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About Providence Kayak
Come discover Providence at your own pace as you paddle throughout the picturesque bridges, cobblestone walkways and green riverbanks of the Providence and Woonasquatucket Rivers, Riverwalk and Waterplace Park. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned pro, our new, sit-on-top kayaks make it easy to navigate our urban waterways! Visit us at our NEW location! 15 Bridge Street in downtown Providence.
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Zephyr_Travel wrote a review Aug 2022
Fredericksburg, Virginia3037 contributions147 helpful votes
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Good rate for a short urban exploration by water. Good experience for younger kids, as the water was extremely calm and very shallow. While the city sites were interesting, their was a moderate level of floating trash that dampened our desire to explore further up river. Their was a limited areas downriver from the put in spot you could explore, due to currents and water traffic. It's easy to explore a fair distance up the river with the 90 minute time slot. It was a little difficult to find close parking, but once you walk towards the river, their is a large banner on the upper railing highlighting their location below.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Stacey K wrote a review Jul 2020
East Providence, Rhode Island14 contributions8 helpful votes
This is an amazing way to see the city, and especially as a Rhode Islander, from a completely different perspective. Marcello is a fantastic tour guide with great knowledge and passion for the PVD waterfront. A little history, a little exercise and totally worth the money. A great way to spend a beautiful summer morning!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Alison wrote a review Jun 2020
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A great way to see Providence from a different perspective, and learn the local waterside history! Great customer service. The crew is very helpful, getting you in and out of the sit-atop kayaks. Covid precautions in place. Super reasonable rates. Tandem boats available if preferred.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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dtwbrian wrote a review Aug 2019
Clinton, Michigan43 contributions26 helpful votes
Loved this adventure....wife and I are flight attendants and were on a layover. We took the whole crew for the kayak rental. This is a must do while in Providence...it is right downtown. Will definitely do it again if we get the layover....staff was professional and fun. Keep up the good work!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Kristin S, Owner at Providence Kayak
Responded Aug 25, 2019
Wow! Thanks for the great review dtwbrian! We LOVE hearing from folks who aren't from Rhode Island and so appreciate you bringing your flight crew down for a paddle. Hope you can stop by on your next layover and until then, we wish you safe travels!
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amh430 wrote a review Aug 2019
Carrollton, Texas3 contributions3 helpful votes
What a great tour of Providence! A great way to exercise your brain and your body. Marcello is an engaging and informative tour guide. He accommodates all skill levels and takes the time to orient those who are novice kayakers. His knowledge of Providence history runs deep.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Kristin S, Owner at Providence Kayak
Responded Aug 24, 2019
We're so happy that you enjoyed your tour with Marcello, who was actually filling in for our regular tour guide CJ! He's been working the river for many years as a gondolier, so it only made sense that we put him to work as a tour guide. (and he's also my business partner, so it was fun to see him out there paddling with everyone!) Thanks again for joining us last weekend, we appreciate your business!
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