Kayaking in Delaware

Kayaking Trips in Delaware

Follow the rivers to the ocean of Delaware and paddle around one of the many bays on the coast while you're at it! Check out all kayaking trips in Delaware for every level of kayaker. Whether you're looking for a guided trip, kayak rentals, self-guided, day trip, multi-day trip, or anything in between, there's a kayak trip in Delaware for you! If you've paddled Delaware before, be sure to share your trip with the rest of us!

Planning the trip of a lifetime? Check out these safe paddling tips and always wear your life jacket

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Guide to Kayaking in Delaware

Take a look at the map of Delaware. A substantial portion of the oceanfront is lined with bays and waterways to paddle, just remember to watch the tides to maximize your enjoyment on the water! Here are a few popular paddling destinations in Delaware:

  • Delaware River
  • Brandywine River
  • Lum's Pond State Park

Kayaking Locations In Delaware

If you want to plot your own route, check out all paddling locations in Delaware! Search thousands of put-in and take-out locations on our Paddling Locations Map and be sure to download the Go Paddling app where you can save favorites or create and share a float plan!

Plan a Kayaking Trip in Delaware

Over the years, many of our paddlers have paddled throughout Delaware and were so generous to share their paddling experiences with us in a community trip report. Read a few examples of Delaware community trip reports below:

Connect with Paddlers in Delaware

Are you looking to connect with other paddlers about going kayaking in Delaware? Check out the Paddling.com Message Boards for resources to help you get started.