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Daily Summer Tours
9-12 and 1-4

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Half Day Tours
Enjoy paddling Castine’s historic coastline as you observe Castine’s hillside village from a kayaker’s perspective. We'll meander through classic wooden sailboats moored in the harbor and paddle amongst the coastal islands of Castine Bay. Visit beaches and examine sea life above and below the water and learn a bit about the history and current events of Castine.. Every trip includes instruction geared toward each individual's skills, for beginners and experienced kayakers alike. Our small group to guide ratio allows us to make every trip exciting and unique! All necessary gear provided!
Half day   9-12 and 1-4      $55  pp.

Full Day Paddles
A full day adventure allows time for in-depth exploration of all the incredible wonders this coastline has to offer.  Marvel at the wonder of reversing falls.  Explore the life beneath the surface, starfish, urchins and more.  Experience  dramatic 12 foot  tidal changes. Paddle among seals, ospreys, eagles and herons. Enjoy an excellent lunch  at a  scenic island location.       
Full Day  9 am-3pm $105 w/lunch  
Sunset Tours
Experience the beauty of a Maine sunset on the water in the mystical twilight hours as the colors of the sky and water merge and blend. Complement your experience by dining before or after at one of Castine's great restaurants.
Tour: 2 hours $45 per person
 (sunset included)

Sunrise Awakenings
Awaken to the sights and sounds of dawn as your kayak gently slices through  the smooth, glassy morning water. Indulge yourself in an island breakfast of coffee and baked goods from a local eatery. Wed mornings or by arrangement. Please schedule ahead.
Tour: 2 hours $55 w/coffee and muffins
           (min. 4 paddlers)

Bioluminescent Night Paddle
Maine's very own Bioluminescent Bay!
Featured in DownEast Magazine Sept. 2004 !
Yankee Magazine Editors Choice~Best Night Paddle 2013
Experience an unforgettable evening paddle in Castine Harbor under a blanket of stars and in the midst of bioluminescent organisms of the water that swirl and light up with every stroke of your paddle. Fascinating! Castine's Harbor is Maine'sown Bioluminescent Bay with a unique ecosystem that creates the perfect environment for these glow in the dark phytoplankton to survive and multiply.We'll explore the constellations of the stars of the night sky immersed in the bioluminescent stars of the water!
We gather just prior to sunset and after getting outfitted with lifejackets, paddles and lights we head to the docks with our Maine Guide for paddling instruction and then launch our kayaks into the calm mystical night waters of Castine's Bioluminescent Bay… as the light fades the water begins to glow! We have Double and Single kayaks, allowing beginners and experienced kayakers to enjoy this amazing experience!
Offered every Friday and Saturday night and other evenings by request!

Tour:  approx. 2 1/2 hours  $55

Best Dates when it is darkest 2014!
Book any night with 4 or more paddlers!
May 24 Meteor Shower and Comet 209P!
May 24-May 31st Fri, Sat 5/23, 5/24, 5/30, 5/31
June 15- June 28 Friday, Sat 6/20, 6/21, 6/27, 6/28,
June 28 (
Bio and Moonset: Spectacular!)
July 18-July 28 7/18, 7/19, 7/25, 7/26
July 28 and 29 (Delta Aquaids Meteor Shower)
August 15-30 8/15, 8/16, 8/22, 8/23
Aug 23 and 24: (No Moon! Spectacular!)
Aug 29 and 30 (Bio and Moonset: Spectacular!)
Sept 12-Sept 27 9/12, 9/13 Bio and Moonrise!
9/19 and 9/20 (no Moon!)
Sept 25-29 Acadia Night Sky Festival!!! Spectacular!

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(207) 866-3506 
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