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Address: 316 Bay Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-4026
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+1 609-391-7960
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Ocean City, NJ kayaking, paddle boarding and Hobie catamaran sailing -...

Ocean City, NJ kayaking, paddle boarding and Hobie catamaran sailing - right on the bay!

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Baycats is the better in Ocean City. Kayak rentals, Stand up paddle lessons and guided tours to a beuatiful bay. Staff very friendly, skillled and competent.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 December 2016
Mogi das Cruzes, SP
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Mogi das Cruzes, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Baycats is the better in Ocean City. Kayak rentals, Stand up paddle lessons and guided tours to a beuatiful bay. Staff very friendly, skillled and competent.

1 Thank ATCacini
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Found Baycats after a cursory search online for kayak rentals at the shore. The gentleman working there was friendly and relaxed. He gave us brief instructions as to where to go/avoid in the water (because of the tide and boats/jetskis nearby), lifejackets, and a relaxed time frame. We had a great time paddling around the bay. Definitely would go back.

Thank Patrick W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The folks that own Baycats were great. I took my daughters paddle-boarding; myself include. I recommend you learn on a lake 1st and not make the choppy bay your first experience! LOL! That said, we had a blast. Get a Hobie if you rent a paddle board; much more stable than the older ones. The owners don't bust your stones... More 

Thank Merrill C
Hoboken, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Our instructor, Zack, was super nice and accommodating. He took extra care of our 11 year old who was with all adults. I was nervous but never felt unsafe. He was knowledgeable and friendly. I would definitely go back.

Thank MBruce111
Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I rented the kayak's for two hours and had an amazing day! Beautiful scenery and very peaceful. Would definitely recommend for anyone looking for a little adventure.

Thank stylegypsy79
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Super accommodating, patient, and excellent sailing instruction. Kayak tours and SUP rentals are just an added plus to the wonderful services offered by Baycats. Zach and Alex are both so accommodating, knowledgeable and helpful, Winter storage, boat setup, they offer it all along with a laid back, low stress environment. This place is a true gem!

Thank Patty J
Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

i picked this outfit thinking they would give our group a new experience . The guided marsh tour sounded appealing. My out of town guests were from out of town and decided to stay over the night before and journey to the shore early in the morning. I received a call from the outfit about a half hour and (well... More 

Thank Goldmama
Ocean City, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Kids had lots of fun sailing, kayaking and jumpIng off the pier. It was their second summer attending and we will go back next year.

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Thank mattgA7752EZ
State College, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I highly recommend Baycats for a great catamaran experience! Zach and his brother Alex were laid back and so helpful! Their staff was welcoming and friendly. While we were there, there were numerous kids and adults taking out Hobie Waves, kayaks, and paddleboards. Zach did everything to accommodate what I and my sons wanted to do on Hobie Waves and... More 

Thank Burt S
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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241 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Rented 2 paddle boards and a kayak. Really nice, helpful staff. Explained the use of the equipment to us and our kids and were very patient. My son (10 yr old) was able to do it, my daughter (8 yr old) was too small. Paddle boards and kayak were new and well maintained. Reasonable prices too! Next time, jet skis!!

Thank vickieDOTcom

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