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Kayak Maine

 

Kayaking is a great way to explore the Maine outdoors. Whether paddling along the rocky shoreline, in a tidal creek, on a lake, pond, fast or gentle flowing river, you will soon leave the hustle and bustle behind, and find yourself immersed in a world of tranquility, beauty, and adventure.

 

Kayaking is an environmentally friendly way to see the natural beauty that Maine is famous for.

 

White water kayaks are short and very maneuverable. Touring Kayaks are long and fast, and offer lots of storage space to bring supplies for longer trips. Fishing Kayaks are very stable, and include fishing equipment such as rod holders and anchors. If you're not sure what's best for you, ask your outfitter.

 

The possibilities for Kayaking in Maine are endless. You can rent a Kayak, take a guided scenic tour or arrange for a multil-day trip with overnight camping. You decide how adventurous you want to be. 

Most kayak rental companies also have available canoes and stand up paddleboards for rent by the day or the hour. SUP, aka: stand up paddleboard, is all the rage right now. Some people prefer the traditonal posture of a canoe over a kayak, while sports enthusiasts enjoy the challenge and dynamic standing and surfing style paddling of a Stand Up Paddleboard.

 

Paddling along on a coastal tour, you're likely to see birds, seals, and beautiful scenery. For a quieter paddle, try one of the many inlets and tidal rivers that line the coast, or venture further inland to one of Maine's many Lakes and rivers.

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Maine Kayak Companies

Kayak Excursions l Kennebunkport
Explore Maine's coastline and tidal creeks. All services include free delivery in southern Maine. Our Kayaks are very stable, maneuverable and unsinkable - no experience necessary. We happily accommodate families with young children. Very reasonable weekly rates available. Now offering silent, easy to use motorized Kayaks for rent or guided tours. Specializing in kayak rentals and tours in Kennebunkport, Wells, Biddeford and Old Orchard Beach area. Kennebunkport, Maine 1-888-925-7496

Kayak Wolfes Neck Farm Freeport

Wolfe’s Neck Farm l Freeport Casco Bay

Named “Best Place to Picnic and Play” by DownEast Magazine in 2014, the farm’s 626 acres and 4 miles of oceanfront offer an authentic Maine experience.  Just 5 miles from L.L. Bean and 100+ outlet stores, this nonprofit organization offers daily kayak, canoe and bicycle rentals mid-May through mid-October. The calm waters of Casco Bay are perfect for beginners, who enjoy discovering bald eagles, osprey, heron and occasional seal!  Boats only available during high tide (weather permitting) and reservations are highly recommended.  184 Burnett Road, Freeport, Maine. 207-869-5433

 

Maine Kayak l New Harbor Mid Coast
Enjoy a day of sea kayaking along Maine's rocky coast. Offering half-day, full-day, multi-day island camping overnight, inn-to-inn and naturalist trips. Historic Pemaquid Point Lighthouse marks the entrance to Johns Bay and Muscongus Bay. Johns Bay offers a protected and pleasant paddle, exploring the picturesque shoreline and quaint seaside cottages with scenic views. Muscongus Bay is home to the 100 year-old shipwreck and seabirds, seals, and porpoises. The Way Paddling Should Be! 113 Huddle Road, New Harbor, Maine. 207-948-5194

 

What to bring:
You'll want to check with your outfitter to see if they have any particular requirements, but generally you'll want to be sure to bring the following for you kayak adventure on the Coast of Maine...

Plenty of water

    • Sun block and a hat
    • A snack or protein bar for longer paddles
    • Water shoes if you plan on getting out along the way

 

You may also want to bring a camera. Make sure you have a dry bag to put it in, to avoid damage from water. Most outfitters offer these at no extra charge.

 

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