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Great time

We (husband and I) had a great time. The guides were great and the weather couldn't have been... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julia B
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Garner, North Carolina
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Great trip!!!

All of the staff was knowledgeable and helpful. We have only kayaked once before and yet they were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
vickiehicks2003
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Ramseur, North Carolina
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Belle F
DONLHARTY, Owner at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were unable to make our initial kayak adventure and had to cancel on short notice. Don was very helpful and flexible with allowing us to reachedule even though I was about to deploy and wouldn't be able to make another date...More

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DONLHARTY, Owner at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Life happen and we get that. It is a pleasure to meet the two of you and glad that you had a great time. Thank you for your service once again!

Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable time on a calm, easy morning float in Rice and Town Creeks. A great way to get out and enjoy nature for a few hours with the family; it was amazingly quiet and peaceful! We are novice kayakers but Don...More

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DONLHARTY, General Manager at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Glad you and your family had such fun the other day on Town Creek. For being novice kayaker, each of you kayak like pro's by the end of the trip. Looking forward to the next adventure with your family.

Reviewed 27 May 2018

I had a friend from Cape Cod visiting. He is an avid kayaker so I booked the Ivanhoe to Beatty's bridge trip for us. It was a rainy overcast day and we got very wet but both enjoyed the trip very much. Don was on...More

Thank William K
DONLHARTY, General Manager at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Bill, despite we experienced that morning, it was a fun day, I was amazed at the number of river otters we saw that morning.

Reviewed 11 May 2018

Thanks Don, for a wonderful Eagle Island excursion. My first time kayaking was a great experience. My sister and I felt safe and secure with your knowledgeable and experienced instruction. Loved learning about the natural fauna and flora and history of the area. Highly recommend...More

Thank Linda C
DONLHARTY, Owner at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Linda, it was a great pleasure to guide you and Pam on this fantastic adventure. Looking forward to the next time.

Reviewed 5 May 2018

A very old friend and I were looking for a kayaking tour that would take us through sections of eastern North Carolina. We knew we liked kayaking and hoped to see some bald cypress and have an enjoyable time. But we had few expectations. Just...More

Thank kidadaka
DONLHARTY, Owner at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks for the kind comments. I had a great time getting to know each of you and i had a great time also. Looking forward to the next time!

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This was our second time paddling with Don to Shark’s Tooth Island but brought the whole family this time- my husband and I, son and daughter-in-law and four grandkids. We found 74 shark’s teeth among the 8 of us and enjoyed the trip with Don,...More

Thank Gina L
DONLHARTY, Owner at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Gina, we had a great time once again. Glad to hear your grand kids found so many sharks teeth!

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rena21
1 August 2018|
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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
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mac4139
9 April 2017|
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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
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sunin
13 September 2015|
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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.
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