Water-based activities from the Kent Narrows 

 

Kent Narrows Public Landing

Boaters will find this is an excellent staging area for cruising east towards Queenstown (5 miles), northwest towards Rock Hall (11 miles), or out into the open waters of the Chesapeake Bay (8 miles). This 1.0-acre site is primarily used for boat launching from the two 34 foot wide boat launching ramps.  Parking for approximately 85 vehicles is available. Wheelchair accessible portable toilets are provided year round. 

 

Paddlers should use this location with caution due to the heavy boat traffic and swift currents in the Narrows, which run up to three knots. 

http://www.qac.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/Kent-Narrows-Landing-125

 

Charters leaving from the Crab Deck Docks

 

Just for Fun Cruises

Located at the Fishman's Village Complex at the Crab Deck

This is great for someone who wants to experience the Bay but for not all day!

Make it any time of day or an evening sunset cruise. An afternoon cocktail or evening sunset party cruise is ideal to conduct business, celebrate a birthday, anniversary or to be appreciated by family and friends.

(1-6 People)

(7-20 People)

(21-30 People) 

Flat Rates apply. Reservations must be made in advance, no walk-ons or reservations are taken for the day of the trip.

Click here for prices and reservations

 

Fisherman's Charters

All licenses and tackle furnished.
Boats leave and return to the Crab Deck dock.
Fish will be cleaned at your request and bagged for the trip home.

Reservations must be made in advance, no walk-ons or reservations are taken for the day of the trip.

Click here for prices and reservations

 

Charters Leaving From Harris Crab House

Spittin' Feathers Outfitters

Plan an adventure for your group on the Allie Bye a 46' x 16' Baybuilt USCG certified for 37 passengers.

Choose from the following experiences:

Cruising and Sightseeing

Crab Cruises for Groups

Enjoy beautiful scenery, food and drinks available for you to relax and have some fun with your family, friends or co-workers.

Offering Crab Dip, Steamed Crabs, Shrimp, Corn on the Cob and Chocolate Chip Cookies. Eat and party while you cruise the Trips are BYOB!

Call 410-758-1837 for pricing and to schedule your Crab Cruise!

Fishing Charters on the Allie Bye (37 passengers)

  • Spring Trophy Striped Bass

  • Hardheads

  • White Pearch

  • Bluefish

  • Sea Trout

  • Fall Rockfish

Call 410-758-1837 for pricing and to schedule your Charter!

Headboats and Fishing Charters Leaving from Wells Cove Landing 

Off da hook Fishing Charters

Offers up trips up to 8 hours, Rod/Reel Rentals available, bring your own lunch and coolers

Hours of Operation:

Saturday & Sunday

Departure:  7:00 AM

Return:  3:00 PM

Phone:  410-827-7820 

Cell:  443-262-2912

Click here for prices and reservations

 

The Shirley B III is certified for 49 passengers and departs daily* at 7 am and returns at 3 pm. 

Captain Montro Wright, Owner Operator

Location: 201 Wells Cove Road, Grasonville Md. 21638

Click here for prices and reservations

 

Click here for more information on Charter and Headboat Fishing

 

Check out our new Watermen's Way Heritage Trail Map and Visitor Guide

 

Explore the four quadrants of the Kent Narrows by boat, car or foot. Maps can be found at the Chesapeake Heritage and Visitors Center and at restaurants and hotels throughout the district.

 

The map features our rich maritime heritage and provides those who wish to explore the Kent Narrows and the key points that mark the various timeframes in the region's history. Interpretative signs are marked on the map. Visitors may join the trail at any point along the way. Public Parking is available throughout the Waterfront district.

 

Attractions include: 

Maryland Watermen's Monument (At Kent Narrows Way South and Rt. 18, interpretative signs)

Miss Betty's Oyster Plate Collection (At Fisherman's Inn Restaurant)

Wells Cove Landing Area (Scenic overlook: Access from the Parking Area at the end of Wells Cove Road)

The Oyster Recovery Project and the Working Waterfront (At Harris Crab House and Harris Seafood)

Watermen's Boat Basin (Workboats are here, visible from walk over the Kent Narrows Drawbridge)

The Chesapeake Heritage and Visitors Center (425 Piney Narrows Road, Scenic Overlook, Access to Ferry Point Park, interpretive signs, museum featuring Eastern Shore Life and History, also changing exhibits, observation towers) 

Ferry Point Park  (Take boardwalk trail across marsh area to Park, interpretative signs along the way tell history of the area, end at the Chester River. Beach and riverfront trails, great place for birdwatching)

The Cross Island Trail (Access from various points throughout the Kent Narrows, scenic boardwalk trail accessible from Piney Narrows Road, park at the Chesapeake Heritage and Visitors Center or in lots under the Kent Narrows Bridge)

Watermen's Memorial Drawbridge (Take the trail from Watermen's Monument on Piney Narrows Rd to walk over)

 

Music on the Waterfront

The Kent Narrows Waterfront Village District comes alive offers live musical performances throughout the year. In the Summertime our seasonal waterfront venues offer outdoor and dockside entertainment. 

 

The Jetty Restaurant and Dock Bar features name bands year round.

Bridges Restaurant also offer's live dinner music on weekends

The Crab Deck, Red Eyes, Big Owl offer music and dockside dining during the boating season.

 

Shopping

Ophiuroidea (formally Coastal Cottage)

110 Channel Marker Way, Grasonville, MD 21638

located on Rt. 18 (Main Street) next to the Hilton Garden Inn

offers coastal inspired, art, furniture, home decor, apparel, sea glass, and gifts.

http://www.ophiuroidea.com/

Queenstown Outlet Shopping

The Queenstown Premium Outlets, located just five minutes from the hotels in Kent Narrows. 

Golf

Queenstown Harbor

located just five minutes east of Kent Narrows in Queenstown

book a tee time!

ONGOING TOURS AND ACTIVITIES IN NEARBY LOCATIONS

 

Blackwater Distillery Tours

See how Sloop Betty Vodka, Sloop Betty Honey Vodka, and Picaroon Maryland Rum are made! The distillery is located in nearby Stevensville. Reserve a tour!

 

Delmarva Balloon Rides

Offer flights in the mornings or late afternoons. Must pre-book.

Flights, Private Proposal Flights, Large Group Flights, Tethers, Corporate Events & Promotions, Flights for Two.

Flights last for an hour. Call 410-814-3297.

 

Paul Reed Smith Guitar Factory Tours
Did you know that Paul Reed Smith guitars and amplifiers are made right here on Kent Island, just about a 7-minute drive from the Narrow's waterfront hotel and restaurant district? Call ahead to arrange for a tour. Be sure to visit their West End Store and Museum!
Store hours are Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST, Call ahead for tours. 
 

Queenstown Outlet Shopping

The Queenstown Outlets, located just 5 minutes from the hotels in Kent Narrows. 

 

Visit a Winery & Enjoy Wine Tastings
Queen Anne's County has several wineries most are open on weekends and offer tastings.
 
For a comprehensive list of events located on Kent Island and in nearby Stevensville, Queenstown, Centreville and around the Queen Anne's County Countryside click here.
 

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