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: Half Day Classic 02/20/2018

Chilly, but beautiful day on the bay this morning. Saw all kinds of cool stuff, including an osprey, a peregrine falcon, lots of white pelicans and multiple other shorebirds, ducks and geese. Plus, some very pregnant harbor seals - babies very soon!

KAYAKING: Sunset Paddle 02/3/2018

Amazing clear, warm and beautiful evening on the bay! Lots of bird life and the harbor seals are looking extremely pregnant!

KAYAKING: Custom 01/15/2018

This past weekend was the winter bird festival in Morro Bay. We guided 5 kayak trips and saw some amazing things! Highlights: a peregrine falcon using the kayaks to hide and launch a low attack across the water where he grabbed a small peep off the mudflats. We saw him plucking his meal a minute later atop a boat mast. Many many sightings of osprey, thousands of shorebirds, including sanderlings, western and least sandpipers, willets, long billed curlews, marbled godwits, black bellied plovers, greater yellow legs, spotted sandpipers. Great blue herons, great egrets and snowy egrets. A solitary snow goose and a few Canada geese and hundreds of Brant geese! We also spotted a few ducks, including bufflehead, ruddy ducks, red breasted mergansers, northern pintails, northern shovelers, green winged teals. Belted kingfishers, western, Clarks, eared, horned and pied billed grebes. Common loons. Ring billed, western and California gulls, Caspian terns. We had a few marine mammal spottings as well - lots and lots of harbor seals, a couple of sea otters and a group of sea lions. Excellent weekend out there on the bay!