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Address: 7323 Peaks Mill Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601-9433
Phone Number: +1 502-227-4492
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

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Great kid adventure

We took 12 kids out for an adventure and had a great time. The fun float was perfect for all. The staff was friendly and everything went great.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 6, 2016
Lexington, Kentucky
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Lexington, Kentucky
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193 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Canoe Kentucky provides canoe and kayak excursions on the relatively mild Elkhorn Creek near Frankfort Kentucky. The drive to the tiny town where the office is located takes at least 20 minutes from Interstate 64. The Creek is Gentle along the half-day tour we took. No guides accompanied us. They just delivered us from the office to the drop off... More 

Thank Gabe10101
Lexington, Kentucky
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

We took 12 kids out for an adventure and had a great time. The fun float was perfect for all. The staff was friendly and everything went great.

Thank Zahm94
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44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

I made reservations for this trip, but made them on the wrong day. But there were enough canoes so we got to go anyway. We had a party of six plus two on a kayak we already owned. The water was a little low but we didn't have to get out too often. This was my 4th or 5th time... More 

Thank Kelly H
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20 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

From not starting until 3:30 although reservations were for 3, to taking us out even though there was an electrical storm forecast (we didn't find out about this until later) which we got to experience first hand while on the water, to letting us go out even though water was barely 1 foot deep on average, to having an attendant... More 

Thank Nedjennings
canoeky, Owner at Canoe Kentucky, responded to this review

From the owner... We are so genuinely sorry for your experience. We pride ourselves in running a top notch customer service experience. We make no excuses for our failures. We do only have so much control over water and weather, but we should have informed you better to the water conditions and weather. We encourage you to give us another... More 

Newark, Ohio
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

The canoe guys do a nice job . Their shop is very good , full of top notch water fun items. The Elkhorn is nice and easy paddle river. The 2 to 3 hour trip is just about right. One thing we found odd was the apparent ongoing feud the canoe guys had with the surrounding land owners. The river... More 

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canoeky, Owner at Canoe Kentucky, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We also do not like seeing the signs on the creek and in our community. The signs are in place though to protect our customers and the folks who live their lives in this older community. We actually have great relationships with the landowners, however, when thousands of paddlers, definitly not just our customers, inundate our... More 

Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

I have purchased two kayaks from this outfitter and have fished the river numerous time and enjoyed this trip. The people at Canoe KY are just fun to be with and knowledgable about the river and the products. Thanks Bob

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Frankfort, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Great time kayaking with my sister and wonderful friends visiting from Georgia, who were so impressed!!! I've been several times with my family and can't say enough good things!!!

Thank mtemple9
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

The staff was great right from the beginning. Once you get there you will be shocked. Very clean and comfortable inside. We had to watch a safety video and it was good to watch. Once we got out on the water wow we were not expecting small rapids. Very fun and easy to maneuver. Price was great for 2 people... More 

Thank 1sophi
Nicholasville, Kentucky
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30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

My and the hubby went canoeing this past Sunday. We had an absolute blast. The staff goes above and beyond to make sure you have fun. From the moment you walk in the door you really feel like family. Can't wait to go back and Kayak next month!!!!

Thank amberray83
Lexington, Kentucky
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

What a wonderful and professional operation. The canoes and kayaks are well maintained. The safest vest and other equipment is good. Bus drive was very funny with vert corny jokes . A most do adventure for all ages

Thank Joe C

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