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Paddle in the heart of Boston and Cambridge from our location in Kendall Square! Treat yourself to a phenomenal view of the Boston skyline and the Esplanade, as well as other nearby landmarks like the Zakim Bridge, M.I.T., the Museum of Science, and...more
A friend and I randomly came across their kayaking tent while walking through the Cambridge area. I had never been kayaking before and was a bit apprehensive about the experience.
I was very displeased with the lack of assistance from the staff on the dock....More
Our friends gave us a gift certificate to Charles River Canoe, and it's good for SEVEN years and can be used to canoe, paddle, kayak, row xc ski or ice skate! I just got one for a friend for his retirement gift, now that he...More
My wife and myself rented two canoes from charles canoe and had a wonderful couple of hours exploring the Charles River near to where they are based in Cambridge.
It was a very warm day with no wind yet very pleasant on the water.
We took 2 double kayaks one way from Kendall to Harvard due to wind direction helping that direction. Great scenery in Charles River basin, then it goes a bit non-descript for a few miles, then nice again as you approach Harvard. Nice and easy conditions,...More
Soo first off kayaking was 5 star experience and it's a great location. Easy to get to by the red line and it was great to be able to pay by the hour. Though 3 star customer service as they were not helpful whatsoever. No...More
This is a wonderful, family friendly establishment dedicated to getting people out and enjoying the serene beauty of the Charles River. They can start you out on highly stable recreational vehicles and you can move up as your comfort level grows. Each of the 4...More
You entered one tent after another with people who knew what they were doing. The process from filling out forms to getting into the canoe with water bottles and waterproof sacks.The process went oh so so smoothly.
The Charles River has so much to see...More
My wife and I own a pair of 14ft kayaks in Rhode Island. We both work in Boston and I actually work just down the street from the Charles River Canoe and Kayak in Kendell Square (I walk right by them everyday to and from...More
They are very organized. Permits were all quickly filled out and signed.
We all had kayaked before. I could see for the inexperienced they were giving instructions.
Gear was quickly given out to 5 of us and I think we were paddling in 15 minutes....More