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National Park Sea Kayak Tours

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Address: 39 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
Phone Number: 1-800-347-0940
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Description: Ecological Sea Kayak trips on the remote West Side of Acadia...Half day (4...
Ecological Sea Kayak trips on the remote West Side of Acadia...Half day (4 hours)AM, PM & Sunset. 2 hrs 45 mins. on-the-water with a short break. Acadia's Highest Rated kayak Outfitter. Great Wildlife Sightings. locally owned and operated since 1993. Professional Sea Kayak Guides provide all equipment, instruction and van transportation. Beginners welcome.
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National Park Sea Kayak Tours

I cant say enough about this tour. Our guide Fletcher was excellent. For $52 this was a bargain. Fletcher was very knowledgeable and shared a lot of info with the group. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Brookline, New Hampshire
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Brookline, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I cant say enough about this tour. Our guide Fletcher was excellent. For $52 this was a bargain. Fletcher was very knowledgeable and shared a lot of info with the group. The kayaks were in great condition. We saw seals,porpoises and a variety of birds. the scenery itself was excellent. The trip is described as four hours but between the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

My son and I were on the 9:00 tour with Fletcher. Fletcher was an outstanding guide -making the experience on the water great. The wildlife was great- Some of wildlife we saw included seals, porpoise, and a bald eagle. The entire experience exceeded our expectations. I just wish we were here longer so we could also take the sunset tour.... More 

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This was an inclusive, laid back but professional outfit that provided a safe, and fun adventure on the water. It is worth the extra time to get to the west bay, and we thoroughly enjoyed the sunset tour. A good deal for $50/person. Loved the tandem, foot-controlled rudder kayaks. Don't delay; get out on the water today!

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We had a great experience on the morning kayak tour and got to see lots of wildlife and beautiful scenery. Llew was our guide and he was excellent. He knew a ton of history regarding the island and park and really made the tour interesting and fun. The kayaks are in great condition and everyone we met was friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Our family are all around beginners to kayaking and this trip got us hooked! Owen was an outstanding guide and very knowledgeable as well. I appreciate that he took the time to answer questions and help us along by pointing out the neat wildlife. He was very patient with us newbies and provided great information. I was rather impressed with... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is an excellent tour and our guide, Owen, was very knowledgeable about the area which made it even better. We saw all types of wildlife from osprey, bald eagles, harbor seals, porpoises, starfish, sea urchins.....just amazing! The waters were calm and everyone paddled at their own pace. We would highly recommend this tour if you are in the area... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Good value especially if you pay cash. Quick access to the quiet side of the island. Having watched some of the other companies outfit on the beach and not being impressed decided to try NPSKT. Efficient process to get on the water even with the drive to the other side. Worth the trip. Little boat traffic. Saw many birds and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Wish I could give these folks a higher rating - they do a terrific job. We spent the afternoon with our guide Mark who was friendly and knowledgeable about the island and its wildlife. Unlike the company we used last year,these folks take you to the western side of the island. Not only is it quieter, but there's a lot... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

My husband and I chose to sea kayak during Thursday morning of our trip to Bar Harbor, ME. We had Mark as our guide and he was great, very fun and knowledgeable. He really engaged the group and got to know each person on our trip. We had a fun time kayaking and seeing the beauty that is Bar Harbor... More 

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Shapleigh, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Shandy our guide was great..The company was also great and very friendly. .Had a great day with my wife..Top notch crew..

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