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Kayak Connection

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Moss Landing, CA, USA
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About Kayak Connection
Kayak Connection is the Monterey Bay favorite for kayaking rentals, tours, classes and sales. Come paddle with the largest population of Southern Sea Otters that call the Elkhorn Slough their home. The calm waters of the Slough are perfect for families and first-time paddlers. The Elkhorn Slough at Moss Landing is one of the top ten wildlife viewing destinations in the nation Come paddle with the locals!
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great three hours kayaking out on the Elkhorn Slough. We went with a naturalist guide who provided tons of information about the otters, harbor seals, birds and other wildlife that call this place home.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Wendy I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must do in the Monterey Bay Area. The wildlife is incredible. The guides at Kayak Connection are awesome, the gear is high quality, and overall great customer service. Special thanks to Kat for making our trip so memorable and providing such awesome information about...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank cvdtravels
Reviewed July 26, 2019

Amazing place for safe kayaking and wildlife watching. The staff was very helpful, gave great instructions and the surrounding wildlife is simply offering an unparalleled experience. I ended up coming back the next day for another round - this time bringing my camera as well....More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Leafofnature
Reviewed June 23, 2019

Great operation from the staff, equipment, and knowledge of tour guide. And on that note -highly recommend that you have a tour guide; we learned so much more about the slough, the animals, the impacts of various changes on the slough. Big shout out to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank hubblerules
Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

Perfect place to kayak, elkhorn slough. Great instructions, safety video, friendly, helpful staff w a quick review hiya to paddle. Appreciated little things like wording on paddle should face up. Equipment in great condition. I am sensitive to smells and often find rental life jackets...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

Kayaked Elkhorn Slough. The instruction, equipment and service were all some of the best I have experienced. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Ann B
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Superb, well organised and delightfully charming and friendly staff. This was an excellent outfit, safe, well kitted out and no carrying boats to the shore... Ignore the grumbling of the poor reviews who clearly all have bizarrely high standards of 'service' and should relax a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank suganag3
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Visited on 9/22/2018 (Saturday): We arrived and check-in was very easy, they make you watch a video about how to use the kayak and about navigating the Slough. After the video someone provides you all the equipment and gives you a short tutorial on how...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank BrutolMotent
Reviewed September 13, 2018

My wife and I rented a double kayak here, based on the details of the website. We were able to see sea lions, seals, sea otters, pelicans, and other wildlife. It was well worth the money. The equipment was in good shape, and the staff...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Eric18_13
Reviewed August 21, 2018

I've lived in the South bay for years and just heard about Moss Landing. Took my 8 and 10 year old kids, and brought a friend and her child, too. Most anyone should be able to kayak, so not much skill is needed, and you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Ann B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I had a rental car. I am not sure of other transportation.
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Graham J
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Response from kbadventurer | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I believe they did have some single kayaks available that you would be able to go in. Or if there are other people in the group they would probably pair you with another odd numbered group. They are very... More
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