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Blue Water Ventures provides naturalist-led field trips and adventures for schools, families and friends in California and Central America. Kayaking events designed for women in California, the Caribbean and Florida.
2360 Highway 1, North Harbor Launch Ramp, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9642
+1 831-459-8548
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Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

We recently can back from a magical trip from Baja with Kim’s company and I am still reeling with all that we saw: flying mobula rays, dive-bombing pelicans, shy turtles, curious sea lions and their pups, and most of all the magical gray whales!!! The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 7, 2019

I have done several day trips with Blue Water Ventures over the last few years. All were excellent! I just returned from their 10 day Baja Mexico adventure where we swam with sea lions, kayaked, swam, boated and had close encounters with gray whales and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Our daughter bought us a Blue Water Venture kayaking trip on Groupon and gave it to us for Christmas. Awesome trip! Nikki and Luke were friendly, experienced guides who took us on a fun and educational tour of Moss Landing Harbor and the Elkhorn Slough...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

This was one of those trips that is so surreal you can’t possibly describe! From soaring Golden Eagles to grumpy groaning sea lions(wolf seals as we found out from our guide Luke) playful Otters nurturing their pups and busy eating shellfish, playing whack a mole...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

This was the first time I have ever been kayaking. I was a little worried since I was bring expensive camera gear. Once in the water I had no worries. The kayaks are very stable. I got some amazing shots and everything stayed relatively dry....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

I bought three vouchers through Groupon to go kayaking, but they sold too many and won't honor them all. Ridiculous! These people seem to be just short of scam artists! I don't think I would trust them. Stay far, far away.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed February 20, 2016

Returned recently from a one week trip to Florida to snorkel with manatees. Coordinated by Kim Powell of Blue Water Ventures, I could not have been more pleased. We visited 3 Sisters, plus other areas at Crystal River, and Homosassa River. The manatees were gentle...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed February 3, 2016

An amazing interaction with the manatees at Crystal a River and Homosassa in Florida. These gentle giants were as interested in us as we were them. As a diver, interacting with marine animals is not allowed- we only watch. To be able to be inches...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank jolen6
Reviewed August 18, 2014

I have been on two kayaking trips with Blue Water Ventures, and they have both been fantastic. Kim, the owner, is extremely knowledgeable about the Bay and its wildlife. She is committed to making sure that everyone has a terrific time, while also respecting the...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Sharon V
Reviewed August 4, 2014

My wife and I went on the recent evening / night guided kayak tour on Elkhorn Slough. Despite living in nearby Santa Cruz, we had never kayaked on the Slough; this introduction was amazing. Kim did a great job leading the tour, and showed us...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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