2018 FALL SPECIALTY TOURS

SEA OTTER FOCUS TOURS

The Elkhorn Slough is the best place in the world to observe this unique and endearing species. Our naturalists will share fun facts about the history, physiology, and habits of the Southern Sea Otter, and discuss the conservation efforts that led to the Elkhorn Slough having the highest concentration of Southern Sea Otters in the world!

     Sunday, October 7 at 3:00PM

     Saturday, October 20 at 1:15PM

$45 for tour, guide, and refreshment

 

fall Birding excursion

Join us for an in depth look at birds on their southern migration. There are roughly 250 species of migratory birds that make an appearance in the Elkhorn Slough during the fall and winter months. On this tour, our head naturalist, Austin Shank will share fun facts about these species, and tips to help identify them. 

     Sunday, October 28 at 7:15AM

$45 for tour, guide, and refreshment

 

photo safari

Perfect for photographers of all levels, our special photography tours provide ample opportunities for all aboard to get spectacular shots of Sea Otters, Harbor Seals, and Shorebirds, as well as the stunning scenery of the Elkhorn Slough. 

     Saturday, October 27 at 4:00PM

$48 for guided Safari and refreshments

 

Hot Chocolate Sunset Cruise

Offered only in autumn, this tour is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy our delightful October weather and enchanting late afternoon lighting on the Elkhorn Slough. Sip on a cup of hot chocolate while watching the amusing antics of sea otters, and graceful flocks of migratory birds.

     Friday, October 26 at 4:00PM

$40 for tour, guide, and refreshment

 

2019 SPRING SPECIALTY TOURS

(Tour times to be announced)

MARINE MAMMAL BABY TOURS

Pups, pups, pups! Offered only in Spring, these tours provide an excellent opportunity to view the Harbor Seal pups born in the Elkhorn Slough in April. We also tend to see a spike in Sea Otter births around this time as well. Our Marine Mammal Baby Tours are slightly longer than our usual tours and allow ample time to linger and appreciate the season's adorable new arrivals.

$45 for tour, guide, and refreshment

 

PHOTO SAFARI

Perfect for photographers of all levels, our special photography tours provide ample opportunities for all aboard to get spectacular shots of Sea Otters, Harbor Seals, and Shorebirds, as well as the stunning scenery of the Elkhorn Slough. 

$48 for guided Safari and refreshments