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Empire Kayaks

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4 Empire Blvd, Island Park, NY 11558-1206
+1 516-889-8300
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had heard about Empire through a friend who has used them quite frequently. I decided to try them for myself. I was quite impressed at the service of the staff. They were informative and professional. The kayaks were clean and very safe. It was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank peterrE3805BH
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!!!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank gmeltzfoto
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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.

Date of experience: August 2016
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

Date of experience: September 2016
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.

Date of experience: September 2016
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

Date of experience: July 2016
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!

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Anniem71
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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