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Kayak Tours 2016

Posted by | April 11, 2016

kayakPaddle on calm and quiet waters while observing wildlife and learning about the natural history of estuaries, our treasured habitats.

2016 is our sixth year offering these popular guided tours led by registered Maine Kayak Guides.

Tour group size is kept small, with a maximum of six participants. Kayaks, paddles, and personal flotation devices are provided. The 3-hour time frame includes a short paddling lesson, 5-minute walk to the launch site and back, and launching of the kayaks. Actual time on the water is between 2 and 2½ hours. Launch times vary depending on tides. See calendar for specifics.

2016 Schedule

  • Little River Estuary (kayak supplied) — July 7, 19, 21, 25; August 2, 4, 8, 17, 19, 22, 31; September 6, 16, 21; October 4
  • Webhannet River Estuary (BYOK) —June 23; September 29

Participant requirements include:

  • Minimum age of 12 years old (and 12-15 year olds must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Maximum weight of 325 pounds
  • Ability to get up from a seated position on the ground

Below are photos taken during past kayak seasons. We hope YOU will join us this year!


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