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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible0%
Aug 23, 2018
“Awesome kayak trip!”
Oct 2, 2017
“Great Kayaking trip”
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...more
2415 Avenue K, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4403
+1 409-770-0722
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

This was my first time in a kayak and I was a bit nervous, but our tour guide Kendall made sure I felt comfortable with how to properly paddle before I even got in the boat. Once we got out on the water she pointed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank saraalycia7
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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank tleeEvans
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

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank nastraveler
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

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank John3018
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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Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Lynn G
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

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank blesk3
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

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Eric T
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

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank roborant
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