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Kayak Connection is Monterey Bay's favorite outfitter for sea kayaking and stand up paddle boarding rentals, sales, lessons and tours.

Santa Cruz & Elkhorn Slough Paddling Adventures

We offer sea kayaking and stand-up paddling rentals, instruction, and tours in Santa Cruz and in Moss Landing at Elkhorn Slough. We are your one-stop-shop for all things paddle related – selling premier sit-on-top and closed deck kayaks and stand-up paddle boards. Visit us for all of your paddling needs!

Santa Cruz Harbor Location

One of the views of the bay from around Kayak Connection at the Santa Cruz Harbor

Santa Cruz Harbor Location

Come to our 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. 

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Elkhorn Slough Location

See some of the attraction around Elkhorn Slough

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. We guarantee wildlife spottings on every outing! 

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