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Cape Cod Kayaking

Whether you want to fish a little, snap some pics or just paddle and relax, it’s all available with Cotuit Backwater Eco-Tours

The rivers and estuaries of the south cape are a treasure like no other. An escape for the senses and a respite for soul. A place to put the stresses of life on the back burner for a few hours and soak up the splendor of nature at its finest.

Kayak and Canoe are the best form of Transportation for these skinny water areas. Stealthy paddling can get you very close to much of the wildlife.

All manner of flora and fauna inhabit these special places. Herons stroll the shallows looking for a meal while Ospreys put on quite a show diving for theirs. Both hunt the backwaters for the multitudes of fish that are constantly swirling the surface of the water. The warming weather also bring white swans to their traditional breeding grounds to rear their young.

Chasing the same bait fish from below are Striped Bass and Bluefish. Tossing a lure in these areas is often rewarded with supper, if you’re lucky.

  • Sit in Kayaks
  • Sit on Kayaks
  • Singles and tandems

Launching from:


Popponesset Bay

-Pirates Cove, floating the Mashpee River and Thatch Island

-Santuit Rd., floating Santuit River


Cotuit Bay

-Prince Cove, floating Marstons Mills River

-Ropes Beach, floating to Dead Neck


Woquoit Bay

-Great Neck rd. Town Landing, floating Jehu Pond, Abigails Brook and Hamblin Pond