Gift certificates available for kayak rentals, tours, classes, and gear

Give the gift of wildlife, salt water and magic this year. Surprise your loved one with a gift certificate good for rentals, tours, classes, and gear. With two waterfront locations to choose from — Santa Cruz Harbor and the Elkhorn Slough — Kayak Connection is Monterey Bay’s favorite outfitter for sea kayaking and stand up paddle boarding rentals, sales, lessons and tours.

There’s no better way to explore the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary. Come paddle with Kayak Connection today!

Santa Cruz Harbor Location

Come to Kayak Connection’s Santa Cruz Harbor location to experience over a mile of calm protected waters — perfect for beginning kayakers or standup paddling enthusiasts. For the more adventurous, head out into the Monterey Bay for open ocean exploration. See the iconic Santa Cruz sights including the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the Santa Cruz Wharf and experience the surf stoke at Steamer Lane.

Elkhorn Slough Location

Elkhorn Slough is one of the top ten wildlife viewing destinations in North America. The Elkhorn Slough at Moss Landing boasts the largest remaining raft of southern sea otters on the planet. Come paddle with these amazing endangered creatures, as well as sea lions, harbor seals, beautiful floating jelllies and migrating sea birds. Kayak Connection guarantees wildlife spottings on every outing!

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