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Super fantastic!

Paddling through the Appleton locks was so fun. Great guide, gear and weather. Definitely recommend... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sarah M
via mobile
Fun afternoon of kyaking

Our family of four did the Little Chute Locks excursion. We had kayaked before but were unfamiliar... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brochtrup
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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Fox River Kayaking Company offers guided excursions, stand up paddle board yoga, and gear rentals for independent outings on the Fox River, Lake Winnebago, and surrounding waterways. Explore the Fox River with a fun safety guide, or rent the gear for an independent adventure via kayak or paddle board. Our activities include: - Appleton Locks Paddle - Little Chute Locks Paddle - Kaukauna Paddle - Doty Island Paddle - Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga - Gear Rentals Fox River Kayaking Company adventures are perfect for families, couples, team building groups, wedding, bachelor, and bachelorette parties, and any one looking to spend a day outside on the water!
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Menasha, WI 54952
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Paddling through the Appleton locks was so fun. Great guide, gear and weather. Definitely recommend and we would do it again!

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of four did the Little Chute Locks excursion. We had kayaked before but were unfamiliar with how to navigate the locks. The guides were very friendly and helpful and took fun photos of us along the way. They had all of the equipment...More

1  Thank Brochtrup
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super informative about their offerings and very friendly! We had two single and one tandem kayak. Great service -- they picked us up at our end stop and brought us and the kayaks to the launch area so we would end up where our vehicles...More

Thank Paula T
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

The staff was friendly and the equipment was new. We went during the spring time and the current near the Racine Bridge that leads to the dam was high and fast due to the recent rain. It would be beneficial to ask about the dam...More

1  Thank Denise B
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

This was wonderful. I've never kayaked, and I brought my 4 year old son. We had a great time. I highly recommend, just if you bring a little one, bring a vest for them. They didn't have child vests.

1  Thank Bridget F
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

My husband, son and I did the Little Chute Locks tour yesterday - we are fairly new to kayaking, but Fox River Kayaking Company does a great job making the trip fun, easy and safe. Our guide was awesome and we learned a lot about...More

Thank judi d
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This company takes the safety and enjoyment of each paddler seriously. The equipment is pretty new and is in good working order. We did the sunset paddle and was surprised by how easy it was and enjoyed the stories the guide told us. This would...More

Thank Carl F
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been on a couple of excursions and the guides are well informed about the area as well as kayaking..after checking it out with these guys we are buying our own gear

Thank Jeff G
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

My family and I took the Doty Island tour this past weekend, July 29. Earlier in July my husband and I took the Appleton Locks tour as well. Both were very lovely. We've lived in the Fox Valley for 24 years and we were taken...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Beautiful weather, great guide, lots of historical information about the river and lock system. Have already booked a sunset paddle.

Thank Geolenny
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Susan B
8 August 2017|
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Response from Dawn G | Reviewed this property |
i am not sure how young they allow. I know they have tandem kayaks so you could take a child in the same kayak. Yes they have taken begginers. the river does not move very fast and all kayakers have to wear life jackets.
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Liv C
10 May 2017|
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Response from FoxRiverKayakingCo | Property representative |
Hello! We provide guided excursions and rent all our gear for adventures throughout the Fox River Valley! We recommend checking out our rental page on our website to see rates. We have kayak and SUP rentals starting at $40... More
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