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“Elkhorn Slough kayaking”
1 Mar 2018
“Better then expected”
Blue Water Ventures provides naturalist-led field trips and adventures for schools, families and friends in California and Central America. Kayaking events designed for women in California, the Caribbean and Florida.
2360 Highway 1, North Harbor Launch Ramp, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9642
+1 831-459-8548
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was one of those trips that is so surreal you can’t possibly describe! From soaring Golden Eagles to grumpy groaning sea lions(wolf seals as we found out from our guide Luke) playful Otters nurturing their pups and busy eating shellfish, playing whack a mole...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

This was the first time I have ever been kayaking. I was a little worried since I was bring expensive camera gear. Once in the water I had no worries. The kayaks are very stable. I got some amazing shots and everything stayed relatively dry....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Melissa N
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I bought three vouchers through Groupon to go kayaking, but they sold too many and won't honor them all. Ridiculous! These people seem to be just short of scam artists! I don't think I would trust them. Stay far, far away.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank jchownjournalist
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Returned recently from a one week trip to Florida to snorkel with manatees. Coordinated by Kim Powell of Blue Water Ventures, I could not have been more pleased. We visited 3 Sisters, plus other areas at Crystal River, and Homosassa River. The manatees were gentle...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank litlalee
Reviewed 3 February 2016

An amazing interaction with the manatees at Crystal a River and Homosassa in Florida. These gentle giants were as interested in us as we were them. As a diver, interacting with marine animals is not allowed- we only watch. To be able to be inches...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank jolen6
Reviewed 18 August 2014

I have been on two kayaking trips with Blue Water Ventures, and they have both been fantastic. Kim, the owner, is extremely knowledgeable about the Bay and its wildlife. She is committed to making sure that everyone has a terrific time, while also respecting the...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Sharon V
Reviewed 4 August 2014

My wife and I went on the recent evening / night guided kayak tour on Elkhorn Slough. Despite living in nearby Santa Cruz, we had never kayaked on the Slough; this introduction was amazing. Kim did a great job leading the tour, and showed us...More

Date of experience: August 2014
4  Thank santacruzer_95060
Reviewed 14 May 2014

This trip was a rich and thoroughly enjoyable experience, involving camping on the beach (dude camping, with ample comfort and surprisingly tasty meals prepared by the Mexican cooks of our support team), snorkeling with sea lions and reef fish in the Sea of Cortez, kayaking,...More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank Richard L
Reviewed 13 April 2014

Thanks Kim for the great trip on the Slough. The moon may have hidden behind the fog and clouds but the wildlife up close and personal made the trip. My daughter and I had a great time and will join you for another trip sometime...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank bojestss
Reviewed 17 February 2014

My friend and I took advantage of a Groupon offer and decided to try our hand at kayaking. She had gone before with them and my first experience was this past summer at Lake Arenal in Costa RIca. I am a school teacher and lead...More

Date of experience: February 2014
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