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Kayak the Bay

Open today: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Fun and easy to rent

Super friendly and helpful. Very easy to rent kayaks here. The location is also prime to see a lot... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Great outing for groups of all sizes, fun and adventure awaits!

We were on a girls weekend, 9 of us did the Kayak the Bay excursion. We elected to do the longer... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“two hours”(5 reviews)
Kayak the Bay, Ltd. has single and double sit-in and sit-on-top kayaks in downtown Put-in-Bay, Ohio in Lake Erie. Gibraltar Island is only a few minutes paddle away with extraordinary limestone cliffs and coves. You can take an easy paddle in the...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
760 Bayview Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456-6525
+1 419-967-0796
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Super friendly and helpful. Very easy to rent kayaks here. The location is also prime to see a lot and get there quickly while paddling.

Thank WinnieBrose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a girls weekend, 9 of us did the Kayak the Bay excursion. We elected to do the longer trip over and go over to Miller island. It was scenic, but if you go to Miller island expect to be out in the...More

Thank april12342018
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I had a group of 6 ladies do the 2 hr rental for a bachelorette party and it was a blast! The lady at the booth was very knowledgeable and gave great advice for the kayaking portion and also what to do later in the...More

Thank Northernpharmer
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We took the ferry over, walked the mile from the harbor with the kids, no one there. Nothing on website, didn’t answer phone. Those on boats around the launch tried to reach her with no success. They led us to believe this isn’t surprising. Owner...More

Thank Chrisbo45
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

It was a fun time with two hours to kayak. One in our party had his paddle break in two. He did not misuse the paddle in anyway. We return and the young man working said it was no problem and gave him another paddle....More

Thank David K
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We didn’t have a golf cart and the location is a solid 15 minute walk from the main drag. Once we arrived the owner took excellent care of us - we were there on a Saturday, so it was quite busy on the island. We...More

Thank Bjorn P
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

What an awesome above average experience! Great kayaks. Knowledgeable staff sent us on our way. Great area to kayak and see some boats, scenery, and get some great exercise! It was beautiful and suitable for anyone!

Thank Jeffery C
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We had a group of seven - 4 adults and 3 kids ranging from 10-17. The staff was very friendly and provided great tips on navigating the bay and good places to kayak for the age-level and experience-level of our group. We kayaked around Gibraltar...More

1  Thank BeeMass
Reviewed July 23, 2018

My daughter & I have never Kayaked and wanted to try. The owner was very helpful and friendly. We each had our own kayak and caught on really quick. The water in the launch area was a little nasty, but once out in the open...More

1  Thank RoxySid2013
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

I went with a friend of mine and we got a great deal for 2 hours of fun. There is a ton to see!! 👍🏻👍🏻

Thank EJ B
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August 8, 2018|
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Response from BeeMass | Reviewed this property |
Our 17 year old had his own kayak. My niece and nephew are 12 and 10 and shared a kayak with their mom and dad, respectively.
Geo A
August 9, 2015|
Response from kayak43456 | Property representative |
We open 10ish in August and noon in September. Weather is always a factor. It is 1 1/2 miles to Middle Bass. I would have to explain where the beach glass is in person. (pretty hard on a computer) the water is quiet a... More