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Address: W. R. Hearst State Memorial Beach, San Simeon, CA 93452
Phone Number: 800-717-5225
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Being a novice I was concerned about my first kayak trip but Cubby made it a great experience. He patiently explained the pros and cons of equipment available and made sure we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Being a novice I was concerned about my first kayak trip but Cubby made it a great experience. He patiently explained the pros and cons of equipment available and made sure we were comfortable with each phase of the trip. Though grouped with intermediate kayakers I never felt we were holding anyone back. Cubby is very knowledgable about the area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

First of all, kudos to Cubby. He is incredible. We rented 3 kayaks (and a wet suit - for 'riding the waves' later in the day). The 2-person kayaks were incredibly comfortable; and, we were very well-fitted with life jackets. We had a glass-like ocean and saw an extraordinary variety of marine life: kelp beds, starfish, harbor seals, sea otters,... More 

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Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Mostly the same 5 star review as others. Cubby is awesome and the cove is lovely. There is no guarantee of wild life, but we did see a male sea otter and seals on the beach. We were lucky that the tide was low and sea calm so we could go into some of the caves with the kayaks --... More 

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Cambria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

What FUN. Cubby will help anyway he can to make your Kayak Trip fun. Beautiful area to explore and a great way to do it. Never know what you will see.

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Redlands, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We loved our kayak trip to the sea caves! The staff was friendly, energetic and helpful and got us launched into the ocean without capsizing! I highly recommend this experience for all families! It is affordable fun and the sea caves are close, so it is not overly strenuous. Perfect, beautiful day and balanced out our Hearst Castle tour with... More 

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Denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

This was the first time my husband and I had ever thought about kayaking on the ocean. When we arrived they were so kind! Before going out on the ocean, he made sure we knew what we were doing and what to do. Once in the cove, it was breath taking. The seals following us around, the pelicans diving into... More 

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Gahanna, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This was the first time my wife and I have ever been ocean kayaking. Cubby, owner and guide, was so helpful, knowledgeable, and all around great guy. He made our three hour trip fun and full of adventure. He was able to point out sea otters, harbor seals, sea lions, many aquatic creatures of the kelp forests, and creatures of... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We were a large group (8) and did the San Simeon Cove Tour. For $50 each it's a deal! Fun time on the water: whale sting, up close with otters, history lesson, chance to kayak into a cave and a great work out. It is a must do! Cubby, Billy and Bobby our guides were wonderful. Cubby provided a ton... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Well, I'm only going to confirm what all the other people who have reviewed Sea for Yourself Kayak Outfitters (and gone on a tour with Cubby) have said. It was amazing! My husband and I are pretty experienced kayakers, but we had never kayaked in the Pacific. We really wanted to learn about the ecology, weather, and currents of the... More 

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48 reviews 48 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Great service and fun via this kayaking experience. Cubby is very knowledgeable about weather, wind patterns, kayaking tips, and more. We went through a good part of the cove, seeing some hidden beaches and going through or into caves. We did get out into the open ocean for a bit. Saw a grey whale from the shore, male and female... More 

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