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Beautiful Wildlife Tour

We had a wonderful time on the Ware river. Our guide Byron was very friendly and informative, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kth762
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Hudgins, Virginia
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Kayaking

We had a great time out in the water with Bay Country Kayaking. Our guides Jackie and Bryon were... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
Pam M
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2 weeks ago
“Beautiful Wildlife Tour”
30 May 2018
“Kayaking ”
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Bay Country Kayaking is a family owned and operated kayak ecotour company founded based on our love and appreciation of our coastal environment. We strive to offer the most personalized kayak adventures in Eastern Virginia. Bring yourself, your...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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New Quarter Park, 1000 Lakeshead Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time on the Ware river. Our guide Byron was very friendly and informative, and he was very careful to make sure everyone stayed safe and had fun,no matter their experience level. I can definitely recommend Bay Country to anyone looking for...More

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KayakShannon, Owner at Bay Country Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad that you enjoyed your time out on the water with Byron! Thank you for taking the time to share the kind words. Enjoy the rest of the summer!

Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time out in the water with Bay Country Kayaking. Our guides Jackie and Bryon were wonderful, they knew a lot about the wildlife that we saw.

Thank Pam M
KayakShannon, Owner at Bay Country Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Pam, Thanks so much for taking the time to give us this review! So happy to hear that you had a good time and we hope to see you again next time you're in the area! Take good care, Shannon

Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

If you ever want to experience the less touristy side of the Williamsburg/Gloucester area, Bay Country Kayaking is a great way to do it. Beautiful nature, interesting history, and a fun guide. Highly recommend!

Thank Laura H
KayakShannon, Owner at Bay Country Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Laura, Thank you very much for taking the time to share such kind words about your tour last weekend! So glad that you enjoyed your time on the water. Hope to get you out again next time you're in the area. Take good care, Shannon

Reviewed July 28, 2017

My wife and I had a Williamsburg kayak tour on Monday. Our guide was Jackie and it was great. We have never kayaked before so didn't really know what to expect, but it was such a good time. So cool to see nature from the...More

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KayakShannon, Owner at Bay Country Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience! We look forward to paddling with you at one of our various other locations during your next visit!

Reviewed June 18, 2017

I found this place here in Trip Advisor and trusted the great reviews. We were not disappointed! I had never kayaked, though my husband does regularly. We chose the New Quarterpath excursion in Williamsburg. The water was calm and we spent a lot of time...More

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KayakShannon, Owner at Bay Country Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

I'm so very happy that you had an enjoyable first experience kayaking - and that we could help! It's important to enjoy the first time kayaking, so that you're more inclined to get out there again in the future. I hope that you and your...More

Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Our kayaking trip was great! Shannon and Michael were accommodating, friendly and knowledgeable. We spent time exploring on shore and our guides took the time to discuss all the different types of marsh life we discovered. We learned so much! We would definitely love to...More

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Alan A, Owner at Bay Country Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review! looking forward to our next trip. =)

Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

The kayak tour was amazing, we were 2 adults one child 5 years old and a small dog. Jackie our tour guide was accommodating and knowledgable of the area and entertained our family with stops to sandy beaches, bird watching and shel picking. We will...More

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KayakShannon, Owner at Bay Country Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2017

Thanks so much for the kind words! We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

This trip was fantastic! Our tour guide, Jackie, was so knowledgeable about the environment and wildlife that she was teaching us so much during our 3 hours together. She personalized our time by stopping on the islands and letting the kids find old bottles and...More

2  Thank Brian K
Reviewed April 23, 2015

Our guide, Shannon was outstanding. Our kayak tour with her was the single most fun, relaxing, and educational activity our family took advantage of while visiting Williamsburg last summer.

1  Thank Kenny H
Reviewed August 12, 2014

I had such an amazing time taking this tour with Shannon. I invited my younger teenage brothers on tour and they had a great time. Shannon did a wonderful job educating us on our surroundings while keeping my teenage brothers entertained and involved. We were...More

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Christina S
May 12, 2018|
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Response from KayakShannon | Property representative |
Hi Christina! Bay Country Kayaking doesn't have a brick and motor shop, so it truly depends on where you're looking to vacation and which kayak tour you'd like to enjoy. Most of our tours are on the Middle Peninsula, but we... More
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FoodieViv
December 31, 2016|
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Response from KayakShannon | Property representative |
Hi 'Foodie' Unfortunately we are closed for the winter season, please forgive the tardy reply! Only the New Point Comfort and sometimes the Big Island tours offer an opportunity to really wade/swim. This is done with your... More
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Pierfilippo R
August 22, 2016|
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Good morning! Usually we are happy for you to bring along a small dog. That said, we have to make sure that it is okay with other participating paddlers - which it has always been in the past. You also must keep your pet on... More
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