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Tours & Events

Kayak Tours and Events

View all of our tours and events below. All rates include paddle(s), life jackets (PFD) and safety/paddling instructions. If you have questions about any of these programs please contact Kevin Soleil: or 978-943-1932.

Weekly Events

Weekly specials are available throughout the summer!

  • Two-for-Tuesdays: Get two hour rentals for the price of one hour, every Tuesday
  • Free-Friend Fridays: Rent a tandem kayak for the price of a single every Friday, 4-8 p.m.

Sunset Paddles

On this guided tour we will meet you at the Boathouse at 7 p.m. and paddle upstream on the Merrimack River. We will enjoy the sunset while floating on the water before heading back to the Boathouse in the twilight. Please come 15 minutes early if you would like kayaking instruction. Appropriate for adults and children.

Duration: 7-9 p.m.

Cost: $30 per person


Moonlight Paddles

Our moonlight tours are guided tours of the Merrimack River using the light of the full moon. As the temperature begins to cool and world quiets, paddling by moonlight offers a special experience that you will remember forever. Please come 15 minutes early if you would like kayaking instruction. Appropriate for adults and children. 

Duration: 9-11 p.m.

Cost $30 per person


Registration Information

Register for any of our programs, tours or events online, or register in person at least one day in advance of the program.

Note: All prices include life jackets/PFD's, paddle, kayak and instruction. 

Custom Programs

We offer custom tours and programs for diverse groups. Whether you want to take your family and friends on a sunset tour, teach your scout troops about water quality and environmental stewardship, or provide a team building experience for your office, we have something for everyone! We can provide many of these opportunities not only on the Merrimack, but also on the Nashua or Concord Rivers. Custom guided tours are available for groups of 6 and more. Complete a Custom Kayak Program Request form online today.

Note: We recommend you complete your request at least two weeks in advance of your preferred date.

For more questions or more information, contact Kevin Soleil at 978-934-1932.