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Great experience, will visit again

The Outdoor Discovery Schools are a great resource staffed by highly engaged, talented and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Central, NJ
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Worth the Long Drive from New Jersey to Visit

Very glad to have visited L.L. Bean Flagship area stores as it was quite fun and educational. Staff... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marlton, New Jersey
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“clay shooting”(19 reviews)
“kayak tour”(9 reviews)
“paddle boarding”(14 reviews)
Learn fishing, paddling, kayaking at the school.
95 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1217
+1 800-559-0747 ext. 37222
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Outdoor Discovery Schools are a great resource staffed by highly engaged, talented and personable instructors. They supply you with everything you need to learn a wide array of outdoor and sports and activities. We tried archery, shooting, kayaking and cycling over a long weekend...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very glad to have visited L.L. Bean Flagship area stores as it was quite fun and educational. Staff is very friendly and helpful and take pride in their relationship with the public.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did Sporting Clays Discover School and it was so much fun. My first time shooting anything. Denny and Payton were great teachers in both safety and how to. They made sure everyone was comfortable in what we were doing and learning. I had the...More

Thank Fran246
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Wow! If there was a 6 out of 5 rating then I'd use it here. I went on the 2.5hr guided introduction to kayaking with my two children (aged 13 & 12). None of us had kayaked before. Our guides Ben B & Lee B...More

Thank BarryQ3
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Did a snowshoe excursion through LL Bean. I had never done that before. The guides were friendly, happy, and a lot of fun to be around. They were good instructors as no one in our group had done any snowshoeing before. Walked through the woods...More

Thank Avery M
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Great day & overnight here with friends / kids. Team building and brain exercises in the morning followed by pack up lunch. The afternoon was stand up paddle boarding which was great fun, despite the weather conditions! We stayed over night doing the ‘wicked easy...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

We were part of a group of 14, plus two guides who spent three days and two nights kayaking and camping out on Casio Bay. All of the equipment and food was provided, and our guides Pete and Roz were great. We saw seals, eagles,...More

Thank kristent345
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Pete and Sam are amazing instructors! Lots of step by step instruction. My party were all adults with no prior archery experience. Lots of quality time shooting. We had the BEST time!

Thank Leslie H
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I can’t say enough about the LL Bean Outdoor Discovery School kayak tour we went on! The guides Ben and Derek were excellent...very attentive and patient. We highly recommend this activity to anyone visiting Freeport. It exceeded our expectations and we will...More

Thank S M
Reviewed 22 July 2018

My husband and I tried kayaking for the first time while celebrating our 25 year anniversary in Freeport, ME. LL Bean Outdoor Discovery was the perfect place to learn. They take care of all your needs and questions. We rode the shuttle from downtown to...More

Thank Carolyn G
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12 October 2015|
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Response from Conrad R | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, but a call to the customer service department should provide an answer
15 September 2015|
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Response from Kiminsa | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure what the question is. To book the activities, like the kayaking, you go online to their Discovery Experience.