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Address: Van Damme State Park, Little River, CA
Phone Number: (707) 964-7480
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We had amazing weather that day and it probably contributed to the overall wonderful experience my husband, 11 year old son, and I had. The guys rode in a tandem kayak and I solo... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2016
IQ_Lisa
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Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan
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69 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We had amazing weather that day and it probably contributed to the overall wonderful experience my husband, 11 year old son, and I had. The guys rode in a tandem kayak and I solo upon our request. Craig and Joe were thorough, helpful, informative, and tons of fun! (The spooky cave sound effects thrilled our child!!!) We saw harbor seals,... More 

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Aurora, CO
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73 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We enjoyed the caves, saw sea stars, urchins. We went out a bit more where we were navigating around rocks, hugging the shore. Apparently the guide in front asked if the group wanted to try another area a little more exciting. We could not hear that as we were at the tail end of the group. This area was more... More 

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Mountain View, California
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Craig and Joe were terrific guides - helped us in and out of the water (which can be challenging sometimes) and took us through some really neat caves. They were thoroughly professional and friendly. Craig even offered one of the other guests a refund because he felt like he had been too hard on her - unheard of customer service,... More 

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helsinki
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

The tour ostensibly consisted of tours of three sea caves. We ended up in two bays and went very quickly through two small passageways, with no time in the "caves". We spent less than 2 minutes in the caves and it was disappointing. Most of the time was spent either queueing in line to go through the short caves, or... More 

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Texas
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the two hour cave kayaking tour very much. We hit a beautiful and fairly calm day. The owner stresses that any experience level can enjoy this trip and he is spot on. Nothing strenuous and mostly a very relaxing outing. You stay in the bays and calm areas so waves are not an issue. He also stressed that we... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The sea cave tour was fantastic. Our guide Wyatt was great - knowledgeable, relaxed but safety conscious, capable and enthusiastic. He also reacted brilliantly when one person in our group became unwell. This was so much fun and I felt very safe - I had been quite nervous starting off. We got to see seals, sea caves, a blow hole,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Kayak mendocino is an amazing two hour trip by sea kayak into the beautiful caves off the coast of Mendocino. I have travelled far to places like Vietnam and Thailand to photograph sea caves and here, at an easy access and a short kayak trip, led by experienced, knowledgeable guides who are also great company - I was led into... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

I took a tour back in April 2015. Fantastic experience. We had a mixture of kids and older folks in our group. The tour guide was excellent - great explanations of the local wildlife and cliffs. We went through two caves. While going through one of the caves, the guide paddled ahead and took a picture of each group. Exhausting,... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I was traveling with my 10 year old son. We had a blast! He was totally capable of handling his own kayak in this situation. (He's a very big and very coordinated kid for his age). Great guide, very cool going through the caves with fish and starfish everywhere. On the way back in, the seas got a little rough... More 

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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

These guys will lead you safely into a top of the sea adventure. Ride the waves through sea caves for a thrill or just enjoy the beauty and wildlife.

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