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Monterey Bay Kayaks

693 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940
(800) 649-5357 ‎
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Ranked #3 of 58 activities in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We did the 16:00 tour of the marina with a fantastic tour guide, George. We got to see plenty of wildlife accompanied by a clearly knowledgeable commentary from our courteous guide. I would certainly use this company again. The overall service from the initial booking to taking the tour was superb.

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MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We (two adults, two kids) really enjoyed our 4pm Monterey Bay kayak trip with John. Sea otters, seals, and sea lions very close to our boats! Exciting! John taught us a lot about the animals and the kelp forest. Very easy paddling and stable kayaks. I highly recommend this activity!

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The team at monterey bay kayaks ( Elkorn Slough) was efficient, friendly and knowledgeable. We saw sea otters, seals, california sea lions, pelicans, many types of other birds. 35$ For a whole day of kayaking with all the equipement was REALLY a deal!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We had a two hour tour, the 4.00 p.m. slot. Luckily it was just the two of us and our guide, Richie. I was a bit nervous as I hadn't used a kayak for years, but it was a really great experience. He showed us so many interesting things that you wouldn't even know existed from the shore. Loved seeing... More

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Sacramento
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11 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We 4, including 2 teens did tour with Mason and Rachel and had a great time. Was first time so was worried about stamina, but did ok. Saw pelicans, otters, seals, sea lions, jelly fish. I loved it.

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We took the 2 hour Monterey bay tour with Joel, which was excellent! We decided to take the 9am tour as we heard that the winds tend to get up later in the day. We only wore our togs and didn't bother with any footwear, they provide wind jackets and wetsuits which was enough to keep up warm. I took... More

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Florence, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

To clarify, it was genuinely a lot of fun. I was visiting a friend in Monterey for a week who then took me to MBK for my first ever ocean kayaking experience. The staff was kind, the location was awesome, the kelp forest along with otters and jellies made it even better but once again the price was rather hefty... More

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Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Don't kayak a lot, so the prespect of a two hour kayaking trip was a little daunting. However, the guide was extremely helpful and very knowledgable about the process, the area, and the wild/sea life. It was a lot of fun.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

We took the 11am tour with Brittany and Mason two very knowledgable guides who guided us through the harbour and round the marina. Frequent stops were made to view the wildlife and the highlight was watching a sea otter try to get on board a fellow paddlers kayak!

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We took the 11am 2 hour family tour into Elkhorn Slough...we were there celebrating a birthday! Everyone, from the cashier to the guide, was friendly and helpful! Having the wet suits included was a real bonus too. Some in our group had never kayaked before and the guide was very patient. He was very knowledgeable with the Elkhorn Slough habitat... More

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