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Morro Bay Private Kayak Tours (Family Friendly)

Morro Bay Private Kayak Tours (Family Friendly)

If our regular Morro Bay kayak tours aren't quite what you are looking for or if you just want a private tour, we are happy to accommodate you. Private tours are also an excellent option for families who don't have any kayak experience at all and have very young kids (i.e. 2-6 years old) as we can adjust the pace of the tour to meet your needs. Most people doing private kayak tours on Morro Bay with us do either a three hour tour or a two hour tour (you pick the time to meet) or simply request to have a regular tour turned into a private tour. You can also do private kayak tours that include a wonderful picnic lunch or a grilled dinner on the dunes. We also offer dog friendly private kayak tours and private kayak tours that focus on birdwatching. Large groups (32 maximum) are also welcome! Note that if you have more than 32 people we can often do several different tours at different times to accommodate larger groups. The best way to set up a private tour is to call us at 805.528.1080 or send an email to info@centralcoastoutdoors.com.

With a private tour we also have some flexibility when we schedule the tour to meet. Note that the early to mid afternoon can be the windiest time of day and so we usually recommend either meeting in the morning or closer to sunset for your private tour. That being said, if early to mid afternoon is the only time you have available and you are OK with potentially windier and rougher conditions, we can look at an afternoon tour for you as well.

LARGE GROUP (10+) YOUTH GROUP TOURS qualify for our group discount rate for any tour. Large Groups usually do the Private Two Hour Tour or the Private Three Hour Tour. Learn More...

KAYAKING: Private Three Hour Tour - Learn More...

KAYAKING: Private Two Hour Tour - Learn More...

KAYAKING: Private Half Day Classic with Lunch - Learn More...

KAYAKING: Private Dinner on the Dunes - Learn More...

KAYAKING: Private Tours with Dogs - Learn More...

KAYAKING: Private Bird Watching Tours - Learn More...

***Private Tour Reservations - Call 805.528.1080***


 

KAYAKING: Private Three Hour Tour

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The three hour private kayak tour typically visits all the same places on the bay that our Kayaking: Morro Bay Half Day Classic Tour does and includes both kayaking and a visit to the sand dunes (kids love the dunes!). This is also our most popular tour for large groups like school groups, youth groups or company outings. Our Youth Discounts will apply to all group sizes below EXCEPT the 10+ group size. The 10+ group size price is our standard large group rate and is a flat per person rate regardless of age.

Total Tour Time Avg Paddle Time Avg Time on Dunes Meeting Time Includes
3-3.5 hours

2-2.5 hours

30-45 minutes Variable, but morning usually recommended over afternoon Guide, kayak, PFD (life jacket), paddle, waterproof fleece lined lap blanket, water, snack (granola bars)

PRICING - THREE HOUR TOUR

Group Size 1 2 3 4 5-6 7-9 10+
Price per person (Youth discounts) $150 $120 $105 $95 $85 $75 $60

KAYAKING: Private Two Hour Tour

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The two hour version is more like our Kayaking: Morro Bay Short Paddle and typically visits the same places that tour does. For the two hour private tour we usually stay on the water and do not visit the sand dunes, but we can also shorten the on water portion of the tour and work in a quick visit to the sand dunes on special request. Our Youth Discounts will apply to all group sizes below EXCEPT the 10+ group size. The 10+ group size price is our standard large group rate and is a flat per person rate regardless of age.

Total Tour Time Avg Paddle Time Meeting Time Includes
2-2.5 hours 1.5-2 hours Variable, but morning usually recommended over afternoon Guide, kayak, PFD (life jacket), paddle, waterproof fleece lined lap blanket, water, snack (granola bars)

PRICING - TWO HOUR TOUR

Group Size 1 2 3 4 5-6 7-9 10+
Price per person (Youth discounts) $135 $105 $95 $85 $75 $65 $52

 

“Greg’s love of learning and respect for nature were evident to us and made for a wonderful time. Additionally, the lunch was outstanding!!!! Hats off to the chef and tour guide.”

Marsha Plafkin
Los Angeles, CA

 ***Private Tour Reservations - Call 805.528.1080***


KAYAKING: Half Day Classic with Lunch

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Kayak Private DinnerKayaking Morro Bay out to the sand dunes and having a gourmet picnic lunch  is truly a memorable experience. If you'd like to add the gourmet picnic lunch to your private Morro Bay kayak tour, this works best if we do an extended version of our Kayaking: Half Day Classic tour to allow for additional time on the dunes to eat lunch (maximum 32 people). This lunch tour is a great options for larger groups as well. Our Youth Discounts will apply to all group sizes below EXCEPT the 10+ group size. The 10+ group size price is our standard large group rate and is a flat per person rate regardless of age.

Total Tour Time Avg Paddle Time Avg Time on Dunes Meeting Time Includes
4-4.5 hours 2-2.5 hours 1-1.5 hours Variable, but usually 9:00 am or 9:30 am Guide, kayak, PFD (life jacket), paddle, waterproof fleece lined lap blanket, water, snack (granola bars), gourmet picnic lunch

PRICING - HALF DAY CLASSIC WITH LUNCH

Group Size 2 3 4 5-6 7-9 10+
Price per person (32 people limit) (youth discounts) $150 $140 $130 $120 $110 $90

Click on this link for the standard menu for this tour. The standard menu is good for meat eaters and vegetarians who are OK with some cheese. With advance notice, we can also accommodate most food restrictions (i.e. gluten free, vegan, etc).


KAYAKING: Dinner on the Dunes

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Morro Bay SunsetIt's also possible to do a California beach style grilled dinner (maximum 16 people) with your private Morro Bay kayak tour. This works best if we do a modified version of our Kayaking: Sunset Paddle tour. With this scenario we usually meet at roughly the same time in the late afternoon as the sunset paddle, but spend a little less time on the water to allow for time to cook and eat dinner on the dunes before it gets dark. We normally serve our Dinner on the Dunes menu, which appeals to a wide variety of people, but larger groups can also contact us if they'd like to modify that menu. Our Youth Discounts will apply to all group sizes below EXCEPT the 10+ group size. The 10+ group size price is our standard large group rate and is a flat per person rate regardless of age.

Total Tour Time Avg Paddle Time Avg Time on Dunes Meeting Time Includes
3-3.5 hours 1-1.5 hours 1-1.5 hours Same as for Sunset Paddle Guide, kayak, PFD (life jacket), paddle, waterproof fleece lined lap blanket, water, snack (granola bars), grilled dinner

PRICING - DINNER ON THE DUNES

Group Size 2 3 4 5-6 7-9 10+
Price per person (16 people limit) (youth discounts) $160 150 $140 130 $120 $100

Click on this link for the standard menu for this tour. The standard menu is good for meat eaters and vegetarians who are OK with some cheese. With advance notice, we can also accommodate most food restrictions (i.e. gluten free, vegan, etc).

***Private Tour Reservations - Call 805.528.1080***


KAYAKING: Private Tours with Dogs

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As dog owners ourselves, we understand how enjoyable it can be to take a dog on a dog friendly kayak tour or other outdoor adventure. We can accommodate dogs on our guided Morro Bay kayak tours, but there are some additional considerations. First, we ask that people with dogs book as a private kayak tour. We love dogs, but we can't speak for other people who may sign up for a kayak tour with us. Second, dogs are not allowed on the sand dunes on the far side of the bay, so with dogs we do a two hour private tour that does not land on the sand dunes - roughly the same itinerary as our Morro Bay Short Paddle. The rate for this would be the same as for a private two hour tour listed above. See pricing above for specifics. We also have dog PFDs (life jackets) available.

Another consideration is that during the late fall and winter there is a short hunting season for geese and ducks allowed on Morro Bay and we sometimes hear gunshots on kayak tours on Morro Bay during this time frame. For some dogs this may not be an issue, but for others it might be. We encourage anybody contemplating booking a dog friendly kayak tour during this time frame to contact us for more information.

On dog friendly tours we usually work out what kayaks we'll use and which one of your group will paddle with the dog at the docks. Small dogs can usually sit on someone's lap while larger dogs may need to sit in their own seat or with a human in a very large single kayak.

Please note that even though we offer private kayak tours for people with dogs, this doesn't guarantee that your dog will cooperate or enjoy the tour! While many dogs are just fine with being in a kayak, we've also had cases of dogs that refuse to get in the kayak or who are so nervous once they get in the kayak that the tour has to be cut short. Unfortunately, but we can't offer any refunds in these situations. We strongly encourage you to make sure your dog is comfortable in a small boat like a kayak before signing up for a private doggie kayak tour with us.

Dogs are free with full paying humans on private kayak tours!


KAYAKING: Private Birdwatching Tours

Morro Bay is an internationally recognized birdwatching hot spot. In winter you can see dozens of different species on the bay. While you will certainly see plenty of birds on our regular tours, if you really want to slow the pace down and spend more time learning about birds and identifying them, we recommend a private tour, either two hours (pricing) or three hours (pricing) in length.

We've run the kayak bird watching tour program for the Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival for many years as well. If you are an avid birder, we encourage you to check out the festival and sign up for one of the kayak tours that we do with them. You can also check out the bird lists to see what kind of species you might see in and around the bay.

***Private Tour Reservations - Call 805.528.1080***