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GR Paddling - Tours

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The mission of GR Paddling, LLC is to provide kayak and canoe excursions in and around the greater Grand Rapids, Michigan area, utilizing local waterways as a way to increase appreciation by educating the public in the protection and value of our...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jeff was awesome!!!! Gave us a tour of Grand Rapids on the way to Grand River giving us history of the city all the while! Made us feel very comfortable by giving us great direction on kayaking!!!! I just knew I would be in the...More

Thank Shirley M
grpaddlingjeff, Owner at GR Paddling - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much Shirley for such a wonderful review and generous appreciation of what we offer as well as being from our 41st state! I'm glad that you stayed dry and had such an enjoyable first kayaking experience. As for talking about Grand Rapids........that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jeff and Rita provided us with a safe, fun-filled trip on the Grand River. Memorable, they were great organizers! Would recommend this trip for any age participant.

Thank Anne K
grpaddlingjeff, Owner at GR Paddling - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for appreciating what we offer and for the review Anne. I'm pleased everyone seemed to have a pleasant experience in spite of the tricky weather conditions.

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I truky enjoyed our trip on The Grand River. The staff was wonderful, helpful and informative! I was a part of a team of folks looking at potential uses of the riber shore for recreation possibilities.

Thank Jay S
grpaddlingjeff, Owner at GR Paddling - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Thank you for the review Jay. I certainly hope that you found that the beautiful Grand River is an incredible source of recreational possibilities.

Reviewed August 5, 2018

This was our second time with GR Paddling and true to form, it didn't disappoint! I surprised my husband for his birthday last year with a kayaking experience—after reading through some fantastic reviews, I opted with Jeff & GR Paddling. We loved it! Fast forward...More

Thank Faith N
grpaddlingjeff, Owner at GR Paddling - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Thank you Faith for another very generous review. I am so pleased to be able to provide you with another kayaking experience (this time on the Grand River). Congratulations on your 6 years of wedded bliss. You are indeed a fun couple of folks.

Reviewed August 3, 2018

My fiance and I canoed down the Thornapple & Grand Rivers for 6.5 miles with GP Paddling. When booking I was a bit overwhelmed with all the information provided on the website, so I just booked a canoe on the river for an afternoon time...More

Thank Olivia P
grpaddlingjeff, Owner at GR Paddling - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Thank you for such a fantastic review Olivia and for the wonderful description of a typical paddling experience with us. I'm pleased that our services were so appreciated. What a beautiful day it was to boot and the wildlife that you saw was definitely icing...More

Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Did a 3 hour sunset paddle, met at canal park and was taken upstream. Favorite part of our entire vacation, most beautiful sunset I have ever seen. Service was impeccable. Nicest business owners I've ever met.

Thank Keilah J
grpaddlingjeff, Owner at GR Paddling - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Yes Keilah, the sunset (especially when viewed from the river) was spectacular. It was a very enjoyable evening for sure. Thank you for paddling with us, for appreciating our service, and for the generous review.

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful experience with Jeff, from Paddling GR. My husband and I are not avid kayakers, but working with Jeff made this so simple and stress free. Jeff help select a proper route for our experience and we couldn’t have been happier with the...More

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grpaddlingjeff, Owner at GR Paddling - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Gosh Lisa, what a beautiful day it was to enjoy the Grand River. I'm so pleased you had a wonderful experience and thank you for appreciating what we do and for the kind review.

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Jeff did an incredible job. What a great experience. He picked us up at our campsite and brought us back.

Thank MTCon1
grpaddlingjeff, Owner at GR Paddling - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

You were indeed a fun group of folks to help experience canoeing on the Grand River. It was such a beautiful morning and I really appreciated all the help you gave with the canoes. Thank you for the review too.

Reviewed July 14, 2018

We’ve kayaked for years, but have never come across a company that picks you up and delivers you home like an on-shore excursion. Jeff made the experience perfect. I would recommend this to anyone visiting Grand Rapids in the summer. Beautiful scenery and effortless planning...More

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grpaddlingjeff, Owner at GR Paddling - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

I'm so pleased that you and your family enjoyed your Grand River kayaking experience and that everything worked out so well. The bald eagle sightings were definitely icing on the cake. Thank you for the kind words.

Reviewed July 8, 2018

Jeff's communication, service, and sheer friendliness were superb. A month before traveling to Grand Rapids area we emailed questions and heard back with good advice promptly. Jeff arrived right on time, took photos of us during the float, and was just enjoyable to talk to....More

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grpaddlingjeff, Owner at GR Paddling - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

I am so pleased that you and your wife truly enjoyed your kayaking experience on the Thornapple & Grand Rivers. Thank you for this generous review, for your appreciation of our services, and for your interest in all that there is to experience in the...More

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Our rates are based on the number of paddlers and which of our 3 dozen experiences you'd like to book. You can get all of our rates on our website by clicking on the "Rates" tab or by checking out each of the experiences... More
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