Midcoast Kayak Tours

Most of our tours take place on Muscongus Bay and on the Damariscotta River, unless otherwise noted, which are located in the heart of beautiful Midcoast Maine. Call about custom tours with your group, and we will always try to accommodate.

MUSCONGUS BAY WILDLIFE TOUR   $55      Kids $40    3 hours          

This is a great trip for anyone who wants to spend a few hours kayaking among beautiful islands and looking for wildlife. The tour will visit scenic vistas while taking advantage of wildlife sightings which could include seals, eagles, porpoises, and more.

EXPLORER TOUR   $65       Kids $45    4 hrs
Our most popular tour! The explorer is a bit more adventurous than the Muscongus Bay Wildlife tour. We will be paddling out to explore the islands of Muscongus Bay in search of seals, sea birds and fun. This trip will allow time for an island stop, a swim and a provided snack.

SUNSET TOUR          $50       Kids $35    2 1/2 hrs
Relax into the sights and sounds of the bay as day sets into night. This is an amazing time to be out on the water.

CHRISTMAS COVE TOUR       $65       Kids $50    4 hrs
Launch from Coveside Restaurant in Christmas Cove to take a magical trip through the Thread of Life with a stop on Little Thrumcap Island. This tour will run every Wednesday morning from 9:00 to 1:00, a perfect time to enjoy a meal at the picturesque Coveside Restaurant.

FULL MOON TOUR     $55                2 1/2 hrs
Paddle around Muscongus Bay and witness the rising full moon in the East and the setting sun in the West. This is an exceptionally amazing tour. Call the store for scheduled dates.

OYSTER ECOLOGY TOUR     $55         Kids $40    3 hrs
Enjoy an afternoon on the Damariscotta river learning about the life history of oysters and the aquaculture that has helped the oyster return. In addition, we will take advantage of seal, seabird, eagle, and jellyfish sightings to learn about the ecology of the Damariscotta River, all while paddling among this unique ecosystem.

ADVENTURE TOUR      $75      kids $50     6 hrs
Looking to do something new this year? Enjoy a trip to Damariscove Island, the Muscle Ridge Islands, or the Friendship Island chain.This tour includes a hearty snack and is scheduled by request.

DAY ON THE BAY            $115    8 hrs
Spend a day exploring the beautiful water and many islands of Muscongus Bay. See osprey, eagles, and seals basking in the sun. Relax on an island in the middle of the bay for a tasty lunch provided by Midcoast Kayak.

CAMPING TRIPS   $475     Kids $300   3 days/2 nights
Muscongus Bay, scattered with small rugged islands, provides the perfect environment for our multi-day island explorations. We’ll spend our days island-hopping throughout the bay, and our evenings camped out on a remote island with a panoramic view of the ocean. You’ll see glimmering sunsets, hear the breathing of seals as they emerge from the waters near you, watch osprey hover and dive, learn to navigate the fog-shrouded rocky coast and see bioluminescent plankton light up the waters at night. All the kayaking gear will be provided, as well as experienced guides and delicious meals. There will be plenty of opportunities for you to observe the abundant wildlife in the bay and to advance your kayaking skills with the help of your guide. People with all levels of kayaking experience are welcome. Our guides will offer any needed instruction and ensure that safety is a top priority.

If you have your own group and would like to request a trip, please call the store for scheduling information.

Kids- 14 years old and younger