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Good but skip a tour and go solo

Great organization and highly recommend them. Very safety conscious and knowledgeable with large... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
joe1212
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San Francisco, California
Watch out for incomplete refunds!

Went out for a 3 hour tour, spent about 1+ hour in the harbor, then moved to the start of the... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
sabra133d
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San Jose, California
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“elkhorn slough” (20 reviews)
“safety video” (4 reviews)
“harbor seals” (19 reviews)
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2370 Highway 1, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9642
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great organization and highly recommend them. Very safety conscious and knowledgeable with large kayak fleet. Buuut, if you like to take your time and spend longer time on certain sites (like a specific animal), skip the tour. We did a tour and it was a...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Went out for a 3 hour tour, spent about 1+ hour in the harbor, then moved to the start of the slough. Guide said that the wind was too much to paddle in, and assured us that we would all get a full refund since...More

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Dave G, Owner at Kayak Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Hello sabra133d, We are sad to hear that you were dissatisfied with your experience at Kayak Connection. As a small, family owned business we take pride in delivering a fun experience and we are unhappy that we did not meet your expectations. A challenging part...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

A pleasant rental experience. Staff are very friendly and make the rental process smooth and stress free. Kayaks and other gear is in great condition, so you can focus on enjoying the Elkhorn slough

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I didn't actually rent a kayak--I stopped in to see if they had availability and was advised the wind was getting a bit strong for taking a kayak out that day. I applaud Kayak Connection for giving out good advice in lieu of just making...More

1  Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We rented kayaks from Kayak Connection to explore Elkhorn Slough. We made reservations ahead of time and were able to get 2 closed boats and 1 sit on top for when the shop opened. They have you watch a safety video and then get you...More

Thank Lesley B
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Video briefing on safety and friendly staff on hand to kit you out and recommend best places to go to see wildlife and avoid worst of winds and tidal flows. The Slough (for benefit of Brits, pronounced "slew") is a protected area and ideal for...More

Thank Diane S
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had a great half day of self-guided kayaking at Elkhorn Slough. I took my three teenaged girls on two double kayaks. Kayak connection set us up with everything we needed (we brought our own paddling gloves that I bought on Amazon). We had a...More

1  Thank Robert D
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Our guide answered all of are questions even all of my 12 year old sons. We saw lots of wildlife and had lots of fun.

Thank GregE662
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I don't like to give poor reviews but in this case I feel justified. I booked a tour of Elkhorn Slough on line several days in advance and received an email confirmation. I arrived on time and the staff seemed a bit surprised to see...More

1  Thank SM_burghound
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

My husband and our two teen boys recently kayaked Elkhorn Slough on a tour with Kiersty. She was a great tour guide -- very patient with different levels of paddlers. She was also incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about the Slough and its wildlife. We saw...More

Thank Caroline M
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Graham J
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Hi there, I believe they did have some single kayaks available that you would be able to go in. Or if there are other people in the group they would probably pair you with another odd numbered group. They are very... More
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