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Tidal Transit Kayak

18 Granary Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1866
+1 207-633-7140
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Great paddle boarding gear, guidance, service!

I learned to paddle board at Tidal Transit in Boothbay Harbor 2 years ago at 68 and have found it... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2017
ddowning09
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Wonderful way to feel one with nature

This was an absolutely wonderful way to spend an afternoon. The scenery was fantastic and as other... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
Scott B
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“wildlife tour” (21 reviews)
“burnt island” (12 reviews)
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18 Granary Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1866
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"saw seals"
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Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

I learned to paddle board at Tidal Transit in Boothbay Harbor 2 years ago at 68 and have found it an excellent exercise for core and balance. TT provides excellent gear matches to your physique and skill, and Travis and his crew provide the most...More

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tidaltransit, Manager at Tidal Transit Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2017

ddowning09, So glad to hear that you've been enjoying the paddle boards! It's a great full body workout & a lovely way to spend the day. Most of our staff are avid paddle boarders so we've certainly got some experts on our hands :) We...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

This was an absolutely wonderful way to spend an afternoon. The scenery was fantastic and as other reviewers have stated we saw many many seals. This was not our first kayaking experience, but this offered us a better perspective on the great job that everyone...More

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tidaltransit, Manager at Tidal Transit Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2017

Scott B, So happy you were able to come out and paddle with us! We're super blessed to live in such a beautiful location. Glad you were able to make the best of a windy day & you're absolutely right about that sense of post-paddle...More

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Reviewed July 7, 2017

Heading up to Boothbay for the long weekend, we had heard all about the Botanical Gardens (definitely go if you have the chance!). We were staying close by in Boothbay Harbor, so we decided to rent bikes and head over. We were both given new...More

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tidaltransit, Manager at Tidal Transit Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2017

Hi jppanier! Thank you so much for the awesome review! We're glad that tire didn't stop you from enjoying your day at the Botanical Gardens! We are so fortunate to have such a beautiful destination like the Gardens that's accessible by bike! Thank you for...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2017

We had a fabulous time on a wildlife tour with our guide Rick. Half of our group had little or no kayaking experience while the other half was very experienced. Rick did an excellent job of assisting the novices while also leading an interesting tour...More

Thank Melissa C
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tidaltransit, Manager at Tidal Transit Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2017

Hi Melissa! Thank you for the awesome review! The Wildlife Tour is our most popular tour and is a great paddle for people of all levels of kayaking experience. Seeing the seals is definitely a nice bonus to a beautiful day on the water in...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2017

We spent a few days in the Boothbay Harbor area, and knew that we would be spending some of that time kayaking in the bay. We visited Tidal Transit Kayak shortly after arriving in town to get a better sense of what sort of rental...More

Thank BryanKD
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tidaltransit, Manager at Tidal Transit Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2017

Hi Bryan! We're so glad you enjoyed your day on the water here in Boothbay Harbor! Spectacle Island is such a neat place to explore, and the paddle out there is just beautiful. It's always nice to have some local knowledge about the weather and...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2017

We went on the four hour Wildlife Tour out to Ram Island. What a great way to experience Booth Bay Harbor. Our guides Avery and Abe were great - they gave great instruction, provided dry bags, and we were on our way. They were very...More

Thank ReadandRelax
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tidaltransit, Manager at Tidal Transit Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2017

Hi ReadandRelax! Thank you so much for the nice review! We are so glad that our guides were able to share some of their knowledge about the area with you! We are very lucky to have such beautiful wildlife here in Boothbay. Thanks for paddling...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2017

Customer service is A+. The owner was friendly, relaxed and really informative which was a great way to start our trip. We took out two double kayaks to do some kayaking on our own. We went from Boothbay Harbor out to the Burnt Island Lighthouse....More

Thank Amy M
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tidaltransit, Manager at Tidal Transit Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2017

Amy, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us and got to absorb some of Boothbay Harbors rich history and wildlife. See you next time. TTKC

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Reviewed June 26, 2017

Excellent, friendly, well organized staff. We got there on a busy morning, the staff gave us nice detailed instructions and got us in our boat very quickly. We didn't take a tour but rented two tandem kayaks to go to Burnt Island. We had the...More

Thank Rob L
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tidaltransit, Manager at Tidal Transit Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2017

Rob, So glad you had a great time. The wildlife here is always a nice bonus. Keep on paddling, TTKC

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Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

Four of us went out in the afternoon on a beautiful warm day with Abe and Reed as our guides. We saw Osprey nests with birds in them, an osprey flying with a fish in tow and lots of baby seals peaking their heads out...More

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tidaltransit, Manager at Tidal Transit Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2017

Hi DRELS! Thanks for the great review! We're glad that our guides were able to share their abundance of knowledge about the area with you! We are so lucky to be able to see such beautiful wildlife in its natural habitat! Come paddle with us...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2017

Visit: July 2015 This is long overdue... WE HAD THE BEST DAY!!!! We booked the trip online after reading so many amazing reviews. The company is centrally located in town on the water right over the footbridge. The staff is warm and welcoming. The equipment...More

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tidaltransit, Manager at Tidal Transit Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2017

Hi Sandra! We are so glad that you still have such fond memories of your trip two years later! Getting out on the water is definitely one of the best ways to explore Boothbay. We hope you come back and paddle with us again! TTKC

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PotteryForLiving
July 29, 2015|
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Response from tidaltransit | Property representative |
Hello PotteryForLiving, All of our tours are geared toward beginners and we paddle in fairly protected areas. We have a wildlife tour that goes out every day at 1pm during which we often see seals. On all of our tours, we... More
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poemweaver
June 27, 2015|
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Thanks for your inquiry, poemweaver. We rent single and tandem kayaks, as well as stand up paddleboards, hourly for the following rates: Single Kayaks 1 hour - $25 2 hours - $35 Half Day (up to 4 hours) - $45 Full Day (5... More
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