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Bay Country Kayaking

New Quarter Park, 1000 Lakeshead Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Fun adventure!

If you ever want to experience the less touristy side of the Williamsburg/Gloucester area, Bay... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Laura H
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Chicago, Illinois
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Wow, great experience

My wife and I had a Williamsburg kayak tour on Monday. Our guide was Jackie and it was great. We... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
ConnorC
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Pennsylvania
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Bay Country Kayaking is a family owned and operated kayak ecotour company founded based on our love and appreciation of our coastal environment. We strive to offer the most personalized kayak adventures in Eastern Virginia. Bring yourself, your family, and your friends out for a fantastic day on one of our many locations!
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22 Oct 2017
“Fun adventure!”
28 Jul 2017
“Wow, great experience”
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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New Quarter Park, 1000 Lakeshead Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

If you ever want to experience the less touristy side of the Williamsburg/Gloucester area, Bay Country Kayaking is a great way to do it. Beautiful nature, interesting history, and a fun guide. Highly recommend!

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KayakShannon, Owner at Bay Country Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Laura, Thank you very much for taking the time to share such kind words about your tour last weekend! So glad that you enjoyed your time on the water. Hope to get you out again next time you're in the area. Take good care, Shannon

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

My wife and I had a Williamsburg kayak tour on Monday. Our guide was Jackie and it was great. We have never kayaked before so didn't really know what to expect, but it was such a good time. So cool to see nature from the...More

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KayakShannon, Owner at Bay Country Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience! We look forward to paddling with you at one of our various other locations during your next visit!

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

I found this place here in Trip Advisor and trusted the great reviews. We were not disappointed! I had never kayaked, though my husband does regularly. We chose the New Quarterpath excursion in Williamsburg. The water was calm and we spent a lot of time...More

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KayakShannon, Owner at Bay Country Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

I'm so very happy that you had an enjoyable first experience kayaking - and that we could help! It's important to enjoy the first time kayaking, so that you're more inclined to get out there again in the future. I hope that you and your...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Our kayaking trip was great! Shannon and Michael were accommodating, friendly and knowledgeable. We spent time exploring on shore and our guides took the time to discuss all the different types of marsh life we discovered. We learned so much! We would definitely love to...More

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Alan A, Owner at Bay Country Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind review! looking forward to our next trip. =)

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The kayak tour was amazing, we were 2 adults one child 5 years old and a small dog. Jackie our tour guide was accommodating and knowledgable of the area and entertained our family with stops to sandy beaches, bird watching and shel picking. We will...More

2  Thank Pierfilippo R
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KayakShannon, Owner at Bay Country Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thanks so much for the kind words! We look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This trip was fantastic! Our tour guide, Jackie, was so knowledgeable about the environment and wildlife that she was teaching us so much during our 3 hours together. She personalized our time by stopping on the islands and letting the kids find old bottles and...More

2  Thank Brian K
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Reviewed 24 April 2015

Our guide, Shannon was outstanding. Our kayak tour with her was the single most fun, relaxing, and educational activity our family took advantage of while visiting Williamsburg last summer.

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Reviewed 12 August 2014

I had such an amazing time taking this tour with Shannon. I invited my younger teenage brothers on tour and they had a great time. Shannon did a wonderful job educating us on our surroundings while keeping my teenage brothers entertained and involved. We were...More

2  Thank Tara N
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

I cannot say enough good things about this trip. Shannon was wonderful with the children and with us (adults)- we all learned so much about the Chesapeake Bay area and enjoyed a paddle we could all handle. I would recommend this to anyone visiting here,...More

2  Thank Andrea C
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

I have taken tours with Shannon (owner) on both sides of the Bay and it is BY FAR one of the most informative (without being overdone) and enjoyable trips I've ever taken!!! One of our trips had a bit of inclement weather but Shannon handled...More

1  Thank Harmony315
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FoodieViv
31 December 2016|
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Response from KayakShannon | Property representative |
Hi 'Foodie' Unfortunately we are closed for the winter season, please forgive the tardy reply! Only the New Point Comfort and sometimes the Big Island tours offer an opportunity to really wade/swim. This is done with your... More
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23 August 2016|
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Good morning! Usually we are happy for you to bring along a small dog. That said, we have to make sure that it is okay with other participating paddlers - which it has always been in the past. You also must keep your pet on... More
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