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2 weeks ago
“Excellent tour!!!”
2 Sep 2018
“Do it!”
Come discover Providence at your own pace as you paddle throughout the picturesque bridges, cobblestone walkways and green riverbanks of the Providence and Woonasquatucket Rivers, Riverwalk and Waterplace Park. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned...more
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10 Memorial Blvd, Waterplace Park, Providence, RI 02903-1160
+1 401-829-1769
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I surprised my mom with this kayak tour of downtown PVD and we couldn't have been happier! We both absolutely loved the tour and had a great guide who was funny and very informative!!! If I had to give constructive criticism on one thing, it...More

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Wonderful way to see Providence. Recommended for young and old. Very friendly and helpful crew. I look forward to going again.

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The tour guide was very informative and the history of the city quite interesting but i found it very hard to hear the tour guide. Perhaps the company could invest in headphones so the guide would not have to stop and everyone could paddle at...More

Thank LynneR265
Kristin S, Owner at Providence Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Dear Lynne R, I'm truly sorry to hear about your inability to hear CJ during your recent tour. We've welcomed over 120 people down for a narrated tours this season alone and nobody has ever mentioned this before, so I am surprised to read about...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018

The trip was nice, their staff is very helpful from start to finish in regard to helping you safely get into the kayak, and ensuring that you safely get out. The tour provided is nice and the guide is very knowledgeable. Looking forward to going...More

Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 16 July 2018

I loved this tour! It's an early start but experiencing Providence at 8am before it gets really busy is super ideal. CJ was our tour guide--crazy smart and informed. I've lived in Rhode Island my entire life and learned quite a bit. Providence is an...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

My daughter and I headed down to the Waterplace Park basin for some kayaking on a sunny, Saturday afternoon. We were met with the Providence kayak staff in a very friendly and welcoming way. All the steps were explained to us as well as a...More

Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 24 June 2018

A lot of fun, we each had individual kayaks. It’s a nice way to see the city. Your feet will get wet if you take the kayak, wear old shoes.

Thank Trent S
Kristin S, Owner at Providence Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thanks so much for the great review Trent! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your kayaking in Providence! Hope to see you at the docks again soon.

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

As if Providence wasn’t awesome enough, now you can kayak or pedal boat through the city! We rented a two person kayak for 45 minutes for just $30 and it was great. We paddled under all the bridges down the Waterfire route and back. Got...More

1  Thank Erica S
Kristin S, Owner at Providence Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thank you Erica! We do have a great staff, I'm so happy to hear that they were friendly and helpful. We appreciate your business, thanks for coming down for a paddle!

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Thing were smoothly operated, staff was very kind and helpful. Our guide CJ was great, he was very informative with the information and history of the city as we went along the river(s). I enjoyed this tour very much and would certainly recommend it.

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Kristin S, Owner at Providence Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thanks for the great review of our Saturday morning guided tours! This is something new that we're trying this season and it's working out really well. CJ, your tour guide, is doing an amazing job! Thanks for joining us, we appreciate your business!

Reviewed 1 July 2017

I was in Providence for a week on business and discovered Providence Kayak by accident when I noticed some kayakers Sunday afternnon and did a google search because it was a beautiful day. I was delighted to find them right in the middle of Providence...More

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Kristin S, Owner at Providence Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Hi Leslie! Thanks so much for writing our first-ever review! We're so happy that you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you back at the docks again in the future. Your description of our general kayaking area is spot on and very helpful to...More

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28 June 2018|
Response from Kristin S | Property representative |
We do not have another guided tour until July 14, I'm so sorry! This weekend, we are just open for our regular rentals. Thank you! Kristin
17 October 2017|
Response from Kristin S | Property representative |
Hi there. We actually just closed for the season and will resume rentals again in May from the basin of Waterplace Park in downtown Providence. Please visit our website for additional info. Thanks so much! Kristin