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Monterey Bay Kayaks

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Sea kayak and standup paddleboard rentals, guided tours, classes and sales at two amazing wildlife locations, Monterey and Elkhorn Slough @ Moss Landing! Open daily 9:00 (except Christmas). See website for holiday hours. Closing hours changes...more
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693 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-2406
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I went on the bioluminescence tour with guides Josh and Rob. They were great and made the experience fun. I'm a fluffy gal with no kayaking experience but they made it very comfortable and easy. The views were beautiful and the staff was all very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank seasdiechick
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really friendly, knowledgeable tour guides, and great wildlife viewing opportunities—would definitely recommend the 2.5 hour Monterey Bay kayak tour.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MercerSB
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time kayaking with our guide Rebecca. We went out on the 9 am Monterey Harbor tour and we highly recommend the morning tour as there were fewer kayaks in the harbor at that time. Several people in our group had never...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TimeforRnR
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent kayaking tour in Monterey. We did a 2.5 hour tour and were the only 2 on the trip. We didn't arrive in Monterey until the early hours so our guide made sure the trip was nice and chilled! Due to expected bad weather we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CS41986
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our lead guide Gentry was very knowledgeable and we learned all about the slough's animals, plants and connection to the greater watershed. It was a great day on the water!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alena P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We signed up for a 2 hr tour and we shared a 2 person kayak. While the paddling wasn't strenuous, having another person to paddle at times made it easy to take a break. 2 hrs in a kayak seat is a long time, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank YCaggie92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I kayaked Monterey Bay. Our guide was amazing. The highlight of the trip was the sea lions- they swam right under our kayak (we had exceptionally clear water that day and could see to the sea floor) and followed our kayak. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Shannon F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience!!! We took our 8 and 11 year old boys on a 2.5 hour guided kayak tour with Junior. We saw tons of wildlife and the kayaking was really fun. Junior guided us up and down the slough in the best channels...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kim C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've kayaked with Monterey Bay Kayaks many times before and have always had an exceptional experience. This time was no different! Natalie was a fantastic guide and showed us around the harbor and provided all kinds of interesting tidbits about the Bay and its wildlife....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sara G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful location and our guide Gentry was fun, knowledgeable and had everyone's safety in mind! Wonderful nature experience!!

Date of experience: November 2018
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27 August 2018|
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Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
No. This trip includes personal floatation device and trained safety personnel in a fairly calm Bay without waves. If you follow instructions it is difficult to fall out of the kayak, because they are very stable.
Sarah K
21 August 2018|
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Response from Uncleputter | Reviewed this property |
Unlikely. You have to go much further out and the water is much rougher.
10 July 2018|
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Response from lizv2018 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, single kayaks are definitely available.