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Cabrillo Beach

Cabrillo Beach Canoe, Kayak, SUP & Kayak Fishing Information

 Cabrillo Beach is the only real sand beach for miles to the north and south. Considering the industrialization around Cabrillo Beach, the fact that there are still places within San Pedro, where locals can go with their families is amazing.

Cabrillo Beach provides various ocean-related activities, scuba diving, windsurfing, kayaking, beach volley ball, fishing, swimming, and surfing.

You can hand launch from the beach entrance to take advantage of the great kayak fishing opportunities or a relaxing paddle with a dramatic look back at the coast.

Open: The parking lot opens at 5 a.m. and closes at 10 p.m., but you can hand carry and launch a kayak around the gate.

Fees: Parking is free for the first 20 minutes and then is $1.00/hr to a maximum of $9.00 per day. Parking is $2.00/hr for vehicle and boat trailer to a maximum of $15.00 per day. There is no extra charge for the boat launch ramp. Vehicles with a boat trailer attached may be left over night or for several days at $15.00 per day. Vehicles without a boat trailer attach cannot be left over night and may be towed if left past 10 p.m.. Payment in cash only.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 66 67 68 71 72 75 78 78 78 75 71 67
Low 46 49 49 51 55 58 61 62 61 57 50 40

Lake Facilities: Cabrillo Beach is a popular swimming, fishing and boating destination. It is located within a port complex. Inside the breakwater, the water is calm and relaxing, but just outside is the ocean surf, perfect for those trying to catch a few waves. The facilities include a public boat launch, windsurfing, volleyball courts, picnic area, barbecue grills, swimming, surfing, tide pools, restrooms, showers, and bait and tackle. Nearby, situated is the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. Cabrillo Beach has a paved boat launch ramp. The Best Places to Kayak in California Guide Book

The boat launch ramp is best reached from Shoshonean Road off Via Cabrillo Marina. The boat launch ramp and parking lot open at 5:00 a.m. and closes at 10:00 p.m


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