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Kayak Mendocino

Van Damme State Park, Little River, CA
+1 707-964-7480
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Ocean Kayaking

Along with my son and his wife me and my wife went on a guided kayak sight seeing tour. It was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
randyg715
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Oklahoma City, United States
via mobile
Good Customer Service

My daughter and I were planning to dive at Van Damme and decided to kayak as well - we have some... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Graeme P
,
McKinney, Texas, United States
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“sea caves” (16 reviews)
“harbor seals” (8 reviews)
“water shoes” (4 reviews)
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Van Damme State Park, Little River, CA
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+1 707-964-7480
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Along with my son and his wife me and my wife went on a guided kayak sight seeing tour. It was wonderful and the gentleman that we're our guides made it even better. We went through sea caves and out on the open water, saw...More

Thank randyg715
Reviewed 16 August 2017

My daughter and I were planning to dive at Van Damme and decided to kayak as well - we have some experience and really just wanted to rent the kayaks but that wasn't an option. It was almost a spur-of-the-moment thing as we didn't have...More

Thank Graeme P
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Our guide was great, and his love of this place was infectious. He encouraged us to really take it all in, This was an easy kayak trip through some spectacular sea caves.

1  Thank Mary G
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I highly recommend Kayak Mendocino. What a great experience! We texted in the morning to reserve a spot in the 2pm tour. Craig got back very quickly to confirm that there was space. As it turned out, ours was a small tour (it was a...More

1  Thank AvivaLAnnArbor_MI
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Craig was a great guide. He was capable and funny and made sure we got to see everything. We had experienced and beginner paddlers in the group and he managed to keep us all together. He was sure to put everyone in the right equipment...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

As a water loving family, we loved going out on the ocean and kayaking past the cliffs and through some of the caves, seeing the wildlife up close (especially the playful seals). Unfortunately the level of experience in kayaking was very diverse and we only...More

Thank Karin H
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We reserved this attraction, but didn't actually go out. It was difficult to get information on what to wear, how difficult it would be for us. We went to the meeting place and spoke with the operator, but he seemed uninterested in giving an opinion...More

Thank contradancer
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We went with our two kids, ages 8 and 10, in two tandem kayaks. It was our first time sea kayaking, and our guide was knowledgeable and helpful. We learned about the ocean ecosystem near Mendocino, saw some wildlife, and explored some sea caves. They...More

1  Thank Kirsten L
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful experience. I am not an experienced kayaker in the ocean. Our guide was great on coaching us and we saw marine life, sea caves and beautiful vistas. The company is very safety conscious and I highly recommend them!

Thank kateCA
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had sea kayaked in Hawaii and the Channel Islands before so were looking forward to this. It was a different experience in the fog, but just as lovely and fun. Greg had wet suits so we were never cold. We got to see a...More

Thank Andrea H
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