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Rainbow River Canoe and Kayak

12121 River Vw, Dunnellon, FL 34432-6096
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A definite recommendation to use this clean and friendly company! At Rainbow River

We found a good review of Rainbow River Canoe & Kayak on the web. Called and spoke to MGR. Keri... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
michelen193
,
Naples, Florida
via mobile
Rainy day blues...gone by the wayside

I had a group of 30+ people scheduled to do a paddle and for the second year we were booking with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Diane L
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Tampa, Florida
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Rainbow River Canoe and Kayak is located at the end of the Rainbow River on the Withlacoochee River. Park your car and ride our upriver shuttle to the paddling destination of your choice. On either river, you float downstream back to your car. We offer the largest selection of canoes and kayaks in the area, Old Town Canoes and 'sit-in' Kayaks and Ocean Kayak 'sit-on-tops'.
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12121 River Vw, Dunnellon, FL 34432-6096
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found a good review of Rainbow River Canoe & Kayak on the web. Called and spoke to MGR. Keri, who was so informative , kind and friendly. We arrived in person the following day to find the same helpfulness and greeting in person. The...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a group of 30+ people scheduled to do a paddle and for the second year we were booking with Rainbow River Canoe and Kayak. First of all they make booking with them so easy. I worked with both Steve and Kerry and found...More

1  Thank Diane L
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I rented a tandem kayak and were driven by bus to Rainbow River State Park where we floated down the river back to our car. Super cool staff. One thing I will say that really impressed me was that in the changing/bathrooms...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

My friends have been going to rainbow river to kayak for the past 4 years, this year was my first time and it was absolutely amazing! Steve and everyone else helped make the trip go off without a hitch. I’ll definitely be back next year!!!

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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

These people are great! We have used them 4 years in a row for our annual kayaking trip and they have been perfect every time. This year we had 30 people in our group and they took care of everything as usual, they make our...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

This past weekend marked our 4th annual Rainbow River trip. We have used Rainbow River Canoe and Kayak every year for rentals/shuttles and absolutely love them! 2018 was our biggest year yet with over 30 kayakers! Steve and I were in communication for months reserving...More

1  Thank Lauren M
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Steve and Team did an Outstanding job accommodating our large group of 33! This was planned months in advance and Steve directed us along the way to make sure we had a perfect day kayaking along the Rainbow River. You guys are 5 stars for...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Nice place for a relaxing float down stream kayaking. Kayaks were in good shape, they shuttled us up stream 4 mi and we took our leasurly time getting back to the start location. Staff was friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

We would like to tank everyone at rainbow river canoe and kayak. The staff was great. We were ready to hop on the bus when my wife has abdominal pain. We weren’t able to go on the trip since we had to take her to...More

1  Thank Ricardo_Altman
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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

This is the best run operation I've ever seen. Steve did a truly amazing job from start to finish!!!The guys were great with the kids and made it a seamless adventure. The river was Crystal clear and so peaceful. We will definitely be back!! Jesse...More

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2031bwing
July 16, 2017|
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Response from Marc M |
yes. shuttle fee is $15 to KP Hole where you can put your kayak in.
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dannyshehee
August 2, 2016|
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Response from Greg B | Reviewed this property |
Hello, if you paddle about 2 hours, if you let the current take you could be a little over 3 hours.
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Rickie D
March 4, 2016|
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Response from Jannekebfl | Reviewed this property |
It's a great river for beginner kayakers. You can get some beginning pointers from whoever launches you but you mostly have to just try it on your own. It's an easy river so probably one of the best learning situations... More
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