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Address: 1020 State Park Road, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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+1 910-612-3297
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Experience your environment from a different perspective. Paddle NC...

Experience your environment from a different perspective. Paddle NC provides spectacular, NC State Park, kayak and paddle board (SUP) nature tours and rentals.Our guided and self guided kayak and paddle board tours turn your day into an adventure as you paddle where Native Americans and early European settlers once called home. These are the same waters that played a major part in the golden age o

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Three Hour Kayaking/Snorkling Trip - East End, St. John USVI

We thoroughly enjoyed our Hidden Reef kayaking/snorkeling trip. Our guide, Mark, was enthusiastic and knowledgeable, yet mellow. We felt we could ask any question, and take our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our Hidden Reef kayaking/snorkeling trip. Our guide, Mark, was enthusiastic and knowledgeable, yet mellow. We felt we could ask any question, and take our time to snorkel at our own speed. Mark took us to two reefs, both of which are only accessible from the water. He identified fish for us and brought up specimens such as... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our kayaking trip! We were a group of two newbies and one experienced kayaker and the guide did a fantastic job of explaining the equipment and safety information to the newbies. Really made sure we were comfortable before sending us out. Was knowledgeable about the river and where we should stick to. Was a great way to... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We went out with Hidden Reef Eco-tours on Christmas Eve day. It's a great program for all ages. While the Kayaking was great the snorkeling was terrific. Remember to stick close to your guide as our guide (Ally) identified many underwater inhabitants that we would have otherwise missed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Fantastic guide, Mark, enthusiastic and helpful. We saw lots and lots of fish and other sea creatures and the kayaks were in fine shape, snorkel equipment was excellent. Loved it!

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Thank Matthew P
Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I signed up for the Sunset tour on an incredibly warm and beautiful Halloween Saturday. We were a bit apprehensive because I hadn't kayaked but once and that was 30 years ago. My girlfriend had kayaked five or six times but was concerned about the stamina needed to deal with River and tidal currents. Our tour guide,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Rented a tandem kayak over the weekend with my husband. I have never gone kayaking before, but my husband has. The staff was cautious to allow us to go out because of the wind (I consider this a good thing!), but we were able to go out. We had so much fun! Amazing experience and amazing staff! We got some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Brian was very helpful and courteous. We had a great time going around the estuary and would highly recommend this company and will be renting from them again in the future!

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Thank coppercat6
Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went to the location in North Topsail. I called in advance with questions and was able to book a time and arrange payment in advance. They did not charge my credit card until we got there, but it saved a bit of hassle for us. There was a brief instruction session to cover the basics before we went out... More 

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Thank Christine E
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I had a great time paddle boarding at Carolina Beach State Park. My guide, Patrick, was knowledgeable, patient, and made me feel like a pro! I will definitely go back!

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Wilmington, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

My best friend and I took a lesson with Patrick and had a blast. Patrick provided plenty of instruction to make us as comfortable as we could be. It was a choppy windy day, but Patrick was encouraging and provided ample corrective instruction based on the changing conditions. I cannot wait to go again and would highly recommend.

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