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Maine State Sea Kayak

254 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4240
+1 207-244-9500
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Friends on the sea

Had a fun morning exploring the waters outside Barrett Island. A bald eagle flew overhead almost... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Julie H
via mobile
Friendly guides and a fun trip!

My boyfriend and I had a great trip with Maine State Sea Kayak! Our guide, Brad, was welcoming and... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
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Ecological Kayak Trips on the remote "Westside" of Acadia...Half-day (4 hour) morning, afternoon and sunset tours...Professional Guides provide all equipment, instruction and van transportation... Recommended by National Geographic Adventure and Travel & Leisure Magazines... Locally owned/operated since 2000...Open late May-September... Beginners Welcome...We truly love what we do!
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“bald eagles” (23 reviews)
“harbor seals” (33 reviews)
“saw seals” (20 reviews)
254 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4240
+1 207-244-9500
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Had a fun morning exploring the waters outside Barrett Island. A bald eagle flew overhead almost immediately. Beautiful!!! Saw lots of birds -Kevin was a great guide - identifying all of the wild life. Enjoyable way to see MDI!

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 19 September 2017

My boyfriend and I had a great trip with Maine State Sea Kayak! Our guide, Brad, was welcoming and very flexible in adjusting to the skill level of the group. Brad was even kind enough to collect a jumper that my boyfriend had left at...More

Thank Fifi_McRamji
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I signed up for a morning tour and were really lucky as there were no other people signed up and we got a "private" tour. Travis was our guide and it was obvious that he is very passionate about what he's doing....More

Thank amadoerin
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Our guide was excellent! Kevin was knowledgeable of the area and the wildlife there. We saw a bald eagle within minutes of launching and midway were serenaded by loons. A half day trip is truly 4 hours of paddling - a great value and lots...More

Thank ck5456
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

A great afternoon of kayaking with Travis as our guide! After seeing seals, bald headed eagles and other wildlife, our trip was capped off by a spectacular sunset!!

Thank dphulsey
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was not our first time kayaking but it was one of the best experiences we had. Very knowledgeable guides and they add to the overall experience. When we return to Bar Harbor, we will definitely book with them again.

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 11 September 2017

My new husband and I had a wonderful time on our first sea kayaking experience! Travis was our guide and he was a wealth of knowledge not just about the sea and wildlife but about the history of MDI and recommendations for other things to...More

Thank Katrina B
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Not only was the kayaking experience so much fun and a wonderful alternative way to see parts of MDI, but the staff was second to none and really made our experience more memorable. Our guide was very thorough in his explanations and demonstrated extensive knowledge...More

Thank Lyndsay L
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Our guide Kevin was a fun and knowledgeable companion. He did a great job handling a variety of skill levels. There were two families and another couple on the tour with my family with two teens. We did 6.5miles on the beautiful and serene side...More

Thank Jen C
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Amazing tour with Travis! Super informative and knowledgeable guide. Can't wait to come back next year for another tour!

Thank David L
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15 September 2017|
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Response from pkhamburg | Reviewed this property |
we are 67 and active, the guide will pace the group as needed, finished easily in the four hours.
24 May 2015|
Response from Brad J |
$44/per person off season, $48 busy season. Our trips are all half day (4 hours) running on the west side of MDI (Mount Dessert Island). Please give us a call at (207) 244-9500 with any additional questions!