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National Park Sea Kayak Tours

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Address: 39 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Phone Number: 1-800-347-0940
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Description: Ecological Sea Kayak trips on the remote "Westside" of Acadia...Half day...
Ecological Sea Kayak trips on the remote "Westside" of Acadia...Half day (4 hours)...2 1/2 - 3 hours on the water...Morning, Afternoon, and Sunset. Great wildlife sightings...locally owned and operated since 1993. Professional Maine Sea Kayak guides provide all equipment, instruction and van transportation.
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Very informative, we had the best time!

We had Lou as our guide, he was wonderful, very knowledgeable about the marine life and the history around Bar Harbor. He made everyone feel included on the trip and remembered... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We had Lou as our guide, he was wonderful, very knowledgeable about the marine life and the history around Bar Harbor. He made everyone feel included on the trip and remembered all our names. The people at the desk were very welcoming too. Got some great advise too. I would book a trip with them again if I should find... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

On a previous trip we had a sea kayak experience in the town harbor with another operator. It was a bit chaotic and only a fair experience overall. This time we went with National and couldn't have been happier. Knowledgeable and delightful guide (Fletcher), well organized, quiet side of the island. If you're looking for a quality experience on the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Great weather. great guide--Lou--very good at providing information about the area and creating a great atmosphere for a fun kayak trip.

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melbourne beach, florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Fletcher was our guide for this trip. He was an excellent guide. He was very personable and knew a lot about the area. We were we trained and prepared for the trip

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Frederick, Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We managed to squeeze into a tour when we first arrived. Our guide was Mark, and he was pretty awesome. Our on kayaking experience is lake - so Mark explained everything quick and understandable. We were out for a 6.5 mile tour and the best part is there was no rush - they encourage us to take our time and... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

By far one of the best experiences we had during out entire trip to Maine. Very simply, you come in and they suit you up in the basement. They advise to wear water repellent clothing, but unless you paddle like you shouldn't (they explain how), you won't get that wet. Wear layers if you get cold, but even in 55-60... More 

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Geneva, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

My husband and I went on a kayaking trip with National Sea Kayak Tours during our trip to Acadia. When we called for reservations, they were closed, but promptly returned our call the next day and took our reservation with instructions on where and when to arrive and what to bring. When we arrived, the staff greeted us warmly and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This is a wonderful company, with fantastic owners. The equipment is new, staff is professional, organized, knowledgeable, and accommodating. We got to and from our destination on the west side with no problems, a the trip was well worth it. Fletcher was our top-notch guide. He's a wealth of knowledge about Mt. Desert Island (land, sea, mammals. fish and humans).... More 

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North Royalton, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We actually did this July 2013 and I didn't write a review. We were rookies and nervous...but were quickly put at ease. Our guide Fletcher was professional and friendly. A great experience from start to finish. We are heading back to Bar Harbor July 2015 and are booked for our 2nd voyage. 😎👍

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went on a Friday May 29th from 9am-1pm. Our tour guide was the greatest. They handed each one of us the necessary equipment and even provided the proper shoes. He showed us the basics before we left as well. The drive to area where we would start our journey was about 20 minutes I'd say, the... More 

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Additional Information about National Park Sea Kayak Tours

Address: Address: 39 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Phone Number: 1-800-347-0940
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Bar Harbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

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