I actually paddled with the Manhattan Kayak Company twice in the last few months while travelling through NYC. As an experienced kayaker, I was hoping to do more than the basic tour. So, fortunately the team there was accommodating. After explaining my paddling history, I...More
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I took kayak basics as a 3-lesson package. They've got a nice sheltered bay beside the Intrepid where they conduct lessons. The Hudson wasn't my first choice for learning how to do a wet exit, but having Margaret as our instructor made up for it....More
We went kayaking for my first time and it was a blast. Perfect setup and the girl that helped us in and out was so friendly!
Brought relatives that were visiting New York for the first time on this tour. Unique way to show off the incredible skyline. Would highly recommend for first time vistors or even born & raised NYers!
I paddle on the Hudson River yesterday the 25th of November what a wonderful experience the views are unforgettable. My experience with our guide Jay was excellent he kept us safe but we had fun. I am an experienced Sea Kayak Instructor and I would...More
My teenage daughter and I did the New York After Dark tour last night. It was a great experience! Seeing the skyline from the Hudson at night was cool. The tour is about an hour long. The guides we had were Jay and Jeff. They...More
We took the Skyline Kayak Beginners Tour at 10:30 am on Friday. Margaret Mann was our instructor. I was new to kayaking but travelling with a friend who had been before. The initial instruction was clear. I think even if you were somewhat experienced you...More
We took the basic Skyline Tour. We were lucky and the weather was perfect. After learning basic paddling skills, you're out on the water for about 1 hour. Wish it was longer (especially for the price). Basically, you paddle out to the middle of the...More
The guide was Eric and the kayaking was for 1 hour, with only 5 kayakers 1st he when through how to use the paddles correctly in water. We start in the water around the aircraft carrier for about 15 minutes to get the feel of...More
My partner and I were fortunate enough to be able to take the afternoon tour with MKC to paddle the 5 hour round trip journey to Lady Liberty and back. A very memorable and unique experience that we will not forget in a hurry. We...More