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Central Coast Outdoors

Address: 10 State Park Road, Morro Bay, CA 93442
Phone Number: 805.528.1080
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Ranked #1 of 19 Activities in Morro Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: From the trails and crashing surf of Big Sur to the quiet country roads winding between exclusive...
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Owner description: From the trails and crashing surf of Big Sur to the quiet country roads winding between exclusive wineries to the profusion of bird life in Morro Bay, the area abounds in outdoors adventure possibilities. We offer a wide range of trips – biking, hiking, kayaking and multi-sport in order to take advantage of these diverse opportunities. Trip lengths vary from half day to full day trips to custom trips of any length. Come Join us!
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

My partner and I did the sunset kayak trip on Morro Bay this past weekend. and it was a great experience. John, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable about the local wildlife and the history of Morro Bay. Enjoying a beer with some gourmet cheese and fruit on the dunes with the sun setting behind us, and watching birds on the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I stumbled upon these guys on the Internet whilst looking for some kind of solo cycling adventure, and ended up booking a 6 day self guided solo trip from San Francisco to Santa Barbara. The ride itself and coastline is amazing, although would be a challenging ride if you're not a fit cyclist. From the moment I contacted John by... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Our family had a great morning kayak/dune hike on Morro Bay with our guide Morgan! Our kids (10 and 7) loved the time on the water and in the sand dunes, despite some chillier than normal temperatures. If you enjoy a paddle on open water in the California sunshine in the company of harbor seals and a wide variety of... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We're repeat offenders for Central Outdoors' Big Sur Ecotour. John is arguably the most genuinely enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide we've ever had. Nobody gets quite as excited about a whale or a condor as this guy and it's doubly impressive considering he probably sees the same stuff every day of his life. My girlfriend and I had done this tour... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Every once in a while I want to give a company a 10 star rating. Central Coast Outdoors deserves it. Phenomenal, breathtaking, thoughtful, organized, easy, fun, sublime are just a few adjectives to describe the day. Virginia was a remarkable guide and Central Coast Outdoors was a pleasure to deal with. Great service from start to finish. If you even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

My wife and I rode bikes provided by Central Coast Outdoors from Ragged Point to Moonstone Beach in late October. Virginia was our guide and she took care of everything from getting us to Ragged Point, providing the proper equipment and preparing a wonderful picnic lunch (with a great bottle of wine) at the state park in Moonstone Beach. The... More 

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Morro Bay, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Our group of 6 ranged in age from 11-65, yet guide Dave's knowledge and explanation of the Morro Bay Estuary, pelican barge, sea otters, harbor seals haul-out, heron and cormorant rookery, tides, channels, Chumash middens, etc..... appealed to each of us! The clincher was yakking across to the Sand Spit, jumping off sand dunes (younger ones), and watching a pair... More 

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Volente, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

​​Our 30th wedding anniversary trip was great. Our experience on the bike ride was great. The lunch was great (and we learned a great new recipe for salad dressing!) . We had dinner at the restaurant you recommended in Pacific Grove and it was great! Couldn't have expected more. We will be huge fans of your service and feel like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

We just returned from an abfab nine day self guided biking tour from San Fransisco to San Louis Obispo along the beautiful Pacific Coast. The tour was custom designed for us by John. After we packed our luggage in the panniers on our bicycles (also provided by John) we set out. Bicycles were fine with good brakes and derailleur, directions... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

We were on a girls weekend and decided to do the sunset kayak tour in Morro Bay! Paul was a fantastic guide! He even sent us a few pics of out adventure! We saw sea otters and a beautiful sunset! Paul was a fantastic host and served us wine, cheese, and crackers as we watched the sun set onto the... More 

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