ELKHORN SLOUGH RENTAL RATES
Summer hours - 9:00 to 7:00 Daily
May 27 - Sept 3 2017
DOUBLE KAYAKS - $30 PER PERSON/per use
SINGLE KAYAKS - $35 PER PERSON/per use
No experience needed for SIT-ON-TOP Kayaks
Previous experience required for SIT-INSIDE kayaks*
SINGLE STANDUP PADDLEBOARD - $35 PER PERSON/per use
KIRBY PARK SHUTTLE - $20 PER PERSON (4 minimum with reservations)
FITNESS PADDLE PASS - $100 PER PERSON/month
DRIVEAWAY - Not available at this location. See our Kirby Park Shuttle option.
Prices include: Kayak with backrest or standup paddleboard, paddle, leash, life vest, optional wetsuit, splash jacket, splash pant, and a safety orientation (approximately 5 to 15 minutes depending on your experience level)
Reservations for Rentals are not necessary. We have the largest fleet in the area, with plenty of availability throughout the day.
How does it work? Check-in at the store's front counter any time of the day. After some paperwork, you will gear up, lock your belongings in your car and then our staff will escort you to the beach for a quick orientation on kayaking safety, weather and local information. You can then launch and paddle as long as you like till closing. Please note that mornings are usually the calmest time of the day and afternoon onshore winds may limit or cancel rentals.
2390 Hwy 1, Moss Landing
Check-in at our store in Moss Landing's North Harbor (behind the big pottery shop on Hwy 1). We have a full retail store, restrooms, changing rooms, and parking.
The Elkhorn Slough National Estuarian Research Reserve is an expansive tidal wetland and a rare eco-system with a stunning diversity of marine life. It is an important habitat for over 300 species of birds, many marine invertebrates, fish, and marine mammals such as harbor seals, sea lions, and the southern sea otter, a threatened species.
Skip the gym and go outside! Paddling is an excellent total body workout with the added bonus of being in a beautiful, natural environment. Purchase the Fitness Paddling Pass to start any day and enjoy unlimited kayak or standup paddling at Elkhorn Slough for 30 days. Drop in anytime for a quick get-away!
Monterey Bay Kayaks has 2 amazing wildlife locations for paddling - Monterey and Elkhorn Slough! We are a locally owned and operated small business that pioneered eco-tourism in 1985 and has been a leader in kayak recreation and education ever since!
We have introduced over 300,000 people to our unique and beautiful area with naturalist led tours, comprehensive rental packages and classes with ACA trained instructors.
Our mission is to provide a wonderful and exceptional experience for everyone while fostering stewardship of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Reserve.
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