the case when we were there. The staff was very nice, friendly...More

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Questions & Answers
3 October 2017|
Response from Rhett L | Reviewed this property |
I would call to confirm: +1 (760) 434-3089
Jacki L
15 December 2016|
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Response from Lschlauch | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can rent the boat, I do not know the age/height restrictions