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“big sur”(40 reviews)
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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 6 days 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.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 14 September 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

Thank drmombb
Reviewed 9 September 2018 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.

Thank Jen H
Reviewed 4 September 2018 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 3 September 2018

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
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30 January 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
20 February 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