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At Midcoast Kayak we offer kayaking and stand up paddleboard tours, rentals and instruction on Muscongus Bay and the beautiful Damariscotta River Estuary. Our retail store is conveniently located in downtown Damariscotta and our touring base is...more
Damariscotta, ME 04543-4646
+1 207-563-5732
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

While on vacation in Maine, we wanted to go kayaking. I found Midcoast Kayak on line and reserved a guided tour with them. We've been kayaking a few times, but I thought we'd enjoy having a guide since we are not familiar with the area....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alexis James B
Mitch530, Owner at Midcoast Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you! We will look forward to seeing you for a full moon.

Reviewed 5 September 2018

My husband and I wanted to spend a few days on the water over Labor Day weekend. Our past experience with the Port Clyde area was from taking the ferry to Monhegan, which typically involved 4-6' swells, wind, and lots of wildlife including minke whales,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Mitch530, Owner at Midcoast Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

We thank you VERY MUCH for this kind review. We strive to make things work to get our people on the water in a safe, adventurous, and fun wafashion. I am glad this all worked out for you.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

We selected the 9 AM Muscongus Wildlife Tour. Three hours of easy paddling! The water tends to be calmer in the AM so for those of us who are not frequent kyackers this was the best choice. Our guide Dan was excellent although we were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Fun kayak shop right in 'downtown' Damariscotta. Friendly staff. Well trained guides and will deliver kayaks locally

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank medoublez
Mitch530, Owner at Midcoast Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for noticing. We try very hard to be fun, friendly, and well trained on the water. Thanks again!

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Tess our guide was extremely knowledgable and humorous. We ventured out in the bay to two oyster farms on the river. Close ups with cormorants sun bathing topped with our guide shucking fresh oysters from the river. This is a great trip for something different...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Best customer service I could ever imagine. AND ABLE TO DELIVER, which is a great bonus. Not only was this incredibly easy to book. Mitch (on phone) Mark and Alan (during delivery), were exceptional. Mitch followed up with me and answered my questions regarding booking....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Mitch530, Owner at Midcoast Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thanks Linda. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Situated right on the harbor in Damariscotta this is a beautiful environment to paddle in. They have an awesome collection of kayaks that are well maintained. Launching is made easy right off the dock behind the shop. We spent several hours exploring all of the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

We rented kayaks from Midcoast for our stay on McCurdy Pond in Bremen. Although at the start of our trip the weather was not perfect, Mitch worked with us to ensure we got the most time on the water during our stay. The kayaks were...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The Muscongus Bay tour was awesome! Plenty of wildlife (osprey, seals, loons, bald eagle nests...) and breathtaking scenery under magical morning light. Our guide Joe was both very knowledgeable about culture and wildlife, and a very thoughtful professional kayak guide. He set his pace on...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Pascal H
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Great late morning kayaking. Team at Midcoast Rentals were extremely helpful, provided full instructions and gave us all necessary assistance, ideas and routes to make our kayaking a really great experience.

Date of experience: August 2016
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