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Uncommon Adventures - Michigan

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From our lodge in Beulah, Michigan, we host sea-kayaking day-trips throughout the Sleeping Bear dunes area & the Great Lakes. Our "Water to Wine" tour along Old Mission Point in Traverse City is a standout. We provide personally fitted kayaks and...more
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6721 Grace Rd, Benzonia, MI 49616-9631
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+1 231-882-5525
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

Michael's decades of kayaking and instructional experience are evident from the first conversation. He is very knowledgeable, highly skilled, and able to communicate that knowledge effectively to rookie kayakers. On top of his kayaking credentials, Michael is a gracious host and a top-notch cook. And...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

We had a simple, but tasty lunch at a apiary (where they produce honey and honey-based alcohol called mead). We tasted several local meads and a few wines before heading to the Betsie River for our Kayak trip. The river was fun - enough current...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Five stars is not enough for the experience and method of teaching that Michael presents. The teaching method he uses includes visual, audio, and tactile learning strategies. He is very open to questions and very flexible. Michael challenges his students to go beyond what they...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Yakman60, Owner at Uncommon Adventures - Michigan, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2018

Lori...thanks for the fine feedback and thank for all you brought to the table during the program!

Reviewed August 23, 2016

I have been on two long distance kayaking trips (both to Isle Royale, MI) and several kayaking instruction courses with Michael Gray of Uncommon Adventures. The most important thing: on the water I would (and do) trust my life to Michael's judgment and competence. Not...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 5, 2012 via mobile

We took a day of instruction along with the water to wine tour near traverse city, mi. Michael Gray is a great instructor. We all learn in different ways and Michael changed up his instructing style on the fly to make sure everyone was getting...More

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