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Northern Extremes

Address: 1946 White Mountain Highway, North Conway, NH 03860
Phone Number: 603-356-4718
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Ranked #5 of 14 Attractions in North Conway
Type: Bodies of Water, Landmarks
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Type: Bodies of Water, Landmarks

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Utica, NY
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Northern Extremes accommodated a large group of us as we rented kayaks ($25) for a paddle down the Saco River. The guide drove us to a drop off location. He told us to expect shallow water and suggested we steer either to the right or left in certain locations, but we still got stranded and hung up on the rocks.... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Arranging our canoe rental was very easy, website was simple to use and we got prompt response to our email enquiries. The store was easy to find, pleanty of parking, a quick ride in their van and we were at a private beach getting in the water! You might be in the white mountains, but this isn't a fast paced... More 

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Norfolk, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We have used Northern Extremes for the last four years to kayak down the Saco. They run a good outfit for families and efficiently work to shuttle your group to and from the river. You can start as early as 9 am and end as late as 5:30 pm. There are great places to stop along the way on both... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We chose the 5 mile trip and rented kayaks. The transfer to the water entry point took about 10 mins and we were collected promptly at 1:30. The Saco river was perfect for a lazy morning. One word of caution - make sure your driver has enough life vests!

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Just got off the river from the 5 mile "4 hour" trip. Take advantage of the weekday rate which is 35 instead of 50. Reservation and arrival went OK. We were told that the trip would take 4 hours and we planned the day around that. We are not experienced kayakers but we finished in just under 2 hours.... The... More 

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Northern VA
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

We were staying just down the street - though the hotel had given us the name of a different outfitter, they were sold out of kayaks and had only certain times for canoes. When I called Northern Extremes, however, and asked for their shuttle times they said "whenever you get here". Boat checkout was easy, quick ride to their private... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Been coming to Northern Extreme for about three years now to do our kayaking and we love it. Not only is the price reasonable, the kayaks of good quality but the employees are as friendly as can be. They drive you to the area that you start out and bring the kayaks to the rivers edge, let you know before... More 

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Bristol, RI
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Our family enjoys kayaking every summer down the Saco river. My youngest son was probably 4 when we started this summer tradition and we always think of it as the best day of the summer. Northern Extreme drivers are always friendly and take the work out of the day. If you've never done it you really need to give it... More 

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new york
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Northern Extremes shuttled us and our kayaks to a put in spot on the Saco. The river was mobbed with kayaks, canoes, and tubes but the traffic soon spread out as people started on their trips. The river was great with just enough little challenges to keep it interesting. This was an excellent company to deal with. When we ended... More 

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Deltona, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This river is amazing for canoeing, kayaking, swimming, and tubing. It was alot of fun for me and my family to relax floating down the river on our river tubes. We do it every year. There is a lot of camp grounds that have beach accesses to this river!

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