- POWER BOAT TOURS and SAILING TOURS - WHALE WATCHING - WILDLIFE VIEWING - We are a small family run business that is passionate about sharing the beauty and exceptional wildlife of our home waters with you, our guests. Consistently rated the best boat tour in the area for the past 7 years and conveniently located just 15 minutes from Pismo Beach and San Luis Obispo.

book now

Join us today for an unforgettable boating experience on the pristine waters of San Luis Bay the hidden gem of the Central Coast. On all of our boat tours you will see an abundance of wildlife and learn a bit about each animal from our Captains that are also well trained as naturalists. Whales are here most of the year and we offer powerboat excursions to go and see them and when feasible our sailing tours will also visit them. Our boats have comfortable seating with plenty of room to stretch out and walk about as we are underway and a front row position for everyone as we visit with the animals. For detailed descriptions of what to expect on our different boating tours please click the menu icon in the upper left of your screen or call (805) 540-4667. All of our tours can be made into private charters for just you and your family or friends, simply reserve all 6 spaces on any tour.

  • Rated the best Avila Beach boat tour on Tripadvisor and YELP for 7 years in a row!
  • We are the most experienced boat tour company in the area, operating continuously since 2012. These are our home waters and we love sharing the many wonders of the Central Coast with you, our guests.
  • Our smooth riding powerboat "PACIFIC FLYER" feels amazing as it glides over the waves ! She has quite running , ultra low emissions Yamaha motors and is a very fun ride whether venturing to the outer bay for whale watching or zipping about near shore for a coastal exploration tour. 
  • 1 hour coastal tour $40
  • 2 hour whale watching tour $79
  • Our 44 ft sailing vessel "SPIRIT" has introduced over 8000 guests to the magic of sailing along the beautiful San Luis Obispo coast. A locals favorite when guests come to town.
  • Sailing 2.5 hour tours  $89  per person
  • Specialty custom tours for photographers and bird enthusiasts available by request
  • Ash scattering burials at sea are available     
  • Click the Menu button for a detailed description of the different boat tours we offer               
  • To check availability please go to the reservations page by clicking the "book now" button below. Enter the number of people in your group, select the date and leave the dropdown "Tours" bar set to "any" to see all of the tours we are offering on the date selected. 
  • Private and custom tours are available, if you do not see the trip you want offered please call us as we can add private tours on many days. 
  • For more information please call Capt Mark (805) 540-4667.  
book now
Enjoy the best things to see in Avila Beach with a plan including Central Coast Sailing and Avila Beach Whale Watching