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Monterey Bay Kayaks

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693 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-2406
+1 831-373-5357
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Kayak tour of Elkhorn Slough

We took our first kayak tour this past weekend and loved it. Our guide was Jesse and he was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MorganHillMomma
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Morgan Hill, California
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Tour of Monterey Bay

Perfect for our family who ranged in age from 4-77! Our guide, Karla, was great and worked well... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kilby4jr
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Missoula, Montana
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Sea kayak and standup paddleboard rentals, guided tours, classes and sales at two amazing wildlife locations, Monterey and Elkhorn Slough @ Moss Landing! Open daily 9:00 (except Christmas). See website for holiday hours. Closing hours changes seasonally.
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“elkhorn slough” (35 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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693 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-2406
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took our first kayak tour this past weekend and loved it. Our guide was Jesse and he was awesome. He was very knowledgeable, helpful and respectful of the wildlife and area. We would definitely recommend this group to our friends and family.

Thank MorganHillMomma
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Perfect for our family who ranged in age from 4-77! Our guide, Karla, was great and worked well with the novices in our group!

Thank kilby4jr
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our guide, Joel, was very knowledgeable regarding the history of the area and the flora and fauna on and below the water. He was entertaining and personable,

Thank Mary D
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We did "Guided Tour Elkhorn Slough - 2.5 hour". Went as a team from our company, and everyone had lot of fun. Guides were super nice. Highly recommend! This activity is a great package to experience nature, for animal lovers, and to experience the thrill...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took our 19 year old son with us to Monterrey for a graduation trip. He wanted to see Otters as well as other wildlife.We decided to go on a Kayak tour and chose Elkhorn Slough over the open bay. We were not disappointed. It...More

Thank watchthelambinsd
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The guides were terrific. The ride was beautiful. Saw lots of bioluminescence in the water deep into the Elkhorn Slough.

Thank darcie4man
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must book tour!! It is a night time tour held once a month during a new moon. The purpose is to see the bioluminescence and the dark night of a new moon really helps. The water was so calm in the slough...More

Thank StormyMarin
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time kayaking in the Monterey Harbor. Adele, our tour guide, was very friendly and knowledgeable. We saw a lot of wildlife (birds, seals, otters, jellyfish, and sea stars). It is an easy activity for beginners and a great location for experienced...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a 5 person, 3 hour, Slough kayak training class. Our gang might have been too many for an in-depth training session, but we had a blast! I was particularly impressed that they sent us detailed instructions and set us up with all kinds...More

Thank BasPerson
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on this hoping that we'd see a few otters, as that's all I'd ever seen around Pebble Beach and other locations. Absolutely wasted worry, as there are lots and lots of otters in the slough, including a "raft" of adolescent male otters that...More

Thank Mark H
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Sarah K
August 20, 2018|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
We only went into the slough, not out into the ocean. Our guide said that our kayaks weren't built for open ocean (unless we particularly liked getting dumped out regularly). So, whales and dolphins would be something we'd... More
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skepticaltraveler
July 10, 2018|
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Response from Liz V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, single kayaks are definitely available.
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sue d
June 18, 2018|
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Response from Karyn5657 | Reviewed this property |
We booked it on a weekday and were the only ones. But I would book it advance. We loved it and it was the highlight of the trip. Bring water proof camera if you can. We saw a huge sea lion on dock and lots of seals and... More
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