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Address: 2 Port Maitland Rd, Dunnville, Ontario N1A 1Y3, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 888-529-2515

We offer guided kayak tours along the Grand River and north shore of Lake...

We offer guided kayak tours along the Grand River and north shore of Lake Erie, as well as kayak lessons, rentals and sales. We are a family owned and operated business, and we will make sure that your experience with us is safe, fun, and unforgettable. Whether you are shopping for a kayak, looking for paddling lessons, or just want a leisurely guided kayak tour on the Grand River, we are your destination on Ontario's "South Coast" !

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Very helpful, knowledgeable and fiendly.

I have been looking for a new kayak for a few months. I have been around to outfitters up north and locally. Never really finding the right combination of product, quality and... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
David S
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I have been looking for a new kayak for a few months. I have been around to outfitters up north and locally. Never really finding the right combination of product, quality and service. Until now. I came across Grand River Kayak in my online search and found them to be very helpful and knowledgeable. Very open to guiding me in... More 

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GrandRiverKayaker, Owner at Grand River Kayak, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We strive to provide the best possible customer experience, whether you are buying a kayak (canoe, or SUP board) or taking a lesson or guided tour in our area! Positive feedback is always the most awesome indicator that we are on the right track and exceeding customer expectation! We strive to make sure that... More 

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Grand River Kayaking is a friendly place and well managed. Kayaking on the lower Grand in the marshes is easy, safe and interesting. When you are done kayaking cycle out to Port Maitland. A quiet 17 K round trip. Lovely cycling area. Stay in Dunnville at the Riverview Motel and eat at Debbs. This is are is only 90K from... More 

1 Thank Michael G
Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We were recommended this kayak hire business by Oakwood Escapes as the safest in the area and they were right. On the day we wanted to go kayaking, with our two young grandsons, the weather was a bit stormy and after carefully checking the weather forecast they decided not to let us go out. We went back the next day... More 

Thank Sally B
Coldwater, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

After many sessions of researching for an introduction to kayaking lesson, Grand River was by far the best price. The fact that there is a well stocked store onsite as well is an added bonus. We live in the Georgian Bay area and a drive to Dunnville was well worth it. Ed was very informative on product knowledge and skills... More 

Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Ed & Tanya Sullivan were amazing guides...it was our first time Kayaking, and they made it so easy and fun! It's always so nice to do fun activities like this when the guides are so passionate about what they do! Ed & Tanya made sure we knew all of the safety precautions and gave great guidance for first time paddlers!... More 

Thank Amy K
Detroit, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 23 May 2015

I would recommend buying a kayak or canoe from grand River kayak. They know what they're talking about.. They took the time to set up my truck with products I purchased . Instructed me on how to use product . Did this all with a smile! Did not rush me ! Great store! Great people!

Thank Justine M
Burlington, Canada
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 23 May 2015

I drove to Dunnville and Grand River Kayak after a fair amount of online research into kayak equipment for women. Wanting to purchase a kayak, accessories and safety gear, I asked Ed if he could spend a little time to help me make the best choices. Ed is an amazing story teller, combining a clear passion for the sport with... More 

Thank Denise J
Waterloo, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Drove down from waterloo to dunnville after finding GRK while researching kayaks for purchase. Ed was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly - we are new to the sport. He helped us find gear we were comfortable with and in a novice's price range. The lovely Tanya gave a lesson in securing our new boats for travel. We will definitely be back... More 

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Reviewed 7 September 2014

The service at grand river kayak was appalling. The upside of this place is that the shop was clean and well organized . However, the owner who served us was rude and sarcastic. He was extremely impatient with us and it feels like he didnt want our business. We rented out a canoe and kayak for fishing. We returned the... More 

4 Thank Shawna s
Burlington, Canada
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

We are all novice canoers (is that really a word?) and didn't know what to expect of our experience here. Overall I'd say we had a successful time! My son even caught a fish! while I did all the paddling…The grounds are clean and inviting and the equipment was well kept. We would go back to do this again.

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