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Address: 8022 Moss Landing Rd # B, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9651
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Sea otters and the abundant life of an estuary

Last minute reservation accommodated happily. Loved the knowledgeable guide and Captain who's knowledge of the history of the area and the abundant flora and fauna was imparted in... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2016
Portland, OR
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Portland, OR
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5 reviews
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Reviewed December 12, 2016

Last minute reservation accommodated happily. Loved the knowledgeable guide and Captain who's knowledge of the history of the area and the abundant flora and fauna was imparted in ways interesting to all. At an hour and a half on a comfortable craft (follow the suggested attire hints) and hot coffee and cookies to warm us up at the last, its... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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Reviewed November 27, 2016

Great way to see otters, seals, sea lions, and lots of birds. Captain and naturalist were very knowledgeable. The ride is very smooth, and they have activities to keep kids occupied, too. Lots of opportunities for taking photos. Highly recommended.

Thank Jennifer T
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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3 reviews
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Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

I recently needed to travel to Monterey on business and hoped to incorporate some nature photography into my trip. I contacted Stan at Elkhart Slough Safari and he was very helpful. I rented the boat and captain for a coupe of hours and came away with a very nice portfolio of sea otter pictures including two pups of different ages,... More 

Thank Dennis O
Lahaina, Hawaii
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3 reviews
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Captain Yohn and his naturalist are so friendly, accommodating and knowledgeable making this tour truly enjoyable and informative.

Thank suess380
San Jose, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 23, 2016

My third Safari. All have been excellent . Over 41 species of birds plus the harbor seals and otter. Austin was amazing and had great support from The Captain and several advanced birders...They all helped point the rest of us in the right direction.

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Prunedale, California
2 reviews
Reviewed October 18, 2016

This "safari" along the Elkhorn Slough is right up there with the Monterey Bay Aquarium for us. The Captain and our Naturalist were both knowledgeable and patient with the guests questions. We have done this trip many times and will be back again. Do t miss this trip when visiting the Monterey Bay Area,

Thank mgoode79
Rocklin, California
2 reviews
Reviewed September 29, 2016

The Elkhorn Slough Safari is a great way to view the natural habitat of birds, otters, sea lions and harbor seals. The flat bottom boat glides slowly through the water giving passengers an ample amount of time to spot, view and photograph various wildlife that live in and along the water. You will have an up-front and up-close look at... More 

Thank robinmo24
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 27, 2016

we used Elkhorn, now that's all we talk about. you can take the other site seeing tours, if you want to be in a cattle call, full of people, bull horn in your ear, mass noise, OR you can take this tour, on a quiet electric boat, smooth ride, only a few people per tour even if its booked full.

Thank linda s
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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Another great trip from Moss Landing, Monterey. Great crew with lots of information of the local habitat. Binocular hire was available on the boat along with free coffee.

Thank MikeWarrender50
San Francisco, California
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016

This two hour boat trip up and down the Elkhorn Slough is a great wildlife experience. You can see plenty of otters, sea lions and seals. On a lucky day, you may be able to see an otter munching on a clam, or an otter mom with a pup, or a couple of young otters practicing their "water polo" skills.... More 

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