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Perfect place to rent a sea kayak: all equipment in good shape, explanation and review done with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
l b
Ottawa, Canada
Kayak & paddl board rentals

This business is excellent! They were straightforward about what they had available and even tried... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
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3 weeks ago
1 Sep 2018
“Kayak & paddl board rentals”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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7441 Highway 6, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
+1 888-345-2925
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect place to rent a sea kayak: all equipment in good shape, explanation and review done with the customer. The shop is in a cosy charming house juste next to the harbour. Very convenient!

Thank l b
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

This business is excellent! They were straightforward about what they had available and even tried to accommodate an extra board from a site nearly an hour away. All safety equipment was included in the cost of rental, and they made sure we knew the local...More

1  Thank amytrem
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We’ve rented kayaks all over Ontario and never before have we found a company that was basically unwilling to rent. They don’t want you to have them overnight, in later afternoon, when it might rain, when it’s windy, when it’s cloudy, for multiple days ...maybe...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

My staff had gifted me a 4 hour guided kayak tour as a retirement present. Kye was an excellent host and guide. I finally made it to Chantry Island. Thorncrest folks are very knowledgeable. Highly recommend.

Thank Lola M
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Rented kayaks from this place and they were excellent to deal with! Very accommodating and good customer service. Was a great experience and will rent with them again soon.

1  Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Pros: •decent price •kayaks were in good condition •no problems with reservations (organized) •nice location (near water and town) •got the kayaks the whole day Cons: •not friendly, not helpful with portaging or in general •spoke too quickly •weren't descriptive enough about safety •expected customers...More

1  Thank metamac
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped in to get info on the possibility of a guided tour but the owner had popped out. The girl manning the shop didn't know very much about the logistics but did try to answer our questions. When the owner returned to the shop,...More

3  Thank LostinAtlantis
Reviewed 4 August 2014

We rented kayaks for the week we were at the cottage. They delivered when promised and picked up when they said they would. The gentlemen doing the delivery was informative about the area and made sure we had everything we needed to enjoy ourselves and...More

3  Thank TheBigGuy19
Reviewed 16 September 2013

We wanted to get back on the water during our week on the Bruce. We spent an afternoon snorkeling and scuba diving but couldn't find much else other than the tour boats. Then we came across Thorncrest Outfitters. Their main location is down around Southampton,...More

3  Thank n2history
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