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Peaceful retreat from Ocean CITY!

Being an avid lover of the great outdoors, after staying several days in Ocean City, my mom (70... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carol D
Well run company

We are a group of elderly ladies with a wide range of outdoor skills. Each season Jennifer arranges... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
WanneeSalisbury
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Coastal Kayak is the most experienced rental, tour and instructional business at the beach - since 1994. Coastal Kayak rents kayaks, Stand up paddle boards, and sailboats. They also offer guided kayak & Paddle board tours to all areas of Delmarva including the back bays of Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach and Assateague Island. Coastal Kayak also offers instruction from ACA certified instructors in both kayaking and paddle boarding. In addition CK is a certified "Pro School" of the American Canoe Association. CK has over 125 kayaks, 50 paddle bords and 6 catamaran sailboats all available for rent directly from their bayside beach rental location. Call for hours off season 302.539.7999.
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“bald cypress” (11 reviews)
“eco tour” (10 reviews)
“assawoman bay” (10 reviews)
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36840 Coastal Hwy, Fenwick Island, DE 19944-4086
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"beautiful sunset"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being an avid lover of the great outdoors, after staying several days in Ocean City, my mom (70 years old) and I wanted some time away from the glitz, glamour, shopping, restaurants, hotels and condos. The guided kayak tour through the bald cypress trees and...More

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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Carol, thanks so much for the nice review. I love the way you described the tour!. I'm glad you were able to experience the peacefulness and the amazing sounds of the backwaters of the cypress swamp. Thanks again and I hope we get to see...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

We are a group of elderly ladies with a wide range of outdoor skills. Each season Jennifer arranges monthly outings for us in some of our many diverse and lovely local locations.Usually we have Jim as our guide and he pampers us and amazes us...More

3  Thank WanneeSalisbury
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Thanks so much for the nice review! We are delighted that you had a good time and are eager to get back out on the water with you! Thanks again!

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

This was our first time on a kayaking excursion and it was great! Bob was a wonderful instructor who was patient and very informative. I would highly recommend booking with Coastal Kayak and I look forward to booking again next year when we return. Thank...More

Thank blumpy2017
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review blumpy! I'm really glad you had a good time and hopefully we will get to see you again in the future!!

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Reviewed October 16, 2017

We took two trips using Coastal Kayak, in one case renting kayaks from their main location on Fenwick Island and then some weeks later taking a guided two hour tour of the bald cypress forest at Trap Pond State Park, about half an hour inland....More

Thank Daniel H
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a nice review. The cypress swamp is one of my favorite places to paddle and I'm glad you felt the same. Thanks again and hope to see you in the future!! MM

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

Jenifer was amazing in helping me set up a private group SUP excursion, and our guide Josh was fun and very patient with a group of SUP newbies. Will definitely return!!

Thank Kyle C
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thanks for the nice review Kyle! We love to get SUP newbies out on the water. Hopefully everyone in your group will continue to get out on the water on paddle boards! PS sorry for the delayed response.

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Reviewed September 20, 2017

We have rented kayaks from Coastal several times over the last few years. They are located just past Bethany Beach in Fenwick Island on the bay side and if you are traveling too fast you might miss their sign! hey have paddleboard and kayak (1...More

Thank Kevin B
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

Kevin thanks for the nice review. I'm glad you've had a good time while at Coastal Kayak. We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review and looking forward to seeing you back in the future!

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Reviewed September 16, 2017

This was my second excursion with Coastal Kayak and again I had a terrific time. It was a nice leisurely paddle with a knowledgeable staff. Great for experienced and novice paddlers. Saw lots of wildlife.

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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Thanks for the nice review!! I'm glad you had a good time and we really appreciate you taking the time to leave a review. Hope we get to see you again in the future!

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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

I had a great time on the Burton's Island tour. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and we saw lots of wildlife.

Thank Andreamcghee
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2017

Andrea thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your Burton's Island tour. Looking forward to seeing you in the future! Thanks again, MM

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Reviewed August 27, 2017

Another terrific sunset tour! An easy pace and a chance to enjoy the best time of the day to be out on the water. Bob did a nice job of pointing things out, including the bald eagle we saw a couple of times. Will be...More

Thank Thomas H
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2017

Thanks so much for the nice review Tom. I'm glad you had a nice sunset! Hopefully we will get to see you back on another tour in the future! Thanks again! MM

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

Josh and Anna were great guides on the tour. We had so much fun exploring the bay! So easy to just show up and go. Highly recommend Coastal Kayak for a fun outing while at the beach.

Thank maria242016
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2017

Hi Maria, thanks so much for the nice review! Josh and Anna will be really glad to hear you had a fun tour. Thanks again for taking the time to leave a review! We are looking forward to seeing you in the future! Mitch

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David G
July 14, 2017|
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Response from mitch m | Property representative |
Hi, we run the Assateague Back Bay Pony tour out of the National Park on the Maryland side. If you sign up for the tour you can meet us at the Visitor's Center, inside the park or ride with us from Fenwick Island. Thanks!
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Leah S
May 28, 2017|
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HI, we do allow tour participants to use their own kayaks if they would like. The price for the tour is the same whether you use your kayaks or ours. We do have a wide variety of kayaks available such as touring kayaks... More
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