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A Day Away Kayak Rentals

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Address: 944 State Route 213, Kingston, NY 12401-8823
Phone Number: 845-389-8458
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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This was a great experience. My son (age 7) loved every minute we were on the water. Easy to get to, laid back staff who were extremely knowledgeable, and very inexpensive. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2016
Marlboro, New York
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Marlboro, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This was a great experience. My son (age 7) loved every minute we were on the water. Easy to get to, laid back staff who were extremely knowledgeable, and very inexpensive. I felt safe enough to try this alone with my son. We loved it!

Thank jnvsilver
Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We spent the afternoon in Kingston and decided to go canoeing. Jesse (the owner) and the other staff at A Day Away Kayak are very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. The price of the rentals were fair. The river/lake site is beautiful - with a bridge, a small water fall and some small islands.

Thank Valerie Z
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

A Day Away Kayak was precisely what my wife and I were looking for last weekend. Jesse, the business owner, was unable to meet us in person, but he was a pleasure to work with over the phone as we set up the outing. He was accommodating, attentive and extremely respectful of us and our time. He had a friend... More 

Thank Jack K
Brooklyn, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Two friends and I rented kayaks from A Day Away and spent a beautiful afternoon kayaking to the Hudson River and back. I was super impressed with Jessie, the owner. He was helpful, knowledgeable and a nice guy to give business to - great customer service. The scenery was stunning and the ability to kayak to lunch in Kingston was... More 

Thank DavefromJersey
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91 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We only had couple of hours in Kingston before a wedding reception and decide to use "A Day Away" kayak rental place. There was no sign outside but GPS brought us to the right place. They have multiple options: single, double kayaks, canoes - all of very good quality. Jessie is extremely friendly. He puts everyone at ease and is... More 

Thank LovePlanAndTravel
Cutchogue, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My boyfriend and I took an impromptu trip up to Kingston from Long Island, and last minute we decided we wanted to go kayaking. My boyfriend found A Day Away Kayak Rentals on-line. When we got there Jessie was so nice and helpful. He gave us really great tips on what to do while out on the water which helped... More 

2 Thank Caroline M
Port Ewen, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This rental business is part of a full boat marina and has been a family business as long as I remember. Jessie, the owner is friendly, helpful and knowledgeable in all aspects of boating. Great low fees and in a great location. I recommend A Day away Kayak rentals to anyone seeking water fun.

Thank wedphoto2003
Queens, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My wife and I went for a two hour trip on our vacation to Kingston. Jesse was incredibly sweet and helpful. We felt so comfortable with him as I hadn't been kayaking since I was a kid and my wife had never gone before. The rental was definitely a good value and it was relaxing to be out on the... More 

Thank Matthew K
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

i had been looking for kayak rentals in the area and was so pleased to find a day away on the rondout in kingston. jesse was extremely pleasant and professional while booking and when we met him at the marina. he gave us good direction on where to paddle (up toward eddyville falls, then back down toward the hudson (did... More 

Thank Mark H
West Orange, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My wife and I were spending a few days in the Hudson Valley and wanted to do some kayaking in addition to hiking, and this was perfect. Jess, the owner, really knows his stuff about the Rondout Creek and how to best enjoy it. It was not at all expensive, and you can exert as much or as little as... More 

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