R.L.T Adventures offers a variety of ocean experiences, allowing you to experience the salty air, visit with sea otters, paddle next to sea lions, and journey into the deep to discover whales and jelly fish. No experience is necessary for our trips, as instructions will be taught before the adventure begins and all equipment is provided. First, you pick which ocean exploration you want to discover, then you pick the day and time that works for you and register. Lastly, you just show up and let RLT provide the equipment, knowledge, and entertainment to create a memorable day of play! Not only will you have an adventurous day out on the water, but R.L.T also teaches you the basics of kayaking, allowing you to be empowered for you next journey out on your own. R.L.T's semi-private tours offer you a hands-on learning experience as you explore and discover a whole new playground!
And here's the thing...since YOU all get to pick the activity...the first person registered gets to pick the activity of the day! So if you have a specific journey you'd like to do today, sign up now to secure the adventure of your choice! You'll absolutely be able to register for any day's adventure until it is sold out, so no need to worry about missing out on the fun. Available options will be listed in the calendar as the adventures get booked - so take a look and find what nature adventure you want to do. Then sign up quick before your day gets taken!
Take a look at our options, grab your sunscreen and hat, and Let's Play!
Take time out to kayak the Santa Cruz wharf and discover sea otters, star fish, dolphins, and if we're really lucky whales! This adventure is offered either as a stand-alone option, or as part of a kayak & mountain bike ride full day adventure.
Details and what to expect:
3 hour kayak tour around the Santa Cruz Wharf
Local sights to be seen: Sea Lion Rock, Boardwalk beach, & Seabright Lighthouse
Experience level: Beginner activity
All equipment provided
Paddling can get tiring, so it is recommended to bring a snack and water bottle with you.
Cost: $65 per adult
This tour is offered mornings from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm and sunsets
The Road Less Traveled certainly goes off-roading in this adventure! Moss Landing is a renowned playground for humpback whales, orcas, dolphins, and even some sharks. An ideal playground for some, and a safe haven for sea otters, seals, and sea lions as they are able to hide away in a protected cove from predators.
Guided 4 hour tour in open water starting at Moss Landing
Paddling will consist of 1- 2.5 miles off shore in open water
Recommendations to bring: snack, bottle of water, sunscreen, and a change of clothes from sea spray
Experience level: moderate activity level
$75 per adult
This tour is offered morning from 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Discover a whole new way to see Santa Cruz as you kayak along the wharf, boardwalk, and Seabright during sunset. Whether you are hoping to catch a glimpse of a whale, or the last rays of the sun, this breathtaking adventure will not disappoint. Enjoy Sunset!
2 Hour guided kayak tour around the Santa Cruz wharf at sunset
Local wildlife we may encounter: sea lions, dolphins, porpoises, whales, otter, star fish, and more.
Recommended to bring a bottle of water and snack
Experience level: Beginner
$55 per person
This tour is offered at sunset, specific time dependent upon the season