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Beautiful launch point

Situated right on the harbor in Damariscotta this is a beautiful environment to paddle in. They... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
souzagar
,
massachusetts
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We rented kayaks from Midcoast for our stay on McCurdy Pond in Bremen. Although at the start of... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
mabcrg
,
St. Johns, Florida
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At Midcoast Kayak we offer kayaking and stand up paddleboard tours, rentals and instruction on Muscongus Bay and the beautiful Damariscotta River Estuary. Our retail store is conveniently located in downtown Damariscotta and our touring base is...more
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Damariscotta, ME 04543-4646
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Situated right on the harbor in Damariscotta this is a beautiful environment to paddle in. They have an awesome collection of kayaks that are well maintained. Launching is made easy right off the dock behind the shop. We spent several hours exploring all of the...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

We rented kayaks from Midcoast for our stay on McCurdy Pond in Bremen. Although at the start of our trip the weather was not perfect, Mitch worked with us to ensure we got the most time on the water during our stay. The kayaks were...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2017

The Muscongus Bay tour was awesome! Plenty of wildlife (osprey, seals, loons, bald eagle nests...) and breathtaking scenery under magical morning light. Our guide Joe was both very knowledgeable about culture and wildlife, and a very thoughtful professional kayak guide. He set his pace on...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Great late morning kayaking. Team at Midcoast Rentals were extremely helpful, provided full instructions and gave us all necessary assistance, ideas and routes to make our kayaking a really great experience.

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Had a great paddle this morning with Mitch. It was a perfect day and we were able to go for a nice long trip. Saw an eagles nest, and seals. So much fun paddling where the seals were and watching them play on the rocks...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2016

They were great, all the gar was really organized, they met us at the harbor and it took no time at all to get us outfitted with the right kayaks, wetsuits, sea skirts. The equipment was in really good shape. They asked us where we...More

1  Thank CMS314
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

First the good....friendly staff (thanks to Paul for all his help in making the sale acting as the communication link between me and Mitch the owner as well as Paul's help getting my finicky Thule kayak rack on my roof rack). Next the not so...More

1  Thank OrbeaLiege
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Mitch530, Owner at Midcoast Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2015

I'm sorry you feel unhappy that our transaction was not as positive as it should have been. At Midcoast Kayak we strive to provide a high quality experience for people who want to get on the water whether that be through sales, lessons, tours, or...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2015

I have bought my kayak through the Midcoast Kayak last fall and decided to take a beginner's lesson. There was a bit of scheduling problem, but I finally got my one-on-one lesson in the first week of August. My instructor (sorry, I forgot the name...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2015

Two friends and I took an early season overnight kayak and camping trip with Midcoast Kayak. It was as good as it gets. 1. communication- Mitch, the owner, is excellent in ensuring that everything is in order prior to the trip. He emailed a detailed...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2014

Kayaking around Muscongus Bay with Chris, the guide from Midcoast Kayak, was a lot of fun. He was very knowledgeable about both the regional history and the wildlife. Moreover, he was well equipped and prepared for emergencies (though none happened). He knew just where to...More

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