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White Crane Canoe Rentals /Guide Services provides memorable and exciting group outings for private groups, scouting organizations, church, & civic groups, social clubs, company outings and others wanting a beautiful flat water experience through...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
240 Dean Ln, Ullin, IL 62992-2298
+1 618-201-4090
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

My wife and I went on this canoe trip. Was really interesting. Our guide,Tony, told us abut the history of the river, and gave nature info that we didn't know. Paddling through the cypress trees felt like we would be in Louisiana swampland, Actually was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike B
Reviewed September 27, 2018

My sister and I really enjoyed a canoe trip with our guide, Mark, and his trusty companion, Finn the dog. We enjoyed the beautiful scenery and learned so much as well. Mark has a wealth of knowledge about nature, geology, and the southern Illinois region...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara H
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

What a unique adventure to kayak the cypress swamps. Our guide, Joe was very knowledgeable about the swamp, animals, birds, ecosystem. With the guided tour we also had a lunch, snacks and plenty of cold water to drink!! We even saw a bald eagle, yellow...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 644gaye
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

We decided to have a Mark (owner) take us on the tour of the Cache River area. We were so glad we did. He was so informative about the area, animals and the river. Beautiful scenery! Highly recommend going on the tour with Mark!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank travelingtrue
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Great afternoon's kayaking on a guided tour. Easily worth the extra money for the guide, he was very knowledgable and a calming influence for a kayaking beginner! Great fun. Remember a hat and sunscreen...

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

We took a guided trip through the Cache River area. Our guide was terrific and so knowledgable. He provided a lot of fun facts and interesting trivia about the are. The swamp waters are peaceful, canoeing or kayaking is easy (even if you are a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank vbradsher
Reviewed August 13, 2017

My niece and I took a little detour to do this while on our drive to Missouri for our summer vacation and it was well worth it. Joe was our guide and he was very knowledgeable about the area which made our paddle even more...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank wanderlust331
Reviewed June 25, 2017

I wasn't looking for a guided tour, just a place to rent a canoe (or kayak) and spend a few hours exploring the Cache River. Mark and Joe were both friendly, laid-back, and knowledgeable. The Cache is easy paddling, although if you make enough noise,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank MarkRIndiana
Reviewed May 30, 2017

We did a half-day excursion with our Boyscout troop over the Memorial Day weekend... Mark and Joe took us all out on the water and spoke extensively about the environment around the area and what wildlife to look out for. That was worth the price...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank justpez
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

Had a very good and relaxing time paddling the flooded Cache River with Mark. Abundant wildlife spotting opportunities - we saw Osprey, Turtles, Muskrat, Heron, Egret, Bald Eagle, Beaver Lodge (sans beaver) and much more. Even in flood conditions the area is beautiful and the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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