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W. R. Hearst State Memorial Beach, San Simeon, CA 93452
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Great 1st experience with sea kayaking!

This was my first experience with sea kayaking and it was wonderful. Cubby did an outstanding job... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2017
auggiesmom
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NC
So much fun

Just like the rest of the reviews...we also found Cubby to be very personable and... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2017
kenodogmom
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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“kelp beds” (5 reviews)
“sea caves” (4 reviews)
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W. R. Hearst State Memorial Beach, San Simeon, CA 93452
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

This was my first experience with sea kayaking and it was wonderful. Cubby did an outstanding job with his instructions as to how to get out over the waves and to get back to the beach without getting turned over in the water. He has...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Just like the rest of the reviews...we also found Cubby to be very personable and knowledgeable....This was a great experience and he makes you feel really comfortable. We can't wait to come back with our family and kayak with the grandkids

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Reviewed September 9, 2017

Gives you a new way of appreciating the ocean, being out there in a kayak. Cubby (owner and guide) toured us above the kelp forests. We saw schools of anchovies (glittering!), harbor seals, big ol crabs and lots of other sea life. I think it...More

1  Thank lleighh
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

Highlight of our vacation in SLO. Our family had only kayaked once before and Cubby made us feel at ease on the water. He provided great instructions and knew where to go based on the weather conditions. Cubby is knowledgeable of the area and the...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2017

My husband and I call this tour a highlight of our trip! Our guide, Cubby, was excellent and informative. His passion for the area and its wildlife shone through the tour. We traveled at a comfortable pace and were properly outfitted for the colder weather....More

1  Thank Emma R
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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I love kayaking wherever we go and this trip was extra special due to our amazing tour guide, Cubby. Not only did we get to see the cove but we also got to learn about the Hearst's, the history of the area...More

1  Thank Matt D
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

Cubby was great guide. Many animals, cave, Commando!! All equipment provided. One of highlights of our trip. Thanks for photos :)

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Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Definitely a highlight of our weekend getaway. Cubby, our guide and owner is exceptional! So friendly and knowledgeable about the wildlife, area history and kayaking in general. Highly recommended!

1  Thank Jennie W
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Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this business! The owner is not in it for the money.he is there because he cares about the marine life and he loves playing on the water. He is friendly, knowledgeable, and very helpful. He will loan you a camera or a...More

3  Thank Michele A
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Reviewed November 16, 2016

Our department offsite kicked off with a Kayak tour in San Simeon and our group of 15 could not have had a better time. Cubbie, Billy and Garrett were absolutely incredible. They shared a ton of knowledge and made everyone feel comfortable. We were able...More

1  Thank sarahmusgrove
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