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Weekend GetAWay

Q and Gabe gave such an amazing lake tour all the way to Arch Rock. It was more beautiful from the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bbannan13
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Lansing, Michigan
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Best part of my vacation while on the island

Thank you so much Anthony and Gabe for your patients and expertise. You both made my birthday very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
linannfer84
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Branch, Michigan
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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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“sunset tour” (11 reviews)
“our tour guide” (17 reviews)
“dry bags” (2 reviews)
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Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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"took pictures"
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"life vests"
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"an amazing experience"
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"round island"
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"awesome tour"
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"great exercise"
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"devil's kitchen"
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"lake huron"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Q and Gabe gave such an amazing lake tour all the way to Arch Rock. It was more beautiful from the lake side. Whenever we visit the island, a Kayak trip is a must do. Thank you for an amazing time. Q even has the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you so much Anthony and Gabe for your patients and expertise. You both made my birthday very special. This was my first time Kayaking and you made it so enjoyable I now want a kayak of my own. I am so grateful for you...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If your kiddo can ride a bike without training wheels, they can kayak (in a tandom kayak). It's a wonderful experience. They offer the use of dry bags for free, and will take pictures for you and send them to you. There is a trip...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The time we spent kayaking off Mackinac Island was the highlight of our vacation! It was my first time kayaking (and I’m not young anymore) so I was really nervous. But our tour guide Q took his time explaining everything and it was awesome. He...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on the Arch Rock Tour! Our guide, Anthony, shared fun facts and island history and was very informative and friendly. This is a great way to experience the island:) Would highly recommend!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide, Anthony, was awesome. Very knowledgeable about the environment and the island. We had never kayaked before. He was very patient. Explained everything and gave us options based on our experience, wind conditions, etc. We practiced in calmer waters before venturing out to rougher...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

If the weather is cooperative, clam waters, then it is a fun thing to do. The staff are nice cooperative and nice to be around and it is a different view of the island from the water.

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Reviewed October 5, 2017

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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

This is the most amazing thing to do on Mackinac! Kwami is a fantastic guide. Like many I showed up excited to go and had the best time ever! After trip called my hubby in room to bring a tip bc it was just soo...More

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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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