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The Paddle Station

5227 13 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T3B 1J1, Canada
+1 403-604-7284
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If there is only one thing you will do when you are in Calgary this is it

Calgary was really missing a top notch activity until Paddle Station changed all that last year... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2018
Ania B
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So simple and so fun!

We had a fantastic time! The whole process was very simple. All we had to do was show up, sign-up... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2017
Tendai A
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The Paddle Station is a hassle free mobile kayak and raft rental company situated strategically at 2 locations along the Bow Rive (Shouldice Park, and St Patricks Island, near the zoo). Looking for a fun group activity or date idea? We've got you covered. Book at Paddle Station website, onsite and choose which station you would like to start and end at. Enjoy the summer, you river is waiting! Please see our website for more info about locations and costs.
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5227 13 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T3B 1J1, Canada
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+1 403-604-7284
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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Calgary was really missing a top notch activity until Paddle Station changed all that last year. Our first time was a gift from a client and we got so hooked that we went back four other times that summer. The float down the bow is...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2017

We had a fantastic time! The whole process was very simple. All we had to do was show up, sign-up and get in a kayak! The Paddle Station rally took the hassle out of the experience.

Thank Tendai A
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info p, Owner at The Paddle Station, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2017

Thanks Tendai! See you again next year shamwari

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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Excellent experience. We found the paddle station to be very friendly and helpful. I'll take a Raft next time because we tipped our double Kayak ( no worries we were helped by fellow floaters ) very relaxing overall.

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Reviewed August 19, 2017

I haven't even been on the water yet and I am already very impressed with the staff and management of The Paddle Station. I was forced to cancel due to an injury and the prompt, kind and professional way in which my transaction was dealt...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We rented a 4-8 people raft for the 5 of us. Booking process was very easy and the raft was ready when we got to the Shouldice station. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We really enjoyed the ride, the raft felt very safe...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

Were able to book online and had a great weekend with the family kayaking down the Bow river. highly recommended.

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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Super easy to make a reservation or just walk up and grab a raft. Debit credit payment on site. All the equipment required and dry bags for your items. They also offer a ride back to your car back up the river. I've been in...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

A great summer fun thing to do with teens! My kids loved it and want to again with more friends and more boats. The staff were super friendly and helpful. The convenience of the whole trip was awesome! Thank you Paddle Station!

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

We had an awesome time renting from the Paddle Station! We had seven adults on the raft and enjoyed a lazy day down the river. Everyone who works here is very accommodating and friendly! A key summer activity in Calgary!

Thank Katie S
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

These guys have thought of it all. We show up, we get the gear, we float and play and relax and enjoy. They take the gear, they help us get back to our car or back home. The staff were friendly and helpful. RIGHT ON...More

Thank chezshaw2016
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