Elkhorn Slough Safari Nature Boat Tours

7881 Sandholdt Rd.
Moss Landing, CA 95039- Map It
(831) 633-5555

AAA Editor Notes

Elkhorn Slough Safari Nature Boat Tours departs from the Moss Landing Harbor, w. off SR 1 onto Moss Landing Rd., n. onto Sandholdt Rd., then e. into the harbor parking lot. Two-hour cruises on a 27-foot pontoon boat explore the 7-mile Elkhorn Slough estuary. Led by a naturalist, the tours provide opportunities for sighting sea otters, harbor seals, terns, grebes and other species of waterfowl and shorebirds. The captain and naturalist provide information about slough ecology and natural history; photographs circulated during the trip help identify wildlife. Time: Allow 2 hours, 30 minutes minimum.
$38; $35 (ages 65+) $28 (ages 3-12). Under 3 not permitted on tours. Reservations are required at least 1-2 weeks in advance and can be made online or by phone. Parking: $7.
Hours: Departures daily; times vary depending on the tide and the migration of species. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.