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Cubby is wonderful and patient with kids and inexperienced kayakers. He lets the group make... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Fun, safe, informative kayak tour for all ages

My wife and I just had a great time kayaking in San Simeon over the weekend. Cubby the guide was... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
San Jose, California
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W. R. Hearst State Memorial Beach, San Simeon, CA 93452
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cubby is wonderful and patient with kids and inexperienced kayakers. He lets the group make decisions on what direction to kayak. We saw sea lions and nesting birds along the shore. We even kayaked thru a tiny cave. The kelp beds were beautiful and Cubby...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

My wife and I just had a great time kayaking in San Simeon over the weekend. Cubby the guide was really helpful from the beginning to the end. He's experienced and knowledgeable. I learned a lot from his stories. I highly recommend it.

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Reviewed 3 November 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

1  Thank auggiesmom
Reviewed 9 October 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

Thank kenodogmom
Reviewed 9 September 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
Reviewed 21 August 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

Thank 4Belladog
Reviewed 13 June 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
Reviewed 29 May 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
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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

Thank roteo74
Reviewed 16 May 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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