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Northshore Kayak

9 Tuna Wharf, Rockport, MA 01966-1635
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Guided kayak tour two miles from Rockport MA to Thataher Island, home of Twin Lights

Guides were excellent and attentive to our safety. Paddlers of single seat kayaks had sleek, light... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Richard A
,
Brooklyn, United States
Great Kayaking Experience

Highly recommend. It was the favorite thing of my husband and my sons to do. Paddled out to... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
southpaw702
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connecticut
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9 Tuna Wharf, Rockport, MA 01966-1635
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Guides were excellent and attentive to our safety. Paddlers of single seat kayaks had sleek, light and fast models. the four Seniors in two tandem seat kayaks had tubby, heavy and slow models which will be replaced soon,the guides said. Thatcher Isl has the only...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Highly recommend. It was the favorite thing of my husband and my sons to do. Paddled out to Thatcher's island. Beautiful day, great views, wonderful experience.

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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Went with another family that totaled 3 adults and three teenagers. We rented basic kayaks; two tandems and two singles. The staff were super friendly and helpful and provided us with the place to store our stuff and even offered to provide a waterproof bag...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

i lived right up the street from NSK....folks there are always friendly and ready to get you going. They prep you with a little schooling and the do's and dont's of being on the water in a small craft. Just watch the weather and be...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

The guys who run this shop are friendly and helpful. We rented bikes in the morning to visit various nearby beaches, then rented a sea kayak in the late afternoon and paddled to Straitsmouth Island. A nice, short, relaxing paddle when the sea is calm....More

2  Thank Presentasagift
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

I have been wanting to kayak to Thacher Island for over six years now and made it happen! My family was out of town so I decide to finally do it! It was a picture perfect Saturday in July. The sun was out, but not...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We rented two kayaks for the tour to Thatcher Island. It was a beautiful day, and we had a great time. Really enjoyed the trip. The guides were good--though nothing really special, but we felt confident that we were in good hands should any problems...More

Thank MetWestBOSman
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

We set off for the two hour kayak tour with two great guides. The sea was rough outside the harbor, but we paddled on and had a great morning. The guides were very accommodating and took half of the group back to the harbor when...More

1  Thank Mary E
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Reviewed 5 November 2015

I took my three kids on a kayaking tour as it was different than the other locations we have done kayaking tours. First, these guys are very professional and can adapt to kids as well as adults. They are focused on safety and balance it...More

3  Thank globetrotterEastern
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

These folks at NorthShore Kayak are great! Friendly - good equipment - know their way around. If you are interested in renting kayaks and paddling around Rockport - this is the place to go. They have SUPs now too so we are thinking about trying...More

2  Thank EllaK10
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