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Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard Rentals and Guided Kayak Tours! There's an adventure for everyone! Beginners are encouraged and welcome! We'll show you how! Enjoy a paddle with your family or friends! Spectacular Hudson Valley Sunsets, Saugerties...more
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61 S Partition St, Saugerties, NY 12477-1412
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

The service was ok. There is a local who yells obscenities at people. It really made the experience a lot less relaxing and pretty unsettling. We ended up enjoying our time on the water, though we dreaded walking back by his house again in fear...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cm_raboteau
GailP1086, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Hi, Thank you for coming out for a paddle and for your feedback. I am so sorry for the unpleasantness that you endured walking to and from your car. I can assure you that this is not the norm inside or outside the parking lot...More

Reviewed August 22, 2018

My boyfriend and I took a sunset tour with Gail, and a family celebrating their daughter's birthday. Despite being in group, where the majority of the people knew each other, the family was very nice to us and even pointed out turtles to us. Gail...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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GailP1086, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

Sakeesh, Aaaah! sounds like your tour just wasn't a good experience. This trip was 3 months ago, but I do remember that there was a group of 4 along with you all on this tour. You all arrived a bit late and everyone was all...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018

I took my niece and nephew on their first kayak trip. It was great. They were very helpful and the kids now love kayaking!More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

That's the best thing you could ever tell me. I'm so glad you all had fun and that the kids might be paddling about again. Thanks for taking the time to post a review. I appreciate is so much. Hope the rest of your summer...More

Reviewed August 1, 2018

We are two grandparents who recently took a teen grandchild for a paddle- it was a great experience. The staff was super helpful & friendly, the kayaks were great and the scenery on the water was beautiful. Overall a great experience, I highly recommend it....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you so much for coming out and spending a little time on the water with your grandchild and for your beautiful review. I must say, that's a life goal for me! I hope you'll be back! Cheers to an awesome summer! Gail

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly service, great kayaks. Beautiful part of the river. Special bag to keep items waterproof. Easy with some simple instructions for us first timers.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thanks so much for coming out for a paddle and for your sweet review! I'm so happy that you all enjoyed it and hope that you'll be out in a kayak again soon! Cheers to a great summer! Gail

Reviewed June 28, 2018

I am an 81year old Grandmother. I took my grandson in a tandem Kayak. We paddled upriver from the Saugerties Boat Ramp for an hour. We were able to travel mostly in the shade of the large overhanging Maple trees along the edge of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2018

Thanks so much for your sweet review! I'm so glad that you enjoyed your paddle with your grandson and it was great to see you all out there enjoying the water together. You inspired me. Cheers to all of your future adventures together! Gail

Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful time on Saturday night's sunset tour. Gorgeous light and spectacular views of the Hudson Valley, with the Saugerties Lighthouse as the highlight of the tour. Gail is a lovely and funny guide, but also very professional throughout: she was very attentive and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

It was a beautiful evening! I always wish I could take even a little credit for the incredible beauty on the Hudson River. I'm so glad you enjoyed it and thanks so much for your review! See you again real soon! Gail

Reviewed August 28, 2017

Gail gave us a tour around the Saugerties light house and out onto the Hudson River. on the return trip we saw the sun set over the Catskill mountain-wonderful trip, great snacks -great company! Would love a return trip before the fall! Or a full...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2017

Carol, Thanks so much for coming out and I'm so glad that you enjoyed it! It was such a beautiful evening and sure was a reminder that Fall is on the way. I hope we can get another trip in! Enjoy every last drop of...More

Reviewed August 7, 2017

The owner, Gail, is extremely helpful (not to mention pleasant, upbeat, and cheerful!). I wanted a kayak trip for myself and my 14 year old son who is a beginner. In a friendly way, she told us what to do (rent two separate boats) and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

Thanks so much for your sweet review! I'm so glad that you enjoyed it and hope that your son's first taste of paddling was something that will inspire him to go again and again. Enjoy the rest of summer and come back and play soon!...More

Reviewed June 5, 2017

I set up a lesson with Gail Powers to address my lack of kayak skills and general apprehension about kayaking. Her instruction, encouragement, and advice were invaluable. Her advice ranged from the specific - entering and exiting, strokes, balance, etc - to the general -...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Thank you so much for your kinds words, Whit. It means so much to me that you found it helpful and that you're encouraged to keep paddling! I hope to see you again soon! Really, thanks so much! Gail

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rachelrae33
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There is a place to change, but no showers. It's a public restroom at the Saugerties Beach where you launch from. :-) Gail
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