Woman holding binoculars Join today and get outside at one of our 60+ wildlife sanctuaries.
Woman holding binoculars Join today and get outside at one of our 60+ wildlife sanctuaries.
View of the pond at Felix Neck
Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Edgartown

Kayak Tours with Felix Neck

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, located on Sengekontacket Pond, offers many programs that allow participants to enjoy fun learning experiences on the water.

Self-Guided Kayak & Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) Quests

Monday-Friday, May 6-October 25

Members: $50/boat or SUP • Nonmembers: $60/boat or SUP

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond on this self-guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt!) will help you uncover the story of the pond’s people, places, and wildlife. Single and double kayaks and two SUPs available; call to reserve for up to 2.5 hours; boats and SUPs must be returned by 3:30 pm.

Call 508-627-4850 for daily availability or to reserve.

A small group kayaking through a marsh at sunset

Naturalist Guided Private Kayak Tours

2-7 Explorers: $500 • 8-15 Explorers: $700

Join a Felix Neck naturalist for an exploration of Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson’s Island to see nesting shorebirds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural history of saltwater communities found on Martha’s Vineyard. Daytime, sunset, and evening tours are available; pricing is based on 2-hour program time. 

Groups must include at least one responsible adult. All party members must be included at registration. Ability to walk uneven terrain and load boats into water required.

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Naturalist Guided Kayak Programs

During weekly kayak programs throughout the summer, explore Sengekontacket Pond including, the salt marsh and Sarson’s Island. We offer single and tandem kayaks perfect for traveling throughout marsh habitats. Whether viewing an Osprey nest or checking out schools of juvenile menhaden, these trips are fantastic ways to get your feet wet and learn about the dynamic Vineyard ecosystem.