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Big Willie's Action Sports

Shelby Park Boat Launch, Nashville, TN 37206
+1 615-933-9402
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Downtown Nashville's Premier Outdoor Adventure Company. We provide Standup Paddleboard and Kayak Tours that begin and end at Nashville's famous Honkey Tonk district. All you do is show up, and we take care of the rest. Come see why our views are being called, "The Best View of Nashville."
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  • Very good15%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Shelby Park Boat Launch, Nashville, TN 37206
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"paddle boarding"
in 19 reviews
"great trip"
in 5 reviews
"different perspective"
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"took pictures"
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"experience nashville"
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"river"
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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Big Willie’s paddle boarding was a really great way to experience Nashville from an entirely different perspective. Our guide was extremely helpful and friendly. He even recommended a favorite restaurant of his for dinner. We took him up on it and it was amazing! Overall,...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

Our group of 8 guys was celebrating a bachelor party in Nashville. We wanted to do something laid-back and outdoors after going out to Broadway the night before. Big Willie's was perfect. Our guides were awesome. They guided us down the river, played music, and...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

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Reviewed September 30, 2016

You only live once... Get on a SUP board and enjoy Nashville from the river! Something different to try.

1  Thank Melissa M
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Derek G, Owner at Big Willie's Action Sports, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2016

Thanks for the excellent review, Melissa. Come back and see us soon.

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Reviewed September 29, 2016

We should have rented boards and watched a you tube video for instructions. The 'guides' didn't want to be there at this job because for one it was a late float and she wouldn't get her full tan and he was busy texting friends to...More

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Derek G, Owner at Big Willie's Action Sports, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2016

Thank you for the excellent feedback! We strive to give everyone who visits Big Willie's a 5-star experience, and accept nothing less. I've spoken with our tour guides and made sure that this will never happen again. We'd like to offer you a partial refund...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2016

Had a great time with Will and Kate. Will was our guide on the water and he was a pleasure to be around. Gave us all the head stand challenge. Was our first time and hopefully not our last. Well worth the time and money!

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Derek G, Owner at Big Willie's Action Sports, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2016

Love the title of this! Falling in the river is not so bad. It's refreshing! Come back and see us soon and THANKS for the review.

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Reviewed September 7, 2016

We had a great time with Kate and Will (the guides)! We had a Sunday Funday on the Cumberland River. It was a blast and we'll be back again.

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Derek G, Owner at Big Willie's Action Sports, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2016

Sunday Funday with Big Willie's! Sweet.

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Reviewed September 6, 2016

Highly recommended tour! So much fun! Great scenery and atmosphere. Great for tourist and locals alike!

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Derek G, Owner at Big Willie's Action Sports, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2016

We love our locals and tourists equally. Thanks JHeath.

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Reviewed September 6, 2016

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Nicholethelion
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I am the owner of Big Willie's. We recently changed our prices to $50 per person with a 10% discount for groups of 8 or more.
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