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Borchers Canoe & Kayak

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About Borchers Canoe & Kayak
Borchers Canoe & Kayak is family owned, operated, and oriented. We provide canoe & kayak rental on the beautiful AuSable River. Trips ranges in length from 2 1/2 - 5 1/2 hour daytrips to overnight camping trips. Our bed & breakfast provides riverfront accommodations year round. Six guest rooms, full breakfast, and a casual atmosphere allow our guests to relax and enjoy the great outdoors.
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All reviews au sable the river bed and breakfast seat cushions canoe kayak friendly staff hour kayaking trip rental office place to stay great price provided maps private bathroom camping trip beautiful location a couple of times memorable experience rental place
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Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend kayaking the AuSable. On our first trip, we saw an eagle, a Kirkland Warbler (we think), a pileated woodpecker, an absolutely gigantic turtle, and a super cute mink. And I highly recommend going through Borchers. They're family friendly, explained the trip - and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Our group has been coming to Borchers for the past fifteen years or so. The weekend centers around family and Cheri and Mark have become an extension of ours. We have always been greeted with excellent customer service by the staff in the Bed &...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank carolannw898
Borchers_Canoe, Owner at Borchers Canoe & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for your review and acknowledging our staff. We love having you and your group with us every year! We look forward to seeing you and the family for many years to come.

Reviewed August 26, 2018

We had a great time kayaking. The river is pretty calm and easy to maneuver. Staff is great and alot of fun. Make sure to get your waterfall certification!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Darline O
Borchers_Canoe, Owner at Borchers Canoe & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so glad you had a good time and that you are now waterfall certified!

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Second time using Borchers as our kayak rental place. Again very pleased , lots of younger staff who were very respectful and knowledgeable. Owners are right on sight also to assist. Trip went a little over time scheduled but they made no big deal about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Debsha
Borchers_Canoe, Owner at Borchers Canoe & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to be your canoe/kayak rental of choice and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

This is our fifth year kayaking on the Au Sable River and we lover Birchers. Clean kayaks and very helpful staff! They are very efficient and we organized. Our group was very pleased with the service and we will return

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank credit_lady1981
Borchers_Canoe, Owner at Borchers Canoe & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your comments and look forward to your return.

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Our first time kayaking down the AuSable river and I wasn’t sure which company to go with, decided to use Borchers - so glad we did! Very clean and nice facilities. The kayaks were in great condition and they had a variety of styles to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank annsE3962TK
Borchers_Canoe, Owner at Borchers Canoe & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for your comments. We are glad you chose Borchers and had a great day!

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Friendly people to help you explore you journey down the ausable river. Great for all families and pets too!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Walker M
Borchers_Canoe, Owner at Borchers Canoe & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad you had the opportunity to paddle the AuSable. We appreciate your taking the time to comment.

Reviewed August 2, 2018

We love Borchers!! Such nice people, great accommodations, and an awesome river to kayak! We went a couple of times a couple years apart, and now are going again this year for the 3rd year in a row. I think this will be a yearly...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank mcvander
Borchers_Canoe, Owner at Borchers Canoe & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for your review. The AuSable is an awesome river and we would love for you to make a stay with us a yearly thing!

Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

We just got off the river from a wonderful day with our grandchildren. Check in was easy; Pick up was easy; and the paddling was smooth and easy. A wonderful staff. A wonderful day. A perfect way to introduce a new generation to the beauty...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dutchie09
Borchers_Canoe, Owner at Borchers Canoe & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that a new generation has discovered the AuSable!

Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Recently went with a group of friends and had a great time!! The equipment was in good shape, clean and comfortable. The staff was patient, knowledgeable and very accommodating. We stayed two nights, the rooms are great, each has a private bathroom. The food was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Borchers_Canoe, Owner at Borchers Canoe & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Thank you for your comments. You highlighted everything we want our guests to enjoy. Thank you for mentioning our staff. We think they are Grayling's finest.

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JCWSteelers
June 8, 2018|
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Response from Borchers_Canoe | Property representative |
So sorry for the delay in answering this question. we provide shuttle service for those with their watercraft. info is located on our FAQ page on the website. Thank you and have a great summer
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