Discover the magic of kayaking the islands on the Maine Island Trail at Stonington and Deer Isle

excursions & workshops

Join us for a full-day excursion exploring the islands or for a 2-hour tour at sunrise or sunset. If you're looking to improve your proficiency in paddling, we offer skills workshops tailored to your needs. We'll show you techniques to to improve your paddling so you can 'paddle all day without getting tired'.  Want to try something new? Experience paddling an EPIC kayak, designed by a company that is in the forefront of paddling performance.

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pristine islands & scenery

The  Stonington - Deer Isle archipelago, thought by many to provide some of the finest sea kayaking on the east coast, is truly a 'kayaking destination'. The region is unequaled in the number and variety of islands within a day's paddle and for the wide range of sea conditions within five miles of the mainland. The area is a unique treasure trove of hidden bays, quaint sandy beaches, and dramatic rocky shorelines, all waiting to be explored and admired.

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cozy overnights     

Reserve an overnight at Hardy's Hill House, home to Driftwood Kayak, as well as one of our  excursions or workshops. Call it a retreat, a breakout, or a much needed getaway, quaint comfort is just a short walk from the ocean as well as our kayaking put-ins. Additionally to kayaking, you may wish to explore the many options for sightseeing in the area. Nightly pricing for a private room with a shared bath starts at just $59 (single) or $75 (double).

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The House ›

Our goal at the end of the day is that we hear from all our clients...
“Wow, that was amazing, I had the best kayaking experience ever!”

Three Facts About Us:

  • We are a Maine-based sea kayaking company offering affordable excursions and workshops around the islands of Stonington and Deer Isle.
  • Using some of the finest kayaks around we cater to individuals and small groups who have some sea kayaking experience and want to take their paddling a step further.
  • Our focus is on building your confidence and improving your skills in a variety of sea conditions while having a whole lot of fun.
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