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Address: 8 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7756
Phone Number: 2079676065
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Coastal Maine KayakWelcome to beautiful sunny southern Maine. Join us to...

Coastal Maine KayakWelcome to beautiful sunny southern Maine. Join us to paddle pristine scenic coastlines and clean rivers.We believe that outdoor recreation keeps people healthy body and soul.We provide lake and sea kayak rentals. Bike rentals by the day or by the hour. * Safety instruction and safety gear * Half day to multi-day trips * Personalized instruction and individualized attention * Private instruction and tours available * Registered Maine GuidesRetail onsite featuring: Valley Sea Kayaks • Werner Paddles • Kokatat Necky Kayaks • Northwater • Hurricane Kayaks

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Excellent Time!

The people were great; helped us quickly and we were in the water in our tandem kayak within minutes. They even explained to my teenage son how to properly paddle. Very patient!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
West Greenwich, Rhode Island
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West Greenwich, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The people were great; helped us quickly and we were in the water in our tandem kayak within minutes. They even explained to my teenage son how to properly paddle. Very patient!

Thank razman10
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We enjoyed a small group tour of the Mousam River with Tara as our guide. It was a great 3+ hour kayaking trip in the local area of Kennebunkport. We even stopped for a short picnic provided by our guide of veggies, crackers, cheese, granola bars and apple juice - an added surprise! Tara was knowledgeable with regard to local... More 

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Cranford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

We rented 3 kayaks and 1 paddle board all $45 dollars each for 3 hours which was a great price! The equipment was all in great condition, we called when the shop opened up to reserve the items for 11:00am and it was a good thing we did as this is a popular place and their equipment moves fast. They... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Great location for bike & kayak rentals. You can launch the kayak from the river in back of the store and you can bike right to the beach. Friendly staff.

Thank joel r
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

This is a busy place in the right spot of town charging a princely sum to hire an inflatable paddle board. I explored the half day option which is only 3x hours, explaining I was going to Goose Rock's Beach - easily a half hour away. So that'd mean an hour's driving, and then just two hours' use - and... More 

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Wilton, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our kayaking trip to Cape Porpoise and the lighthouse. Our guide, Michael, was exceptional in making everyone feel comfortable regardless of their level of experience. The highlight of the trip is spotting a seal that surfaced near our kayaks and seemed to be as curious about us as we were of him.

Thank lala602016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are not particularly athletic but I have always wanted to try kyaking. The staff was very kind and helpful, especially the young man at the dock. While the woman that helped us was polite, he was outstanding. He didn't rush us, encouraged us, and offered help in and out of the kayak. When we got back... More 

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Westchester County, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

I had two major issues with Coastal Maine Kayak, and both are really, REALLY important to a SUP or kayak experience. Firstly, the stand up paddleboards the company uses are inflatables. My wife and I had never used an inflatable board before, and we learned that we don't like them one bit. they feel different from rigid boards, they don't... More 

Thank Jason A
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Kayaks are promptly delivered and picked up. Service is affordable and reliable . Delivery person is affable. Don't miss out on kayaking and this is a great company to rent from if you don't have your own.

Thank kportgirl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Went on the Cape Porpoise tour on July 5. It was a great time. Justin and Riley were fantastic guides with great knowledge. Tour of the lighthouse was a highlight.

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