kayaking in Kachemak Bay

Jul 18th, 2004, 09:57 AM
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kayaking in Kachemak Bay

I will be in Homer for two days in August and am somewhat interested in the kayaking that I have read about. However, I am wondering what level of physical fitness is required. Is this too much for two 55+ people whose main form of exercise is a treadmill?!
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Jul 18th, 2004, 05:38 PM
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As long as you have strong arms you will be fine. Your age has not much to do with your physical fitness
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Jul 18th, 2004, 07:11 PM
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Kayaking is just about for anyone. Contact operators and inquire how their "tours" run. You won't want to choose a marathon operator who challenges everyone to a race. (just kidding- any operator will have tours based on the customer's abilities)
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Jul 19th, 2004, 01:57 PM
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My family went kayaking for the first time out of Homer this May. The kayaks are very stable, and easy to paddle. We took the 1/2 day trip with St Agustines, had a wonderful guide and calm waters in protected Perterson Bay accross from the Spit. If you do a search on this site you will find other highly recommended operators. It was one of the highlights of our trip.
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Jul 22nd, 2004, 07:39 PM
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We're 60+ people and had a great time kayaking with True North Kayak Adventures in Homer. We decided to do the 3/4 day trip which turned out to be plenty for us. The guides were very helpful and informative. Homer is great. Have a wonderful time!
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Jul 23rd, 2004, 01:45 AM
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We also used True North Kayak Adventures in Homer and were very happy we made a right choice.
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Aug 1st, 2004, 10:11 AM
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Thanks for the responses. We decided to go with True North on their 3/4 day trip. Alison was very kind to respond to several questions via e-mail. Less than two weeks and counting.
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