ABOUT Venture Quest Kayaking
Venture Quest Kayaking of Santa Cruz offers a unique opportunity to explore the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary from a kayak! Rent a kayak or join us on a guided tour and enter the realm of sea otters, seals, sea lions, pelicans, dolphins, whales and a variety of other bird and marine wildlife. Kayaking is an exciting sport that can be both relaxing and invigorating. It is the perfect way to peacefully interact with the wildlife inhabitants of The Monterey Bay. No experience necessary!
Venture Quest Kayaking - Rentals
Rental kayaks from the Santa Cruz Wharf can easily access kelp beds and cliffs where otters, seals, sea lions and many other marine animals live. Rent from the wharf and paddle the wildlife-rich waters of the Monterey Bay Sanctuary near the Santa Cruz coast.Your rental includes wetsuit and all kayak equipment. We even have waterproof bags for your camera or other items. Sails and other accessories are available to rent as well.
Do I Need Experience?
No! Beginners are welcome to rent open-deck kayaks (sit on top) which are easy to use and do not require experience. Experienced kayakers who are able to perform a self-rescue, can rent closed deck boats.
Venture Quest Kayaking - Tours
Venture Quest Kayaking - Classes
*From Venture Quest Kayaking website (above)
Paul Schraub/Santa Cruz County CVC