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Moss Landing, CA, USA
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The safari trip was really excellent. Well organised, the captain and naturalist abroad the boat were friendly and extremely knowledgeable and clearly very passionate about their work. There is plenty of wildlife to see: sea-lions sunning themselves in the harbour, otters floating in a raft...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PauladeC25
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff a friendly and welcoming. Plenty to watch in the harbour as sea lions lay sunning themselves. Small group on board, which was great and they do have binoculars if you've not got any. Plenty of photo opportunities, lots of wildlife (especially birds) and lots...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Susie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a 3 hour boat tour of the slough, starting off in the harbor, with its sea lions, occasional sea otter, and abundant western greves. We saw perhaps 20-30 sea otters, many with young riding on their tummy's, probably a hundred harbor seals, dozens...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 466timothyo
Reviewed 22 November 2018

We went on Monday 19 Nov and had a great time. Ian was great as the guide, he was happy to answer all of our questions. Saw lots of otters, seals, sea lions ( we now know the difference-thanks Ian) and many birds. Coffee and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Daydream526453
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Getting on the Elkhorn Slough Safari's aluminum pontoon boat at dock B in the Moss Landing harbor is the start of a day long adventure. The boat is like riding on the top of a double decker bus. You are immediately aware of animals all...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

If you want to see those cute little sea otters you’ve heard so much about there is no better way than with this company. They are informative and fun but very respectful of the slough and the animals within it. We saw sea otters, all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Worrals
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

You will see thousands (yes thousands) of animals in their natural environment. Otters, sea lions, pelicans, cormorants, and fur seals galore! Not to mention all the other types of birds in a beautiful setting. The owner/captain Joe, is respectful of the marine animal protection act....More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank TravelinGirl8875
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Very pleasant 1.5 hour boat ride with well informed naturalist to point out and explain behaviors of sea birds and mammals.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank travelmaven2016
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve been reading about this tour in guidebooks for years and I finally got a chance to take it on Labor Day Weekend. It definitely lived up to expectations. The company takes you out into the slough from Moss Landing Harbor on a pontoon boat...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank asl492
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We are so glad we took this tour on our last morning in the Monterey Bay area! We learned so much and saw a wide variety of wildlife. Getting to see the seals, otters, and sea lions was our favorite. The guide was very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from labdad | Reviewed this property |
Stays in the Slough, completely smooth ride
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Response from mgoode79 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldnt think a drizzle would be a problem...we have taken it when the air was damp, but came prepared. They are always prepared, so even if you are not they will take care of you!