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Kayak, bike and hike Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, Big Sur and the Central Coast. We specialize in incredible California Central Coast outdoors tours and trips for individual travelers, small group tours or large group tours kayaking...more
Morro Bay, CA 93442
+1 805-528-1080
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Reviewed yesterday

John was our tour guide for this kayaking experience. His knowledge of the area's flora and fauna was abundant and interesting. It was our first time kayaking and with John's instructions we felt comfortable, able, and safe. We also walked the sand dunes to the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

John made our vacation! He was very helpful with tips and suggestions to plan our itinerary and their bike tours were wonderful. Everything was handled - all we did was bike and enjoy the spectacular scenery and the delicious gourmet "picnic" lunches he and Craig...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our trip along the California coast we stopped in Morro Bay to kayak this lovely estuary that hosts many aquatic species both feathered and flippered. We chose the sunset paddle with Katarina and had a wonderful time. Katarina was a very skilled and knowledgeable...More

Thank therese z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great time kayaking around the estuary, learning about it, from our knowledgeable and personable guide Craig. Prior to our visit we were given information (emailed) and suggested attire to make kayaking more comfortable and safe.

Thank grm-squirrel
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Craig was outstanding, food and kayaking excursion incredible. Guided tour of Laurel Bay, with the licious mail on the beautiful setting.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed September 30, 2018

John Flaherty designed a trip that made everyone happy, and was a companionable professional at every step of the trip -- from lodging suggestions to identifying birds on the ride. We wanted a bare-bones trip, but with the reassurance of a well-planned route and a...More

Thank ThorbeckBikers
Reviewed September 30, 2018

excellent pre-trip communication, well-tuned bikes, detailed step-by-step itineraries would certainly do business with again

Thank Mike B
Reviewed September 30, 2018

In the last weekend of September, my wife and I took the Sunset Paddle adventure. It was our 2nd kayak experience with CCO, and this one topped our previous one, without question. Our guide, Mandy, was a knowledgeable and personable guide. She told us about...More

Thank Allan D
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Central Coast Outdoors is a top notch organisation that helped us coordinate an unsupported cycle from San Luis Obispo to Santa Barbara. Their pre-trip advice was fantastic, helping us with some complicated logistics and adjusting their "standard" packages to suit our needs. The bikes and...More

Thank Elizabeth E
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Mandy is a wonderful guide! She was warm, friendly and went out of her way to show us wildlife, tell us interesting info about the estuary/dunes/Chumash people/oyster farming/etc. I loved hiking in the dunes and collecting sand dollars too. This made for a good total...More

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January 29, 2017|
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Response from Otter-play | Reviewed this property |
Limekiln is 56 miles south of Carmel on CA. Highway 1.and two miles south Lucia. Be sure to check highway conditions as Highway 1 is closed often due to rock slides caused by the rain. People like this place for camping... More
February 19, 2016|
Response from CCOowner | Property representative |
John here, owner of Central Coast Outdoors. Thanks for your inquiry. The short answer is "it depends." Often we do have good availability for our tours, especially kayak tours, up until 24-48 hours in advance. Some days we... More