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Amazing and fun

My husband and I did the short paddle with Virginia in late March 2018. Luckily it was a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
MGM1123
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Healdsburg, California
Fun & Informative!

My husband, two teenagers and I took the half day morning kayak and sand dunes tour. Steve, our... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Maryann S
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Orlando
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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, biking or hiking in our natural playground. Our trips and tours are top rated and our guide staff second to none! Take advantage of the owners' decades of experience in the adventure travel world and learn more about how we can help you explore this natural wonderland by bike, kayak and on foot..
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“kayak tour” (30 reviews)
“big sur” (40 reviews)
“sand dunes” (41 reviews)
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Morro Bay, CA 93442
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"sunset paddle"
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

My husband and I did the short paddle with Virginia in late March 2018. Luckily it was a beautiful and sunny day. I was a bit worried a bit about wearing shorts at this time of year because I am always usually cold, but I...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

My husband, two teenagers and I took the half day morning kayak and sand dunes tour. Steve, our guide, was really patient, friendly and knowledgeable. We had so much fun watching the harbor seals, learning about the oyster farms (even tried his recommendation for a...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Our party of five, ages 8 to 75, appreciated Mandy’s ability to zero in on birds and other wildlife, the area’s geographical features and flexibility in attending to each of our interests. We paddled up the estuary by bufflehead ducks, viewed a gathering of white...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

John with CCO was a most excellent guide and a wealth of knowledge during our day hike with him around local parks. The lunch they provided was yummy and healthy and he was very flexible with any changes we wanted to make. This outing made...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

I have kayaked in the sun in the Channel Islands and in the fog in Mendocino. When I saw the sunset option, I was excited for a new experience. Virginia was very helpful on the phone when I was deciding which day to book the...More

Thank Andrea H
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

The Central Coast of California is one of the most incredible places in the USA! A wide variety of scenic views, hiking, eating, shopping to no end.

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

If traveling on the Central Coast - Morro Bay is a MUST SEE! From their marinas, to the Morro (Rock) itself, to the sea otters playing in the waters, and the wonderful shops - and food - so much to see, so much to do...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We had a Great afternoon and evening with John who took care of the logistics, equipment and food for this outing. We celebrated our son's 21st birthday with the late afternoon bay paddle and then sunset dinner on the sand dunes across from the harbor....More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

My Son (19) and I embarked on a great trip this month from San Fran to Santa Monica with Central Coast. They planned a brilliant itinerary and helped with hotels etc. All their recommendations for stops and restaurants where great. Their bikes were top notch...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Five, 70 year old friends totally enjoyed our 3 hours kayaking tour with Dave. He was a wealth of information, kind and patient. I forgot my jacket and Virginia drove it up to Cayucos. Talk about great customer service. If you are in the Morro...More

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Oldnway
29 January 2017|
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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
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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
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