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Elkhorn Slough Safari

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8022 Moss Landing Rd # B, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9651
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Sea otters, seals and more

The variety and amount of wildlife you see is amazing. I have taken the tour multiple times in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
StephenSFBayArea
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San Francisco, California
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So Much Wildlife!

When they said they were going to show us wildlife, they weren't kidding! From the time Captain Joe... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
HannahNJ
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8022 Moss Landing Rd # B, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9651
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The variety and amount of wildlife you see is amazing. I have taken the tour multiple times in different seasons and it has always been enjoyable. Each time varies. Spring is particularly good for seeing the harbor seal pups. The sea otters reproduce year round.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When they said they were going to show us wildlife, they weren't kidding! From the time Captain Joe took the boat away from the dock in Moss Landing, we immediately saw sea lions sitting and barking on the docks, birds on the pilings, and when...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

This is an excellent, family-friendly, well done nature tour. The captain and naturalist used whatever creatures and scenes were presenting themselves as subjects for the tour. The pontoon boat is comfortable, but be sure to dress for the weather and factor in cold water and...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Professional guide and captain with lots of information and respect for nature. Friendly atmosphere and enjoyable few hours getting to know different species. You can see seals, otters and tons of different birds. Nothing to complain, thumbs up for this great tour! Book ahead to...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

You go to Monterey to see what? SEA OTTERS!! But as they are wild animals, they’re on their own schedule. They aren’t going to be precisely where you are. How to see them close up? Take the Elkhorn Slough Safari. Based in Moss Landing, the...More

2  Thank SeattleMeadowlark
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We were lucky to have a beautiful sunny day for our tour. The people running the tour are so nice, friendly and very knowledgeable. The pontoon was quite comfortable and easy to get on and off. We saw many sea lions, seals, otters with their...More

Thank risemans
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

A tour the entire family will enjoy...terrific knowledgeable guides...who will make this experience rewarding...the joy of seeing birds and wildlife up close...relaxing easy tour

Thank John G
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

On a blustery yet sunny Sunday we booked a tour with Elkhorn Slough Safari. The pontoon carried twenty guests plus Captain Joe and Austin the naturalist as we slowly plied the waterways of the Elkhorn Slough where thousands of birds gather. We saw seals, sea...More

Thank StarLady99
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I recently went on the Elkhorn Slough Safari with 8 members of my family aged 13 to 80. Every single one of us had a fabulous time. Most of us are avid bird watchers but even the kids (13, 16 and 16) had a fabulous...More

Thank CEMarquet
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

I can't believe I've visited the area so many times and not been to Elkhorn Slough! It's a wonderful area for wildlife, providing fabulous (and I imagine very reliable) views of sealions, harbour seals, sea otters and an amazing range of birds This trip in...More

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BlackBearBax
15 June 2017|
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Response from labdad | Reviewed this property |
Stays in the Slough, completely smooth ride
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heartqwn
25 December 2016|
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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!
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