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Borchers Canoe & Kayak

101 Maple St, Grayling, MI 49738-1509
+1 989-348-4921
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Beautiful Au Sable kayak trip

Well rented a canoe and a kayak for a 5 1/2 hour trip. It was a lovely trip download this gentle... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tony G
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Marshall, Michigan
via mobile
Top Notch All The Way!

This place is the whole package - conveniently located, well maintained, and expertly staffed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
EMCIndiana
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Indiana
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Borchers Canoe & Kayak is family owned, operated, and oriented. We provide canoe & kayak rental on the beautiful AuSable River. Trips ranges in length from 2 1/2 - 5 1/2 hour daytrips to overnight camping trips. Our bed & breakfast provides riverfront accommodations year round. Six guest rooms, full breakfast, and a casual atmosphere allow our guests to relax and enjoy the great outdoors.
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  • Terrible0%
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“the river” (29 reviews)
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101 Maple St, Grayling, MI 49738-1509
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well rented a canoe and a kayak for a 5 1/2 hour trip. It was a lovely trip download this gentle river. Borcher's was great: we were in and out of the water in 10 minutes at either end. The staff were friendly and intelligent....More

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is the whole package - conveniently located, well maintained, and expertly staffed. Everything from the rental office to the equipment including the vehicles they transport you in is clean and well maintained. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and at the ready to help...More

Thank EMCIndiana
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had plannes on the 4 hour kayaking trip, but we are slow...so we opted to be picked up at an earlier location. We were able to call and Borchers picked us up in 5 minutes. Such a beautiful trip. There are...More

Thank middie6
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently took a two day conoeing and camping trip. 4 brother-in-laws, their sons ( ages 4,7,4,5 and 15), and the father-in-law. We never attempted anything like this before. We were to have a 6 hour paddle down river, camp for the night, and paddle...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tandem kayaks were comfortable with enough leg room for both of us. The workers were pleasant and efficient with check in. When we arrived at Burtons landing for pick up they staff did not help us into shore like Penrods always has. The driver...More

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Borchers_Canoe, Owner at Borchers Canoe & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your comments. We appreciate that you found the tandem comfortable and the staff pleasant. It is our standard procedure to help our guests at the landing and we are sorry you weren't helped to shore. We can only assume that you arrived...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

All your employees were most friendly and helpful. Had a family picnic after the trip. Fun day. Facilities most adequate.

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Thank mkistler1020
Borchers_Canoe, Owner at Borchers Canoe & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your comments. We are please that you had a fun, family day! We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The title says it all. Everyone is extremely friendly and accommodating. Would definitely recommend!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have rented kayaks several times from different places throughout Michigan, and this place is by far the best! Super friendly owners, and staff, beautiful location with very clean restrooms and well kept equipment. Everyone at Borchers if helpful and friendly, This was our families...More

Thank johntS5444ZJ
Borchers_Canoe, Owner at Borchers Canoe & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your fantastic review! We strive to provide service that families like yours appreciate. We look forward to your return.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great owners and staff, beautiful location, fair and reasonable prices... definitely family friendly and hope to revisit soon!

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Thank 451pat
Borchers_Canoe, Owner at Borchers Canoe & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your comments and look forward to your return visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We make this trip every year and it is always a great time. We spend the weekend at the Bed and Breakfast and it is always clean and we are treated excellent. The canoes are in great shape and the river is awesome. All of...More

Thank Toddamy
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