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Central Coast Kayaks

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Address: 1879 Shell Beach Road, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Phone Number: 805.773.3500
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Beautiful Morning On the Water

My husband, two kids (ages 10 and 13) and I just fInished the Cave sea kayaking tour. We were lucky because the water was super calm and we were able to maneuver the kayaks pretty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My husband, two kids (ages 10 and 13) and I just fInished the Cave sea kayaking tour. We were lucky because the water was super calm and we were able to maneuver the kayaks pretty easily. The guides were really knowledge and helpful and very friendly. This is a workout for sure but lots of fun and seeing the caves... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

What an amazing kayaking experience. Our guides John and Nick were knowledgeable and friendly. We had a great time during our visit to the Central Coast. The kayaks were is good condition and all the wet suits, dry jacket, booties, and helmets were clean and in good condition.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We decided to book this trip based on all the awesome reviews from Yelp and Trip Advisor. So glad we did!! We looked at the surf report before booking our trip. We did The Cave Tour. 3 hours was just about right. Nice that everything was provided. All gear is ready for you when you get there. Once your ready... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We wanted to do something out of the ordinary for our friend's birthday. The Cave Tour was perfect. They definitely know what they are doing as we were very prepared for the day. I was nervous that I would be cold but they have all the gear to keep you warm and safe while out. I was also nervous about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I thought it sounded great when we booked it but the night before, we started to worry about the water being too cold or too much paddling. But we went for it and were glad we did! The wet suit, boots, and wind breakers kept us warm and even thouh we had never kayaked, we paddled through... More 

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Lemoore, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Spent the day with my wife kayaking with Central Coast Kayaks and we were NOT disappointed. We are both experienced kayakers but this tour offered some unique opportunities to paddle through several cave and rock formations along the coast. You are asked about your experience and adventure level (1-10) because some of the cave openings took some courage. All kayakers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This tour is not for people who are not physically active on a regular basis. If you are in good shape, you'll be fine even with little kayaking experience. My biggest complaint is that the guides do not tell you the surf conditions. On the day we went there was a high surf warning that I learned about after the... More 

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Orinda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My wife and I took our son and daughter (ages 11 and 14) for a kayak excursion with Central Coast Kayaks. The team at CCK provided all the gear we needed, and it was a short walk down to the beach. We had two kayak guides out on the water who were both fantastic as we explored the cave structures... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Stopped off at Central Coast Kayaks with my 22 yr old daughter as part of our Highway 1 road trip in late July '14. We booked by phone 24 hours in advance, and got 2 places on the 8am tour. My daughter has previous experience of kayaking, I had none. We did the sea cave trip. What a great few... More 

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Guelph
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We signed up on a day where there were southern swells, the first in weeks apparently. We are both good swimmers but novice kayakers. The water was smooth going out but soon the swells came in. Some caves were very challenging with white water rushing through. I managed to get through all but one, Cole was helpful and supportive. John... More 

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