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Artist Boat

2415 Avenue K, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4403
+1 409-770-0722
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Great Kayaking trip

Went on the Armand Bayou guided tour with this organization. Our leader was Ally. She was great... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
tleeEvans
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Houston, Texas
Nothing more than a do it yourself kayak ride

We were very disappointed to find out they only had double kayaks. A group was late to our meeting... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2016
nastraveler
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texas
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Artist Boat is a non-profit based in Galveston Island and its mission is to promote awareness and preservation of coastal margins and the marine environment through the disciplines of the sciences and the arts. Artist Boat offers kayak adventures to the public everyday in the Summer months and on the weekends in Spring and Fall. All of our interpretive kayak adventures go to places on Galveston Bay that are valued for their natural significance. Our lead guides are American Canoe Association Certified Kayak Instructors and all our professionals with degrees in science or art. Most of our participants are beginners so every adventure includes all kayak equipment, tandem kayaks and begins with kayak instruction on land. Must pre-register for trip the day before adventure.
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Oct 2, 2017
“Great Kayaking trip”
Aug 11, 2016
“Nothing more than a do it yourself kayak ride”
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2415 Avenue K, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4403
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Went on the Armand Bayou guided tour with this organization. Our leader was Ally. She was great. Very informative on the area and about kayaking. We stopped in a very nice area to paint our pictures. As this is the Artist Boat tours, you actually...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2016

We were very disappointed to find out they only had double kayaks. A group was late to our meeting point and we waited until they arrived 30 minutes past the meeting time. It was then our guides instructed us on the paddle and got us...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

This was my first time kayaking so I was a little nervous doing this. Our tour guide gave good instructions and helped make this easy for beginners like myself. I was however expecting a single kayak but was given a double. It is hard to...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2016

I was born and raised in Galveston and have often gone back for family visits and vacations. This was a great experience, very much enjoyed by me but also my husband and brother and 20-year old daughter Julie is a wonderful trip leader. From nearby...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2015

What a great idea, to paddle around the bay while listening to a guide provide information about the plants and animals we encountered. Our guide's passion for and knowledge of ecosystems made the tour very interesting. We paused a while to create a small watercolor...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2015

I was excited about going on this kayak tour because it was my first time to kayak. I was in a small group, only 6, but it was very hard to hear our tour guides throughout the tour. The guides did not speak much but...More

Thank Eric T
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Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is an unusual mix of art and kayaking or you can do just kayaking if you want. This is a group of artists and/or science folks that have gotten together and set up a flatwater kayaking activity. We kayaked a place called East beach...More

Thank roborant
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