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June 2019

Custom Adventures: Create Your Personal Maine Experience

June 30, 2019 @ 8:00 AM - November 25, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
Unity, Maine Unity, ME United States + Google Map

North Star Adventures will work with you to create your own custom paddling (lake, river or ocean), hiking, biking, backpacking, skiing, snowshoeing or multi-sport adventure.We offer private instruction for one as well as group events for up to twelve. Prices vary according to lodging and location. Are you looking for a remote primitive experience or are you more interested in staying at an inn or base camp and venturing from there? Half, full and multi-day excursions are available.  When possible…

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February 2020

Winter Snowshoeing Series

February 22, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - March 14, 2020 @ 4:00 PM
Unity, Maine Unity, ME United States + Google Map
$200

Embrace the winter with North Star Adventures! Our winter snowshoeing series starts in February 2020. Book individually or book all four and save! While Maine winters can be long, the season provides us with a beautiful landscape! Winter is the most peaceful of all seasons. The hustle and bustle of summer is gone and we are left with the stark beauty of the winter wonderland. Wildlife is hibernating, trails are less crowded...experience the silence of winter. Snowflakes and ice crystals…

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May 2020

On Water Medical Scenarios & Emergency Management

May 23, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Castine, Maine Castine, ME United States + Google Map
$75

Join North Star Adventures for a day of medical scenarios, and sea kayak emergency management on the water. If you are a paddler and have a minimum of basic first aid certification then this course is something you will want to check out! This is a great way to dust of the rust and practice those skills you learned when you took your first aid class. Practice your wilderness medical skills in the environment in which you recreate or work. …

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June 2020

Summer Solstice Sea Kayaking: Belfast Maine

June 20, 2020 @ 4:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Unity, Maine Unity, ME United States + Google Map
$45

Welcome summer from the cockpit of your Sea Kayak. We will meet at the Belfast boat launch at 4:00am on Saturday June 20th for a sunrise tour of Belfast harbor.  Celebrate the return of the sun while paddling to the entrance of the harbor. Gaze upon glistening water as the rising sun brings warmth and hope of new beginnings and summer adventure. All kayaks and paddling gear included. If you chose to bring your own kayak you will receive a…

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July 2020

Paddle Maine Monday: Series registration

July 6, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - August 24, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
Unity, Maine Unity, ME United States + Google Map
$720

Book each week individually or book the series and save $80.00! Explore the nooks and crannies of this magical coastline with North Star Adventures. Maine has over 3,000 miles of coastline (over 5,000 miles if you include the over 4,500 islands)! Have you ever wanted to paddle the Maine coast but don’t have the gear, knowledge or paddling partner? North Star Adventures is excited to announce our new program for 2020, Paddle Maine Monday. Experience the tidal changes, biodiversity, marine…

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Paddle Maine Monday: Casco Bay

July 6, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Mere Point, Maine Unity, ME United States + Google Map
$100

Sea Kayaking - Casco Bay - The first in our series, Paddle Maine Monday, will bring us to Merepoint in Brunswick. From this launch we have many options for exploring Casco Bay. Wind and tide will determine our destination. The Goslings with their beautiful sand beaches for swimming and relaxing, Little Birch (a one acre rocky island) ,Crow (accessible only at low tide), Little French with its cobbled shoreline  and Little Whaleboat Island (a cluster of islands linked by mud,…

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Paddle Maine Monday: Boothbay Harbor

July 13, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Boothbay Harbor, Maine Unity, ME United States + Google Map
$100

Sea Kayaking – Boothbay Harbor – Opportunities abound from the Knickerkane boat launch.  We may explore the inner islands of Ram, Little Ram, Powderhorn and Spectacle, or depending on the weather, we may have the opportunity to take a more ambitious route to the Cuckolds, a pair exposed rocky islands at the entrance to Boothbay Harbor.  The quintessential Maine scene, a lighthouse on the rocky coast, will great us as we explore this rocky coastline that sports three lighthouses. Your…

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Unity Adventures: Hiking & Sea Kayaking

July 14, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - July 16, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
$295

Hiking in the Caribou Speckled Wilderness The Caribou Speckled Wilderness is a magical, off the beaten track, hiking destination.  We will spend two nights and three days exploring emerald-green pools and feasting on spectacular mountain views. Hiking at a leisurely pace will allow us to immerse all our senses in the beauty of the mountains, forests, flowers, lichens and critters that occupy this wilderness area.  We will  stay at a base camp and do day hikes.  After a day of…

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Paddle Maine Monday: Naskeag Point

July 20, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Unity, Maine Unity, ME United States + Google Map
$100

Sea Kayaking, Naskeag Point: Beautiful, almost tropical, sandy beaches and blue water await you as we explore the eastern end of Eggemoggin Reach.  Peppered with lobster buoys we will experience the Maine lobster industry up close and personal. This area boasts many public islands where we can take a break for swimming, island exploration, and lunch.  Expect to see seals, cormorants, herons, guillemots, and, eagles. If the timing is right we may see porpoises, and sturgeon jumping. Your day will…

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Paddle Maine Monday: Stockton Springs

July 27, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Unity, Maine Unity, ME United States + Google Map
$100

Sea Kayaking - Stockton Springs - Launching from Sandy Point Beach we will paddle to Fort Point State Park. Here we can enjoy a relaxing break on the sandy beach, swim if you are so inclined, and take a walk up to the lighthouse (it is a private residence so we cannot go inside). Built in 1857 it is on the National Register of Historic Places.  Just around the corner from Fort Point the unique twisted and rusty coastline of…

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August 2020

Paddle Maine Monday: Muscongus Bay

August 3, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Muscongus Bay, Maine United States
$100

Sea Kayaking – Muscongus Bay – Known for lobster buoys and public islands Muscongus Bay (Abenaki for fishing place) is a sea kayakers dream. Many of the islands are on the Maine Island Trail (MITA) and are accessible for camping and picnicking. They are diverse, some are wooded, some nothing more than rock outcroppings and some have beautiful sand beaches.  We will explore several islands on our day long exploration. If you are brave enough to endure the cold water bring your…

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Paddle Maine Monday: Acadia National Park

August 10, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Unity, Maine Unity, ME United States + Google Map
$100

Sea Kayaking -Acadia National Park – Acadia is one of the most visited National Parks in the country. Escape the crowds and come with North Star Adventures as we launch from the quiet side of the park.  We will explore the less traveled harbors of Seal Cove and Pretty March.  Maine islands are a gift. While conifers are the dominate species, rock weed, wildflowers, rocky coastline and occasional sand beaches will lift your spirits and fill your soul. If you…

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Unity Adventures: Sea Kayaking & Hiking

August 12, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - August 14, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
$325

Sea Kayaking : Naskeag Known for it's beautiful sand beaches, lobster buoys, beautiful islands, seal colonies, sea bird populations and camping opportunities the Naskeag region is a paddlers dream. We will spend two nights camping and exploring remote wild islands. Camping on the islands is an incredible experience, the smell of the ocean, sounds of the ocean waves crashing on the rocks, seals barking, and the sounds of  birds communicating all contribute to a wild and remote experience. Experience coastal…

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Paddle Maine Monday: Great Wass Archipelago

August 17, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Jonesport, Maine Unity, ME United States + Google Map
$100

Sea Kayaking - Great Wass Archipelago-   One of my favorite locations to paddle and hike on the coast. Wild, remote islands that are open to the ocean, rocky ledges, cobblestone beaches, and hiking trails along the Great Wass Preserve make this the quintessential Maine adventure.  This is Downeast Maine in all its glory. Step back in time and experience Jonesport, a real working coastal village. We will choose our route carefully depending on tide, wind, and, weather. Your day will…

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Paddle Maine Monday: Machias

August 24, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Unity, Maine Unity, ME United States + Google Map
$100

Sea Kayaking -Machias - The farthest north we will travel on our coastal exploration.  Jasper beach with it polished stones, and sea cliffs adorned with petroglyphs (if the tide is right) make paddling in this region a unique experience. Beautiful coastal island with their rugged granite ledges are plentiful.  This is a less traveled section of the Maine coast and a paddlers dream.  Machias is a unique coastal town. Each season it hosts the Machias Wild Blueberry Festival.  However, Machias is…

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