Peaceful paddling thorugh a marsh.

Excursions in Maine, 1740 Route 1, Cape Neddick. Open from May 15 to September 19, company offers half-day to multi-day guided kayak tours with Registered Maine Guides, classes and rentals. FMI: 207-363-0181 or


Harbor Adventures, based in York Harbor but departs from a variety of locations from Kittery to Kennebunkport. Entering its 12th season, the company offers sea kayak and bike adventures along the coast. Offers guided tours, instruction and custom adventures led by a Registered Maine Guide. FMI: 207-363-8466 or

World Within Sea Kayaking offers private instruction and rentals in three locations in Wells. Staff are Registered Maine Guides. FMI: 207-646-0455 or


Kayakers navigate under a low bridge

on the Kennebunk River.

Webhannet River Boatyard, 345 Harbor Road, Wells. Open from May 1 through October. Kayak and canoe rentals for use inside estuary and harbor. FMI: 207-646-9649 or


Southern Maine Kayaks, Performance Marine, 4 Western Avenue, Kennebunk Lower Village. Open from the end of June, through Labor day; sometimes open earlier and/or remain open later in the season, depending on the weather. A full-service kayak company offering rentals, guided tours with Registered Maine Guides, fishing, new and used kayak sales and service. All services include free delivery in southern Maine. No experience necessary. Accommodates families with young children. Weekly rates available. Easy-to-use motorized kayaks available for rent or guided tours. Specializing in kayak rentals and tours in Kennebunkport, Wells, Biddeford and Old Orchard Beach. FMI: 888-925-7496 or


Reflections on the Mousam River

Coastal Maine Kayak, 8 Western Avenue, Kennebunk Lower Village. Open from mid-May to mid-October, company provides lake and sea kayak rentals and sales, safety instruction and gear, half day to multi-day trips, private instruction and tours with Registered Maine Guides. Beach cruiser bikes also available for rent. FMI: 207-967-6065 or

Bare Knee Point Kayak Rental, 45 Camp Ellis Avenue, Saco. Open May 1 to Columbus Day, company is located at the mouth of the Saco River. Offers rentals directly off its dock with 4.4 miles of river use. Also does river launches including a boat ride to the Biddeford/Saco dams with kayaks and an easy paddle down to its docks. Wine tours also available. FMI: 207-283-4455.


Kayaker passing Goat Island Lighthouse

Paddling at Cape Porpoise