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Crystal River

Waupaca, WI
+1 715-258-2612
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Ding's Dick Crystal River Canoe Trip

First of all, I grew up in the area, so I knew what I was getting myself into in terms of the... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2016
via mobile
Not for the serious canoers!

This is a fun outing, but you will get wet from the get go when you have to jump out of the boat to... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2016
Stoughton, Wisconsin
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A shallow and rocky river known for its challenging canoeing.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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“your feet” (3 reviews)
Waupaca, WI
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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

First of all, I grew up in the area, so I knew what I was getting myself into in terms of the Crystal River Canoe Trip at Ding's Dock. For anyone new to the experience, it's a three hour adventure down a very shallow, rocky...More

6  Thank Gringuita
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is a fun outing, but you will get wet from the get go when you have to jump out of the boat to get in your little canoe.The river is shallow and very rocky. You may even have to walk your canoe. If you...More

1  Thank beachcruizer77
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful area! Did a 2 hour kayak trip on the Crystal River. River was up so the current was strong which made for a fun adventure. Remote feeling - not a lot of houses around the area we paddled. There were many obstacles to navigate...More

1  Thank Kazakboy
Reviewed 13 June 2016

First off, I asked if we should get a 3 man canoe because I'm almost 300 lbs myself. We were told the 2 man would be fine. It was suppose to be a fun dad/daughter afternoon and ended up with my daughter pretty much hating...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

A very special and unique place to visit. This is Wisconsin at its best with the Mill and covered bridge to complement it's tiny little church in the forest. I always wanted to get married here but with life's trials and tribulations it never worked...More

Thank P. Joby P
Reviewed 1 September 2015

A fun time for all ages. Be prepared for a super time if the water is high enough to float your boat. Wear good solid tennis shoes--a lot of rocks, but not dangerous just protects your feet when the boat capsizes and it will. Not...More

Thank poetmaker
Reviewed 20 August 2015

we had a group of eleven ages 8-76. had a great time on a hot sunny day water was low but we did float throuout our 1 1/2 hour trip. have to be cautious of low hanging branches in some places. be sure to have...More

2  Thank 841rdr
Reviewed 28 July 2015

We stayed at a little B&B (Crystal River B&B) right on the river in the Village of Rural. We loved how clear and peaceful it was. There was even a small pool like part that was perfect for our toddler to play in.

Thank Danielle S
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Went down the crystal river through Outdoor Adventure, located on main street in Waupaca. Really nice part of crystal river. Would do it again. Took 10 people from our family. It took us about 2 hours to get from start to finish.

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The Red Mill in Waupaca provides a picturesque vista for the Crystal River. The canoe trips really give you the best opportunity to explore the Crystal River.

Thank Suzanne U
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Jim W
26 July 2016|
Response from beachcruizer77 | Reviewed this property |
The only place is Dings Dock.
Margie L
24 July 2015|
Response from Katie S | Reviewed this property |
I would call the company and see about that. I felt that it was fairly reasonably priced. It was worth the convenience to have us use their kayaks. They dropped us off and picked us up.