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Catch A Canoe & Bicycles Too

The Stanford Inn, Mendocino, CA
+1 707-937-0273
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Fantastic people providing an equally fantastic experience

I cannot speak highly enough of this business or the experience they provide. They gentlemen who... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Los Angeles
Beautiful Bike Tour

Rented a couple of bikes with my husband and took them through the nearby park. The scenery was... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
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“harbor seals” (5 reviews)
“big river” (23 reviews)
“three hours” (3 reviews)
The Stanford Inn, Mendocino, CA
+1 707-937-0273
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot speak highly enough of this business or the experience they provide. They gentlemen who work there truly went above and beyond to help me (and my dog) get onto the river. Once out there - wow. Words cannot convey how beautiful and utterly...More

Thank FunPie
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Rented a couple of bikes with my husband and took them through the nearby park. The scenery was breathtaking and the bikes were fantastic. I haven't ridden in years and I could handle it without issue. Easily one of my favorite parts of the entire...More

Thank Amtf25
Reviewed 13 April 2017

My husband and I rented a canoe from this spot and it was a lot of fun. The staff was very helpful and the canoes were really interesting, easy to use and had a great story. The views on the river were amazing and it...More

1  Thank KandJ44
Reviewed 7 April 2017

What a great way to relax: paddling along Big River, watching birds and ducks, being watched and followed by a sea lion, and enjoying the calm surrounding; loved the Polynesian style canoe, very stable and easy. Nice folks at the shop. And low rental costs!

Thank JPDallas
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I rented a canoe and spent a few hours enjoying the river, seeing birds, trees, and many other couples out in canoes too! A relaxing activity that involves a good dose of exercise. Definitely recommend.

Thank atwoodexplores
Reviewed 1 November 2016

My husband and I visited the area for our honeymoon and rented an outrigger canoe from Catch-A-Canoe. They were really helpful in getting us set up and we had an amazing time. It was the first time either of us had used an outrigger and...More

1  Thank LJP1009
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is the third time we took an outrigger up the Big River using Catch A Canoe. The trip is very relaxing (you do need to paddle and fight some wind so it is not like a massage). Time it with the ingoing and outgoing...More

1  Thank B B
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Great way to see nature at its best and the beautiful Big River. The Eco boat is an outrigger canoe made from redwood. It has a solar operated motor that you can barely hear when it is activated (only used when absolutely necessary). You can...More

Thank lbruna
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stumbled on this place and ended up having a great day of paddling up and down the river. The outrigger canoes are super stable but they have other options as well. Very helpful staff and good for all ages really. Just watch the tide.

Thank Pratt5
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The staff here is very good: super friendly and knowledgeable while maintaining that laid back North Coast vibe. My family of four plus our 65# dog lucked into a large canoe with double outriggers--- super stable and easy to turn with its foot-controlled rudder. We...More

Thank TravelDrone
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