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Address: W. R. Hearst State Memorial Beach, San Simeon, CA 93452
Phone Number: 800-717-5225
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Great Day with Cubby!

Our family of 6 - two parents plus 4 kids ages 10-14 - had a great day kayaking with Cubby and his team in San Simeon. Cubby is cheerful and extremely knowledgable and clearly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Chevy Chase, MD
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Chevy Chase, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 6 - two parents plus 4 kids ages 10-14 - had a great day kayaking with Cubby and his team in San Simeon. Cubby is cheerful and extremely knowledgable and clearly thoroughly enjoys introducing travelers to the sport and ocean he loves. Highly reccomend!!!!

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Northridge
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89 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the 10am kayak tour and Cubby, the tour guide, was an amazing. He is so knowledgeable!! We saw lots of wildlife: sea lions, an otter, snowy egret, blue heron, snails, cormorants... Cubby will loan you a waterproof camera and then he sends you the pictures via email in a couple days. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this activity. We will... More 

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Antioch, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting family on Central Coast, we have done just about everything over the years and decided kayaking would be fun and different. What a great choice. We met the outfitters and equipment was provided. (If you use a 3/4 wet suit, put sunblock on your shins) Cubby will set you up, take you out to the kelp beds and give... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Cubby runs this amazing little operation. He is very knowledgeable about the ecosystem of the area. We saw otters, harbor seals, sea lions and many types of birds. The tours are super safe and fun. Great value and highly recommended. (And Cubby knows tones about cycling and running trails in the area) THANK YOU!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

Thank you thank you Cubby and Eric !! After 20 days touring the coast and Yosemite I can honestly say this was definitely a highlight. Your enthusiasm and clear dedication to the environment where we kayaked shone through. We had a fantastic experience and as first time 'older' paddlers we had a great morning. Thank you

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Cubby was the best guide you could ask for. Knowledgable, fun, and so jazzed to share everything about the nature of the cove. It was quite a deal to have *everything* included. "Everything" means even a waterproof camera that he lends you, downloads the photos from, and emails you after. Just show up!

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San Francisco, California
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

My boyfriend booked a tour for us over the phone a few weeks in advance after I found it through TripAdvisor. We have both kayaked once before but not on the ocean. I don't know how to swim and I am lightweight so it was scary for me as the waves could be strong but still a great experience and... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

My husband and I took our college age boys on this kayak tour while they were home this summer. None of us had kayaked before and were a little nervous about what to expect, but the owner/guide, Cubbie made us feel very comfortable. As part of the guided tour we were fitted with wet suits, given the "how to" instructions,... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Wonderful and knowledgeable tour guide !highly recommended ! Cubby was the tour leader and was fantastic as a guide and advocate for the bay.

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Somers, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

What a great time! My husband, and our two teenagers went out on this tour. It was our first time kayaking. Cubby was an excellent guide. We saw several humpback whales, an otter and several seals. He was very knowledgeable about the area. We keyaked into a couple of caves. Would highly recommend!

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