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Kayak Marquette (MI)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep,

Cost: $99

Length: 1 day

Kayaking - Kayak Marquette - MIThis is a beautiful area to kayak that has often been overshadowed by the close proximity of the Pictured Rocks and Grand Island. But, truth be known, its truly a different place with several islands and beaches, and cliffs, and many great places to see. If you are coming to Marquette you will love kayaking here. You may go on a guided trip or rent kayaks and even stand up paddle boards. A great trip that stops on a secluded beach or island for lunch. Sea birds, eagles nests, and large ore boats are all seen on this trip.
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More Details: http://www.paddlingmichigan.com/


Overnight Escape (NY)
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Departs: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep,

Cost: $65/person

Length: overnight

Kayaking / Canoeing - Overnight Escape - NYErie Canal Boat Company Inc. invites everyone to experience the beauty of New York’s heritage and rediscover the waterway that helped shape a nation and created The Empire State. Accommodating up to 6 people, the Overnight Escape will offer the participants a relaxing 2 - 2 1/2 hour paddle, with instruction, to the camp area. No need to worry about cooking or pitching your tent, it’s already done! Sit back and enjoy the campfire. The next morning, breakfast is ready, with an easy paddle back to the Village of Fairport.
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More Details: http://www.eriecanalboatcompany.com/


Intro to Kayaking (CO)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep,

Cost: $250

Length: 2 days

Kayaking - Intro to Kayaking - COLearn to kayak on the famous Arkansas River! Our ACA certified instructors are anxious to show you all you need to know. Check out our paddle school schedule for a list of dates or get private instruction any day of the week. All equipment is included.
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More Details: http://www.rmoc.com/


Discover Recreational Kayking (MD)
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Skill Level: Beginner

Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep,

Cost: $85

Length: 4 hours

Kayaking - Discover Recreational Kayking - MDFor those that have been enticed by the idea of kayaking on a beach, a bay, a river, or a lake -- this lesson is for you! Moving beyond the basics, this half day lesson teaches you the ins and outs of recreational kayaking, so that you will be comfortable going on your own! With no prior experience necessary, this four hour kayak lesson is a combination of an on-land and on-water session, perfect for those who have only a half day to spare.
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More Details: http://www.rivertrail.com/


Full Day Sea Kayaking Trip in Maine (ME)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Cost: $125

Length: 1 day

Kayaking - Full Day Sea Kayaking Trip in Maine - MECome enjoy a day of sun and fun sea kayaking along Maine's rocky, scenic coast - a rich history and tradition that is best experienced from the water in a sea kayak. Watch lobsterman setting traps, paddle among old shipwrecks, or enjoy a stop at one of Maine's many charming, uninhabited islands – truly jewels of the sea.
Full-Day tours begin with basic kayak maneuvers and safety instruction. This trip is designed to offer the proper paddling skills needed to enjoy a day on the water. We will paddle in the morning and take a break for a real Maine lobster lunch. The remainder of the afternoon will be spent discovering secluded coves and sheltered bays, paddling around wild rock islands, and exploring wildlife-abundant estuaries.
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More Details: http://www.mainekayak.com/


Pillar Rock Day Tour (WA)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Cost: $110 + tax

Length: 1 day

Kayaking - Pillar Rock Day Tour - WAThe shores of the Columbia were once lined with river towns that are no longer. In the days when 39 salmon canneries were in operation on the Lower Columbia, these towns thrived. The shore through here is now wild, with cobble-covered coves tucked among dramatic basalt bluffs, or forested hillsides dropping steeply to the water's edge. A few structures still stand, but lines of old pilings are often the only visible vestiges of the existence of whole communities that once bore canneries, mills, farms and homes. On this loop down river from Skamokawa you can get a feel for how this area was during its heyday and note how nature has reclaimed it since it was abandoned in the 1930's. Pillar Rock itself is an ancient basalt feeder tube, rising 50' out of the river. Lewis and Clark camped on the shore nearby, and one of the three still-standing.
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More Details: http://www.columbiariverkayaking.com


Everglades Mangrove Tunnel Eco Tour (FL)
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Departs: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec,

Cost: $99.95

Length: 3-4 Hours

Kayaking - Everglades Mangrove Tunnel Eco Tour - FLThe Everglades area includes Everglades National Park, the 10,000 Islands, Big Cypress and Fakahatchee Strand. Each offers some very unique and wonderful opportunities to explore with a kayak. Our guides are formally trained naturalists, passionate to share our knowledge of the Park’s unique, hidden-away places, its diverse eco-environment and its rich, colorful local history. Perhaps one of the most memorable tours is one through the tunnels of mangrove forest. Small creeks of flowing water meander through the mangrove forest. The mangroves will cover the entire creek with a canopy of foliage creating a tunnel filter. Interconnecting numerous "lakes", these sunlight filtering tunnels are a highway for birds and other animals and a unique habitat for plants including orchids and bromeliads. Combined with a Swamp Walk in the freshwater ecosystem and the Boat Assisted Kayak Eco Tour in the marine esturaine, this tie together three very important aspect of the Park for a "Complete Everglades Experience" Come share our passion.
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More Details: http://www.evergladesareatours.com/


Eagles and Orcas Day Tour (WA)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep,

Cost: $97 + tax

Length: 1 day

Kayaking - Eagles and Orcas Day Tour - WAOur "Eagles and Orcas" day trip is designed to provide participants with numerous "hands-on" opportunities to observe and learn more about the fascinating marine mammals and birds that range along San Juan Island. Quiet and unobtrusive, double kayaks provide the perfect means for exploring the myriad forms of sea life we encounter. We'll paddle and traverse the same route the southern resident pods of orcas do in their pursuit of their primary food source, salmon. Other treasured wildlife sightings may include porpoises, harbor seals, river otter and a variety of different birdlife ranging from auklets to herons. The region also hosts the largest bald eagle breeding population in the Continental United States.
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More Details: http://www.outdoorodysseys.com/


Sunset Kayak Tour (ME)
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Skill Level: Beginner

Departs: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Cost: $59

Length: 1 Day

Kayaking - Sunset Kayak Tour - MEWatch the sunset over Casco Bay during this scenic kayak tour. No prior kayaking experience is needed, and the tandem kayaks are stable and easy to paddle. After a short paddling demonstration, your experienced guide will lead you through the bay and share interesting facts about the area's history and surrounding wildlife. Your tour will end with an easy paddle to Lower Flying Point for more stunning views of Casco Bay at dusk.
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More Details: http://www.llbean.com/discovery


Motorized Kayak Adventure (FL)
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Departs: Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec,

Cost: $60

Length: 3 hours

Kayaking - Motorized Kayak Adventure - FLKayaks are a great way to relax and connect with nature. Our motorized kayak have a very quiet electric motor that allows us to glide effortlessly across the water at a leisurely 2-4 knots. New technology makes it all possible using a lightweight, electric trolling motor. These quiet motors are battery operated, and environmentally sound. Just like paddling, we will not be adding pollution of any kind into the environment. A convenient tiller puts steering right at your fingertips. The only sounds you hear are the calls of ospreys, kingfishers, herons, and the soft gurgling noise of the passing water. Several of the kayaks are able to carry two people in soundless comfort. Enjoy a relaxing three hour tour up the Econ River.
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More Details: http://www.adayawaykayaktours.com/


Kayaking in Fairlee, VT (VT)
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Departs: Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep,

Not Guided

Kayaking - Kayaking in Fairlee, VT - VTKayaking in Fairlee, VT on Lake Fairlee at Treasure Island recreation area: any afternoon/evening after 4:30 till dusk, picnic and swimming, kayak instruction for all ages, boats for all ability levels, for up to 12 people. The lake is 1 1/2 miles long, a nice length for a solid outing. You choose length of time you want to be out.
Group rates available.
phone: 802-333-3549
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More Details: http://www.boldpaths.com/


Orca Quest San Juan Island 1-Day (WA)
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Departs: Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Cost: 3hr $79 / Day $89

Kayaking - Orca Quest San Juan Island 1-Day - WAJoin our biologist guides for a 1-day tour in the heart of the Orca Whale Sanctuary off San Juan Island, the best place in the US to see killer whales. As we paddle along the scenic "West Side" of San Juan Island, we enjoy the beauty of storm-sculpted evergreens and rocky balds covered in grasses and wildflowers. Dense kelp forests of sway in the currents and the steep cliff shores are sprinkled with purple seastars and barnacles. Several beaches offer landings for lunch, the same used by smugglers in past eras. The unique human history of the area is revealed by Native American pictograms and relics of turn-of-the-century mining operations.
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More Details: http://www.sea-quest-kayak.com/


Kayak Rentals- UP Michigan (MI)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Cost: starting at $60

Length: 1-7 days

Not Guided

Rentals from Uncle Ducky Outdoors Adventures
1337 W. M-28 Munising, MI

Sea Kayaks - Single, Double, and Triple kayaks available. Note: Triple kayaks include a small center cockpit and seat for a youngster in the 60-80 lb. range. It can also be used for storage.

• Single Sea Kayak - $60 per day, $75 per 24 hours, $150 per 3 days, $300 per week
• Double Sea Kayak - $90 per day, $120 per 24 hours, $225 per 3 days, $450 per week
• Triple Sea Kayak - $100 per day, $135 per 24 hours, $250 per 3 days, $500 per week
Included in this price are paddles, PFD's, spray skirts, paddle floats, bilge pump, and 2 dry bags.

Canoes, Recreational Kayaks and Stand-Up Paddleboards available too.

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More Details: http://www.paddlingmichigan.com/


Statue of Liberty Tour (NJ)
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Skill Level: Challenging

Departs: Aug, Sep,

Cost: $60-$90

Length: 2 hrs

Kayaking - Statue of Liberty Tour - NJLiberty State Park, Jersey City, NJ
Sunset tour, 6:30 pm launch
With a spectacular view of Manhattan, Liberty State Park is one of New Jersey's most dramatic parks and one of our favorite launch spots. We'll depart from the Park, paddle out into the Hudson River and circumnavigate Liberty Island. As the sun sets behind her, you'll get an up-close view of Lady Liberty from the cockpit of your kayak. Bring your camera for this unique photo opportunity. (Some kayak experience is required for this paddle.)
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More Details: http://www.kayakeast.com


Blackwater Rice Plantations &Rivers (SC)
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Departs: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec,

Cost: $55-85/A, $30-46/Kid

Length: 1/2 Day - 1 Day

Kayaking / Canoeing - Blackwater Rice Plantations &Rivers - SCThis trip reflects South Carolinas Cultural and Natural History at its best. Paddle easy flowing black water rivers alongside plantations and then journey through thousands of acres of abandoned rice fields. Go back in time and see how the rice era was 200- 300+ years ago. See ancient Rice Fields, and dikes, and Paddle to Pompion Hill Chapel, a 300 year old church. Have lunch riverside while watching Bald Eagles fly! Wildflowers, wetland wading birds, alligators and otters can all be seen. Beautiful vistas for miles and miles await your arrival!
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More Details: http://www.natureadventuresoutfitters.com/


Caines Head Paddle & Hike Combo (AK)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug,

Cost: $130 + tax

Length: 1 day - 9am-5pm

Kayaking - Caines Head Paddle & Hike Combo - AKExperience the beauty of Resurrection Bay and its plentiful marine life on our full day Seward sea kayaking excursion from Lowell Point to Caines Head State Recreation Area. As we paddle quietly, surrounded by mountains and glacial vistas, we watch for sea otters and harbor porpoise. We land midday and enjoy our lunch shore side before beginning our hike to Fort McGilvray and an overview of Resurrection Bay. Be sure to bring a flashlight to explore this WWII underground fort. This is a great opportunity to combine both hiking and paddling for those looking for adventure. This is an active day (9am-5pm) requiring up to 12 miles of paddling and five miles of hiking.
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More Details: http://www.sunnycove.com/


Hailstorm Creek Day Trip (ON)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Cost: $89.98 CDN/person

Length: 1 day

Kayaking / Canoeing - Hailstorm Creek Day Trip - ONExplore Hailstorm Creek nature reserve with the assistance of an experienced canoe trip guide. You will experience some of the best wildlife Algonquin Park has to offer, and with the knowledge of one of our experienced guides, learn more about Algonquin Park's wildlife and rich history. This unique experience allows day-trippers to explore scenic Hailstorm Creek without having to worry about paddling on the big lake – our water taxi transports people and canoes (or kayaks) safely from our Opeongo store to the heart of Algonquin Park in just 20 minutes. You'll spend the rest of the time exploring the Hailstorm Creek Nature Reserve, enjoying the excellent wildlife viewing and unique scenery. Don't miss out on this premium guided day trip!
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More Details: http://www.algonquinoutfitters.com/


Grand Day Tour (AK)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug,

Cost: $399/person

Length: 1 day

Kayaking - Grand Day Tour - AKSearching for that up-close and personal Alaska whale watching, tidewater glacier viewing and sea kayaking experience, but don't have the time or inclination for a multi-day camping trip? This is the trip for you! Holgate Glacier receives less visitation then Aialik Glacier from tour boats and other kayaking companies making it a more remote experience for Sunny Cove paddlers. We often see whales, Orca, harbor seals, Steller sea lions, tufted and horned puffin and many other sea birds. As we kayak through 'bergy bits' and blue-green see water, we'll bring you as close as 1/2 mile from towering Holgate Glacier. Crackling ice, tidewater glaciers and wildlife encounters will bedazzle your senses. This excursion includes lunch and snacks.
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More Details: http://www.sunnycove.com/


Sea Kayaking the Lower Wisc. River! (WI)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Length: 1/2 - 5 days

Not Guided

Kayaking - Sea Kayaking the Lower Wisc. River! - WIThe independence of paddling your own boat, sea kayaking on the Wisconsin River! WI River Outings maintains the most efficient rental kayak fleet on the Wisconsin River. Our 14.5' kayaks will allow you to see the Wisconsin River at water level. Spend from half a day to 5 days covering between 8 and 92 miles based on the trip you select. Come be the commander of your own boat and call us today at 608.375.5300 to set up the trip that's perfect for you!
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More Details: http://www.86641canoe.com/


Dodge Falls to Newbury, CT River (NH)
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Departs: Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Length: 1 Day

Not Guided

Kayaking / Canoeing - Dodge Falls to Newbury, CT River - NHThe Ct. River from Monroe, NH down to Newbury, VT is by far the most scenic section on the entire river. It is distinctly northern with rock cliffs, islands, bends, curves, marshes, and sandy beaches. There is almost zero motorboat traffic as its character simply does not permit it. The wildlife sightings are deer, beaver, moose, otter, bald eagle, osprey, a variety of waterfowl and smaller birds. The fishing is excellent: northern pike, small mouth bass, walleye, brown and rainbow trout. There are numerous trip options on this section of the river ranging in length from 1 hour to an entire day. Multi-day excursions are also available.
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More Details: http://www.hpcanoes.com/


Broughton Archipelago Paddlers Inn (BC)
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Departs: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep,

Length: any duration

Not Guided

Kayaking - Broughton Archipelago Paddlers Inn - BCThe Paddlers' Inn offers float-house and waterfront accommodations, as well as lodge based kayak tours, rentals, and transport, in the Broughton Archipelago. Home of the Killer Whale.
Abundant wildlife, First Nation's history, spectacular scenery and natural quiet, combined with the comfort of this homestead, craftsman/owner built sea-side retreat, reflects "Pioneering in the modern world" and an opportunity to for you to live, and play, in nature.
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More Details: http://www.paddlersinn.ca/


Kayak Tours on Laguna Limón (Dominican Republic)
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Departs: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec,

Cost: $28+ US

Length: 3-5 hours

Kayaking - Kayak Tours on Laguna Limón - Dominican RepublicKayak Limón is a community based ecotourism project in the eastern province of the Dominican Republic on the Natural Reserve and Wildlife Refuge of Laguna Limón. We offer guided tours that last from 3 to 5 hours with a local guide from the town of Los Guineos. Visitors will be able to observe many species of birds, learn about mangroves, watch traditional fishermen fish on the lagoon, and kayak up to the hidden beach of Playa Limón to enjoy a coconut and a dip in the ocean. All guides have received training in kayaking rescue/assist techniques, first-aid, and are official "Guides of the Environment" as defined by the Dominican Republic Department of Tourism. Food and beverages can be provided during and/or after the tour if given notice.
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More Details: http://kayaklimon.wordpress.com/


Discover Whitewater Kayaking (MD)
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Skill Level: prior kayak exp

Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep,

Cost: $85

Length: 4 hours

Kayaking - Discover Whitewater Kayaking - MDThis lesson is designed for individuals who have recreational kayaking experience or have an adventurous spirit to try whitewater kayaking! The fun simply does not end on this Class I-III whitewater run, paddling down the ledges and waves of this breath-taking section of the Shenandoah or Potomac River near Harpers Ferry WV. On this four hour lesson, you will comfortably learn how to maneuver in whitewater on our Sit-on-Top Kayak!
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More Details: http://www.rivertrail.com/


Icehouse Cove Kayak/Hike (AK)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep,

Cost: $239

Length: 5.5 hours

Kayaking - Icehouse Cove Kayak/Hike - AKFor experienced kayakers, adventurous souls and anyone who wants to get off the beaten path. This tour combines a small boat journey with kayaking at Orcas Cove, a hike on the Black Mountain Trail and lunch in Icehouse Cove. Spending 5.5 hours on the water and in the wilderness means great photo opportunities and good chances of encountering wildlife. After a morning exploring the islands and coves by kayak we head up the trail. This is genuine Alaskan hiking: the terrain is steep, slippery and muddy but the journey through old growth forest and muskegs is fascinating. Lunch is eaten on the trail or at the water's edge then we have time for some more paddling before returning to town by boat. Alaskan Xtra Tuff boots, rain gear and dry bags provided.
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More Details: http://www.kayakketchikan.com/


Burners Bottom 7 Mile Float (VA)
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Departs: Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Cost: $65canoe $44/kayak

Length: 1 Day

Not Guided

Kayaking / Canoeing - Burners Bottom 7 Mile Float - VAThis section of the South Fork of the Shenandoah River is one of the most beautiful rivers anywhere. Alternating from quiet deep pools to small, easy rapids ensures lots of family fun over the three hours it normally take to paddle. Notable landmarks include the Sudden Ledge and the Old Mill Race. Outfitter grade rafts are also available, but canoes and kayaks are preferable. Bring your bathing suit and your fishing pole for a day of fun and adventure.
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More Details: http://www.downriver.com


Great Slave Lake (NT)
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Departs: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep,

Length: Variable

Not Guided

Kayaking / Canoeing - Great Slave Lake - NTDiscover Great Slave Lake. Enjoy the Arctic midnight sun. Paddle the Hay River Harbour and visit historical sites including old churches, fishing boats and NTCL the Transportation Company that barges fuel and goods through out the north. The east arm of Great Slave Lake has lots of islands and deep clear water. Trout and Pickerel fishing is great. Great Slave Lake is also the source for the 4,200 km Mackenzie River. Great Slave Lake is the second largest lake within Canada, the fifth largest in North America and the 10th largest in the world. Let your northern adventure start in Hay River on Great Slave Lake. Day trips to multi-weeks are available.
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More Details: http://www.canoenorth.ca/


Wambaw Wilderness Blackwater Swamp (SC)
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Departs: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec,

Cost: $30 & up

Length: 1/2 to 3 Days

Kayaking / Canoeing - Wambaw Wilderness Blackwater Swamp - SCPaddle through a flooded forest back in time in thousands of acres of a protected Wilderness area in the Francis Marion National Forest. Giant Bald Cypress Trees towering over 120 ft. and some over 1,000 years of age can be seen on the banks of this nationally recognized Kayak and Canoe trail. Camp creekside and listen to owls serenade you at night or paddle your way past alligators and endangered swallow tailed kites to the Mighty Santee River and historic Hampton Island. It doesn't get any more pristine than this. Part of "The Patriot" was filmed here where the swamp fox once lived! Half day, one day, two day or 3 day expeditions available.
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More Details: http://www.natureadventuresoutfitters.com/


Misty Fjords Flight/Kayak Combo (AK)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug,

Cost: $409/adult; $389/kid

Length: 5 hours

Not Guided

Kayaking - Misty Fjords Flight/Kayak Combo - AKMake the most of your time in Ketchikan: kayak and see the Misty Fjords. It's the ultimate Alaskan adventure. Our day begins with a small boat ride to Orcas Cove: a unique wilderness location where friendly guides lead kayakers around rainforest islands and into hidden coves. Enjoy a snack of Alaska's finest smoked salmon before a floatplane taxis to our mothership and an experienced bush pilot flies you to Misty Fjords. The plane will fly a scenic route through the Fjords, land on the water for photo opportunities and return you to town.
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More Details: http://www.kayakketchikan.com/


Florida Keys Nat'l Wildlife Refuge (FL)
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Departs: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec,

Cost: $125 per person

Length: 4 hours

Kayaking - Florida Keys Nat'l Wildlife Refuge - FLJoin Captain Bill Keogh aboard his 24' explorer skiff loaded with kayaks and ready to explore. Using the skiff we ferry the kayaks out into the remote wilderness of the refuge backcountry where we visit bird rookeries, beachcomb sandy beaches and enjoy unparalleled ocean vistas. Baby Shark, giant sea turtles, roseate spoonbulls, sting rays, eagles, dolphin, sea stars and "crabs that live in the trees" are just a few of the creatures we may encounter. Kayaking, snorkeling, birdwatching, photography and getting away from it all is what makes this a highlight of your Keys vacation. Departs year-round
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More Details: http://www.keyskayaktours.com/


Pictured Rocks Sea Kayaking (MI)
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Departs: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Cost: $129

Length: 1 day

Kayaking - Pictured Rocks Sea Kayaking - MIGetting "up close and personal" with natures wonders of the Pictured Rocks is a sea kayaking adventure you cannot stop telling your friends about. Named for the multi colored cliffs that adorn this 40 mile stretch of southern Lake Superior you will experience sea caves, waterfalls, rock formations, and crystal clear waters as you paddle along this shoreline. This is a paddling experience for youngsters to grandparents and all skill levels but is weather dependent. We offer both tandem and single kayaks and all of the necessary equipment you will need including wet suits for this adventure. Total trip time about 6 hours which includes training, lunch break, and time to just "lolly gag" along and enjoy the views. Group sizes up to 20. Don't forget your camera. Lodging discount available.
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More Details: http://paddlingmichigan.com/


Kayak Rentals (FL)
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Departs: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec,

Cost: $35 + tax

Length: 2.5 hours

Not Guided

Kayaking - Kayak Rentals - FLGet up close and personal and enjoy the beauty of Palm Beach County's largest saltwater estuary from a kayak. Great for bird watching, nature photography or just getting away from it all, kayaking is great exercise and a fantastic way to be able to paddle where no boat dares to go. Launching from two locations in the Lake Worth Lagoon, Kayak Lake Worth offers kayak rentals by reservation only. Explore the Snook Islands Natural Area, the Bingham Islands and more! Rentals are available for 2.5 hours, 4 hours and 8 hours. Drop-off and long term service may be available for those living on a local body of water too.
Interested in trying a Stand-Up Paddleboard? We rent those too!
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More Details: http://www.kayaklakeworth.com


Lowell Point, Alaska 3-hour Tours (AK)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep,

Cost: $65/person

Length: 3 hours

Kayaking - Lowell Point, Alaska 3-hour Tours - AKExperience the beauty of Resurrection Bay, its abundant marine life and beautiful glacial vistas on this Seward kayaking excursion from Lowell Point. On this trip we commonly encounter sea otters, sea birds, bald eagles and leaping salmon. In late summer, if the tide is right, we may paddle our kayaks a short way up Tonsina Creek to see hundreds of spawning salmon. If our tide is low we'll beach our kayaks to take a short stroll through the temperate rain forest of Tonsina Point.
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More Details: http://www.sunnycove.com/


Paddle with Manatees (FL)
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Departs: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec,

Cost: $59 Adult - $44 kid

Length: 1.5 hours

Kayaking - Paddle with Manatees - FLThe Florida manatee inhabits coastal waters and rivers throughout the State. They can easily move between fresh, brackish and marine habitats and lives in many Florida waterways, including where we paddle! We can see manatees anywhere, anytime on our all our tours in the summer. But in cooler months, in order to stay warm, they seek warm water, deeper water that retains heat and helps keep the manatees to stabilize their body temperature.
We use a combination of single and tandem kayaks to view the "sea cows". Led by an experienced naturalist, we will paddle amongst a natural, wild population of manatees; close enough to view without disturbing these gentle creatures. We encounter manatees on most EVERY tour!
Bring your camera!
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More Details: http://www.kayakmarco.com/


Tour & Lesson (MI)
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Skill Level: Beg. - Int.

Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep,

Cost: $110

Length: 5-6 hours

Kayaking - Tour & Lesson - MIImagine a day where you push off from shore in your kayak and leave your cares behind. Meeting up with some new and perhaps old pals, a seasoned and knowledgeable guide, great kayaks and top-notch gear and heading out for hours of fun. Only wrapped around the fun are stops on water where your guide morphs into an instructor and shows you how to paddle with less effort and better results.
Picture the Tour & Lesson as a rolling lesson, nature tour and "chat about" all in one. The Tour & Lesson is a great way to find out what paddling a loaded sea kayak is really like before you commit to a more expensive multi-day adventure.
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More Details: http://www.quietworldsports.com/


Rock Formations of Upper Kickapoo (WI)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep,

Length: 1/2 day-2 days

Not Guided

Kayaking - Rock Formations of Upper Kickapoo - WIExperience paddling along the bluff strewn, twisty-turny, shallow cool waters of the Kickapoo River. Our most popular stretch of river is from Rockton to La Farge, Wisconsin which provides more water and fewer people than portions up river. You'll paddle our comfortable and easy paddling Jackson Kayak Riviera sit-on-top kayaks from a couple of hours to all day. Trees line the shores of this protected stretch of river as the shadows play off the water. Come paddle one of the oldest river systems on the planet with Kickapoo Kayak/WI River Outings today!
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More Details: http://www.kickapookayak.com/


Delaware River Tours (NJ)
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Skill Level: Easy-Intermed.

Departs: Jun, Aug, Oct,

Cost: $50-$60

Length: 3-5 hours

Kayaking - Delaware River Tours - NJDelaware Water Gap National Recreation Area: The Delaware River and its free-flowing beauty, recognized as a National Wild and Scenic River, is a great place to kayak. With a little current carrying us along, we'll guide you through one of the most scenic sections, the Delaware Water Gap.
Kittatinny Point to Belvidere: Continuing down the Delaware we encounter a beauty comparable to the higher sections but with a few more, and bigger, waves to add to the excitement.
Washington Crossing/D&R Canal: December 25, 1776, General George Washington crossed the Delaware River with his troops. Today, we'll paddle up the adjacent D&R Canal and, after lunch, cross over to the river for a leisurely paddle back with the current. We end the day by retracing General Washington's historic crossing in our kayaks!
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More Details: http://www.kayakeast.com/


Experience Catalina Island-Day Trip (CA)
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Skill Level: Novice

Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Cost: $540 total for 1-4

Length: 7 hrs

Kayaking - Experience Catalina Island-Day Trip - CAIf you've only 1 day to spend on Catalina Island, this is the way to experience her beautiful lee shore. Our day begins with a 6-8 mile coastal cruise on our custom 25' Radon boat, examining the shoreline you'll soon paddle back down. We'll leave you with your snorkel gear, picnic and guide whose years of intimate knowledge of Catalina's marine & terrestrial wonders, history & geology will help you to discover the island. Slip into Red Cave (room for a couple of kayaks), explore remote beaches, snorkel crystal clear waters and kelp forests. Your day ends in the town of Avalon, time for an ice cream before boarding the speedy ferry back to Los Angeles - worlds away.
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More Details: http://www.kayakcatalinaisland.com


Susquehanna River Kayak Day Trips! (PA)
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Skill Level: Beg. to Int.

Departs: Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Length: 3-5 Hours

Not Guided

Kayaking - Susquehanna River Kayak Day Trips! - PAEnjoy Central Pennsylvania's scenic Susquehanna River as only a paddler can, by Canoe or Kayak. Picnic on one of numerous islands, fish for world class smallmouth bass, and swim or wade in a secluded cove. Liesurely 6 to 8 mile trips through the famous Susquehanna Water Gaps include a mix of gently moving water, riffles, and occasional small rapids. Wildlife viewing is suburb, and includes Bald Eagles, Osprey, Herons, Egrets, Beaver, Mink, and occasionally River Otters. Shuttles for rental and private boats provided. Singles, couples, families, groups, and corporate functions are welcome. Trips on neighboring tributaries, and overnight trips also available. Soft Adventure at its best!
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More Details: http://www.bluemountainoutfitters.net/


Half Day Paddling Adventures (ME)
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Departs: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Cost: $55

Length: 3 hours

Kayaking - Half Day Paddling Adventures - MEEnjoy one of our popular half day paddle adventures offered daily 9-12 and 1-4. Our small group paddling ratio allows our highly skilled Maine Sea Kayak Guides/naturalists to provide you with intimate, informative and customized paddling adventures. Learn about trip planning, tides and safety as we meander through classic wooden sailboats, visit island beaches, observe marine life in the water and even explore shipwrecks! We'll provide you with top notch equipment and instruction to make your kayaking experience along the coastline and bay islands of historic Castine an experience you'll cherish for a lifetime.. We depart from the dock of Dennett's Wharf Restaurant, with inside and outside dining and bar, a great place to unwind afterwards! Contact us to customize your adventure.
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More Details: http://www.castinekayak.com/


Indian River Lagoon Aquatic Preserv (FL)
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Departs: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec,

Cost: $45

Length: 1/2 day: 9a-12p

Kayaking - Indian River Lagoon Aquatic Preserv - FLNorth America's Most Diverse Estuary
The diversity of life, paired with beautiful scenery, make kayaking this area a must for vacationers and residents alike. Paddle the still mangrove backwaters as osprey soar overhead- perhaps carrying a freshly caught mullet. Cross expansive grassflats and perhaps see the lagoon's top predator- the dolphin- working the flats. Mangroves and seagrass beds create an environment very conducive to the marine life that support the osprey and dolphin, along with many other animals. More than 4000 animal and plant species, including manatees, stingrays, sea turtles, seahorses, 700 species of fish and 310 species of birds call the Indian River Lagoon "home".
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More Details: http://www.paddleflorida.com/


Julia Butler Hansen Wildlife Refuge (WA)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Cost: $95 + tax

Length: 1 day

Kayaking - Julia Butler Hansen Wildlife Refuge - WAThis is a good introduction to kayaking, a one-way trip with the tide that begins in protected Elochoman Slough. Here we will paddle along the path of Lewis & Clark, who were led into the slough by two canoes of Wahkiakum Indians who brought the Corps to their village to trade in 1805. The route has some of the same individual trees that were standing at the time, as the spruce swamps here have trees over 300 years old. The most obvious residents now are Bald Eagles and Osprey, which we can watch as they patrol the sloughs for fish. We will emerge from the sloughs onto a sand beach along the main channel of the Columbia for lunch before taking historic Steamboat Slough down to Skamokawa. This is a leisurely trip, with time for bird-watching, photography and working on paddling strokes.
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More Details: http://www.columbiariverkayaking.com


Guided Canoe/Kayak Trips in Wisc. (WI)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Length: .5 day to 5 day

Kayaking / Canoeing - Guided Canoe/Kayak Trips in Wisc. - WIWith 12 years of guided trip experience under our belts... our food will make you loosen your belt! You'll eat well as your guide prepares your hot breakfast and dinner meals and we layout one heckuva deli sandwich spread for lunch too! We know that for most folks the planning of a trip is the most challenging part (purchasing, planning meals, getting gear together, the time involved, etc), so let us take care of all that for you. You'll paddle the same high quality canoes that our rental customers do; you just won't have to cook your food. So, you hang by the fire and we'll let you know when dinner is ready.
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More Details: http://www.86641canoe.com/


Self Guided One Day Canoe or Kayak (ON)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Cost: $60

Length: 1 Day

Not Guided

Kayaking / Canoeing - Self Guided One Day Canoe or Kayak - ONEnjoy a morning or an afternoon paddling down the lazy Saugeen River with your friends. This is our most popular trip with people often choosing to paddle an easy four hours ending at Denny's Dam in Southampton. Pack your own lunch and catch the 8am, 10am, noon or 2 pm shuttle van leaving Denny's Dam. With your rental canoe or kayak on board, our shuttle drivers will transport you and your equipment upstream to a predetermined put in, based on the number of hours you would like to paddle. When you arrive back at your destination your car is waiting for you. At that point you lock up your boat and return paddles, pfd's and throw bags to our Southampton Thorncrest Outfitters Location and notify them that you are back.
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More Details: http://www.thorncrestoutfitters.com/


Florida Keys Nat'l Wildlife Refuge (FL)
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Departs: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec,

Cost: $50 per person

Length: 3 hours

Not Guided

Kayaking - Florida Keys Nat'l Wildlife Refuge - FLEscape to the true wilderness of the Keys backcountry with Big Pine Kayak Adventures. Join Captain Bill Keogh and his guides as we paddle the skinny waters in search of Baby shark, Sea turtles, Dolphin, sea birds, key deer, marine invertebrates and other creatures of the mangrove forests, sponge flats and seagrass meadows. Bill wrote "The Florida Keys Paddling Guide" which is full of info about the creatures you may encounter, 68 launch sites and 50 detailed trips throughout the Keys. All of our tours journey into both the Key Deer N.W.R. & Great White Heron N.W.R.. We offer small group sizes and reservations are required. Departs daily all year round. Special full moon, sunset and glow worm tours offered seasonally
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More Details: http://www.keyskayaktours.com/


Paddle & Wine Tour (VA)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Cost: 21+: $88; Kids: $78

Length: 1 day

Kayaking / Canoeing - Paddle & Wine Tour - VARiver & Trail Outfitters has teamed up with Tarara Winery in Loudoun County, Virginia to offer you a unique experience on a private paddle and wine tour. Our guides will meet you at the winery and guide you on a 4.5 to 7 miles canoe or kayak tour on the Potomac River. This gentle stretch is rich in natural beauty and makes for a relaxing and fun time on this scenic stretch of river. You will finish back at the winery, where you will sample 5 or 6 different wines at Tarara's Lakeside Lawn scenic picnic area while enjoying light snacks. An exquisite event, great for couples, a girls getaway, corporate groups, wine connoisseurs and anyone who can appreciate the love of river and wine.
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More Details: http://www.rivertrail.com/


Half Day Sea Kayaking Trip in Maine (ME)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,

Cost: $69

Length: 4 hours

Kayaking - Half Day Sea Kayaking Trip in Maine - MECome enjoy a day of sun and fun paddling along Maine's rocky, scenic coast. Maine's coast has a rich history and tradition that is best experienced from the water.
Half-day tours will begin with a brief introduction to sea kayaks, safety gear, and equipment. Skills such as boat handling, paddle placement and strokes, and self-rescue maneuvers will be taught. Maine Kayak takes full advantage of the sheltered harbors and deep bays of the Maine coast to provide our customers approximately 4 hours of sea kayaking bliss.
All half-day trips begin at 9:00 am.
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More Details: http://www.mainekayak.com/


Sunset Sea Kayak Tour (ON)
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Skill Level: beginner/17+

Departs: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep,

Cost: CDN$49.99

Length: 3 hours

Kayaking - Sunset Sea Kayak Tour - ONCome for a fun and magical sunset tour on either pristine Georgian Bay's Tobermory coastline, or Lake Huron's Southampton shores. Perfect for beginners, these tours offer a quick introduction to paddling sea kayaks by our qualified instructors and then guides you during the golden hours of sunset. Each location offers paddlers unique rewards such as Southampton's Chantry Island Lighthouse, docks and beach front or Tobermory's rugged Niagara Escarpment and startling natural beauty. Both locations are filled with fun, history and a great paddling experience... Bring your camera!
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More Details: http://www.thorncrestoutfitters.com/


Florida Keys and the Everglades (FL)
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Departs: Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec,

Cost: $50

Length: Half Day

Kayaking / Canoeing - Florida Keys and the Everglades - FLWe offer half day sea kayak tours daily throughout the year. Our guides will introduce you to some of the natural wonders in a tropical ecosystem here in the Florida Keys. Clear, warm, shallow water is great for viewing some of the marine inhabitants. Encounters with dolphin, manatee, rays and sea turtles are not uncommon. Your professional guide will outfit you with the proper equipment and teach you the basic skills. Prior experience is not necessary but reservations are required. Florida Bay Outfitters is a full service paddling specialty store that offers full and multi day tours, instruction, rentals, sales and events.
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More Details: http://www.kayakfloridakeys.com/


Private Kayak Lessons (MD)
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Departs: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep,

Cost: $250

Length: 4 hours

Kayaking - Private Kayak Lessons - MDThis four hour lesson is available for individuals who cannot fit our regular lessons into their busy schedules, or folks who have their own boats and are interested in a customized lesson covering specific elements, or paddlers who just want a certified instructor to accompany them down a specific stretch of river for instructional or safety purposes.
To schedule call 301-834-9950.
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More Details: http://www.rivertrail.com/


Guided Ecological Tours (FL)
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Departs: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec,

Cost: $60 + tax

Length: 2 hours

Kayaking - Guided Ecological Tours - FLAlways private, Kayak Lake Worth Eco-Tours are scheduled around the changing tide and your availability. Tours are available in one of two island chains in the Lake Worth Lagoon, the Snook Islands or the Bingham Islands. The Lake Worth Lagoon is located in Central Palm Beach County, a saltwater estuary; the Lagoon is home to hundreds of residential and migratory birds, manatees, sea turtles and many fish. Suitable for beginners, every tour begins with basic paddling instruction and safety tips. Our seasoned guide accompanies your group out into the tour location while sharing important historical and ecological information about the Lagoon and surrounding area. Water, a mid-point snack and online photo album of your adventure is included.
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More Details: http://www.kayaklakeworth.com


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