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Address: 1946 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-5147
Phone Number: +1 603-356-4718
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Canoeing The Saco: Fair Prices, Efficient Pick-Up/ Drop-Off

We visit Northern Extremes (sometimes multiple times each summer) to canoe the Saco when visiting the North Conway area. We feel their prices and their speedy pick-up/ drop-off... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 September 2016
MadelineM27
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We visit Northern Extremes (sometimes multiple times each summer) to canoe the Saco when visiting the North Conway area. We feel their prices and their speedy pick-up/ drop-off process work best for us. We've canoed the 7.5 mile run during high water periods and (most recently) during a drought. Regardless of the varying conditions, the stretch features some beautiful scenery... More 

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Londonderry, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We were probably one of the last groups to go out for the summer due to the lack of rain. we did the full day trip, stopped few times to relax and enjoy the water and people watch, and picnic. very relaxing! We did have to push our way through a couple of times, but it wasn't too bad. Another... More 

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West Warren, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We will continue to come here for our yearly kayak trip. Always professional and helpful!!! The river was low, but no fault of he companies. We will see you next year!!!

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Vermont
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I have been renting kayaks for the past several years here and after this past trip I think we will look to rent elsewhere. The lady at the desk is rude and unhelpful. This is not the first time I have her found her to be less than pleasant but this time she tells us we will... More 

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Woodsville, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We had two young children 11 & 9. We chose the 1-2 hour trip which was GREAT. Northern Extremes took up to the starting point and picked up us exactly when we arrived at the beach. It was perfect. We and the kids had a blast. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We highly recommend this company!

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150 Great Wolf Drive
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Greeted by a friendly manager who charged us only $75 for family of 4 mid-week, about 5 hours with a break at rope swing (around mile 6.) He explained land marks and gave us an accurate map. We purchased a $10 waterprrof pouch for cell phone to take photos. The beginning is a bit tricky, but our kids caught on... More 

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Sewell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We went with a party of six. One of our party missed the sign at the three mile mark, so my son and I chased her down to the end of the trail. The company handled the mishap with compassion and very professionally. Want to try a tube next time.

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1 Thank BO035
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The water level was low in the Saco river which was due to not enough rain in the area; as 1st time kayakers we were not so great at maneuvering our double kayak and so we hit bottom quite a fee times and had to get out and push off again; shuttle service was very reliable no wait time and... More 

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

First time for us renting canoes from Northern Extremes. We had a great day. Friendly staff, and a great segment of the Saco. The person at the desk explained the whole route in great detail which was helpful. We stopped at a few beach areas along the route with excellent views.

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Today, I experienced snowmobiling for the first time, and let me tell you, the thrill is even better then skiing. I was so happy that we decided to go snowmobiling instead <3 The scenery was worth a million words, and my tour guide, Chris, was very knowledge, friendly, and adapted to the riders:-) will definitely be returning<3 <3 thanks Chris... More 

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