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Address: 1 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1900
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Great way to see the sunset

We did a sunset kayak tour and loved it. Our guide, Hutch was great and took time to make sure everyone was having a good time.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 September 2015
Lorraine J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

We did a sunset kayak tour and loved it. Our guide, Hutch was great and took time to make sure everyone was having a good time.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

We opted for the 2-hour sunset tour. Very convenient: right off the docks in Bar Harbor. Economical: very competitively priced at $74/2 people. Our guide, Travis, was excellent: thorough, friendly attentive. We would highly recommend this outfit.

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Brick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

The three of us did the 3 hour Porcupine Island tour. My son and I were in a tandem kayak and my husband was in a solo kayak. so glad we did this.. got to see a few porpoise in the bay from a distance and also an eagle up in its nest..i cant remember who our guide was but... More 

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Galena, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

A great experience with an excellent guide. The 3 hour tour was a perfect trip that took you through Frenchman Bay and around the Porcupine Islands.

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Medford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

To adults and two tweens on the two hour sunset paddle. Great waterfront location. No need for a bus. Hutch, our guide, a good dude. And an amazing tour of the islands. Eagles, porpoises and the sunset. Take your time and look around. Good gear not great. Kayak was very stable and easy to operate. Instruction was quality. Hard to... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

Took my two boys paddle boarding. Chris, who grew up on the Island, was super helpful and friendly. Would highly recommend.

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Galloway, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

We cannot control the weather! While on the dock we heard the announcement that the 5:00 whale watch tour was cancelled due to dense fog and for the participants to go to the office for a refund/reschedule. That offer was not extended by our tour company. We paid for a sunset sea kayak tour from 6-8 pm. What we got... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

We took a morning kayaking trip and it was amazing. With a small group we were able to see an adult a child bald eagle. the guide provide great instruction and was very knowedgeable and friendly. easy to leave and return from the pier. Strongly recommend!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

This was our second kayak, and better than our first wonderful experience in the Caribbean. Travis was enthusiastic without being corny, and very patient with our group as we paddle around an island for a sunset trip. The equipment was stable and of good quality, and we felt in good hands the entire time. Two miles may sound like a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

My partner and I did a three-hour sea kayaking tour with Hutch, one of the guides at Aquaterra. Everyone we talked to there was very helpful and friendly, but Hutch was a stud. He made the entire tour fun, even the first 30 minutes where we put on gear and got into our kayaks. On top of that, he was... More 

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