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Elkhorn Slough Safari

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8022 Moss Landing Rd # B, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9651
+1 831-633-5555
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The Elkhorn Slough is filled with incredible wildlife and this is the way to see it. Between... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Colorado Springs, Colorado
An awesome experience!

If you want to get up close to dozen of Sea Otters, this is the tour for you! I think we saw... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charity H
Lake Elsinore, California
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8022 Moss Landing Rd # B, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9651
+1 831-633-5555
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Elkhorn Slough is filled with incredible wildlife and this is the way to see it. Between Captain Joe and the naturalist onboard you'll have everything described to you from the sea lions, seals, and otters, to the dozens of bird species. What the wildlife...More

Thank ScottandJanelle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to get up close to dozen of Sea Otters, this is the tour for you! I think we saw something like 70 otters, many quite close to the boat. I was able to get amazing pictures! We also saw lots of Harbor...More

Thank Charity H
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The Elkhorn Slough is a wonderful way to spend a few hours exploring the natural world & the timeless life cycle of nature. Sitting only, this flat bottomed boat quietly departs out of Moss Landing & takes you out into the silence of the Elkhorn...More

3  Thank karenmK2116VF
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Excellent trip to see the sea otters and loads of other birds, mammals & fish. A small more intimate trip, the guide has excellent knowledge & everyone is able to ask questions. Saw loads of sea Otters, sea lions, various species of birds and even...More

1  Thank SandNJ
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend this Safari. We saw so many animals on this boat ride through the Slough. Austin and his naturalists were amazing and so knowledgeable! We saw seals, otters, pelicans and so many other birds and wildlife. Beyond my expectations! My 84 year...More

1  Thank BlackRoseCher
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We booked the 9:15am trip. The winds pick up in the afernoon, so morning is a preferred departure time. There were just 12 on the boat so everyone had a great seat and view. Bring your binoculars, camera and wear a baseball cap and sunglasses...More

2  Thank pjkovacich
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Safari cruise on a stable flat bottomed boat to see sea otters and other wildlife. Really nice guide and captain who provided detailed explanations of what we were seeing (sadly slightly difficult to hear from rear of the boat). Saw harbour seals, sea otters (inc...More

2  Thank Thumbelina2
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This was a wonderful experience for our family, which includes three kids ages 7, 8, and 9. It's a 1 1/2 - 2 hour boat trip in Elkhorn Slough, and you will see LOTS of animals (and learn a lot, too)! The ride is gentle;...More

2  Thank TeacherandTravelerCA
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Pontoon boat was comfortable with competent owner/captain with knowledgable naturalist who answered questions, kept the kids involved, and told entertaining stories about the area. Highly recommend the tour.

Thank Debra A
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

This is a gentle boat ride through Elkhorn Slough, but dont think it's boring! We saw harbor seals, sea lions, nesting cormorants, LOTS of otters, and LOTS of different birds. We aren't birders, but we learned a lot about the local feathered friends. The captain...More

Thank Linda C
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15 June 2017|
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Response from labdad | Reviewed this property |
Stays in the Slough, completely smooth ride
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!