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Old Cypress Canoe Rental

2728 Traverse Dr, Vernon, FL 32462-3368
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Family canoeing time

Friendly business and service. We booked our canoes a few days before. It is off the beaten path... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
Jcgarner
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Navarre, Florida
Awesome Scenery, Excellent Service!

We rented two kayaks and everything went splendid since the time we called they were very nice and... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2017
Ariel A
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Old Cypress Canoe Rentals offers a variety of trips to suit every need. We offer canoe and kayak trips down beautiful Holmes Creek and the Choctawhatchee River from 2 hours to overnight trips for those who enjoy primitive camping. Customers will park and pay at Old Cypress Canoe Rentals office which is located at 2728 Traverse Dr. in Vernon, Florida. We will shuttle customers from our property to a boat landing located a few miles upstream. From there, customers will paddle the emerald, green waters of Holmes Creek, stopping along the way to explore the deep, blue waters of Cypress Springs. One can spend all day, or just a few hours relaxing at Cypress Springs before continuing their journey back to our canoe launch to return the canoes and kayaks, retrieve their Overnight trips are available by reservation, only. There are a number of primitive camp sites along the Holmes Creek Canoe Trail that are available to the public. A creek map highlighting campsites will be provided.
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Jul 11, 2017
“Family canoeing time”
Apr 20, 2017
“Awesome Scenery, Excellent Service!”
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2728 Traverse Dr, Vernon, FL 32462-3368
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Friendly business and service. We booked our canoes a few days before. It is off the beaten path to find the business, but plenty of parking and they load you up and unload at creek. When your done it was a nice quiet float back...More

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Triangle_Nostrils, Owner at Old Cypress Canoe Rental, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2017

Thanks for the nice review. I am glad you and your family had a good time on your canoe trip. It was a pleasure to have you and we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed April 20, 2017

We rented two kayaks and everything went splendid since the time we called they were very nice and helpful, the next day Chief was waiting for us and he had everything ready. The spring was beautiful and was not crowded, the river was awesome and...More

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Reviewed November 26, 2016

We wanted to kayak Holmes Creek/Cypress Springs the day after Thanksgiving. Thanks to Dana and Chief for getting us taken care of even though the business is closed this time of year! Chief took us up to Cotton Landing and put the two kayaks in...More

1  Thank Carol C
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Triangle_Nostrils, Owner at Old Cypress Canoe Rental, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2017

Thanks for the excellent review. I am glad you enjoyed your trip. We appreciate your business and hope you will come and visit us again soon.

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Reviewed November 14, 2016

Let me first say that we visited in mid-November during the offseason because the weather was phenomenal, and the folks at Old Cypress Canoe opened their doors just for us to visit. How much better can you get for service?! We just rented one canoe...More

Thank Matthew G
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Triangle_Nostrils, Owner at Old Cypress Canoe Rental, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2017

Thanks for coming to see us. I am glad you enjoyed your trip. I really enjoyed reading your review. Chief is a godsend!! I will make sure he reads this review. I know it will make his day. We appreciate your business and the amazing...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We just rented about 10 kayaks from these good folks, for a trip down beautiful Holmes Creek, including Cypress Springs. Dana, the owner and proprietor at Old Cypress Canoe Rental, is very pleasant and helpful. She has a good personality and knows her business. It...More

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Triangle_Nostrils, Owner at Old Cypress Canoe Rental, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2017

We appreciate the great review and your repeated business! I am so glad you enjoy all that we have to offer and I am looking forward to seeing you again this season. You highlighted some great points in your review and I know this will...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2016

Went with my friends on a canoe trip. We had so much fun, the water was clear and cold, finally. I like cold water and I really had hard time swimming in warm water in Panama city beach :D We brought food, drinks and snacks,...More

1  Thank Jelence12
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Management response:Responded May 17, 2016

I am so glad that you enjoyed your trip to Cypress Springs. Thanks for the great review and we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed October 29, 2015

Had a wonderful relaxing time. The water was beautiful at the springs. The staff was very friendly and provided great service. I am definitely coming back.

2  Thank Kathy J
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Management response:Responded March 24, 2016

I am so glad that you enjoyed your trip!! We are gearing up for another good season. Hope to see you on the creek again this summer.

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Reviewed October 15, 2015

Took my wife and 9 year old daughter on a canoe trip. Staff was great. Easy rental process. Answered any questions we had. They dropped us off down stream and we paddled to the spring. They had rope swings and a beach to eat and...More

2  Thank Chris S
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Management response:Responded March 24, 2016

Thank you for coming canoeing with us. I am glad your family enjoyed the creek and I am looking forward to seeing you again this summer.

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Reviewed September 7, 2015

Holmes Creek and Cypress Springs are beautiful. Old Cypress Canoe Rentals provided wonderful service, but Labor Day was not a good day to go to Cypress Springs. Lots of locals in motor boats from the nearby boat ramp. I would have given it a 5...More

4  Thank Doug M
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Management response:Responded March 24, 2016

Thanks for coming canoeing with us. Labor Day weekend is one of our busiest weekends of the season. I recommend that families try to come Monday through Thursday. The weekends get very crowded during the summer months. The weekdays are less crowded and better suited...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2015

We had a fantastic day, despite it raining upon our departure. Water was beautiful, wasn't overly crowded. Staff very helpful in getting everything off to a good start, and greeting us again upon our return. Will definitely rent again soon!

2  Thank Mary M
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Management response:Responded March 24, 2016

Glad you guys braved the rain and had a good time at Cypress Springs. Hope to see you again this season.

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Kerry J
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Response from Triangle_Nostrils | Property representative |
The main trip is just under 3 miles. We shuttle you from our property to a boat launch located just above Cypress Springs. This trip ends at the back of our property so no second shuttle is needed. If you would like a longer... More
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Kerry J
March 16, 2018|
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Response from Triangle_Nostrils | Property representative |
We are about 45 minutes north of Panama City Beach.
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