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Kayak Hire and Guided Tours (Pastora Tours)


Activity provided by Pastora Tours (Gigante, Tola)

Multi tour agency offering professional deep sea sport fishing, kayak rentals, ATV adventures, boat charters, diving, spear fishing, snorkeling, surf trips and more!

Kayak Safari

A few hours with the family sharing a kayak or two is a lot of fun. Take it in turns to explore Gigante’s bay, the eastern end of which has interesting rock formations and crystal clear water. The bay is well protected from waves.
  • $30/kayak for two hours
  • $45/kayak for 4 hours
  • $55/Kayak for 8 hours
  • Safety boat and guide available

For the more adventurous at heart, paddle around the headland to Redonda Bay. Redonda bay hosts the Aqua resort and there’s a bar/ restaurant at the beach where you can grab a snack & a drink. Redonda Bay is a small horseshoe shaped cove with calm & clear water. There are usually precious few people there.

With calm winds & a good weather forecast, you could explore further along the coast. Before considering this speak to the staff at Pastora and study the latest weather forecasts.

Our kayaks are good quality American brands. We supply flotation devices which are required to be worn at all times when on the water. Safety boats & guides are available. Please inquire for further information and pricing if you would like a safety boat or guide.

Timing / Availability

We have a limited amount of kayaks, please reserve the kayaks you need before showing up. Kayaks are available from first light to dusk every day.


We offer Kayaks for 2 hours $30, half day (4 hours) $45 or full day (8 hours) for $55.

Two hours is plenty to explore the bay and have some fun with the kids!

Four hours is about right to paddle over to Aqua for lunch (fun day!).

All day you could get as far as Guacalito. If heading to Guacalito, be very aware of the weather, daylight and make sure you have a prior reservation with the restaurant if you plan to stop there to eat. We can help you make a reservation if needed.

Suitability? / What to wear? / What to bring?

Paddling around the bay can be enjoyed by kids 10yrs+.

Exploring up the coast as far as Redonda Bay is suitable for adults and older kids 13 yrs+. You should be a strong swimmer to go into the ocean in a kayak.

Make sure you bring a good quality hat, preferably with a means of securing it in case of strong sun. Sunglasses a must as the glare off the ocean is strong. Liberal application of high factor sunscreen and lip protection. We offer free dry bags in case you want to bring your camera, wallet or any other small electrical gear.


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