Whether you are planning a recreational half-day tour, a multi-day overnight adventure or pursuing a new paddling skill, Excursions will provide you with an exciting and unforgettable experience. Explore the inspiring coastline and tidal rivers of Southern Maine, as you discover close up views of shore birds, hidden beaches and historic lighthouses. Our trips are designed for beginners and advanced paddlers alike. Our equipment is state of the art and all of our tour staff are Registered Maine Guides offering you not only state licensed personnel but truly dedicated and knowledgeable leadership.
Excursions in Maine
1740 US Route 1
Cape Neddick, ME 03902
Advance reservations are required for many of our trips or programs. Please call us or stop by so we can assist you in planning the perfect sea kayaking adventure. Full payment is due at the time of reservation.
Sea kayaking is an all-weather sport and trips are conducted in a variety of conditions, which may include fog, rain or wind. Full refunds will be given in the event of inclement weather at the discretion of the staff. Cancellations must be made 24 hours before the scheduled departure time or are subject to a $25 per person service charge. No shows will be charged the full cost of the trip.
What we provide:
We will supply you with all the necessary instruction, paddling and safety equipment needed for an enjoyable and exciting experience. Our equipment is of the highest quality and comfortable for every level kayaker from beginner to expert.
What you should bring:
Shorts, shirt and windbreaker – sandals or sneakers (they will get wet) – hat – water – sunglasses – sunscreen and bug repellent – Spirit of Adventure!
Situated on 26 acres in Cape Neddick, Maine Dixon’s Coastal Maine Campground is also the home of Excursions Sea Kayaking. The campground offers a pristine, natural Maine woods setting in the heart of the Southern Seacoast. For those of you who like the idea of camping and kayaking but also like modern bathroom facilities and hot showers, Dixon’s is the perfect fit. Campsites are spacious and well spaced allowing you plenty of room to settle in and enjoy your stay. The campground accommodates both tents and RV’s with water and electric hook-ups available. All persons staying at the Campground will receive a 10% discount on our kayak excursions. So customize your own camp and kayak trip and enjoy the Southern Maine Seacoast at it’s best! Go to Website.
If you are interested in creating your own adventure, we offer several types of sea kayaks and recreational boats to choose from. These boats are great for a day trip on the ocean, the river or your favorite lake. All prices include paddles, lifejackets, spray-skirts, bilge pump and paddle float.
Cock-Pitted Sea Kayaks (Must be approved by a guide)
$55 – 24 hours $245 – Weekly rental
$75 – 24 hours $385 – Weekly rental
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Family Trips and Individual Lessons
|SK101 Clinic – This four-hour clinic is designed to provide a thorough introduction to the basic skills needed to enjoy the sport of sea kayaking. We will begin by discussing kayak design, equipment, proper clothing and safety issues. You will learn fundamental paddling strokes and braces so that you can maneuver your kayak with ease and confidence. You will also learn how to safely wet exit your boat during a capsize, as well as self-rescue techniques used to re-enter your kayak. There will be plenty of opportunity to review techniques with your instructor and ask any questions you may have. This class is open to participants 16 yrs and up. Please call for schedule Maximum 6 people per class Cost: $85.00 per person
Private Lessons – For those who want more individual attention private lessons may be scheduled on request.
Cost: $50 per hour (2 hr minimum)
Meet the Guides
Two Generations of Registered Maine Guides
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