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Smiths Falls

Niknaks Paddle Shack ‑ CLOSED

Smiths Falls, Canada
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About Niknaks Paddle Shack
Niknaks Paddle Shack is a seasonal kayak, canoe, SUP and bike rental business in Smiths Falls, located right on the Rideau Canal.
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

My friend and I went on Friday but they were closed. We phoned and left a message and Nik got back to us and was able to accommodate us to go paddleboarding despite being closed. Really nice and great service. The water was still and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank YakitatePAN
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Two completely different paddling experiences upstream and downstream from the paddle shack. The best sunset in town upstream on the swale. If you take the boat overnight check out the sunrise downstream at Old Slys. Clean, calm water and unlimited potential. This place is worth...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

This is a sweet little spot that caters to all levels of experience. Canoes, SUPS, kayaks and paddleboats-we had so much fun canoeing on the canal.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Darlene M
Nicola T, Owner at Niknaks Paddle Shack, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Hello Darlene, Thank you so much for the review! We are glad to hear you had fun on the beautiful Rideau Canal. All the best! Nik

Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

They had so much fun. First time ever in a canoe for my son and first time ever in the locks. They provided for all our needs. A waterproof bag for the phone. A life jacket we just needed comfortable clothes and hats. Was a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Patricia M
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

We have rented kayaks and paddleboards more than once with people from out of town. Nicola and family were so great and accommodating. I have also seen their cooperation with community events and town events and they are such team players. I look forward to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Christa D
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Nicola was great with my 12-year-old son. And he had a great time out on the kayaks. The trip had lots of places to explore on the kayak. It started in the basin right in Smiths Falls and then we went through a lock that...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Heather W
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Great customer service and friendly atmosphere. We rented a double kayak and a fun afternoon for a nice sunny day. They provided all the necessary gear, including a waterproof pouch for your phone and belongings.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Samantha S
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

I rented a tandem kyack here for myself and my husband, it was a wonderful way to spend his birthday 😊 the equipment was new and in great condition. And the staff were amazing! They explained all necessary steps and precautions to kyacking, and we're...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Jesse K
Nicola T, Owner at Niknaks Paddle Shack, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words. I'm so glad you both had a fun time. Looking forward to seeing you again!

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