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Castine Kayak Adventures

15 Sea St, Castine, ME 04421-3014
+1 207-866-3506
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Magical Bioluminescent Paddle in Castine, Maine

My husband and I did this paddle in August 2017 while visiting family in Maine. Castine is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
grammy725
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Rochester, New York
Refused Service Dog!

My family and I were on vacation in Maine, and decided to do a kayaking tour. When we arrived... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
kelly2659
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Federalsburg, MD
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  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
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“milky way” (6 reviews)
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15 Sea St, Castine, ME 04421-3014
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I did this paddle in August 2017 while visiting family in Maine. Castine is a lovely little town on Penobscot Bay with lots of history. This paddle was the highlight of the trip. We went out in a small group of 5...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I were on vacation in Maine, and decided to do a kayaking tour. When we arrived (husband, 3 children 19,12,12, and brother-in-law and myself),we were greater by a young man. When he saw my brother in laws service dog he said he...More

Thank kelly2659
Karen F, Owner at Castine Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

At Castine Kayak we always do our best to provide a safe and great experience for folks and always attempt to accommodate, to the best of our ability, those with limitations. When planning an outdoor adventure it is always a really good idea to check...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

We had a great 3 hour tour from Castine with Nancy. We did the 9-12 morning tour, and as 3 kayaking virgins, Nancy made sure we knew what we are doing - both for locomotion as well as safety. The tour as amazing, including being...More

Thank berkscanuck
Karen F, Owner at Castine Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! So glad to hear you had a great time!! keep on kayaking!

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We did the night kayak bioluminescent kayak trip. The weather was luckily perfect. By the time we got out into the water, we had a crystal clear view of the stars. The phytoplankton were incredible. I'd give this five stars because it was a fantastic...More

Thank Carolyn R
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Karen Francoeur did a wonderful job in planning and leading a 7 day trip for a group of eight of us. We started in Machiasport and ended in Castine, did about 80 miles total. We were going to camp for a few days, but with...More

Thank demetrioskaris
Karen F, Owner at Castine Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So fun sharing it with you and your group!

Reviewed 29 May 2017

I was planning on joining a group day tour, but since no one else had signed up, Karen offered to do a solo tour for a modest additional amount. Had an awesome time on the water, exploring all the bays, and had lunch on an...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 18 October 2016

You know those moments that you have a magical experience while you're traveling and you remember them all your life ? This is one. Karen does a great job with novice and experienced kayakers exploring the waters of Castine Bay at night. Depending on the...More

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Karen F, Owner at Castine Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad to share such magical experiences!!! Keep noticing the magic!

Reviewed 9 October 2016

I was on a 2 week adventure to Maine and back from Chicago area. Found out about this at the last second. Owner was very accommodating and actually was in a kayak with her father. He knew all about the star and sailing and TONS...More

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We had a fantastic kayak tour from Karen. She was so very patient with us and a wonderful instructor as we are not expert kayakers. Great day! Thank you Karen!

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Karen was a great leader on our bioluminescence night paddle. This trip was even better than we anticipated. The night sky and stars were amazing-but the bioluminescence stole the show. A must do if you are in the area!

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Tina T
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Response from BibliOphelia | Reviewed this property |
I believe they have tandem kayaks available. Call first! They are also very patient, move at the pace of the slowest paddler, and offer a great 'how to get going' lesson!
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