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I Paddle New York

61 S Partition St, Saugerties, NY 12477-1412
+1 845-532-7797
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Why didn't I do this sooner?!

Had a wonderful time on Saturday night's sunset tour. Gorgeous light and spectacular views of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ayveeo
via mobile
We had a wonderful sunset kayak trip onto the Hudson River!

Gail gave us a tour around the Saugerties light house and out onto the Hudson River. on the return... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
carol d
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Forest Hills, New York
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Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard Rentals and Guided Kayak Tours! There's an adventure for everyone! Beginners are encouraged and welcome! We'll show you how! Enjoy a paddle with your family or friends! Spectacular Hudson Valley Sunsets, Saugerties Lighthouse, Esopus Falls, Eagles, Blue Herons! ACA Certified Instructor.
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61 S Partition St, Saugerties, NY 12477-1412
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time on Saturday night's sunset tour. Gorgeous light and spectacular views of the Hudson Valley, with the Saugerties Lighthouse as the highlight of the tour. Gail is a lovely and funny guide, but also very professional throughout: she was very attentive and...More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was a beautiful evening! I always wish I could take even a little credit for the incredible beauty on the Hudson River. I'm so glad you enjoyed it and thanks so much for your review! See you again real soon! Gail

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gail gave us a tour around the Saugerties light house and out onto the Hudson River. on the return trip we saw the sun set over the Catskill mountain-wonderful trip, great snacks -great company! Would love a return trip before the fall! Or a full...More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Carol, Thanks so much for coming out and I'm so glad that you enjoyed it! It was such a beautiful evening and sure was a reminder that Fall is on the way. I hope we can get another trip in! Enjoy every last drop of...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

The owner, Gail, is extremely helpful (not to mention pleasant, upbeat, and cheerful!). I wanted a kayak trip for myself and my 14 year old son who is a beginner. In a friendly way, she told us what to do (rent two separate boats) and...More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thanks so much for your sweet review! I'm so glad that you enjoyed it and hope that your son's first taste of paddling was something that will inspire him to go again and again. Enjoy the rest of summer and come back and play soon!...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

I set up a lesson with Gail Powers to address my lack of kayak skills and general apprehension about kayaking. Her instruction, encouragement, and advice were invaluable. Her advice ranged from the specific - entering and exiting, strokes, balance, etc - to the general -...More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you so much for your kinds words, Whit. It means so much to me that you found it helpful and that you're encouraged to keep paddling! I hope to see you again soon! Really, thanks so much! Gail

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I planned a sort of impromptu day trip to the Catskill region for our 15th Anniversary. We had 1 day off from work and wanted to have a fun filled and relaxing day. We figured we had about 2 hours to fill...More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thanks so much for your review! I wish you could have gone out that day! You simply must come back this summer. I promise you'll love it even more when you can be warm and dry! Hope to see you soon! Gail

Reviewed 15 November 2016

The confluence of the Espous Creek and the Hudson River framed by the majestic Catskill Mountains in the background is only the beginning of what can best be described as the most beautiful kayak excursion available in Ulster County. Gail Porter's I Paddle New York...More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2016

Thank you so much for your beautiful l review! Your writing is so vivid that i wanted to go hop in a kayak and head out to the River as soon as I finished reading it. Really, thank you! You made my day. I hope...More

Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We were a bit undecided what to do on our last day then came across Gail's website - we loved the personal approach on it, so decided to book a 2 hour trip. It was fantastic - we were running a little late - a...More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2016

Hi Nick! Thanks so much for your review! So very sweet of you. I'm so glad you enjoyed kayaking and your visit to New York! Come back across the pond soon for a little paddleboarding! Sincerely, Gail

Reviewed 7 September 2016

Wonderful paddle on the Hudson tonight. Gail was patient, informative, and made it easy for us greenhorns. Best way to see the sunset over the Catskills. Fun!!More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2016

Thanks so much for your review, Jack. It was so great to see you and Linda and I'm so, so happy you enjoyed our advenuture. I hope you all will find a way to enjoy paddling when you all move to Florida! I'll come visit!...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful way to enjoy Sunset on the Hudson River! Our guide Gail made the experience so enjoyable in every way ! She even provided an individually wrapped fresh fruit snack and photo session! If you're looking for a relaxing and beautiful sunset experience,...More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thanks so much for your beautiful review. It was a beautiful evening and you all were wonderful company. I hope you'll come back soon!

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We wanted to experience some kayaking while in Saugerties and decided to take a chance with I PADDLE. Gail, the proprietor, took us under her wing and taught us the ropes! The trip was so serene and passed the Saugerties Lighthouse. We had a beautiful...More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Eric, Thanks so much for coming out and spending some time on the water while you were here and for your review! I'm so glad you enjoyed the evening! It really was a beautiful night to be out and you all were fun! Come back...More

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