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A Crystal River Kayak Company

1332 SE Hwy 19, Crystal River, FL 34429
352-795-2255
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Type: Bodies of Water
Owner description: We are the friendliest kayak store around. Crystal River is the place to kayak, canoe, swim, and snorkel with the Manatees. We have kayak rentals,... more » Owner description: We are the friendliest kayak store around. Crystal River is the place to kayak, canoe, swim, and snorkel with the Manatees. We have kayak rentals, canoe rentals, Kayak Tours. We carry all the paddling gear you'll need to fill your boat. If it's a new kayak you're looking for then paddle on in now and get out on the water today. Our own kayak launch site will take you directly to 3 Sister's Springs in 10 minutes. We are American Canoe Association Certified Kayaking instructors. « less
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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29 reviews 29 reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We rented 3 kayaks for a few hours and really enjoyed our time! The staff was very patient and helpful and provided some guidance on where to go as well as a map. The canals leaving the docking area were just beautiful, and three sisters springs were just a 10 minute paddle away.

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Athens, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Friendly and knowledgeable staff will guide you the right way when you rent. We were looking for good gear and a way to enjoy the springs and bay and maybe see a manatee or two without encroaching on their space. The staff provided good advice and you can easily see the sights by kayak and have less impact on the... More

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Buford, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Stopped in here on a whim, just wanted to do some kayaking, the staff was friendly and helpful and got us on our way pretty darn quick. We had an awesome time kayaking and checking out the springs close by, the input is very close to the springs and you can easily get there by kayak in 15 mins. They... More

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Winter Garden, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My father in law was taking our family out for a morning of kayaking so didn't have a chance to check the company out ahead of time. After returning I checked tripadvisor and found out they were ranked #1. I can see why. Nothing fancy, and you could easily drive by it. It sits back off the road a little... More

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Trenton, Florida, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

First time in a kayak and they made it extremely easy, even giving us a map to the springs,and surrounding areas,they were very accommodating,what a wonderful experience,absolutely breathtaking !!!

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Dunedin, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This place is fantastic. Great location. Young staff but very helpful. The prices are great too. You will not be let Down.

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We drive over from Tampa for the day to kayak and swim here on occasion. Everyone who works here (spanning a few generations) is incredibly helpful, polite, knowledgeable, and attentive - each and every visit. Everything is well-maintained and convenient. The shop is stocked with plenty of useful items, such as sunglasses, snorkels, goggles, masks, dry bags, sun screen, waterproof... More

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Cedar Key, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We've rented Kayaks from here on multiple occasions while visiting Crystal River. I like that you can launch right from behind the store and be in 3 Sisters Spring within minutes

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Gurnee, Illinois
2 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Reserved Kayaks with Crystal River Kayak, They could not be friendlier and more helpful...We rented initially for 2 hours, but we were able to keep the kayaks as long as we wanted and just pay for any time over the 2 hours. The Lady doing the rentals was super nice and the kids helping us get in and out of... More

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Tampa, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Drove from Tampa wanting to go to Three Sisters Springs!!!!!They have good prices,good equipment and very informative and helpful!!!Will not be my last time renting there!!!

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