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“Great Way to Spend an Afternoon” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Maine State Sea Kayak

Maine State Sea Kayak
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Owner description: Ecological Kayak Trips on the remote "Westside" of Acadia...Half-day (4 hour) morning, afternoon and sunset tours...Professional Guides provide all equipment, instruction and van transportation... Recommended by National Geographic Adventure and Travel & Leisure Magazines... Locally owned/operated since 2000...Open late May-September... Beginners Welcome...
Missouri
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Great Way to Spend an Afternoon”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2010

We took an afternoon trip and had a great time. They staff is very knowlegable and really spends the time to make sure you know what you are doing and are comfortable in the boat. We saw lots of different birds. The paddling was easy. Way to go Corky and crew.

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leftcoast
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27 reviews
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“I don't often write reviews this good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2010

Seldom do I think my money is so completely well spent as what I spent on a half day trip with Maine State Sea Kayak. Everything was top-notch - the guide, the instruction, the equipment, the logistics. We had a first-time kayaker in our party, and even she liked it enough to go again sometime. I highly recommend this company. I found them online, and did a bit a of checking before I went with them. It was the highlight of our Acadia trip.

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Plainfield, CT
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“The Highlight of our Vacation”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2008

The decision to go with Maine State Sea Kayak was made because they were on the quieter and more protected side of the island. It was a great decision. Jane Pottgether was our guide and we couldn't have requested any better. She is very knowledgeable about the island and were to see the wildlife. As if on cue from her the Harbor Porpoise appeared. We also saw many Harbor Seals and other wildlife. My kids could not stop talking about how much fun it was.

Thank you,
Brian, Michelle, Kylie & Braden Beauregard
Plainfield, Ct

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Denver, Colorado
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“Kayaking Near Acadia”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2008

We decided to go with Maine State Sea Kayak because they toured on the quieter southwestern side of the island. It was a great decision!
The meeting place is easy to find - they have an office just outside of SW Harbor. We had a short van ride to the put in.
Joel Beckwith, our guide, was a lot of fun and very knowledgeable.
We kayaked about seven miles up the coast - a lot more paddling than on other trips we have been on, which is great!
On our trip, we saw lots of harbor seals and Joel pointed out an active eagles nest on Black Island.
The trip was one way and the van picked us up at the end.
The trip is all about the paddling and the scenery!!!

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