Guided Kayak Tours
Coastal Maine Kayak offers guided tours to the nearby Cape Porpoise Lighthouse, the Kennebunk River, and Mousam River. We welcome beginner, intermediate and advanced paddlers for our daily tours. Our tours – led by a licensed Maine Guide – are approximately 3 hours in length. We provide a kayak, PFD, and paddle. Each trip begins with instruction for the beginners with an introduction to safety techniques. Each attendee is responsible for a hat, sunscreen, personal gear, snacks and drinking water (see What to Bring). Remember that summertime in Maine can turn chilly, with water temperatures only in the 60’s, so dress appropriately. We encourage the use of personal gear provided it meets our safety standards. Guided tours are offered daily and depend on weather, tides, and participation. Locations vary daily depending on weather conditions and tide. Reservations MUST be made at least 24 hours in advance to allow proper organization time. Call us at 207-967-6065 for the tour location and start time for that day, or check out our Guided Kayak Tour Calendar. Plan to arrive at the store 30 minutes before the start time to for paperwork and a short pre-tour briefing.
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Cape Porpoise Tour (Our most popular tour) – Visit this beautiful Harbor named by Captain John Smith in 1614. Cape Porpoise Harbor includes more than a dozen islands that protect this deep natural harbor, including Goat Island and its historic lighthouse. Goat Island Light remains an active aid to navigation and welcomes visitors to the island. This tour is $85 per person and includes a kayak, paddle, PFD, transportation and registered Maine guide. Snacks and drinks are provided on this tour.
See http://www.lighthouse.cc/goat/ for the history of Cape Porpoise. This Lighthouse is also a museum; donations are appreciated to help with the upkeep of the islands. Come see Cape Porpoise harbor and enjoy one of the few remaining manned Lighthouses left in the United States.
Kennebunk River Tour – Enjoy paddling through a historic coastal Maine village. View historic buildings and the cemeteries of its founders. The Kennebunk River is one of the few remaining working tidal rivers along the Maine coast. Guides go over the history of The Kennebunks’ shipbuilding era. This tour is $85 per person and includes a kayak, paddle, PFD, and registered Maine guide to take you through the river.
Mousam River Estuary Tour – The Mousam River is an open salt marsh with long views to the Atlantic before entering rich woodlands. The river follows the Bridle Path that begins in downtown Kennebunk and follows an old railroad bed bordering the meandering Mousam River, a tidal estuary. This tour offers potential sightings of local waterfowl. This tour is $85 per person and includes a kayak, paddle, PFD, and registered Maine guide to take you through the river.
Coastal Maine Kayak’s Custom Corporate Tours – We offer private, custom tours, whether you are looking for a day trip or a multi-day tour out on the islands. We customize for corporate team building or for the individual clients. We can organize a bag lunch on a beach or a lobster bake on a coastal Maine island. To begin your custom adventure just give us a call at 207-967-6065 or Contact Coastal Maine Kayak to begin your corporate adventure!
NOTE: This form is not a reservation for a tour. You must make a reservation with us in order to participate on a tour.
* Please Note: There is a $ 85.00 charge per person for late cancellations for Tours
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