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Address: Van Damme State Park, Little River, CA
Phone Number: +1 707-964-7480
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An ocean adventure in the sea caves

We had sea kayaked in Hawaii and the Channel Islands before so were looking forward to this. It was a different experience in the fog, but just as lovely and fun. Greg had wet... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 25, 2016
Andrea H
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Danville, California
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Danville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

We had sea kayaked in Hawaii and the Channel Islands before so were looking forward to this. It was a different experience in the fog, but just as lovely and fun. Greg had wet suits so we were never cold. We got to see a large amount of lion's mane jelly fish, some cute harbor seals and lots of sea... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

This was my second summer kayaking in Mendocino with the tour, Kayak Mendocino. Each trip brings a small group of Kayakers out into the ocean with the great sites of that coast but the biggest and most amazing part is gliding through the magnificent sea caves that are found off the coast. Its an hour and a half of pure... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Craig was a NIGHTMARE and ruined our kayaking experience. Among the many subpar aspects of his customer service, here were the most disappointing: - Early on, he was sarcastic and dismissive of people that did not "walk over to his demonstration area" as they were already standing near their kayaks by the shorebreak. - It was very impersonal with 18-20... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

We truly enjoyed going into the caves- a completely different view from the top. Really worth doing! We went into 4 caves, saw sea urchin, seals and jellyfish.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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3 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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2 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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