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Great Turtle Kayak Tours

332 reviews
About Great Turtle Kayak Tours
Kayak and stand up paddle board rentals based on Mackinac Island, MI. For beginners we offer basic instruction and guided tours in the calm waters of the marina, and for our more experienced paddlers, we lead tours to Arch Rock, Devil's Kitchen, Round Island, and Bois Blanc Island, on the Straits of Mackinac in Lake Huron. Our summer tours are popular, and they book up fast, so reserve on our website now to secure your time!
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

My wife and I took a three hour tour to Round Island with Kwame. It was the highlight of our trip to Mackinac; beautiful waters, a good breeze, and good exercise. We landed on Round Island and checked out the lighthouse there--very neat to see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mike W
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Had a excellent adventure! Anthony was a lot of fun, knowledgable, and provided individual attention to everyone in our group! Highly recommend! You won't be disappointed!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

We have never kayaked. We are both 60, a little overweight, but in relatively good shape. We had no problem kayaking at all. I think I've found my sport! The trip was fabulous. I would do it again in a heartbeat. The guide was interesting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sharon F
Reviewed September 7, 2018

This is the 3rd year in a row that we have done a kayak tour. The past tour years we did the Arch Rock Tour with Kwami. This year we were a little more adventurous and did the tour to Round Island. What a fabulous...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank ShelTehv
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We did the Sunrise Tour. Note, this isn't a tour launching at sunrise, it's designed to have you out on the water near Arch Rock AT sunrise. Paddling through the harbor pre dawn was exciting. On our trip, there were mostly clear skies and no...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mark P
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Our guide, Anthony, was patient, great instructor for our family tour. He provided some great history for the area as part of the package. As half the family were "newbies" he made everyone feel safe. We would most definitely kayak again. One of our highlights...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank nadiapinto26
Reviewed August 23, 2018

I had been wanting to book a tour through Great Turtle Kayak Tours the last few visits to Mackinac, and we finally made it happen! There is no better way to see the island. This will be something we do every time we visit. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank gaged0314
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Great early morning paddle with Gabriel (guide). This is must do on Mackinac!! Seeing the island from the water is priceless. Sunrise tour is quiet and the best way to start the day. Gabriel made us feel safe and well taken care of. Very courteous...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank LukeDuke12
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed every minute of tour It was my first experience in a kayak and the guide gave clear instructions. Would highly recommend it

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank travelbeetoo
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

What a fun thing to do with a big group. There were 15 if us and Q and the other guide (his name escapes me right now) did a great job teaching us and then giving us ongoing tips while in the water. We only...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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AmberLucky13
June 6, 2018|
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40 per hour/per person
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Carl G
March 25, 2018|
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Response from Paul S | Property representative |
Hi Carl, Thanks for getting in touch! Yes, you can rent a kayak at our hourly rate, and you are free to choose any time duration and destination that you would like. You are not required to sign up for one of our predefined... More
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Tarheel100
June 20, 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Property representative |
Hi, We have a few different models of single and tandem kayaks and standup paddleboards, but we do not have any pedal kayaks at this time. Thanks!
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