Kayaking Boston, Area Lessons and Rentals
Kayaking Boston Harbor and Charles River
A great way to see the city of Boston is by boat. Tour boats make runs and a Salsa boat cruses Boston Harbor on Sunday night but seeing Boston from a Kayak is something special. You can rent a kayak in the Charles River and tour along the docks of Boston Harbor.
The Esplanade concert and fireworks on the Charles River makes July in Boston the place to be for summer travelers
If you are visiting for this event use this list to find Kayak rentals and lessons in and around Boston.
See Kayak Rental and Lessons list bottom of Page
|Kayak Lessons and Rentals South of Boston
Kayaking the Boston Area could include Lessons and rentals.
Kayaking to the Boston Harbor Islands, Kayaking near Boston Harbor or on the South Shore, North Shore, and fresh water rivers and ponds
Boston beer tasting www.harpoonbrewery.com 1-888-harpoon
Boston Water Taxi www.citywatertaxi.com
Walk Way Maps, Walking Tours Around Boston Harbor
Fourteen miles south of Boston in Hingham, the Trustees of Reservations at times offers Kayak lesson and rental open to all,
After a brief orientation, kayakers of all skill levels take to the waters of Hingham Harbor with views of the distant Boston skyline. For two and a half hours they circle the Worlds End Reservation and visit one of the three small islands in Hingham Harbor. Check if they have posted a 2012 schedule. Telephone: 781-740-6665 Check with EMS in Hingham for latest info.
For those with their own transportation and kayak, there is a free boat launch at Hingham Harbor and free parking. The lot fills quickly on weekends. This is a safe harbor for those new to ocean Kayaking. A long protected bay from Hull Gut includes seven islands, several with camping facilities.
Kayaking at the Trustees of Reservations at the Worlds End site in Hingham could include instruction and rental. (Check with EMS for availability)
Telephone: 781-740-6665 E-mail: email@example.com
or call EMS 1-800-310-4504
Several rental agents on the North Shore of Boston offer day trips and instruction
1077 Washington Street
North Shore Kayak Outdoor Center
9 Tuna Wharf, Bearskin Neck
Kayak trips of Boston Harbor are arranged by Charles River Kayaks see link at bottom of Page
Essex River Basin
1 Main Street
Plum Island Kayak
38R Merrimac Street
Charles River Canoe and Kayak at 617-965-5110
EMS, Eastern Mountain Sports runs Kayak instruction at the Hingham Harbor put-in at the Hingham Harbor boat ramp.
Kayaking the Boston Area could include Lessons and rentals from Charles River Kayaks.
Kayaking is available on the Charles River, above, or in the Boston Harbor Islands
Kayaking near Boston Harbor could include the South Shore, North Shore, or fresh water rivers and ponds
Kayaking south of Boston on the South Shore is available with lessons and rentals through EMS at Hingham Harbor. 800-310-4504 firstname.lastname@example.org\
Kayaking the Boston Harbor Islands can be done from Hingham Bay. The put-in is just south of EMS on Route 3A at Hingham Harbor.
Kayaking the Boston Harbor Islands includes several Island in the sheltered bays of Hingham and Quincy.
Kayaking at Hingham Bay and Worlds End Reservation offers calm water and sheltered coves.