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Per Person (From August 25 to Columbus Day (last day of the season)) $99 USD
Per Person (From May 1 to August 24) $113 USD
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Consider yourself fortunate if you see a harbor seal, a flock of ospreys, or even fish running. It happens often but we cannot promise!

This particular kayak tour is far more than the norm. Your introduction to your kayak is a lesson in paddling but also a discussion of weather and how it plays into your day. Your guide will orient you to charting and then fit you with the right equipment. This area is magical with a coastline of secret coves, pristine beaches, and over two thousand islands. Even this short adventure will reconnect you with the natural world and leave you with a sense of accomplishment.

As with any kayak adventure, the weather and thus the currents dictate your direction. We’ll explore protected waters and passages to island retreats, pocket beaches and maybe visit Fort Gorges an 1860’s granite block Civil War era fort for a little exploring. The route may vary depending on weather and interests.

You will return back to the beach in time for your ferry return and still you should have a little time in Portland to explore.

  • Your adventure includes:
  • Learn how to handle a kayak
  • Paddling through protected waterways of Casco Bay
  • Lifejackets and safety briefing
  • Scenic Views
  • Guided Tour

Days of Operation

Mon - yes
Tue - yes
Wed - yes
Thu - yes
Fri - yes
Sat - yes
Sun - yes

Departures (local time)

  • 9:00 AM (6 hrs) You need to be at the ferry (not included) at 9:00am for the 9:15am ferry departure.

Transfer / Meeting Instructions

Taxi and Transfers Required Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.

Special Instructions

• Guides prefer the single kayaks but there are doubles available also if you prefer.
• Apparel suggested is quick dry athletic clothing; cotton clothing not recommended.
• Wet suits are available if you wish.
• We will be asking for heights, weights, and ages during when you make your booking. If you are unsure at the time of booking, you can email us afterwards at [email protected] or call our office, 888-355-0220.
• Please bring water (you may purchase at the ferry terminal)
• Roundtrip ferry is approximately $8.00 per person.


• Tour requires a minimum of 4 participants.
• You must be 16 years old and accompanied by an adult for a single kayak.
• If you have young children 3 years and older, the tour must be private.