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Maine Kayaking

Listed under Kayaking in Maine, United States.

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On the Atlantic coast, Maine is close to population centres so is pretty busy but the crinkly coastline and many islands off it have plenty of nooks and crannies to explore for beginner to advanced level kayakers; and good kayaking infrastructure with plenty of schools, guides and gear rental.

Designated camp sites and a trail system allows you to book nights on different islands and travel between them. Paddlers need to be self sufficient if heading toward the smaller, uninhabited islands but if you prefer your creature comforts you can stay in B&Bs along the coast.

A shuttle service is available between islands so you can plan a one way trip.

Written by  Michael Gray.

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Maine Kayak

At Maine Kayak, all instructors are accredited by the American Canoe Association (ACA). Sea, lake, and white-water kayaking lessons are all available among the famous wildlife in the Maine coastal areas of Johns Bay, Muscongus Bay, Biscay Pond, Pemaquid Lake, Kennebec River, and Penobscot River. Regardless of where you choose to kayak, the best and newest equipment is used, and courses are available for kayakers at any level.

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