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“two hours”(7 reviews)
Kayak the Bay, Ltd. has single and double sit-in and sit-on-top kayaks in downtown Put-in-Bay, Ohio in Lake Erie. Gibraltar Island is only a few minutes paddle away with extraordinary limestone cliffs and coves. You can take an easy paddle in the...more
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760 Bayview Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456-6525
+1 419-967-0796
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All reviews gibraltar island two hours rock formations fun afternoon experience level in great shape great info kids ranging great exercise no big deal interesting things great family activity life jackets lake erie lots of fun south bass needle
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

If your visiting and want a activity to do this is a good one to choose. I could paddle away and wear myself out and relax and enjoy the waves and view. We go out at least once a year on one of our visits...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Paul W
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Super friendly and helpful. Very easy to rent kayaks here. The location is also prime to see a lot and get there quickly while paddling.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WinnieBrose
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We were on a girls weekend, 9 of us did the Kayak the Bay excursion. We elected to do the longer trip over and go over to Miller island. It was scenic, but if you go to Miller island expect to be out in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I had a group of 6 ladies do the 2 hr rental for a bachelorette party and it was a blast! The lady at the booth was very knowledgeable and gave great advice for the kayaking portion and also what to do later in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Northernpharmer
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We took the ferry over, walked the mile from the harbor with the kids, no one there. Nothing on website, didn’t answer phone. Those on boats around the launch tried to reach her with no success. They led us to believe this isn’t surprising. Owner...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chrisbo45
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It was a fun time with two hours to kayak. One in our party had his paddle break in two. He did not misuse the paddle in anyway. We return and the young man working said it was no problem and gave him another paddle....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David K
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We didn’t have a golf cart and the location is a solid 15 minute walk from the main drag. Once we arrived the owner took excellent care of us - we were there on a Saturday, so it was quite busy on the island. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bjorn P
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

What an awesome above average experience! Great kayaks. Knowledgeable staff sent us on our way. Great area to kayak and see some boats, scenery, and get some great exercise! It was beautiful and suitable for anyone!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank twicewise
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We had a group of seven - 4 adults and 3 kids ranging from 10-17. The staff was very friendly and provided great tips on navigating the bay and good places to kayak for the age-level and experience-level of our group. We kayaked around Gibraltar...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

My daughter & I have never Kayaked and wanted to try. The owner was very helpful and friendly. We each had our own kayak and caught on really quick. The water in the launch area was a little nasty, but once out in the open...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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8 August 2018|
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Response from BeeMass | Reviewed this property |
Our 17 year old had his own kayak. My niece and nephew are 12 and 10 and shared a kayak with their mom and dad, respectively.
Geo A
9 August 2015|
Response from kayak43456 | Property representative |
We open 10ish in August and noon in September. Weather is always a factor. It is 1 1/2 miles to Middle Bass. I would have to explain where the beach glass is in person. (pretty hard on a computer) the water is quiet a... More