We stopped to admire the exquisite Intercontinental The Clement Monterey which is the newest addition to Cannery Row. As the tour continued on towards Monterey Bay Aquarium we saw sea lions lounging on the rocks and birds diving into the water committed to catching fish. Another kayaker said she saw a crab swimming through the kelp; I unfortunately missed this crustacean sighting! It was remarkable how close we were to wildlife! My favorite part of the trip was seeing all of the otters rolling and playing in the kelp. We were fortunate enough to see a mother otter and her two babies wrestling with each other. Truly adorable!
As the misty fog started to roll back into the bay our outing was down. We approached the beach one by one and waited for Brandon to coach us through our arrival on the shore. Again, Brandon carefully watched the waves and waited for the perfect moment to get me back on to land. John David was certain I was going to tip over but much to his surprise I made it to shore without getting wet.This adventure has been one for the books and is a fantastic way to explore Monterey’s marine sanctuary, and to see Cannery Row from another angle. There is nothing better than viewing the Monterey coastline from a kayak on the bay!