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Maine Island Kayak Company

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Maine Island Kayak Company
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“casco bay”(8 reviews)
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Sea kayaking - half & full day tours in Casco Bay! Maine
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70 Luther St, Peaks Island, ME 04108-1213
+1 207-766-2373
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We did the half day tour with Joe, as part of a small group. He customized the tour according to the weather, tide, and participants’ desires. We got a brief training on paddling and safety before starting off. Joe equipped us with splash guards and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NadiaClifford
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We did the half-day tour but, with only 4 participants, we were able to get more into the ocean rather than just the bay. I love how Joe customizes the tours based on participants, weather, tides, traffic, etc. On this trip, my husband and I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RoseTheMom
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I did the half-day tour of Casco Bay and since I was the only one who booked for that day had a private tour. This is unusual for a kayak company as they typically want a minimum number of participants.The guide was very good and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank howards50
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Joe and team were excellent in ensuring we had a great experience. The equipment was clean, comfortable and safe. The group of 10 was split into 2, which meant a personalized tour where we could choose where to go - to Fort Gorges or out...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DieuwkeSw
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Joe is great... Our first time Kayaking! We got some great views of Maine and Joe took great care of us. He was extremely informative of the area. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Buddy W
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We did the kayak tour to the Fort, little Diamond, Big Diamond and the wreck. Joe is an engaging, patient and confident guide, and we had the pleasure of also being led by his son Zeke, who is a real gentleman. We have done lots...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BKR1
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Our family of 3 had a wonderful day with Joe! We really loved the stop at the old fort and exploring several of the islands that surround Portland and Peaks Island. This was absolutely our favorite part of our time in Maine!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JennaC1183
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A group of nine of us went kayaking and our skills ranged from beginner to expert. Joe, the owner and our guide, took the time to make our group comfortable with the kayaks, the safety procedures, and clearly described our outing. The beginners had a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TJDavis59
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I've been on many kayak trips and this one was one of the best. Joe is a great guy- knowledgeable about kayaking, the area, and herding a large group! The instruction was very good, the area is beautiful and his boats are first class. (yes,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Diane S
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We were led by Joe for a sunset tour for six people in tandem kayaks and it was the highlight of our weekend. We had a range of experience, some of us had not kayaked before and some were very comfortable on the water but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sasha R
7077joed, Owner at Maine Island Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thanks guys, good luck with the wedding!! Joe

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1 August 2018|
Response from 7077joed | Property representative |
Unfortunately they are a bit young. On calmer days we allow a parent with kids starting at six years of age. Our trips average about 3 hours in varying conditions and we've found that is simply too much for the younger... More
Dianne E
26 June 2017|
Response from 7077joed | Property representative |
Thanks for your inquiry. While we do not have triples it certainly sounds like one of your daughters could paddle with you in a tandem (double) kayak and the other could paddle her own. If they are similarly sized people... More