We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Paddling Michigan/Uncle Ducky Outdoors

Christmas, MI 49862
Save
Review Highlights
Excellent Kayak Trip of Pictured Rocks

The only way to see the Pictured Rocks in the U.P.!! If your going to see them might as well get... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2017
ajs742017
,
New Richmond, Wisconsin
New Policy on bad weather days since my last visit. REFUNDS!

They have since changed their policy online for bad weather days. it looks like they are trying to... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2017
emrobbins33
,
Lake Zurich, Illinois
Read all 259 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible18%
Travelers talk about
“pictured rocks” (113 reviews)
“hike tour” (8 reviews)
“hour trip” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Christmas, MI 49862
Write a ReviewReviews (259)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"pictured rocks"
in 113 reviews
"hike tour"
in 8 reviews
"hour trip"
in 15 reviews
"dry bag"
in 7 reviews
"sunset paddle"
in 7 reviews
"mosquito beach"
in 13 reviews
"great guide"
in 10 reviews
"great trip"
in 13 reviews
"perfect weather"
in 8 reviews
"parking lot"
in 17 reviews
"tandem kayak"
in 5 reviews
"life jackets"
in 7 reviews
"launch point"
in 3 reviews
"slow pace"
in 3 reviews
"lake superior"
in 16 reviews
"weather conditions"
in 4 reviews
"awesome experience"
in 4 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 257 reviews

Reviewed December 16, 2017

The only way to see the Pictured Rocks in the U.P.!! If your going to see them might as well get as close as possible!! This kayak and hike trip exceed our expectations!! Those that enjoy kayaking this is a must do!! Our trip guide...More

Thank ajs742017
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 28, 2017

They have since changed their policy online for bad weather days. it looks like they are trying to improve the customer service and management which is good because they can be a great outfitter and that was the only area they are slacking in. According...More

Thank emrobbins33
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

We did the paddle and hike tour. Our guide was Ryan and he was awesome. Attentive, made a point to get to know everyone, and he worked hard all day long. The views were lovely and now that we've gone, this is what I wish...More

3  Thank leahb908
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

They took our money, no boat, be careful, run by a idiot It all sounds good, but you might be out of 80 bucks, after really nasty food and no boat ride. No recourse. Really poor run business. Spend your money elsewhere. They are gouging....More

1  Thank Lori C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 10, 2017

This is the worst customer service I have ever experienced. After submitting 3 emails and 4 telephone calls, I received no follow up. As this company took over $400 for a trip they failed to complete, I submitted a complaint with the better business bureau...More

1  Thank AnnieRey
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place and a great way to see the shoreline! We did the Paddlers Choice which is about 6 hours long. We were lucky with great weather and a great guide Spencer! He was very knowledgeable and fun to talk with. The entire trip was...More

1  Thank gwarly
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Did the half day paddle and lucked out with perfect weather. Loved that wet bag and spray skirt were provided; as long as you don't tip, you stay relatively dry. We were able to see the remnants of the George shipwreck, which was neat. Kayak...More

Thank Aubree J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I truly had a fantastic day on the water with our tour guide, Spencer. He was always very aware of where all his guests were and did a fantastic job of guiding us along the shoreline. He took us into some of...More

1  Thank Dreamacres5700
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Ordered the paddler's choice ($154) for two, which is a 7 hours long trip with lunch on July 2nd. Upon arrival, they told us that they needed to downgrade my trip to 4 hours grand island trip due to the potential weather condition (sunny the...More

1  Thank hau s
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved our Paddle and Hike tour! It was beautiful. Our guide "Corn" did a great job. The tour that we chose was an all day tour check in at 8:30 and we were done around 5:00. The shop where you check in sells...More

1  Thank minger81
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Christmas Hotels
White Pine Lodge
158 reviews
.24 km away
Christmas Motel
56 reviews
1.38 km away
Holiday Inn Express Munising - Lakeview
671 reviews
3.80 km away
Roam Inn
165 reviews
3.96 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Foggy's Steakhouse
364 reviews
.33 km away
Tracey's at Roam Inn
166 reviews
3.96 km away
The Duck Pond Eatery & Beer Garden
77 reviews
.17 km away
Pictured Rocks Pizza
171 reviews
5.17 km away
Nearby Attractions
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
1,621 reviews
6.40 km away
Kewadin Casinos - Christmas
16 reviews
.04 km away
Wagner Falls
355 reviews
4.88 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Kevin S
July 19, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from emrobbins33 | Reviewed this property |
They have since changed their policy online it looks like they are trying to improve the customer service which is good because they can be a great outfitter that is the only area they are slacking in. According to the new... More
0
Votes
Renee F
August 1, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from MLHoner | Reviewed this property |
Sunscreen, bug spray, and a wide brimmed hat. If you are comfortable taking a camera, it's a must!
2
Votes
anniemR6869UL
June 30, 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Kmaster109 | Reviewed this property |
No break on the 1/2 day trip. There are facilities right at the Miner's Beach parking lot where you gear up at walk to your kayaks. I suspect there is a break for the full day during lunch.
1
Vote