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Tidal Transit Kayak

18 Granary Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1866
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Great time and educational

Did the tour with Curtis as our guide. He was great, patient with the kayaking and knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mooreda22
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Ringgold, Georgia
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The highlight of our vacation!

My wife and I rented two single kayaks from Tidal Transit Kayaks on June 11, 2018. We are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
notallwhowander2
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Denver, Colorado
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“wildlife tour” (21 reviews)
“burnt island” (12 reviews)
“dry bags” (5 reviews)
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18 Granary Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1866
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Did the tour with Curtis as our guide. He was great, patient with the kayaking and knowledgeable about the area. Travelling with daughters 12 and 14. We would all recommend this one!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I rented two single kayaks from Tidal Transit Kayaks on June 11, 2018. We are experienced kayakers on the lakes of Colorado, but we are new to see kayaking, so we were initially a little nervous. The staff at Tidal Transit quickly...More

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tidaltransit, Manager at Tidal Transit Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so glad to hear that you had such a great paddling experience. You were both so sweet and we really enjoyed having you! Come see us again when you're back in the Harbor :) Cheers!

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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

The people at Tidal Transit kayak were friendly, helpful, and very competent. We arrived as soon as they opened at 9 AM. They gave safety information and recommendations for the best route to kayak. They had us trained, outfitted, and in our kayaks in no...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

My nephew, his wife, and I spent a glorious three night kayak camping trip - island hopping the Sheepscot area islands. Tidal Transit made sure we were prepared with gear, tools, and knowledge to provide an ideal, safe, beautiful, and varied time. Couldn't have been...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

We went on the wildlife tour. It was amazing. The high point was an island covered with seals. They actually began to pop up all around us as we sat watching them. We also rented two kayaks which they delivered to our rental house. Great...More

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tidaltransit, Manager at Tidal Transit Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2017

Glad you had a great time with us. Thank you, TTKC

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

My husband and I rented a tandem kayak for about an hour and a half. We kayaked out to Burnt Island and visited the lighthouse there. The trip to the island took us about 40 minutes, and the trip back took about 30 minutes. We...More

1  Thank Karen Z
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tidaltransit, Manager at Tidal Transit Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2017

Hi Karen Z, We are so glad that you had such a nice time. Paddling out to Burnt Island is a great way to experience the serenity of Boothbay Harbor from the water. Thanks for joining us on yet another beautiful Maine day! We hope...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

My wife and I are on a biking vacation. We had never been to Boothbay Harbor before now. Not many bike routes are posted for this area, so we decided to visit Tidal Transit for some help finding a place to ride. We were helped...More

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tidaltransit, Manager at Tidal Transit Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2017

Hi Alex H, Thank you for the review! We are so glad you were able to explore Boothbay Harbor via bike! Though hilly, those backroads are so beautiful that we like to think it is well worth the hard work. Come back and pedal with...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Our first family kayak adventure. We had two guides and they were both knowledgable and friendly. We were in the thick of it in minutes with good training and guidance. A great place to rent from. Nice and honest people. Thank you for a great...More

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tidaltransit, Manager at Tidal Transit Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2017

Hi Matosortho, Thanks for the awesome review! We are so glad that you chose TTKC for your first family kayak adventure, and that our guides were able to add so much to the experience. Thank you for paddling with us and we hope to see...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2017

My husband and I recently rented kayaks from here - it was so easy to rent, and all the staff was helpful and super nice. Just made for a really enjoyable few hours away. It's tucked away on the other side of the footbridge, which...More

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tidaltransit, Manager at Tidal Transit Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

So glad to hear you enjoyed your day on the water. See you next time. TTKC

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Reviewed July 26, 2017

I spent about 4 hours out on various bodies of water for the wildlife tour - it was worth every penny, including the generous tip I gave to Abe for being a fantastic guide. Tidal is super professional, friendly, and knows their stuff. I would...More

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tidaltransit, Manager at Tidal Transit Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2017

Hi HavertownLori, We're so glad that you had such a wonderful time on our wildlife tour. It really was the perfect day to be out on the water. We think Abe is pretty great too :) Thanks so much for your thoughtful feedback. Come see...More

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PotteryForLiving
July 29, 2015|
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Response from tidaltransit | Property representative |
Hello PotteryForLiving, All of our tours are geared toward beginners and we paddle in fairly protected areas. We have a wildlife tour that goes out every day at 1pm during which we often see seals. On all of our tours, we... More
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poemweaver
June 27, 2015|
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Response from tidaltransit | Property representative |
Thanks for your inquiry, poemweaver. We rent single and tandem kayaks, as well as stand up paddleboards, hourly for the following rates: Single Kayaks 1 hour - $25 2 hours - $35 Half Day (up to 4 hours) - $45 Full Day (5... More
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