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ELKHORN SLOUGH
Electric Boat Tour

MOSS LANDING

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ELKHORN SLOUGH
Electric Boat Tour

MOSS LANDING

Monterey Nature Boat Tours

DAILY TOURS

Monterey Private Nature Boat Tours

PRIVATE CHARTERS

Elkhorn Slough Nature Boat School Tour

SCHOOL GROUPS

Monterey Nature Boat Tour

BIRDING TOURS

DAILY TOURS – PRIVATE CHARTERS
SCHOOL GROUPS – BIRDING TOURS
PHOTOGRAPHY TOURS

WE ARE LOCAL & FAMILY-OWNED

Join us for an hour and a half boat cruise aboard the brand new El Cat, a 37 foot fully ELECTRIC CATAMARAN,
gliding quietly (and cleanly)  through the waters of Elkhorn Slough – Moss Landing, California!

The Elkhorn Slough Tour provides amazing wildlife viewing aboard the El Cat, an innovative, custom, fully electric catamaran, built right here in Moss Landing by us. Glide cleanly and quiety while you see otters, sea lions, harbor seals, and a diverse population of birds as the Elkhorn Slough is part of the Pacific Flyway.

IT’S ELECTRIC!

Protecting & Preserving

ABOUT MONTEREY BAY ECO TOURS

Reconnecting people with nature is what we do! Our tour aboard the El Cat takes you into nature with minimal impact. Not only does the El Cat have zero emissions, our captains are respectful of nature, allowing you to see the magical wildlife without affecting their behavior.

ABOUT THE EL CAT

The El Cat is a 37′ fully electric, 32 passenger, Coast Guard-certified vessel. This unique catamaran is designed specifically for the calm waters of the Elkhorn Slough by our very own Joe Kitchell at Left Coast Composites. The boat is made from vacuum-infused carbon fiber/fiberglass, with 2 Elco electric motors running on 48 volts.

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ABOUT MONTEREY BAY ECO TOURS

Reconnecting people with nature is what we do! Our tour aboard the El Cat takes you into nature with minimal impact. Not only does the El Cat have zero emissions, our captains are respectful of nature, allowing you to see the magical wildlife without affecting their behavior.

ABOUT THE EL CAT

The El Cat is a 37′ fully electric, 32 passenger, Coast Guard-certified vessel. This unique catamaran is designed specifically for the calm waters of the Elkhorn Slough by our very own Joe Kitchell at Left Coast Composites. The boat is made from vacuum-infused carbon fiber/fiberglass, with 2 Elco electric motors running on 48 volts.

Santiago

Amazing experience! Got to see so many otters (with pups!), seals, and birds. Super comfortable ride and knowledgeable your guides. Definitely coming back and bringing friends and family!
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Susan

Enjoyed a beautiful morning on Elkhorn Slough. Their naturalist was wonderful with his experience and his knowledge. Highly recommend taking this tour.

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Daily Tours

Monterey Bay Eco Tours offers daily tours on the El Cat year-round. The hour and a half trip takes you from El Cat’s berth at Moss Landing Boatworks, through the winding tidal flats of the Elkhorn Slough, and deep into the reserve.

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Private Charters

We can accommodate up to 32 passengers on custom private charters. Catering is available. Our boat
provides plenty of room to move around and mingle with your business partners or extended
family.  Contact us for our special group rates.

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School Trips

This trip is a great option for school groups studying ecology, natural history, wildlife,
birdwatching, and stewarding our environment. We welcome school groups of up to 32 and
have special group rates for education.

Jennifer

The staff was kind, knowledgeable, and professional. The boat was clean and quiet. Plenty of space for comfort. Overall enjoyable. I would recommend to anyone visiting the area or been in the area for years.

Kate

I felt so connected to nature on this quiet catamaran as it glided through the habitat of so many otters and interesting birds. I had never before seen so many wild creatures up close. Truly a beautiful experience.

About the El Cat

Private and education tours Elkhorn Slough Wildlife tour

32 Passenger Great for Private and Educational Tours

Monterey Private Nature

Great for Photography

Zero Vibration

Best Eco Friendly Electric Boat Tour Elkhorn Slough Monterey California

Fully Electric Innovative Clean Quiet Zero Emissions

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Stable Catamaran Great platform for all ages

The Wildlife

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FAQ

Meet the Crew

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Wyatt

Naturalist

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Helaina

Naturalist

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Aaron

Naturalist

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Marina

Captain

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Joey

Captain

Wendy Kitchell Captain

Wendy Kitchell

Captain

Joe Kitchell Boat Builder Left Coast Composites

Joe Kitchell

Boat Builder
Left coast Composites

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