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Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures

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5 days ago
“Sunset Kayaking Tour Enjoyable!”
7 Sep 2018
“Great memories for kiddos!”
Mahanaim Adventures is your expert guide to the Best Kayaking Adventures in and around Wilmington NC. We provide the knowledge, experience and equipment, allowing you to create a fun filled adventurous memory for you and your family & friends. Try...more
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Wilmington, NC 28409
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband's birthday present was enjoyed on a lovely October evening. We had Don as our guide. He was knowledgeable and we enjoyed talking with him. It was especially relaxing, since we were the only 2 on the tour. We kayaked around a salt marsh,...More

Thank hollylee1986
DONLHARTY, General Manager at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Holly, the sharks tooth you found was almost perfect! Glad that the two of you had such a great time. Oh, by the way October is the best time for kayaking here in this area!

Reviewed 6 days ago

I bought this for my boyfriend who is incredibly hard to shop for. By the end, our guide Don had him wanting to kayak regularly! It's an arm workout for sure but the views and serene environment are worth it. We found shark teeth and...More

Thank Marissa Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are not new to paddling, but not seasoned either. This was a great time on the water with about half in the Cape Fear river and half in the marsh. Our guide was knowledgeable and kept the group informed as well as kept the...More

Thank Mdtonc
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

My family took the Shark's Tooth Island paddle tour and we all loved it! There were 3 adults, a teenager, 7yr old, 8yr old and a 4 yr old and we all will have fond memories of this trip. From paddling in the river, to...More

Thank Stacy S
DONLHARTY, General Manager at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Stacy, wow you found 40 sharks teeth! That is great! We had a perfect morning for sharks teeth hunting. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our sunset trip with Joseph! We had a nice leisurely paddle through some creeks off the Cape Fear Ruver. Saw an osprey, a snowy egret, and ibis. Joe was very personable and told us some interesting facts about the area. We stopped...More

Thank Becky B
DONLHARTY, General Manager at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Becky, the sunsets are fantastic on the Cape Fear River! So happy that you had such a wonderful time kayaking.

Reviewed 22 August 2018

Don hosted us on a Black River 8 mile paddle, with cooperative weather. It's a beautiful spot, nice equipment to use (kayaks were cleaned from prior uses with no bilge water), and a congenial and knowledgeable guide. We look forward to future trips.

Thank xml167
DONLHARTY, General Manager at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

I had a lot of fun with you and your wife yesterday! And once again thank you for bringing our wayward paddle back home to us. That is the first time we have ever have had a paddle get left behind.

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We (husband and I) had a great time. The guides were great and the weather couldn't have been better. Wish we could of had more time on the water but it was a great experience. Even if you had never been on a kayak this...More

Thank Julia B
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

If I could give zero stars I would. I was very disappointed..we had scheduled for the sunset cruise during our stay in Wilmington..it rained on our scheduled night and the guide and I decided to rebook for our last night in the town. We drove...More

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DONLHARTY, Owner at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Belle, we are truly sorry for this mistake. The week you were here was a very rainy week and we had to reschedule almost all of our adventures, including those on the day you were rescheduled. We messed up and as owner of the business...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

All of the staff was knowledgeable and helpful. We have only kayaked once before and yet they were able to show us how to navigate like a pro. We saw osprey, ibis, heron, and crabs. Shark's Tooth Island was a beautiful setting for pictures and...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

My husband and I are former Wilmington natives who visit frequently. Somehow, in all our prior years in Wilmington, we never ventured out into kayaking but now know all that we missed! During a recent visit to Wilmington, at the recommendation of my mom, we...More

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DONLHARTY, Owner at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

That morning on the paddle though Eagle Island was great, we don't get to many cool morning here in July! So happy that your niece had such a great time! Looking forward to guiding each of you on another one of our great adventures.

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1 August 2018|
Response from DONLHARTY | Property representative |
Hi There, if your dog has not been in a kayak before, it is hard to say. We have taken service dogs out before with out any success and at other times there has been no problem. We do work to accommodate customer with... More
9 April 2017|
Response from DONLHARTY | Property representative |
All of our Kayaks are sit in kayaks. All of these sit in's have large open cockpits so there is not chance for anyone to get "stuck" inside the kayak. A person will "fall out of the boat" before they get stuck in the boat... More
13 September 2015|
Response from DONLHARTY | Property representative |
Sunin, we do occasionally see water moccasins on the river in this area. However, they are not as commonly seen as most people tend to believe. So on our kayaking adventure, this is not a major concern.