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“rented bikes”(2 reviews)
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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
199 E Grandview Pkwy, Traverse City, MI 49684-2566
+1 231-492-0223
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

The staff was nice and accommodating! The overall experience was great and would definitely recommend.

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Great experience with Paddle TC. Rented a bike for 8 hours and rode to and from Sutton’s Bay. Andrew made sure the bike was a comfortable fit and pointed me to interesting stops and good restaurants on the way.

Thank mailbum
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Went to Traverse City looking for something to do and this was it! I had excellent service from the desk and the driver. We had a blast kayaking from the Boardman Lake, along the Boardman River, and into the Bay for a thrill ride. I...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend floating the Boardman with TC paddle. Plenty of parking at Clinch Park and a great view. The shuttle driver Tim was outgoing and knowledgeable. The river was quiet and peaceful and we even saw some Loons. There are so many options to...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Friendly service and good prices! Lots of fun! We rented a floating pad and our son spent the entire hour jumping from it.

Thank Mwitvoet
Jeffrey B, Owner at Paddle TC, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

HEYO!! The water carpet is a blast, glad to hear your family enjoyed. Best, Paddle TC

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

It was nice to have this option at the beach for my older kids. Experience was 5 Star, just wish it was cheaper.

Thank Vacationer917
Jeffrey B, Owner at Paddle TC, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Vacationer, Thanks for the review, glad to hear you had a 5 star review. Next time you are in town we come up to the booth and we can explore other options for you that may be more budget friendly. Best, Paddle TC

Reviewed 10 August 2018

Anthony was our guide and he did a graeat job keeping our large group together, also he was sociable with all of us and was quite the beer expert. The biking and kayaking legs provided the right aoumt of activity to make me feel like...More

Thank Russ G
Jeffrey B, Owner at Paddle TC, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Glad to hear you had a great time on the KABREW! Anthony is an amazing guide. We hope to see you next summer! Best, Jeffrey B

Reviewed 31 July 2018

We rented bikes for 4 hours with the intent to bike to Suttons Bay and back - 18 miles one way. Well our kids made it but my wife and I made it half way and turned around. We're not as young as we used...More

Thank brw6593
Jeffrey B, Owner at Paddle TC, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Brw6593, Thanks for the review the TART trail is a great ride and tons of fun. Next time your in town try out the Boardman Lake Trail. Best, Paddle TC

Reviewed 28 July 2018

We rented bikes and biked about an hour on a very easily accessible paved path through traverse and along a lake. When we got to the rondez vous place our kayaks were waiting, we hopped in and kayaked across the lake, down the river running...More

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Jeffrey B, Owner at Paddle TC, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Pamelonia, Thanks for the review, i am glad your family and friends had a good time. We are happy to get you out on the water next time you are in town. Best, Paddle TC

Reviewed 27 July 2018

Great website with online reservations, directions and parking info. Love that this is in Clinch Park in the middle of TC and so much! Kayaks were fun for my husband and me and our 17 yr old daughter. Paddled over and through the river a...More

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Jeffrey B, Owner at Paddle TC, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

4Carolyna, Thanks for the review, glad to hear the family had a nice time. It was also very kind of you to mention our partners at the concession stand. The Kayak Kafe works hard to provide quality refreshments and ice cream for folks. Hope to...More

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Laurna C
3 August 2018|
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Response from Jeffrey B | Property representative |
Hello, We do allow small dogs on the kayaks. Its best to call the booth to discuss your situation and dogs size/temperament before coming down 231-492-0223. We try to treat each situation on a case by case basis to ensure... More
26 May 2018|
Response from Jeffrey B | Property representative |
Annie, I am unsure of your question, can you give me a call 231-492-0223. We have both kayaks and paddleboards and there are benefits of both. Thanks, Jeff
29 June 2016|
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Response from Jeffrey B | Property representative |
Hello, We do have a shuttle service if the van and trailer is open it costs $10 per person. Best, Jeff