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Address: W. R. Hearst State Memorial Beach, San Simeon, CA 93452
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+1 800-717-5225
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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I highly recommend this business! The owner is not in it for the money.he is there because he cares about the marine life and he loves playing on the water. He is friendly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I highly recommend this business! The owner is not in it for the money.he is there because he cares about the marine life and he loves playing on the water. He is friendly, knowledgeable, and very helpful. He will loan you a camera or a hat or a pair of sunglasses for free! He just wants you to enjoy the... More 

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Thank Michele A
Hermosa Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Our department offsite kicked off with a Kayak tour in San Simeon and our group of 15 could not have had a better time. Cubbie, Billy and Garrett were absolutely incredible. They shared a ton of knowledge and made everyone feel comfortable. We were able to see otters, seals, and tour a cave that was full of wildlife. Parking was... More 

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Thank sarahmusgrove
Huntersville, North Carolina
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

10am tour, a bit fogged in, which according to Cubby, our guide, is perfect weather. Fog lifted later. Two out of our group of four had never kayaked and were fine. So nice out on the water, wildlife sittings, otter, egrets, harbor seals. I would not miss doing this.

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Thank Vin0Vin0
Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We had a great kayaking tour with Cubby the other day. The cove is beautiful and we lucked out with lovely weather and some cool sea life sightings (sea otter, lots of seals, dolphins, birds). Cubby decked us out in some cool gear and we really enjoyed learning about the cove, the sea life, the area's history ... and where... More 

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Thank Melissa M
Chevy Chase, MD
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Our family of 6 - two parents plus 4 kids ages 10-14 - had a great day kayaking with Cubby and his team in San Simeon. Cubby is cheerful and extremely knowledgable and clearly thoroughly enjoys introducing travelers to the sport and ocean he loves. Highly reccomend!!!!

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Thank Mom4XChevyChase
Northridge
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88 reviews
48 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We took the 10am kayak tour and Cubby, the tour guide, was an amazing. He is so knowledgeable!! We saw lots of wildlife: sea lions, an otter, snowy egret, blue heron, snails, cormorants... Cubby will loan you a waterproof camera and then he sends you the pictures via email in a couple days. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this activity. We will... More 

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1 Thank zoofamily
Antioch, Illinois
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57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Visiting family on Central Coast, we have done just about everything over the years and decided kayaking would be fun and different. What a great choice. We met the outfitters and equipment was provided. (If you use a 3/4 wet suit, put sunblock on your shins) Cubby will set you up, take you out to the kelp beds and give... More 

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1 Thank denniss529
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Cubby runs this amazing little operation. He is very knowledgeable about the ecosystem of the area. We saw otters, harbor seals, sea lions and many types of birds. The tours are super safe and fun. Great value and highly recommended. (And Cubby knows tones about cycling and running trails in the area) THANK YOU!

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Thank Stagger L
Southampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Thank you thank you Cubby and Eric !! After 20 days touring the coast and Yosemite I can honestly say this was definitely a highlight. Your enthusiasm and clear dedication to the environment where we kayaked shone through. We had a fantastic experience and as first time 'older' paddlers we had a great morning. Thank you

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Cubby was the best guide you could ask for. Knowledgable, fun, and so jazzed to share everything about the nature of the cove. It was quite a deal to have *everything* included. "Everything" means even a waterproof camera that he lends you, downloads the photos from, and emails you after. Just show up!

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