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Kabrew

We had a great time on this tour - if you love beer, bicycles and kayaks - you can't go wrong... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2017
Debby H
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Mason,
via mobile
Kabrew tour is awesome!

The Kabrew tour with guide Max was so fun! The whole staff was friendly too. We started on super... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2017
AW311074
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East Lansing, Michigan
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In the heart of Traverse City, on the shores of West Bay, Paddle TC sits, readying bikes, paddleboards and kayaks for your enjoyment. Paddle TC rents ‘people powered fun’ to encourage you to be outside, active and create lifelong memories as you enjoy the great expanse of Traverse City.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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199 E Grandview Pkwy, Traverse City, MI 49684-2566
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great time on this tour - if you love beer, bicycles and kayaks - you can't go wrong. Anthony was our tour guide and he explained everything in advance. The pace was just right, we had about 40 minutes at each of...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

The Kabrew tour with guide Max was so fun! The whole staff was friendly too. We started on super comfy and easy-ride bikes to two breweries, then kayaked to another two. The whole day was a blast and it was the perfect amount of people...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

We wanted a new way to view TC and this was a great way to do it! Tim was our guide and led us on a fun adventure biking and kayaking while enjoying a few beer stops. I would definitely recommend him. What a fun...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

What a awesome time. Tim was our guide and was wonderful. He had great local knowledge and was very helpful. We biked for about 20 minutes then got into kayaks and paddled along the Boardman river with a few beer stops along the way. The...More

Thank Rebecca R
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Our guide was great! I'd recommend going when it won't be busy in town, because you go biking on sidewalks with a big group and that provides for a lot of stopping. It was soooo fun though! I would go again! You visit 4 breweries...More

Thank Rachel R
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Jeffrey B, Owner at Paddle TC, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Hi Rachel, Thanks for the review, it is appreciated. How did you like the pizza at the Filling Station? Its my favorite, and a highlight of the trip. Hope to see you again next summer! Jeff Owner Paddle TC

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

We had a blast with Ka-Brew! we had a group of 6 friends visiting traverse city last week and this activity was awesome! Biking kayak and beer - who doesn't like that? Max was a tour guide and he rocked! definitely will be doing this...More

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Jeffrey B, Owner at Paddle TC, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Hello Honey713, Thanks for the review! Glad to hear you had a great time on the river. Max is a rockstar, we hope to see you again next summer! Jeffrey B Owner Paddle TC

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

What a fun experience! We didn't really know what to expect from this tour...we knew we would take bikes and kayaks to breweries but we weren't sure about actual logistics. Such as, do you kayak first or bike first? How many breweries? Which breweries. Logistics...More

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Jeffrey B, Owner at Paddle TC, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Afro402, Thank you for your review! Your feedback is helpful other viewers and might even answer some of their logistical questions. I am glad you enjoyed the Kayak Brewery Tour. I will pass along your positive feedback to Mike J. We are fortunate to have...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Cycling, kayaking and beer tasting your way round the beautiful Traverse City. The bars they take you too are fantastic with great food and one even had live music! Who knew that Traverse City would have such a good selection of locally brewed beers. The...More

Thank Sarah Q
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Jeffrey B, Owner at Paddle TC, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Sarah, Thank you for your review! I am glad you enjoyed the Kayak Brewery Tour. We are fortunate to have some amazing local breweries. Please come and visit us again if you are in Traverse City! Sincerely, Jeffrey B. Owner Paddle TC

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We couldn't have asked for better weather on the day we went kayaking. Temps in low 70s, sunshine, and water smooth as glass, as opposed to the day before when the water was very choppy. I called in advance to make sure I could change...More

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Jeffrey B, Owner at Paddle TC, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Nks, Thank you for taking time to leave us a review! I am pleased to hear your day went well. West Grand Traverse Bay provides us with excellent views and warm water. Next time you're in town I recommend that you try one of our...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Rented a stand up paddleboard. The guy at the counter was polite and explained everything I need to know without being bored with all my questions. The guy that put the board into the water was also friendly and helpful, AND the board was high...More

Thank Mark E A
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Jeffrey B, Owner at Paddle TC, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

Mark, Thank you for the review, we are fortunate to have a full line up of Bounce Paddleboards. If you enjoyed Paddleboarding next time you should try our Paddleboard Yoga class. It can be a fun and interesting new way to SUP and our instructor...More

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Yes. We parked across the street at the public parking lot and they drove us out to the spot we chose (you can start at one of three locations).
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