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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
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
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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.
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
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.
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
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
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
Mitch530, Owner at Midcoast Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018
Thanks Linda. We look forward to seeing you again.
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
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
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
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.