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Full Moon Kayak Paddle Trip

Ringwood, United States

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Experience hosted by Joe

3 hours
Includes transportation
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

You will kayak the Monksville Reservoir including several places that are not publicly advertised. The trip takes place right after sunset so we can see the full moon and other astrological events. You will become a team member of the paddling community. Some prior kayaking experience is preferred but not required, and beginners may find kayaking strenuous. Participants need to be comfortable navigating in deep water. Your safety is our number one priority and we comply with all COVID-19 requirements. All you need to bring is a willing attitude and a smile. Prepare to get wet. You will see the Monksville Reservoir and the night sky like you've never seen it before (water proof camera recommended for photos). The reservoir is located away from most ambient light, so the night sky is brilliant. I adjust the float plan depending on water currents and weather conditions.
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Other things to note
Meet us at 7:00pm at NJ Transit Ramsey Route 17 New Jersey or meet us at 7:30pm at the Monksville Reservoir Boat Launch 1206 County Road 511 (Greenwood Lake Turnpike) Ringwood, NJ 07456. Please call Joe T at 201 956 0707 if you have any questions.
You will kayak the Monksville Reservoir including several places that are not publicly advertised. The trip takes place right after sunset so we can see the full moon and other astrological events. You will become a team member of the paddling community. Some prior kayaking experience is preferred but not required, and beginners may find kayaking strenuous. Participants need to be comfortable navigating in deep water. Your safety is our number on…

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What's included

  • Transportation
    Upon request we may provide transportation to the Monksville Reservoir from...
From $52
/ person

Meet your host, Joe

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • 4 Reviews
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I am a certified kayak instructor with over 25 years of experience with swift-water rescue and have paddled the NYC circumnavigation, the Ambrose channel and most of the Hudson River. I am a 9/11 first responder and career firefighter. Please call Joe T at 201 956 0707 if you have any questions or concerns.
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Where you'll be

You'll go on a special full moon kayak trip in scenic Monksville Reservoir. West Milford is home to some of the most beautiful lakes, rivers and mountains in the tri-state area. We will launch at the north boat launch and paddle west. The night sky is stellar to say the least.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 4 reviews.

Stephanie
October 2019
Joe offered us a unique, interesting, very enjoyable & relaxing experience. He is personable, professional & has a genuine, caring disposition- which is very refreshing. We enjoyed conversation with Joe & yet there was a nice space & ease in which to simply enjoy the quiet, peaceful beauty of the night. Thank you for a fabulous time & for the excellent suggestions, Joe! So happy to have met you !
Joe offered us a unique, interesting, very enjoyable & relaxing experience. He is personable, professional & has a genuine, caring disposition- which is very refreshing. We enjoye…
Gabrielle
September 2019
What an amazing one of a kind experience this was! I enjoyed every single moment of this! From the beginning Joe was extremely accommodating and made me feel like I was having a conversation with a friend. The location is magical and secluded; everything that you would want if you are looking for an intimate soulful experience. The group is small so you don’t feel like you are in a group tour guided event. Make sure to bring a change of cloths and shoes if you don’t have or wear water shoes as you will get slightly wet if the kayak is wet inside. Joe thank you so much for everything and I will Be making this a full moon ritual with you! See you soon!
What an amazing one of a kind experience this was! I enjoyed every single moment of this! From the beginning Joe was extremely accommodating and made me feel like I was having a co…
Jean
August 2019
Had a blast! Beautiful setting and excellent conditions. I felt comfortable with Joe. He was an excellent instructor and made safety a top priority. He managed the equipment swiftly and professionally. He made the excursion so much fun. It was a unique experience and was so glad I booked the trip.
Had a blast! Beautiful setting and excellent conditions. I felt comfortable with Joe. He was an excellent instructor and made safety a top priority. He managed the equipment sw…
Rachel
August 2019
Wow, talk about an amazing experience! Last night my cousin, mom & I went on the full moon kayaking experience, and we are so glad we did! The views were incredible, the water was warm, and Joe was very friendly. We felt very safe and at ease during the whole trip. I highly recommend doing this. Thanks again Joe !
Wow, talk about an amazing experience! Last night my cousin, mom & I went on the full moon kayaking experience, and we are so glad we did! The views were incredible, the water was…

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    Cancellation policy

    Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

    Guest requirements

    Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

    What to bring

    Climate Appropriate Clothing

    Change of clothes