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Central Coast Outdoors

Morro Bay, CA 93442
+1 805-528-1080
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We had a really good time kayaking around the bay, learning a lot about local life like harbour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Kayaking: Morro Bay short paddle

Our family of 4, including two children ages 12 and 8, enjoyed paddling around the bay and learning... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
San Jose, California
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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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Morro Bay, CA 93442
+1 805-528-1080
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a really good time kayaking around the bay, learning a lot about local life like harbour seals, birds, sea dollars etc. Thank you for this good experience!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 4, including two children ages 12 and 8, enjoyed paddling around the bay and learning about the local area and its wildlife. We were new to kayaking but received expert tips and instruction from our guide, John, before starting our adventure. The...More

Thank k8t74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a tour with Central Coast Outdoors 5 years ago and had such a great experience that my kids made sure I booked another tour when we drove down from San Francisco on our way to Disneyland. Morro Bay is a great town to...More

Thank jenthehen2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of 6 including two teens took a paddle tour on a calm, sunny morning. It was like having a private tour since we were the only ones booked for that day. Mandy, our guide, was very knowledgable about the wildlife, ecology, geology and...More

Thank RainySeattle206
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Absolutely first class experience with Central Coast Outdoors! Very courteous and caring, full of information about the riding options as well as interesting information about the area. They stayed close at hand and always seemed to be at just the right spot to refuel or...More

Thank bradhuds0n
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We had a truly wonderful week completing the cycling trip from San Francisco to LA at the end of May 2017. Virginia was our guide for the week and we definitely felt that we got a lot more than just support for the bike. The...More

Thank 637heather
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We discovered Central Coast Outdoors through Treebones Resort. John and Virginia Flaherty were our hosts and guide. The hike is 5-hours long to Limekiln State Park with beautiful waterfalls, gorgeous vistas above the Pacific and history of the lime kilns. John provided us a gourmet...More

Thank Hugh H
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Found this company online and from first emailing them found them to be utterly professional. They hired a great tandem for us and from picking us up in San Francisco to leaving us in Santa Barbara John, the owner, provided us with 24/7 care and...More

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My brother, sister-in-law and I did the short paddle with Virginia. It ended up being a private tour because apparently no one else had signed up. I picked the short paddle over the classic only bc neither my brother nor my sister-in-law had kayaked before,...More

Thank serphergirl
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Morro Bay "Half Day Classic" with Central Coast Outdoor was quite the highlight for me and the other 12 folks in our group. Starting with a short introduction and safety talk, the trip expanded into a gentle paddle to interesting areas in the bay....More

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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