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UnPhiltered Kayaking

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North Alabama's premiere kayaking outfitter. Guided trips, professional instruction and rentals
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4309 Morrow St, Guntersville, AL 35976-1985
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

I went on the bat trip last summer, and did it again this July. It's a great experience, and it's different every time! Different animals (ospreys, hawks, and bats one night; herons, owls, and bats the next time) and different phases of the moon (new...More

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Phil W, Owner at UnPhiltered Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

thank you Tanya!

Reviewed 22 July 2017

We set out onto the water at 7 pm to visit the Hambrick Bat Cave. Phil was helpful in providing a few lessons in how to paddle efficiently and both he and Cyndy were very outgoing and friendly. We leisurely paddled about a mile to...More

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Phil W, Owner at UnPhiltered Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you Jo for those kind words, we hope to see you and a group of your friends/family next May or June !!

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We did the bat cave trip with kids 12-9. Trip was beautiful and it was really neat to see the bats Super responsive to emails and super friendly. Thanks so much for the experience.

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Phil W, Owner at UnPhiltered Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you Tara,Cyndi and I had a great time with your family :-)

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I joined in the group last night paddling to the Hambrick bat cave near Guntersville Dam. It was an awesome trip with some great folks. Phil and Cyndi are terrific guides and take care of everyone without being overbearing. If you are thinking about trying...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

My 10 year old son and 7 year old daughter naviagated single kayaks on the bat cave tour. At first we requested 2 person kayaks so their could pair up an adult, but Phil said they would be fine. Just as Phil promised, they were...More

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Phil W, Owner at UnPhiltered Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

We are grateful that you chose us total your family out, Mike. It was a fun evening and your family was a blast! Thank you for your kind review :-)

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Went two weekends ago to the Hambrick bat cave. It was amazing and what An emergence of bats this early in the season. This is a must do in Lake Guntersville! We also saw a mother goose on a nest, an otter, and an eagle....More

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Phil W, Owner at UnPhiltered Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you for your kinds words, it was a beautiful night for the trip!

Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Phil Walton, the owner, is a very knowledgeable and qualified guide. His selected trips showcase the amazing beauty of Northern Alabama. This was my second experience with UnPhiltered Kayaking. My first was a foundational lesson a few years ago, which has allowed me to enjoy...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great trip to observe gators on the river at sunset. The pace was just right. The guide kept us moving at a good pace so we could be in a prime spot to see the sun set over the water. It was beautiful. Then we...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Wet set out onto the water at 6 pm to visit the Hambrick Bat Cave. The guides were helpful in providing a few lessons in how to paddle efficiently even though this wasn't a class. At dusk, we watched thousands of grey bats exit the...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2015

Just got done paddling around with UnPhiltered Kayaking on Lake Guntersville. Phil Walton was our knowledgeable instructor both on the water and off in the shoreline classroom. For anyone wanting to learn how or get advanced instructions Phil is the one to go with.

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Response from Phil W | Property representative |
We have sit inside and sit on top kayaks that can handle up to 350 lbs. Thank you for contacting us!
23 August 2016|
Response from Phil W | Property representative |
we are based in Guntersville, AL, despite Trip Advisor not updating our zip code. We 'go to' different locations all over Lake Guntersville, Lake Wheeler, Tims Ford Lake, TN. How can we be of assistance to you? - Phil... More