Norton Kayak Company


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Patrons kayak around 530-acre reservoir with many coves and clusters of islands known for fall foliage and spotting bald eagles and ospreys

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Promotional value expires May 31, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required; subject to weather. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must be 10 or older. Must sign waiver. Not valid 11/1/13 - 4/30/14. Valid only on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Kayaks are quieter than motorboats, allowing riders to observe skittish wildlife and safely drift by lake monsters canvassing for political candidates. Evade mind-numbing chitchat with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $55 for a three-hour kayaking tour for two (up to a $110 value)
  • $110 for a three-hour kayaking tour for four (up to a $220 value)
  • $120 for a two-hour private kayaking lesson for two (a $240 value)

During three-hour tours, American Canoe Association certified kayak instructors escort groups over flat waters, helping paddlers of all skill levels master proper navigation and safety techniques. They equip paddlers with kayaks, paddles, flotation devices, and whistles, as well as dry bags for stowing personal items. The current season ends on October 31 before opening up for the 2014 season on May 1.

Norton Kayak Company

After winding its way past Foxborough and Mansfield, the Rumford River gurgles to a brief rest in the Norton Reservoir where 530 acres of shallow waters ebb around coves and a small cluster of islands. Amid the bald eagles and ospreys that frequent the reservoir's edges, the instructors of the Norton Kayak Company lead kayaking expeditions from May 1 to October 31. Whether undertaking everyday tours or hatching special seasonal trips to watch the harvest moon or celebrate holiday weekends, instructors make sure that paddlers of all ages and ability levels stay safe and engaged. Since the leaders depend on Mother Nature for their livelihood and letters of recommendation, they enforce a carry-in/carry-out practice that ensures guests leave no litter behind.

Customer Reviews

Fun day. Lots of new information on the guided tour. Who knew this little treasure was so close to home.
Adelaide H. · June 2, 2016
Great tour of Norton reservoir. Easy pace for all levels. Dave was full of points of interest. Would definitely do this again!
Mike L. · May 30, 2016
My first time in a kayak. Great experience! Dave was extremely knowledgeable and taught us a lot while enjoying the scenery. Would definitely recommend and do again!
Melissa C. · May 25, 2014
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    237 Mansfield Ave.

    Norton, MA 02766


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