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We are a group of elderly ladies with a wide range of outdoor skills. Each season Jennifer arranges... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WanneeSalisbury
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Salisbury
Excellent first time kayaking!

This was our first time on a kayaking excursion and it was great! Bob was a wonderful instructor... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
blumpy2017
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Clarksville, Maryland
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Coastal Kayak is the most experienced rental, tour and instructional business at the beach - since 1994. Coastal Kayak rents kayaks, Stand up paddle boards, and sailboats. They also offer guided kayak & Paddle board tours to all areas of Delmarva including the back bays of Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach and Assateague Island. Coastal Kayak also offers instruction from ACA certified instructors in both kayaking and paddle boarding. In addition CK is a certified "Pro School" of the American Canoe Association. CK has over 125 kayaks, 50 paddle bords and 6 catamaran sailboats all available for rent directly from their bayside beach rental location. Call for hours off season 302.539.7999.
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“bald cypress” (11 reviews)
“eco tour” (10 reviews)
“assawoman bay” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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36840 Coastal Hwy, Fenwick Island, DE 19944-4086
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"saw lots of wildlife"
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"thank you very much"
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"horseshoe crabs"
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"beautiful sunset"
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"great group"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a group of elderly ladies with a wide range of outdoor skills. Each season Jennifer arranges monthly outings for us in some of our many diverse and lovely local locations.Usually we have Jim as our guide and he pampers us and amazes us...More

1  Thank WanneeSalisbury
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the nice review! We are delighted that you had a good time and are eager to get back out on the water with you! Thanks again!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time on a kayaking excursion and it was great! Bob was a wonderful instructor who was patient and very informative. I would highly recommend booking with Coastal Kayak and I look forward to booking again next year when we return. Thank...More

Thank blumpy2017
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review blumpy! I'm really glad you had a good time and hopefully we will get to see you again in the future!!

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We took two trips using Coastal Kayak, in one case renting kayaks from their main location on Fenwick Island and then some weeks later taking a guided two hour tour of the bald cypress forest at Trap Pond State Park, about half an hour inland....More

Thank Daniel H
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a nice review. The cypress swamp is one of my favorite places to paddle and I'm glad you felt the same. Thanks again and hope to see you in the future!! MM

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Jenifer was amazing in helping me set up a private group SUP excursion, and our guide Josh was fun and very patient with a group of SUP newbies. Will definitely return!!

Thank Kyle C
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the nice review Kyle! We love to get SUP newbies out on the water. Hopefully everyone in your group will continue to get out on the water on paddle boards! PS sorry for the delayed response.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

We have rented kayaks from Coastal several times over the last few years. They are located just past Bethany Beach in Fenwick Island on the bay side and if you are traveling too fast you might miss their sign! hey have paddleboard and kayak (1...More

Thank Kevin B
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Kevin thanks for the nice review. I'm glad you've had a good time while at Coastal Kayak. We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review and looking forward to seeing you back in the future!

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

This was my second excursion with Coastal Kayak and again I had a terrific time. It was a nice leisurely paddle with a knowledgeable staff. Great for experienced and novice paddlers. Saw lots of wildlife.

Thank wandergirl92
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thanks for the nice review!! I'm glad you had a good time and we really appreciate you taking the time to leave a review. Hope we get to see you again in the future!

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I had a great time on the Burton's Island tour. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and we saw lots of wildlife.

Thank Andreamcghee
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Andrea thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your Burton's Island tour. Looking forward to seeing you in the future! Thanks again, MM

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Another terrific sunset tour! An easy pace and a chance to enjoy the best time of the day to be out on the water. Bob did a nice job of pointing things out, including the bald eagle we saw a couple of times. Will be...More

Thank Thomas H
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thanks so much for the nice review Tom. I'm glad you had a nice sunset! Hopefully we will get to see you back on another tour in the future! Thanks again! MM

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Josh and Anna were great guides on the tour. We had so much fun exploring the bay! So easy to just show up and go. Highly recommend Coastal Kayak for a fun outing while at the beach.

Thank maria242016
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Hi Maria, thanks so much for the nice review! Josh and Anna will be really glad to hear you had a fun tour. Thanks again for taking the time to leave a review! We are looking forward to seeing you in the future! Mitch

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Coastal Kayack made our wish come true ! Although there was no published listing for the Cypress Eco tour for a Monday afternoon they arranged it and it got booked ! It was amazing traveling thru the Bald Cypress waterways ! We really appreciated our...More

Thank Tategoi
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mitch m, Owner at Coastal Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thanks so much for the nice review. I'm glad we were able to put that together for you and hopefully we will get to see you on another tour in the future. Once again thanks for taking the time to write a review! MM

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David G
15 July 2017|
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Response from mitch m | Property representative |
Hi, we run the Assateague Back Bay Pony tour out of the National Park on the Maryland side. If you sign up for the tour you can meet us at the Visitor's Center, inside the park or ride with us from Fenwick Island. Thanks!
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Leah S
29 May 2017|
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HI, we do allow tour participants to use their own kayaks if they would like. The price for the tour is the same whether you use your kayaks or ours. We do have a wide variety of kayaks available such as touring kayaks... More
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