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North Island Surf and Kayak

Address: 1C Old Tybee Rd, Tybee Island, GA 31328
Phone Number: 912-786-4000
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Ranked #3 of 25 Activities in Tybee Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Type: Tours, Adventure
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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English first
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We have kayaked before so we were looking for a good rental place not a tour. The process was quick & we were on the water in no time. We were told to head to the lighthouse first before high tide. He gave us quite a few tips to make our experience easier. Encountered quite a few dolphins on the... More 

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Atlanta
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I had a great experience with North Island Surf and Kayak. We were able to book their shorter 3 hour tour the day before and opted for the stand up paddle boards. Sadly, I can't remember our guides name (so sorry!) but he was knowledgeable and gave us lots of information about Tybee and the Cockspur Lighthouse,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I went on a kayak tour along with our guide and a few other people. We got much more than just paddling around in the ocean... visits to some islands, Eco and historical information of the area and the wildlife. A great time was had by all.

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We went to North Island Kayak looking to rent paddle boards but when staff learned we had our dogs with us they recommended renting peek-a-boo kayaks and taking the dogs over to Little Tybee Island where our dogs could run free. We followed their advice and boy was it worth it! The dogs had a blast and so did we.... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This place is everything you think will be. They have many attractions like kayak, surf,paddling boarding. This opportunity we choose the paddling boarding was really fun they have good equipment (update) The lady who take of us was nice and helpful. Also we paddle boarded with dolphins it was an amazing experience. The only disappointed was the water was dirty.... More 

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North Little Rock, Arkansas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We had an excellent overall experience. We had 3 adults and two kids in our group. We had originally reserved 3 paddle boards and a double kayak. Once we showed up they helped us get exactly what we needed which turned out to be 2 single kayaks and 2 paddle boards. There was no charge for the change in reservation.... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Just rented two double kayaks here. Only had a few hours to spend on the water due to a stormy morning the day before. We are so happy we decided to go out even for a short time. We saw over 30 dolphin. Some were within 10 feet of our boats. As we were short on time we did paddle... More 

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This was our first time kayaking and we had a great time! We enjoyed hearing about the different roles played by the sea life and its importance to the ecosystem. We really enjoyed hearing and seeing this side of Tybee.

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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

These folks are simply amazing. They took the fears out of a momma not sure how her boys were going to act or react. Personal attention and knowledgeable staff made for an amazing and memorable experience! Thanks guys!!

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High Falls, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Shane and his crew do not disappoint... They continually strive to work with the customer... While I was on Tybee my back could not handle the low back kayak seats...so they gladly switched seats out with me... While we were there my girlfriend learned how to Paddleboard and thoroughly enjoyed it.. Shane's crew was there to help you with your... More 

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