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Guided much better than going alone

Mandy is a wonderful guide! She was warm, friendly and went out of her way to show us wildlife... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oakland, California
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Fun with teens

We had a warm, sunny day. We saw red tailed hawks, pelicans, great blue herons, turkey vultures... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jen H
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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 1 week ago 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a warm, sunny day. We saw red tailed hawks, pelicans, great blue herons, turkey vultures, cormorants, sand dollars, pieces of abalone, crabs, sailboats, and people fishing. We could have stayed out for hours and hours.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Virginia is a great guide! Extremely patient and knowledgeable about local wild life. She took good care of our group of three generations and showed us a variety of birds and wild life living in Morro Bay. We had so much fun! Sea otters are...More

Thank Jiangping-Jane L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Morro Bay is just a beautiful place to kayak, protected from the ocean and yet large enough to hold lots of creatures, great and small. We were very lucky to have Virginia as our knowledgeable, enthusiastic guide. She pulled out all the stops, and literally...More

Thank Jean E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the highlights of our summer has been exploring the central coast and the amazing wildlife their. This half day tour was no exception, fun (easy) kayaing, passionate and knowledgeable guide and the backdrop of Morro Bay (seals/otters/birds). Facinating to see how this bay...More

Thank ajfeather
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of kayaking with Virginia and her team while staying in Morro Bay and all three of us thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Our daughter really enjoyed taking the lead in the kayaking and put the whole evening down as her number one...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

what an incredible experience and an honor learning from Mandy. I loved every second. Her kayaking instruction was incredible, her knowledge of the area, land, bay an ocean blew me away. She is a true inspiration. Lunch was perfect! Thank you Central Coast for an...More

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous trip with lots of amazing wildlife to see. We were all beginner kayakers and were very well looked after by our guide John. Trip was very relaxing and quiet as first thing in the morning. John was very knowledgeable about the local area as...More

Thank McLauchlanL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Virginia was terrific. Her knowledge of Morro Bay and it's natural wonders was extensive. Far exceeded expectations.

Thank David K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended Central Coast Outdoors by another English friend who’d done the sunset kayak trip previously. We booked a private guided trip for 5 of us, including our 3 teenage sons. Jen our guide took us out on this trip from the harbour. We...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