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About Old Cypress Canoe Rental
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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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

We visit PCB every year in October. We decided we wanted to do something different this trip and booked a canoe trip with Old Cypress. I have never been canoeing before so I was nervous but the trip was pretty easygoing. I think we will...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ebiggsp
Reviewed August 1, 2018

so, due to rain water was up,current was quick.WE was way 2 skiddish in our canoe(3of us) about 5 mins out we hit a fallen tree, the current is literally sucking us under it, we didnt have our life jackets on, the canoe got completely...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank sumrluvsu
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Friendly outfitter, well equipped and knowledgeable. My first time on Holms Creek and to Cypress Springs. Took me 3hrs from start to finish and I paddled SLOW. No better way to spend a day in peace and tranquility.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Robert L
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

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Jcgarner
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.

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

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Ariel A
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

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Carol C
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.

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

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Matthew G
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

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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Divetripster
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

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

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Jelence12
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.

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.

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Kathy J
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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Tanya S
June 26, 2018|
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Response from Triangle_Nostrils | Property representative |
We do have life vests for children and infants, as well as a few large and extra large vests for adults.
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kerryj917
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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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