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River Mist Kayak specializes in casual canoe, kayak and paddle board rentals in the Pemaquid area. Most customers take a couple hours to explore the Pemaquid River from the public boat launch. This peaceful stretch of water is a great spot for the...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1181 Bristol Rd, Bristol, ME 04539-3418
+1 207-975-2332
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Absolutely wonderful! Calm river in a breathtaking mid-coast Maine setting. Turtles, herons, water lilies, and much more. If you are looking for a kayaking experience with peace and tranquillity...this is it!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Carolann29
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Very friendly owner. Easy to rent from. Provided everything needed, including bug spray, Ziploc bags and a bottle of water. Very calm route which is good for non frequent kayakers. Everything was very clean and in good shape.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank halleesson3
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

It really doesn’t get any better than this friendly, independent, locally-owned kayak rental business. Happened upon River Mist two years ago on our way to stay near Pemaquid Point, and happily returned earlier this week. Both times, our tranquil and relaxing half day kayaking experiences...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Christopher I
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Just found this place while driving to Pemaquid state park. We rented a canoe to take our kids on the river. Overall great experience, Ron was fantastic to work with, made sure that everyone was comfortable, provided us with sun screen, the day was super...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Trener
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We had so much fun paddling down the river in our canoe. My husband and I were celebrating our anniversary in Bristol with our dog and we were looking for adventures in nature. We were referred to River Mist Kayaks by a friend and decided...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jocelyn H
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our paddle on kayaks to the bridge. Ron, the owner was very helpful and encouraging for us older beginners. He wouldn't let us leave without using his sunscreen and bug screen. The kayaks were spotless and the oars and life jackets were...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Susiebell2
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We took out a canoe this morning on the Pemaquid River. It was such a beautiful river with water lillies abounding, gentle river curves, turtles sunning themselves, frogs croaking and the best: two huge great blue herons with repeated sightings. I am not a strong...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Doris2167
Reviewed 8 August 2016

River Mist Kayaks is a gem of a business in a gem of a place. The kayaking along the river to Biscay Pond is beautiful, peaceful, and not to be missed. But the real treasure is Ron, the owner, who treats you like you are...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Annelie R
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The river was beautiful! Would have spent all day out on it if we had the stamina! The owner is very friendly and gave us lots of good advice! Equipment was next to new. Will definitely return next year.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Christa P
Reviewed 28 July 2016

First of all the owner is a rare find. Friendly and knowledgeable, he even provides sunblock and a bottle of water if you need it. Obviously has a lot of pride in the service he provides. Two minutes after meeting him I knew we had...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank rob123Pennsylvania
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17 September 2018|
Response from Christopher I | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, they are open year round. Since it will be offseason you will probably be able to call day of to rent.