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Monterey Bay Kayaks

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Address: 693 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: +1 800-649-5357
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My mother and I had an awesome time kayaking together on the two and half hour tour. We were able to see so much sea life (sea lions, seals, sea otters, jellyfish, crabs, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My mother and I had an awesome time kayaking together on the two and half hour tour. We were able to see so much sea life (sea lions, seals, sea otters, jellyfish, crabs, and more)! Our tour guide was extremely knowledgable about all the sea life and kelp. He even dove down to show us a decorator crab and sea... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We tried Monterey Bay Kayaks for the first time, since the other kayak company in Elkhorn Slough had rented out all their kayaks. We rented single sit-ins that were in great condition. The staff was very friendly, prompt, and well-informed. Elkhorn Slough was a great paddle--lots of otters to see, some seals, and many birds on our non-strenuous 2 hour... More 

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Texas, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Really great trip. We got to see seals, sea otters, and sea lions and lots of birds in just the one hour tour. It was very easy, even for beginners. Our guide Mason was great and gave lots of information about the area. They have life jackets, wet suits, and jackets all included. Definitely recommend.

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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We had a great time kayaking with our guide. Learned lots of interesting things about the Bay and its sea life up close and personal. Its an activity that the whole family can do together.

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Rental process was fast and efficient and the staff was super friendly. Upon my return, every single person asked (and meant it) if I had a good time.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

What a great experience. We took the one hour tour but could have easily done the 2.5 hour tour. When we were finished, we wanted to do more. Kam, our guide was very knowledgeable and fun! He was patient in teaching us how to row and maneuver the kayak. We learned many fun facts about the wildlife. This is a... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

They offer a wide variety of kayaking experiences for any skill level. They are easy to access and great to deal with. The tours vary in duration and destination. We chose the most popular: the 2.5 hour Monterey Bay tour. It was easy, fun and a great learning experience. Saw a lot of wildlife! If you've got the time when... More 

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Placerville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We had a 10:00am guided tour with Katie who was very fun and knowledgable. They completely outfitted us, except for water shoes which we had.The people at Moss landing were very helpful and friendly! We saw many seals, sea otters with their babies, a large variety of birds including white Pelicans, which we were told were very rare to see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Took the intro course in kayaking and learned a ton. The instructor was thorough and knowledgeable as well as patient. Definitely a great place and class.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We've been to Monterey many times over the years and I always thought it would be fun to kayak in the harbor as I've seen people out there on many occasions over the years. The day we arrived in Monterey we had dinner down at the cannery and the waves looked like our kayak trip the next day would be... More 

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Additional Information about Monterey Bay Kayaks

Address: Address: 693 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: +1 800-649-5357
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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