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Empire Kayaks

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So many choices, try them all!!

We've come to kayak a few times, but most recently tried the stand up peddle boards (eclipse... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2017
Valley Stream, New York
A great place to Kayak

you can rent or buy Kayaks here. Once you buy from them you can always launch from there... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2017
Long Island, NY
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4 Empire Blvd, Island Park, NY 11558-1206
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

We've come to kayak a few times, but most recently tried the stand up peddle boards (eclipse).. What a blast!! Thank you again Empire Kayaks!!!

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

you can rent or buy Kayaks here. Once you buy from them you can always launch from there. Friendly helpful staff.

Thank m915b
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

I've been renting from Gabby and Mike for years. They're so nice and helpful, have a great selection of quality boats, and give people boats based on their skill level and interest. Will be going back for a class later this month. Please, give them...More

Thank michelle j
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Came here with my two daughters and weren't sure if we wanted kayaks or stand up paddle boards. The staff took the time to explain all the different types of water craft they had. We ended up with a hobie stand up peddle board and...More

Thank endlessquest
Reviewed January 30, 2017

We had a blast paddling around in the water, great exercise and lots of fun. It is really a wonderful way to enjoy a summer day.They gave good instructions so you feel safe.

Thank crainbrown
Reviewed September 19, 2016

When on Long Island to attend a wedding, I rented a kayak here to paddle on the south shore, since I had not paddled on Long Island yet. I rented a composite sea kayak, and they have a wide variety of craft to choose from....More

Thank Howard S
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Nice company offering guided kayak tours. We did the marsh eco tour. A nice way to have an active outing.

Thank Susan K
Reviewed July 18, 2016

We returned to this business again this Summer because it's has always been such fun. And it was again this year. Owners Michael and Gabrielle and their "family" are terrific, helpful and knowledgeable on all of the equipment, especially their relatively new Stand Up Paddleboards....More

Thank James S
Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely a great family oriented place, they have a variety of stuff to do and variety types of paddle, kayaks, sail hobies! A little bit of everything for everyone! Staff is awesome, friendly & helpful. Can't wait to return next season!

Thank Anniem71
Reviewed April 18, 2016

After kayaking on a vacation to Maine, we decided to go local and kayak here, for the local view. We were completely assisted in getting our life vests, and once in our kayak, we paddled around this area, Island Park to nearly Long Beach. It...More

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Stacy K
August 15, 2015|
Response from jagermeister | Reviewed this property |
Can fish.....no extra charge......but they do have kayaks with fishing setup, they might be a little extra to rent
Stacy K
August 15, 2015|
Response from jagermeister | Reviewed this property |
Just rent day of........they have plenty of rentals, so will not be problem. Just check.....in winter they are closed on Tuesday..... I think during summer they are there every day.....but double check