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Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures

Wilmington, NC 28409
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This was our second time paddling with Don to Shark’s Tooth Island but brought the whole family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gina L
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Three Sisters Swamp kayak adventure

My husband and I celebrated our 16th wedding anniversary kayaking in Three Sisters Swamp with our... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2017
TarHeel071
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Mahanaim Adventures is your expert guide to the Best Kayaking Adventures in and around Wilmington NC. We provide the knowledge, experience and equipment, allowing you to create a fun filled adventurous memory for you and your family & friends. Try out one of our sunset kayaking adventures, or maybe one of our black water or salt marsh tours. Check us out today, all you provide is an adventurous spirit!
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Wilmington, NC 28409
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second time paddling with Don to Shark’s Tooth Island but brought the whole family this time- my husband and I, son and daughter-in-law and four grandkids. We found 74 shark’s teeth among the 8 of us and enjoyed the trip with Don,...More

Thank Gina L
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DONLHARTY, Owner at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Gina, we had a great time once again. Glad to hear your grand kids found so many sharks teeth!

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Reviewed October 28, 2017

My husband and I celebrated our 16th wedding anniversary kayaking in Three Sisters Swamp with our personal guide, Don. We lucked out as we were the only ones that day and the weather was cool enough that there were no mosquitos or other bugs during...More

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DONLHARTY, Owner at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2017

I had a wonderful time leading the two of you the other day. It was a perfect day to explore the 3 Sisters Swamp. Looking forward to guiding the two of you again in the future.

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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Don was an excellent guide to Shark's Tooth Island for my husband and I and two grandchildren. We had a great time and found lots of shark's teeth. I would definitely recommend this trip!

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

We bought the sunset kayak trip via Groupon a while ago, and were able to schedule our trip over our first anniversary. It was a nice trip with beautiful scenery and calm waters. The picnic dinner was adorable (and vegan-friendly, thank you!). The guides were...More

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DONLHARTY, Owner at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you for your kind words.

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Reviewed August 27, 2017

Owner Don was great to help needy kids have a trip of a lifetime. He provided great trip prep on safety, and basic skills and told us some of the neat nature we would see. We were slightly excited when we saw an alligator, but...More

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DONLHARTY, Owner at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2017

Bob, it was a pleasure to guide you and the kids out to Eagle Island. It was great to see their smiles and excitement as we explored this great location.

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

We had such a fun and relaxing time on our morning kayaking trip. We were in town for the weekend and somehow our reservation got mixed up (quite possibly on my part).However, Don was extremely understanding and accommodating and fit us in during our stay....More

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DONLHARTY, Owner at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Glad to have been able to get you and your kids out kayaking while here. Holly Shelter Creek that morning was great fun!

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Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time. Went with my 22 year old son, my husband and myself. I was nervous since I hadn't gone kayaking in over 10 years. It was a relaxing trip that we all enjoyed and best of all no one had to...More

Thank Liz L
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Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Kajaks were well maintained, guide was very nice and easy going. If you like being away from it all for a few hrs, this it !

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DONLHARTY, Owner at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2017

Thank you for the kind comments, I am so glad that Joseph helped you escape and enjoy the wilderness of the area.

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

My mom, daughter and I took the sharks tooth kayak trip today and have a great time with Don and his son. They were great guides both on the water and in identifying finds on the islands. They kept a close eye on the weather...More

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DONLHARTY, Owner at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2017

Joseph and I really enjoyed have the three of you on this adventure. Those were some cool sharks teeth everyone found.

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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I, along with another couple, headed out with Joseph. It was such a wonderful experience and one we would do again. Joseph was super personable and made for a fun trip. My daughter found a sharks tooth, I had fish jumping along...More

Thank A G
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DONLHARTY, Owner at Mahanaim Adventures - Kayaking Day Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2017

Thanks so much for the wonderful review. That is so cool that you found so many sharks teeth.

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mac4139
April 9, 2017|
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Response from DONLHARTY | Property representative |
All of our Kayaks are sit in kayaks. All of these sit in's have large open cockpits so there is not chance for anyone to get "stuck" inside the kayak. A person will "fall out of the boat" before they get stuck in the boat... More
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sunin
September 13, 2015|
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Response from DONLHARTY | Property representative |
Sunin, we do occasionally see water moccasins on the river in this area. However, they are not as commonly seen as most people tend to believe. So on our kayaking adventure, this is not a major concern.
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