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Kayak Centre of Rhode Island

9 Phillips St, North Kingstown, RI 02852-5125
+1 888-732-5292
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Everything you need, and everything you need to know about kayaking

This really is a great store for all kayakers and paddleboarders. The staff here are friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
Everything you could need for kayaking

The Kayak Centre has expanded their space and has even more selection of kayaks, paddle boards and... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Joan F
via mobile
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We invite you to visit our flagship year-round store in Wickford, Rhode Island or seasonal location in Charlestown, Rhode Island or shop online for an unsurpassed selection of boats, gear and lifestyle accessories.We love the sport and we hope you'll join us and experience The Kayak Centre difference.
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1 week ago
“Everything you need, and everything you need to know about kayaking”
14 Sep 2017
“Everything you could need for kayaking”
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9 Phillips St, North Kingstown, RI 02852-5125
+1 888-732-5292
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This really is a great store for all kayakers and paddleboarders. The staff here are friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiasts. There are many kayaks on show from different suppliers which allows you a wide choice. You can be a beginner or an expert, they'll have someone...More

Thank Travelingboyd181
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The Kayak Centre has expanded their space and has even more selection of kayaks, paddle boards and everything one could need to go with them. What hasn't changed is the outstanding, friendly service.

Thank Joan F
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We sold our motor boat last year and have been considering buying a kayak. The Kayack Center has moved into a new location and expanded their inventory. They have also added Patagonia clothing! They are now right on Brown Street (the main street in town)...More

Thank Curtis G
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This place is better than another one we tried and I'd recommend it, especially for novices. You can go many directions into nature or into the harbor area and you won't have to worry about aggressive boaters.

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed 7 June 2016

My husband and I wanted to do something fun and different while in Rhode Island celebrating our 33rd wedding anniversary. We were so glad we took the Sunset Tour on June 4, 2016. We were accompanied by two wonderful guides, Alex and Jenna, around the...More

Thank Tammy C
Reviewed 30 December 2015

We originally stopped by to buy a PDF as a gift and ended up going back to buy 2 kayaks, roof rack, etc. for ourselves when we found out they were having really good sale on everything in the store. The staff each time was...More

Thank Kathleen R
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Very happy with our experience at the Kayak Centre in Wickford. Rented 2 boats (with paddles, pfds, a map - everything necessary) and had a lovely time. Paddled out past Cornelius Island and around the back side of Rabbit Island, turned around and went up...More

Thank snickerseg
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We hired two kayaks for two hours and it was reasonably priced & good fun! The scenery is beautiful abd tge area is so oea

Thank Alisonesther
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Rented two kayaks here last week. Professional service, good rates and great location...what else could you ask for? Staff were helpful in choosing the right kayak and showing us where to stay clear of.

Thank Robyn M
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We rented SUP's at the Kayak Centre's Charlestown Beach location. We hadn't made advance reservations but had no problem. The parking lot and launch site are small. It was a bit short-staffed but the staff members did a good job to get us out on...More

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