Rent a Kayak or Paddle Board from Coastal Maine Kayak in Dock Square. Get out and get active! Paddle down the Kennebunk River to get the best views from the water. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned expert they’ll get you set up to explore on the water.
Enjoy a day on the water fishing or sightseeing Kennebunkport’s beautiful coastline, aboard the custom 23-foot Striper Swiper. Captain Greg Metcalf has over 30 years of expertise sportfishing the Northeast. The Striper Swiper has been custom designed and is fully equipped to make your day in Kennebunkport truly memorable.
A busy beach, Gooch’s has room for tourists, castle builders, body surfers, sun seekers and swimmers. Gooch’s Beach is the place to go when the weather worsens and the surf gets too rough for swimmers, but is ideal for intrepid surfers.
Tucked in a sheltered cove at the southern end is Mother’s Beach. It’s the perfect sand beach, which is the smallest of the Kennebunk Beaches at 750 feet. With a playground right on the beach and gentle waves, it is a popular choice for families with young children.
Out of the way and quiet, with a limited number of parking spaces and facilities to keep the crowds down, this beach is a favorite among nature lovers looking for a quiet shoreline stroll. During your visit, be sure to walk down Parson’s Way, a path that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, to Walker’s Point, former President George H.W. Bush’s summer home.
The Kennebunkport Harbor is a hub of nautical activities. Whether you want to cast your line in hopes of reeling in striper or kick back as a local captain expertly guides his schooner past Kennebunkport’s most intriguing landmarks, a day of seafaring fun begins at the harbor. Allow us to suggest an activity to match your desired level of activity.
Located in Kennebunkport at the mouth of the Kennebunk River, Colony Beach is a great place to relax or take a swim. This sand and pebble beach is sometimes referred to as Arundel Beach and has been described as a “pocket” beach because of its location between a breakwater and a series of rocks.
Blowing Cave is a water spout attraction, where the waves at high tide roll into a rocky opening and shoot into the air. Nearby may stand a small dolphin carved from a dead tree.