Explore Maine’s wilderness by canoe or kayak.  Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Learn the basics of flat-water kayaking with an experienced Maine guide. We offer two different kayaking clinics: Our beginner’s level clinic will teach you the basics of kayaking, paddling and steering. We also offer a more advanced kayak clinic for intermediate to advanced paddlers. Includes instruction on wet exits and other advanced techniques.  Canoes and kayaks available for rent.  Call or email us for rates.

Once you’ve developed your skill, try one of our Kayak/Canoe Eco-Tours :

Baker Brook Paddle (3 hours long; $55.00 per person)  Paddle from the Birches Resort to the remote and heavily wooded Baker Brook, where you can see moose, blue heron, red-winged blackbirds, otters, beavers and other wild life.

Socatean Sojourn (4 hours long, $75.00 per person)  Paddle down beautiful Socatean Bay and Stream to observe moose and other wildlife. Our pontoon boat will take you to and from the stream. Packed lunch is included.

Moonlight Kayak Excursion (2 hours long, $50.00 per person) Paddle the waters of Moosehead Lake under a canopy of stars.

Kineo Kayak and Hike (7 hours long, includes packed lunch, $95.00 per person)  Paddle to Mount Kineo, the highest point in the region. Hike to the fire tower at the top for lunch and spectacular area views, before paddling home.