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A sea kayaker paddles near Pickering Isalnd with the Camden Hills on the horizon on the far side of Penobscot Bay

Penobscot Bay Tour

Usually departing the Causeway Beach Preserve, created by the Island Heritage Trust, This tour heads out into the east side of Maine's largest bay.  Penobscot Bay has a rich history dating back before colonial times.  You will island hop your way out to the islands which flank Little Deer Isle.  On your way to and through the islands you will be able to enjoy a shoreline which is ever changing and geologically diverse, while keeping an eye out for the abundant wildlife live in this great paddling destination.

A sea kayaker paddles past Pumkin Island near Little Deer Isle
East Penobscot Bay Tour

Here you can see the course of a couple of our Penobscot Bay Tours.  Each of these trips covered about 5 nautical miles(5.75 miles)  We paddled at a relaxed pace with lots of time floating and observing wildlife.   The Google Earth image shows an approximation of areas that are possible to explore in a half day tour.  Weather and group abilities will determine that actual course that your group travel.  If you have a specific goal in mind let us know and we will try to make it happen.

What to Expect

  • 3 to 4 hours of comfortably paced Kayaking

  • Average distance of 4 to 6 miles

  • Possible harbor seals, grey seals and, harbor porpoise sightings

  • Possible bald eagle, osprey, common loon, black guillemot sightings, as well as other seabirds

  • exceptional scenery

  • A break on a beach to eat, stretch, and explore

  • A very good chance to get wet

What is provided

  • Sea Kayaks solo or tandem

  • PFD(life jacket), Paddle, spray skirt, spray jacket(if needed), and waterproof phone case

  • Basic sea kayaking lesson and safety instruction

  • Registered Maine Guide

Price for private charter

  • $200 for the first person

  • $50 each additional person

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