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Down by the River Kayak Rentals offers guided tours of the Mohawk River in Amsterdam, NY. Explore the historic Erie Canal.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
30 Erie Terrace, Port Jackson Boat Launch, Amsterdam, NY 12010
+1 518-423-5254
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Audrey is a great guide and instructor. She gives you the freedom to explore but you know she is right there if you need help or to answer questions. Rent one of her ksyaks for a nominal fee or bring your own. She draws a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

My husband and I enjoyed our trips with Audrey, she is very nice and knowledgeable about the history of the area. Wa had a lot of fun and you can meet other people from the community. I highly recommend kayaking in Amsterdam to everyone!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AdrianaH524
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Audrey was an amazing guide. She’s funny and incredibly knowledgeable about the Mohawk Valley so it was a great trip filled with fun facts and history. She also left quiet moments for us to relax and take in the natural beauty around us. I highly...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lsully2018
Reviewed 18 April 2018

I would highly recommend Down by the River Kayak tours... We LOVED it! Audrey is an amazing tour guide full of patience, knowledge and fun. I convinced a friend to try kayaking for the first time... Audrey was patient and kind making her feel very...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Melinda A
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Our office booked a private team building kayak tour with Audrey. It is incredibly affordable and fun! Audrey puts safety first and helped everyone get their life jackets, paddles and kayaks in order. We took an amazing tour up and down the river and she...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank KQDemars
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Not only are the weekend groups fun to join, but what a great way to relax after a long workday! Audrey is a wonderful tour guide and a wealth of information about the area.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mare027
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

I brought a group of children from a YMCA camp program for a field trip. As you can imagine we were very nervous. Audra was amazing. She had an excellent presentation for the kids before we even set foot near the water. Safety was her...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank cdutcher3
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Great experience. My boyfriend and I went on a Sunday over the summer and had a fabulous time. Audrey was very nice and she is bringing a great thing to the area! Definitely worth doing if you are in the area. You won't regret it!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 18 April 2018

I have been kayaking with Down by the River several times since it began. It's fun and each experience is filled with fascinating facts of the area. Have done several different "tours!" Was fortunate enough to have kayaked along side a Viking ship too!! I...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank J8013YJnancyb
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We took a group trip with the ladies from our gym and Audrey was great as making us feel comfortable. For some of us, it was our first time out and she was very helpful. She is very knowledgeable about the area and showed us...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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18 July 2018|
Response from Audrey E | Property representative |
Yes I have two tandems available for rent. Contact me directly to reserve them :-)