3 of the Best Tidal Transit Kayak Tours

If you’ve ever had the pleasure of visiting the Boothbay region, then you know how spectacular the scenery is here. Our incredible area is a dream come true for outdoor enthusiasts, featuring everything from serene hiking trails to shimmering bodies of water. If you’re looking to head out onto the water, then we recommend Tidal Transit kayak tours. The friendly experts at Tidal Transit Kayak Company in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, will help you make the most of your experienceRead on to discover three remarkable tours that they offer.

When you’re not paddling with the Tidal Transit Kayak Company or relaxing at Topside Inn, feel free to enjoy the variety of additional activities outlined in our free Vacation GuideIt has recommendations for restaurants, shops, outdoor adventures, and so much more.

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What Are the Top 3 Tidal Transit Kayak Tours?

The Tidal Transit Kayak Company has been offering kayak tours in Boothbay Harbor since 1988. Each tour is led by at least one registered guide who is familiar with the history and ecology of the area. Feel free to sign up for one of their three exciting excursions, depending on your schedule and preferences.

Explore the Harbor

If you’re interested in learning more about Maine lighthouses, this tour is for you. You’ll meet in the morning, depart from the company’s shop in downtown Boothbay Harborand paddle out past the moorings to Burnt Island LighthouseThen, feel free to stroll down paths on the island before paddling back along the shore of Southport Island.

View Wildlife

Osprey, herons, eagles, and harbor seals are just a few of the fascinating species you can see on the Wildlife Tour. This adventure takes you down the peaceful Sheepscot River with a stop at Ram Island to soak in the views and refuel with a delicious snack. 

Watch the Sunset

Guests love to admire the sunset views over the harbor from the Adirondack chairs on our lawn or from our rooms, but you’re also welcome to enjoy the sunset with Tidal Transit Kayak Company. The Sunset Tour brings you out toward the islands where you’ll often see ospreys, porpoises, and even windjammers. When it’s time to make your way back to shore, pull out your camera and snap a few photos of the sunset over the pines of Southport Island.

Tip: Tidal Transit Kayak Company also offers custom tours. Check out their website for more information.

Come Home to Topside Inn

The bed inside Room 20 at the Topside Inn

After a memorable day on the water with one of these Tidal Transit kayak tours, return to our relaxing inn and reminisce. Our property is an easy walk from downtown Boothbay Harbor and features beautiful guest rooms, great amenities, and spectacular water views. We even offer a delicious homemade breakfast each morning.

Check our availability and book your stay today. We look forward to hosting you at Topside Inn.

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