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Adventures by the Sea

Address: 299 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA
Phone Number: +1 831-372-1807
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: We have 5 bike, kayak, and SUP rental locations on the Monterey Peninsula. We also offer daily...
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: We have 5 bike, kayak, and SUP rental locations on the Monterey Peninsula. We also offer daily Kayak Tours at 10:00AM and 2:00PM daily. We have bikes for all ability levels: have high-end carbon fiber road bikes, mountain bikes, cruisers, hybrid, and new to our rental fleet Pedego Electric Bikes.

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Modesto, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

This was a really great inexpensive fun experience my daughter and I had. We rented bikes (cruisers) and just took a ride down the coast. The scenery was wonderful and the ride was great. I can't believe how inexpensive it was to rent the bikes. The associate who helped us was really friendly really helped us out. We will definitely... More 

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Monterey, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
10 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I took up my seven-year-old nephew for the first time to do sea kayaking. Katie was so informative about where to go and what we should look for and what we should be caution about. My nephew and I had the best time ever as we paddled around the Monterey Bay looking at sea lions, sea otters, and even saw... More 

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Bendigo, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

hired a kayak for the afternoon in late Nov, glorious sunny day, saw at least 20 otters, most sunning themselves, one gave a performance in front of me. was no wind but a decent 3 foot swell, but i didn't have any problems with that. stacks of sea lions on the way out from the wharf. a few out amongst... More 

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San Jose, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We initially stopped by to inquire about the used bike sale they had going on. They were very helpful in assisting us with an extra large bike for my very tall SO. We went back the next day to rent a kayak and had a wonderful experience from the service in the store to the beautiful waters of the Monterey... More 

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Urbandale, Iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We rented a two-person surrey and biked up and down the coast. Katrina was extremely helpful and explained everything, including what to watch out for. We thoroughly enjoyed this "adventure" and will do it again on our next trip. Definitely needs to go on your list.

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Gympie, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Jan was our guide for an exceptional 2 hr experience on the bay at Monterey. No experience in the Kayak needed, just a little bit of paddling involved. Jan shared local knowledge about the bay's history and the sea animals and kept us thoroughly entertained. This was a fun family activity. Adventures by the Sea, supplied wet pants and jackets... More 

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73 reviews 73 reviews
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We (6 of us) did kayaking out of Lover's Point with a guide and had a fantastic time! Some of our group hadn't done kayaks for a while and they patiently reviewed how to paddle, recommended clothing - they supply both pants and top but it was a warm day so they told us we'd be fine without the top,... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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110 reviews 110 reviews
44 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We also visited the aquarium but it couldn't compare to the amazing natural beauty of hundreds of sea lions on the breakwater. Really quite the sight. So easy to paddle to from "Adventures by the sea". This company was convenient and efficient. We went out for an hour but could have spent the day if we wanted to. The sea... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Anne took us out on the water in kayaks, it really was a life changing experience! We really appreciate that the sea animals are wild and we wanted to get up close but with out disturbing anything. Anne was very knowledgable and knew all the good spots, we paddled and sat still on the water and before too long we... More 

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Los Angeles
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We booked a kayaking tour. It was our first time kayaking. We loved it! They had all the equipment needed, were well organized, and help fit you with the gear and clothing you need. Also, gave you the option of not using some of the gear. Only exception, of course, is the life jacket. Loved their shop dog - Baloo.... More 

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