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“Best Tour Yet”
Review of Northshore Kayak

Northshore Kayak
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 with fun. They told stories about the area and several little know facts as well as what it was like growing up in the area. The tour took a couple of hours and we got plenty of paddle time in. Of all the great things to do and see in Rockport, this is not to be missed if you like action and being on the water.

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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 that next time.

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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Took the 2 HR guide tour and it was great, the weather was perfect and the team was very nice, the equipment is up dated, they have single or double kayaks.
Great fun day.

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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Make reservations and then take a sea kayak trip with a guide through the harbor in the fun little city of Rockport to one of several destinations. North Shore Kayak has both single and tandem kayaks, and seems to have an adequate supply of cute young men to lead the tours efficiently and with the ease of familiarity with the tides and the best routes.

We were a group of 4, took 2 singles and 1 tandem kayak. A little prior experience but not much. Before we launched, we were given a short lesson in paddling, maneuvering the kayaks and positioning ourselves with relation to the guide, armed with lifejackets and paddles, provided with the kayaks, and - off we went! Total of 14 people on the tour.

It was really wonderful. The sun is brutal, so sunscreen, hats with straps and sunglasses are essential. Dress suggestions are covered in detail on their website. Strenuous exercise if you don't share it in a tandem.

But the route - and we took the shortest one possible, about 2 hours - allowed us a view of the harbor and harbor entrance as well as an island just outside, which we circumnavigated (putting us directly into ocean waves) with a lighthouse and myriad sea birds. The coastline is rocky, with cliffs overlooking the ocean most of the way.

The guides (we had 2 for our group) were attentive, had us feeling protected the entire trip.

Their location is also a shop, with a wide assortment of clothing, shoes and accessories suitable for your trip. The selection is broad and interesting.


We all loved it!

2  Thank NSKramer
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Reviewed 6 May 2015

whe meat the orner in the soud of france he was very motivate about the qaulite of or canoes in the ardeche i very beautiful pleace in the world the most importent is when your floting an a river or the sea you forget al your trobels and you only can smile and be happy
for that we like somatch to make or busnesse and give hapyness to, i hope evrywan
sorry for my englisch
greatings from the beavers = salutations des castors

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