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Address: 12121 River View, Dunnellon, FL 34432
Phone Number: +1 352-489-7854
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Rainbow River Canoe and Kayak is located at the end of the Rainbow River on...

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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Kayak with Nature

This trip exceeded our expectations 100%, we are a group of 7 people that were visiting in transit to another trip, and we thought this trip would be a great one to explore, it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Ko Nang Yuan, Thailand
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Ko Nang Yuan, Thailand
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip exceeded our expectations 100%, we are a group of 7 people that were visiting in transit to another trip, and we thought this trip would be a great one to explore, it was incredible. We each hired kayaks and were told to discard any plastic that we had and replace with recycled stuff, which we were super impressed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonderful place to rent a kayak. They shuttle you to the top and you kayak down stream with the current. The water is crystal clear and beautiful! The employees were fantastic, very knowledgeable, and very friendly! I highly recommend!!

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Thank Mirrasi
Tampa, Florida
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

I had to find a way to rent kayaks literally the weekend after everything is “off season” for the first week in Oct. So glad I spoke with the KP hole people and they rec several places, one of which was the Rainbow River Canoe and Kayak. I worked with Carrie to arrange our kayaks and they were able to... More 

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Beverly Hills, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Wonderful, clean park with beautiful spring water to swim and boat in. Great place to picnic or just walk among the trees. Canoe & kayak rental is very high on a per hour rate and there are no discounts for all day.

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Emmen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

We rented a double kayak for the rainbow trip tour. Staff was very helpful and spontaneous since we only arrived 20min before the shuttle departure. We got a map and the owner showed us some nice places where to swim and explore the surroundings. To do the trip we got plenty of time and the price was reasonable in our... More 

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Thank lubriport
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Took us up river and did all the work setting us up in kayaks, paddled and drifted back making a couple of stops to snorkel and have lunch. Weekends come early or better on weekdays.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

The owner/operators of Rainbow River could not be more accommodating. they seem to go out of their way to expedite your float trip and provide plenty of support and instruction.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

They took us to the KP hole and we paddled up river to the spring head. We floated down the river and enjoyed our time on the river. The river gets very crowded in the afternoons, so go early. The rental price is a good value for having the kayaks all day. We are looking forward going back.

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant to work with. We rented two kayaks the staff was very helpful told us where the best swimming hold were and made sure our kids brought their snorkeling gear.

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Lake Placid, Florida
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

We used this outfitter for our group of 20+ kayakers & canoers on the Rainbow River. They were very accommodating, organized, and made helpful logistical suggestions for our large group. We had a variety of needs, including shuttling some of our own kayaks, and they met our variety of requests superbly. We couldn't have asked for a better experience of... More 

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