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Coastal Kayak

36840 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
+1 302-539-7999
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We keep coming back!

My family has been doing eco-tours with Coastal Kayak for years. Located just past Bethany Beach in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leah S
Great Rental Experience

We rented a two person kayak from Coastal Kayak for one week of our two week stay. The staff was... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Philadelphia Suburbs
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Coastal Kayak is the most experienced rental, tour and instructional business at the beach - since 1994. Coastal Kayak rents kayaks, Stand up paddle boards, and sailboats. They also offer guided kayak & Paddle board tours to all areas of Delmarva including the back bays of Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach and Assateague Island. Coastal Kayak also offers instruction from ACA certified instructors in both kayaking and paddle boarding. In addition CK is a certified "Pro School" of the American Canoe Association. CK has over 125 kayaks, 50 paddle bords and 6 catamaran sailboats all available for rent directly from their bayside beach rental location. Call for hours off season 302.539.7999.
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36840 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
+1 302-539-7999
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family has been doing eco-tours with Coastal Kayak for years. Located just past Bethany Beach in Fenwick Island, they have a great crew of tour guides that help you with every step of the process -- whether you are a beginner or not. They...More

Thank Leah S
mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the nice review Leah! Hopefully we can add some new tours for you to do in the future! Thanks again, MM

Reviewed 18 October 2016

We rented a two person kayak from Coastal Kayak for one week of our two week stay. The staff was very helpful explaining the differences between all their boats. The actual rental process was very easy and they offered to drop off and pickup at...More

Thank MalvernGuy
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went kayaking with grandson, staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Took time to make sure teenage grandson was comfortable in the kayak on a windy day with high waves. Took two other teenage grandsons paddle boarding with similar experience. Staff took time to provide quick lesson...More

Thank kenmoloney884
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Jim was our guide Friday morning on a relaxed kayak paddle-tour of Trap Pond and its feeder through the cypress and pine trees for over two hours. Two of us with only one other customer enjoyed a congenial, informative, fun time on a perfect fall...More

Thank Ed A
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Online the hours posted on their information and trip advisor states open until 6 pm- so we visited to have an enjoyable afternoon of kayaking to be told. "Ugh we actually close at 3 today" when we questioned this we were told oh that's the...More

Thank Stephanie J
mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2016

I'm sorry that our hours upset you this much. This is what our website says, "Coastal Kayak Operating Hours In season (Memorial Day – Labor Day) 7 days/week from 9 am – 6 pm Off season (April 1 – Memorial Day & Labor Day –...More

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Let's face it, sometimes you're just too afraid to try new things. Like, I've never gone bungee-jumping, because gravity and I, you know, I'd be halfway down there and the bungee cord would snap and the next thing you know there'd be an impact crater...More

3  Thank Zootennany
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

They demand you sign a total responsibility agreement that also includes full release from them having any liability. In plain English, they will never be at fault for anything that happens (even if it results from their actions, negligence, or inactions). This includes equipment failure....More

1  Thank Travelavel
mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Dear Travelvel, I am sorry you feel that way. Our release of liability form is something that is required and provided by our insurance company. Our form closely models the form required by the American Canoe Association which is considered the industry standard. I have...More

Reviewed 16 September 2016

Easy to find, folks seem competent, knew their equipment, good at evaluating skill level of customers. Good equipment. Glad to have backrests in the kayaks.

Thank OverseasMama
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Great location right on the highway across from the Fenwick Island Beach entrance. They had a great variety of kayaks, and SUP, and wind surfers. Customer service was friendly and very informative of the area. Loved seeing the osprey's nests, and some of the bald...More

1  Thank ChicShari
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Took the Assateague Back Bay Pony kayak tour and had a great time. They were very organized and everyone was very friendly. Out guides were great as well, very knowledgeable about the area. Only wish the horses were out, but that's not their fault! We...More

Thank Janice F
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Leah S
We do an eco tour with Coastal Kayak almost every year as a family. There are normally 6-8 of us that go out. This year, 2 of us have our own kayaks but would still like to join a tour. Are we able to take out our own and pay a fee for the guided tour? Thanks!
29 May 2017|
Response from mitch m | Property representative |
HI, we do allow tour participants to use their own kayaks if they would like. The price for the tour is the same whether you use your kayaks or ours. We do have a wide variety of kayaks available such as touring kayaks... More