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Bass River Kayaks, Cruises and Paddleboards

118 Main St, West Dennis, Dennis, MA 02670-2213
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Great Paddle!

We took a morning kayak paddle with friends this past weekend. We had a coupon from on one the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
rdx2017
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Hartford, Connecticut
Great time and experience

We often as a family wanted to go Kayaking on the Cape and we finally did it the end of August... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Shawn M
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118 Main St, West Dennis, Dennis, MA 02670-2213
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a morning kayak paddle with friends this past weekend. We had a coupon from on one the guidebooks which took $1.00 off each rental and gave us an additional half hour on the water. What a joy! The staff was very friendly and...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

We often as a family wanted to go Kayaking on the Cape and we finally did it the end of August 2017. My 10 year old daughter and I shared a kayak, while my 12 year old son rented a Paddle board. We all had...More

Thank Shawn M
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to celebrate our anniversary with a kayak ride on Cape Cod. We called different companies (there are many) to see about taking a tour. We have our own kayaks but wanted to learn more about the marine life and the...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We were happy to just show up and immediately rent kayaks without a reservation. We rented two tandem kayaks with a child riding jumpseat in each boat. The people helping us were excellent. We did a two hour rental and went down the river to...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place for SUP! Near of a golf court, a little Marina! Perfect for beginners or experienced paddlers. Great staff!

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We had an absolute blast paddle boarding on Bass River. In our group of 5, 1 had paddle boarded on a lake. The staff was knowledgeable and patient and very encouraging. The best advice was spending a few extra dollars on a waterproof case for...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Nice people. Quality equipment. Totally fun. A lot of boats on Bass River so not a wilderness experience but perfect outing for our family of four. Kids 11 and 6. Two on paddle board and two in a tandem kayak. An hour and a half...More

Thank Anne S
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

What's a trip to cape cod without spending time ON the water? 90 minute kayak was just what I was looking for - exercise, outdoors, fun on a beautiful day. Will be back!

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Branden S, Manager at Bass River Kayaks, Cruises and Paddleboards, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you for joining us - we really appreciate it! We hope you had a great rest of your trip. = )

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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Took my 19 year old daughter to paddle board on the Bass River. The folks working there were helpful and friendly, gave good instruction and answered all questions thoroughly, a professional outfit for sure! The wind picked up shortly after we started which made paddling...More

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Branden S, Manager at Bass River Kayaks, Cruises and Paddleboards, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you for joining us and for making the best of a windy day! We're glad Horsefoot Cove was still fun. = )

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

Friendly staff, very reasonable prices, great location, easy access, nice equipment... bring binoculars so you can view the osprey nests up close!

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Branden S, Manager at Bass River Kayaks, Cruises and Paddleboards, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you very much for your review, Eric! We're glad you joined us! = )

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Port J
Many boaters are expressing frustration due to kayak and paddle board renters traveling in the clearly marked boating Channel on the Bass River. We've heard some renters say "you don't own the river" when we've politely suggested to them to safely travel outside of the boating Channel when you see boaters in their designated areas. For their own safety, kayak and paddle board renters should be educated to stay out of the boating Channel and safely near shore. Can an educational program be given to each renter before someone gets accidentally injured ??? It Only takes one accident to spoil a fun day on the water. Tourists need to be educated... Who should provide that education? Hopefully you will take that responsibility seriously so that everyone can enjoy a great day and feel safe on the water. Thanks!
25 August 2016|
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Response from uktravailer | Reviewed this property |
Agreed, to a point. I can only speak for my own trip but we were clearly instructed by the staff to keep outside the boating channel and we did this to the best of our ability. One potential problem though is that the... More
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Response from Rvr C | Property representative |
Kayaking is the easiest- between kayak, canoe, and paddle board. The 13 year old might like to try paddle boarding since it's a new sport & very popular right now- you could always rent a 2 solo kayaks and a paddle board... More
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