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Acadia Stand Up Paddleboarding

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Acadia Stand Up Paddleboarding
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Acadia Stand Up Paddle Boarding offers guided trips, instruction, rentals, SUP yoga, and SUP Fishing tours on the beautiful lakes and calm bays of Mount Desert Island. Located in downtown Bar Harbor our retail store offers a wide variety of paddle...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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200 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1741
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+1 207-610-2970
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All reviews echo lake great instructor paddle boarding basic skills instructor chris long lake group lesson great afternoon small group favorite part own pace early in the season weather was perfect bar island two hours bucket list a lot of fun
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

We had a group of eight and had a blast doing this. Chris set us up one of the last days in September and came to a lake near our VRBO. He set up everything for us. We showed up, put our wetsuits on and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tyler F
cstrouty, Owner at Acadia Stand Up Paddleboarding, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks for such an awesome time on the water guys!! It was a great way to cap off the end of the paddling season for me. I'm glad the wet suits did their job. One of the biggest misconceptions and and hurdles we often have...More

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We took a group lesson in the harbor just outside bar Island. Our instructor, Terry, was excellent. He had us up on the boards in no time. Was very patient with us even through a couple of splashes. The early morning tour in the harbor...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We had a beautiful sunny afternoon on Echo Lake with a small head wind. The wind died down part way through our paddle. The loons swam along side us. It was a great afternoon! Our SUP guide was Terry. We were in a group with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MJ C
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Such a memorable Acadia experience! We loved the trip and our guide Chris - he explained the history and interesting facts about the area and took us to a beautiful location. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Katie R
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

I am a light to moderately active person with no athletic skills whatsoever. I love to walk and hike but if I'm running, it's because there's a bear behind me. I had doubts about my ability to master the skills needed for SUP. Trust me,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tracy M
Reviewed August 17, 2018

This was a great paddleboarding experience for me and my 2 kids (ages 9 and 11). Our guide, Curtis, was awesome, and especially entertaining for the kids! He was the right balance of instruction, giving help when needed, and fun! My kids especially enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wendysB6893XI
Reviewed August 14, 2018

SUP on Long Pond was the highlight of our vacation to Acadia. The locale was gorgeous....calm, clear, warm water. Boards were in good shape. Our guide Curt gave our group of 6 basic instructions and then showed us some fancier moves. I laughed for 2...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jamie W
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Accommodate to your needs. I took a Paddleboard lesson from a very attentive and skilled instructor. You can take a lesson in a warm water lake or in a colder bay. In the bay lessons and tours, they provide you with a wetsuit, which is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rprager2014
Reviewed August 1, 2018

We rented two boards - best rates I could find. The rental process was super easy and quick. We were out on the water in no time. The boards are very durable and stable - my 11 year old daughter and 70 year old mom...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

I decided to book a last minute trip online just hours before the scheduled departure. I received a payment confirmation and was happy to learn there was still an available slot for the mid afternoon venture. Less than an hour later, I received an email...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Carol D
cstrouty, Owner at Acadia Stand Up Paddleboarding, responded to this reviewResponded today

Carol, Thanks for coming out with us and I'm glad you had such a fun time with Curtis. My philosophy is that its the little details that set you apart from others and a smooth seamless booking process is a huge part of that. I'm...More

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