One of the things I wanted to try this summer was kayaking. A couple of years ago, some friends of ours took Matthias and David–and they had so much fun! So we figured we should be able to make it work.

I researched Morro Bay kayaking and Kayak Horizons had excellent reviews. We loved them and we will definitely use them next time we go {which I hope is soon!}
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Matthias was a little nervous but he did great!

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I love all the colors against the blue sky and Morro rock in the background.

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They gave us each a life vest. I love that silly face Matthias is making–what a ham.

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Can you see that smile on David’s face?

David and Steve used a single kayak, Matthias and I used a double. We wanted to keep David close by–and the single worked great. After a bit we ended up switching and I took the single with David and Matthias and Steve took the double.

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Matthias did a fabulous job paddling. He told me I was being too bossy, though!

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We pulled the kayaks up the sand bank and played for a bit. Matthias named this bit of land ‘Barnacle Island’.

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The three towers in the back and our kayaks on the beach.

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Matthias wrote in the sand with the oar.

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They’re checking on David to see if he likes kayaking. Love my boys!

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All four of us. I loved sharing this adventure together.

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David loved playing in the sand and he got it everywhere.

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Steve pulling the kayak out so we could explore more.

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There were lots of sea lions hanging out on this dock.

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We paddling around lots of boats and up and down the bay. It was a beautiful day. Afterwards, we got lunch at Blue Sky Bistro overlooking the water. It was such a fun day!

Have you tried kayaking? I’d love to hear about your experience.

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