Sea Kayak Tour to Fort Gorges - Photo Credit: Portland Paddle

Sea Kayak Tour to Fort Gorges

Fort Gorges, a mid-19th-century granite fort surrounded by water, is one of the most fascinating spots in Casco Bay, and it’s only accessible by small boat. This three-hour trip is the best way to combine the experience of sea kayaking on the Maine coast with exploring one of the region’s most exciting historic landmarks.

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Portland Paddle
East End Beach, Cutter Street
Portland, Maine 04101 United States
About the Event
Presented by
Portland Paddle
(207) 370-9730
Saturday, October 8 – Monday, October 10

COST
$60 per person, $55 for kids 10-16

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TRIP
-A visit to historic Fort Gorges, where you’ll spend 30-45 minutes exploring the site
-Possible sightings of seals, eider ducks, guillemots, osprey, eagles and all sorts of seabirds
-Roughly two hours of slow to moderate-paced sea kayaking; appropriate for novices
-Possible splashing and dripping during the paddle — you may get slightly damp or wet.

WHAT’S INCLUDED
-Double (two-person) sea kayaks that are stable, swift and perfect for beginners. Or, if you prefer, request a solo kayak.
-A brief lesson on the basics of sea kayaking taught by an expert kayak guide
-Licensed Maine Guide