Midcoast Kayak Lessons

All of our kayak lessons are instructed by guides who love the water and are looking to make your water experience awesome. We will supply the kayaks and gear you need for the class, but you are always welcome to practice with your own. Wetsuits are also available for lessons when requested.

Reservations can be made by request, when available, for a minimum group of two by calling (207) 563-5732.

Beginner Kayaking   $55       2 hours

This course is for the beginner kayaker. The class will cover kayak entry and launch techniques, important paddle strokes, and safety. Newly acquired skills will be used to explore the Damariscotta River. The Beginner Kayaking class is offered every Tuesday morning at 10:00 am on the Damariscotta River.

Sea Kayaking Fundamentals   $75       3 1/2 hours        

This Fundamentals class is for beginners and those who would like more practice feeling confident on the water. Weather, tides, route/trip planning, and safety gear will be discussed. Plenty of time will be spent learning the forward, reverse, and sweep strokes, which we will practice while exploring Muscongus Bay. Emphasis is also placed on self and assisted rescues, one of the most important skills for sea kayak touring. Scheduled by request.