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Address: 2 Port Maitland Road, Dunnville, Ontario N1A 1Y3, Canada
Phone Number: 1-888-529-2515
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We offer guided kayak tours along the Grand River and north shore of Lake...

We offer guided kayak tours along the Grand River and north shore of Lake Erie, as well as kayak lessons, rentals and sales. We are a family owned and operated business, and we will make sure that your experience with us is safe, fun, and unforgettable. Whether you are shopping for a kayak, looking for paddling lessons, or just want a leisurely guided kayak tour on the Grand River, we are your destination on Ontario's "South Coast" !

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We were recommended this kayak hire business by Oakwood Escapes as the safest in the area and they were right. On the day we wanted to go kayaking, with our two young grandsons... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 21, 2015
Sally B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We were recommended this kayak hire business by Oakwood Escapes as the safest in the area and they were right. On the day we wanted to go kayaking, with our two young grandsons, the weather was a bit stormy and after carefully checking the weather forecast they decided not to let us go out. We went back the next day... More 

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Coldwater, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

After many sessions of researching for an introduction to kayaking lesson, Grand River was by far the best price. The fact that there is a well stocked store onsite as well is an added bonus. We live in the Georgian Bay area and a drive to Dunnville was well worth it. Ed was very informative on product knowledge and skills... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Ed & Tanya Sullivan were amazing guides...it was our first time Kayaking, and they made it so easy and fun! It's always so nice to do fun activities like this when the guides are so passionate about what they do! Ed & Tanya made sure we knew all of the safety precautions and gave great guidance for first time paddlers!... More 

Thank Amy K
Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I would recommend buying a kayak or canoe from grand River kayak. They know what they're talking about.. They took the time to set up my truck with products I purchased . Instructed me on how to use product . Did this all with a smile! Did not rush me ! Great store! Great people!

Thank Justine M
Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I drove to Dunnville and Grand River Kayak after a fair amount of online research into kayak equipment for women. Wanting to purchase a kayak, accessories and safety gear, I asked Ed if he could spend a little time to help me make the best choices. Ed is an amazing story teller, combining a clear passion for the sport with... More 

Thank Denise J
Waterloo, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Drove down from waterloo to dunnville after finding GRK while researching kayaks for purchase. Ed was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly - we are new to the sport. He helped us find gear we were comfortable with and in a novice's price range. The lovely Tanya gave a lesson in securing our new boats for travel. We will definitely be back... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The service at grand river kayak was appalling. The upside of this place is that the shop was clean and well organized . However, the owner who served us was rude and sarcastic. He was extremely impatient with us and it feels like he didnt want our business. We rented out a canoe and kayak for fishing. We returned the... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We are all novice canoers (is that really a word?) and didn't know what to expect of our experience here. Overall I'd say we had a successful time! My son even caught a fish! while I did all the paddling…The grounds are clean and inviting and the equipment was well kept. We would go back to do this again.

Thank minniebigfeet
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

These people know their stuff! Excellent equipment! Convenient ramp! Knowledgable and friendly staff! I'm an experienced kayaker, so I'm a tough sell. Consider upgrading to the day touring kayak for a really comfortable ride! Reserve ahead because they run out of some types of kayaks early.

Thank bethbarrow
Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I travel all the way from Mississauga to participate in Ed and Tanya's kayak tours. The marshes around their area, are a great way to spend a laid back afternoon in the kayak, and a great opportunity to introduce my whole family to the sport of kayaking. Their evening tour to watch the fireworks during the local Mudcat Festival was... More 

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