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Rent kayaks, canoes or stand up paddleboards and explore some of New England's most beautiful waterways. With 7 Massachusetts locations, this is an active, family-friendly way to enjoy the great outdoors this summer. Season passes and summer camps...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2401 Commonwealth Ave, Newton, MA 02466-1733
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We called three times about a boat advertised on their website before driving 40 minutes to buy it. We arrived to learn that they'd advertised a boat they didn't have, that the boats they did have cost $350 more, and that they wouldn't honor the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

I discovered this fantastic operation while staying next door at the Boston Marriott Newton hotel for a few days. The Historic Newton Boathouse is home to rentals of kayaks and canoes, as well as seated paddle boats. There is a small pond of calm flat...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

At our son and daughter-in-law's suggestion we went to Boating in Boston in Newton for a relaxing afternoon of sun and water. As first-timers the wife and I had our apprehensions--especially since neither of us are swimmers. But all was forgotten as we went through...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Rented kayaks at the Boating in Boston Auburndale MA location on Sunday with a few friends. The location is directly on the Charles River near the Newton/Boston Marriott. Rates are reasonable views are amazing - picturesque water views - you can go out for an...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This is mostly a Duck community but occasionally, you will see a Swan. This a truly lovely place and the city of Newton Does a superb job keeping it up. It's immaculately clean and the birds really like it here. Newton Massachusetts is a very...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

We went to Newton to rent stand-up paddleboards. The staff was friendly and quick, giving tips if we needed and answering questions. Heading down the river is a little noisier because you go under a few freeway overpasses. Going up the river is more peaceful....More

Date of experience: August 2016
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