Central Coast Outdoors

Kayak, Bike and Hike Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo, Big Sur and the Central Coast

The Central Coast of California has some of the wildest coastline and largest unspoiled open spaces in the state. It is home to the crashing surf and hiking trails of Big Sur, the California Coast Bike Route along the Pacific Coast Highway, the wine country areas of Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo and a world class National Estuary in Morro Bay. We specialize in incredible California Central Coast outdoors tours and trips for individual travelers, small group tours or large group tours kayaking, biking or hiking in our natural playground. Our trips and tours are top rated and our guide staff second to none! Take advantage of the owners' decades of experience in the adventure travel world and learn more about how we can help you explore this natural wonderland by bike, kayak and on foot...

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KAYAKING: Sunset Paddle 02/9/2019

We've been having a chilly and wet winter, but this evening was gorgeous on our sunset paddle. Cold, yes, but we dressed warmly and were treated to a beautiful sunset and lots of cool wildlife on the bay.


KAYAKING: Morro Bay Short 01/26/2019

Beautiful, glassy morning on the bay. One of our trips saw four different sea otters! Lots of great harbor seal and bird viewing in the back back, including brown and white pelicans. Lots of ducks and grebes on the bay as well as shorebirds.


KAYAKING: Custom 01/19/2019

Central Coast Outdoors has the great pleasure of guiding the kayaking birding trips for the Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival, held every year over MLK weekend. Here's a sampling of some of the many, many species of birds we have been seeing: peregrine falcon, osprey, red tailed hawk, turkey vulture, tropical kingbird (yep!), black phoebes, brown and white pelicans, pelagic and double crested cormorants, great and snowy egrets, great blue herons, Brant geese, green and blue winged teals, western and least sandpipers, black bellied plovers, willets, long billed curlews, marbled godwits, American avocets, Caspian and Forsters terns, buffleheads; western, Clarks, pied billed, eared and horned grebes; Pacific and common loons, red breasted mergansers, belted kingfishers, spotted sandpipers. Plus our non feathered friends, harbor seals and sea otters!