Paddling on Long Island offers a surprising bounty of natural beauty, wildlife, and waterways that range from serene rivers, inlets, and harbors to challenging ocean and bay courses. Choose from Stand up paddle boarding, Kayaking or canoeing to access our premier waterways.
At 118 miles long and 20 miles wide, and surrounded by four main water bodies, including the Atlantic Ocean, the Long Island Sound, Great South Bay and Peconic Bay, and bisected by numerous rivers, you’re bound to find your own favorite retreat while padding around Long Island, New York.
Bring your own or rent kayaks near your favorite Long Island launch-spot. While here, stay overnight in charming accommodations in a harbor front village after dining on the catch of the day at a local seafood shack or other local restaurants.
Or, just relax after a day of paddling at an upscale waterfront spa facility where expert treatments will soothe your tired muscles.
Providing water access to Oyster Bay through marine education, sailing...
Explore world-renowned beaches, historical lighthouses, culinary delights, premiere golf courses, Gatsby-era Gold Coast mansions, and award-winning vineyards on Long Island – New York City’s Beachfront Backyard. Download a copy of the Travel Guide for inspiration and more information to plan your perfect getaway.