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White's Canoe Livery

400 Old M-70, Sterling, MI 48659
+1 989-654-2654
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Not for families!

No problems with White's Canoe Livery - They were friendly and helpful, service provided was fine... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Royal Oak, Michigan
Safety precautions? What's that?

My 14 yr old son and his 12 yr old friend went out kayaking on a Sunday. Very few people on river... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Faith N
Belle River, Canada
via mobile
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible40%
18 Aug 2017
“Safety precautions? What's that?”
31 Jul 2017
“Need to be more clear about where the end point is”
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400 Old M-70, Sterling, MI 48659
+1 989-654-2654
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

No problems with White's Canoe Livery - They were friendly and helpful, service provided was fine. With safer and saner river conditions, our rating would be 4 or above. River was entirely clogged with huge rafts of connected tubes, filled with drunken, crude folks. Could...More

Thank CurmudgeonlyDad
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

My 14 yr old son and his 12 yr old friend went out kayaking on a Sunday. Very few people on river that day. No cell service or internet meant we didn't know there was possible t-storms. Whites allowed them out on river and gave...More

Thank Faith N
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This would have been a great experience for us except that it wasn't made clear on where to pull out. First trip, and we were the first rafters in the water so we didn't have anyone to follow. I made the mistake of leaving our...More

1  Thank Center Street P
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The owner of the canoe livery is mean and he teaches his staff to be the same. We have our own tubes and never used one bit of his services and he (the owner Ladd ) chased us up the bridge wanting $12. We got...More

1  Thank Ruger2017
Reviewed 3 September 2016

My friend and I decided on a last minute kayaking trip. I guess the last trip out was 230 pm and we arrived around 4 pm. They still let us go paddling on the condition that we returned by 7 pm ( very nice of...More

Thank Melvswild2015
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We went here to meet up with friends. The rules state "no loud music at any time" but literally every site has music blaring until well after midnight. Drunks everywhere. I will never return and if anyone has a family I would not advise you...More

2  Thank michigangirl20
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Facility was okay. Bathrooms are the biggest problem. location was good. We did tubing, rafting and canoeing it was great.

Thank Unnati P
Reviewed 20 August 2014

My husband and I just stayed at White's. We arrived on Monday at about 9am and checked out Tuesday around 11am. We were able to check right into our cabin as soon as we got there. It was very clean and well taken care of....More

1  Thank AnnieMoo27
Reviewed 5 August 2014

They have group camping areas and "Family Area". We stayed in the family area. Thursday was great. Friday the 20 and 30 somethings started to fill the family area with 4 and 5 tents to a site. While walking the dogs people was asking us...More

3  Thank gimhof
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Got cheated out of my money. Got on the raft and and the valve literally broke after 5 minutes of just floating so obviously the valve was bad. Asked for a refund since I had to stop every 5 minutes to repump. The owner or...More

2  Thank thestallion20
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