Discovery Adventures


Img 0278Introductory Paddle ($40) Two Hours, departure times flexible 

Never kayaked before? No problem! Come out and enjoy the ocean with us as we guide you safely along our gorgeous seashore. You’ll love the ease and grace of your kayak as it floats along the water’s surface.

Img 0246Ipswich Bay Tour ($50) Three Hours, departure times are flexible 

Join us in exploring Gloucester's northern coast on Ipswich Bay. We set out from Lane’s Cove, a quaint working harbor. With Plum Island and Crane's Beach as our backdrop we will check out coves, beaches and wildlife. This is a great way to get a new perspective of this historic area. No kayaking experience is necessary.

Img 1658Kayak-Snorkel Tour ($75): Four Hours, 10am-2pm

Kayak to incredible snorkel spots along Gloucester’s gorgeous rocky Northern Shore. Explore waters full of starfish, sea anemones and more! This is the perfect tour combining views from above and below the ocean! (gear provided, including wet suits)

Img 0267Sunset Tour ($40) Two hours,  5:30pm-7:30pm                                                

 Join us for the most spectacular location on Cape Ann for stunning sunset views over Ipswich Bay. Watch the play between light, water and sky dance before your eyes. An awe inspiring experience.

Kayak and Hike Tour $65 Four Hours   10-2pm

Come join us for a scenic paddle along the rocky coastline to Folly Cove where we can secure our boats and head out for an hour long walk through Halibut Point State Park.  This gorgeous waterfront park has gorgeous views overlooking the Atlantic ocean with views to Maine and New Hampshire's Isle of Shoals.

Kyle Star FishEco-Art Adventures ($95) Four Hours,  10am-2pm 

Join local artist and guide Kyle Browne on a tour combining kayaking and creating art! Enjoy the natural beauty of the Ipswich Bay on the water from a kayak and let this influence your creative experience. Then stop at one of the many inspiring coves or beaches to try your hand at drawing the landscape, painting a unique shell or using natural materials to create environmental art! Kyle will instruct and facilitate the art-making, no previous experience necessary.
- Environmental Art
- Field sketching (participants bring their own sketchbook)
- Photography (participants bring their own camera)

Full Moon Tour ($40) Two Hours 6:30-8:30pm
A unique experience combining a fantastic sunset and a dramatic moon rise. Drift along in the quiet evening light trailing bioluminescence in your wake. To take advantage of the most moonlight, tours are offered for a few days before and after the full moon of each month.

Other Destinations
Historic Gloucester Harbor; Ten Pound Island; Jones Creek/Annisquam River; Rockport Harbor; Thachers Island/Straightsmouth Island

All tours are weather dependent. Full refunds are given if cancellations are due to extreme winds and weather. We still love to paddle in a light rain with smooth seas. Dress accordingly and call with any local weather questions.

We specialize in setting up the perfect trip for your group. Birthday parties, school field trips, we will help you design the best adventure. 

Group rates: 10 people or more, $10 off.

discovery adventures

po box 31

gloucester, ma 01930