Michigan find a great paddling route. Find a kayak outfitter or store.
Find a kayaking school, rental shop or tour guide. We have listed a little
bit of what Michigan has to offer the kayaker.
Aberdeen Bike and Fitness
Located in Chelsea, carries kayaks and includes lessons with purchase.
Adventures on the Grand
Specializes in flatwater kayak instruction and trips in the West Michigan area.
Bill & Paul's Sporthaus
This is a complete outdoor sports equipment shop in Grand Rapids. They also rent kayaks. They have a complete online store as well.
Borchers Canoe & Kayak Rental
Offer kayak rentals on the AuSable River in Grayling.
Kayak, canoe and scuba diving retailer and NAUI (National Association
of Underwater Instructors) instructional facility.
Earth's Edge - Gear That Goes There
Grand Haven outdoor gear and paddlesports shop with an on-line store.
East Coast Paddlers
Kayaking group in the Bay City - Saginaw - Midland area.
Expanding Horizons Kayaking
Provides instruction in all aspects of kayaking from basic strokes to rescues and rolling by experienced instructors.
Fortune Bay Expeditionary Team
Organizes kayaking trips and other adventure excursions via land, sea or air.
Great Lakes Paddlers
Paddling club with trips and outings.
Lakes Sea Kayaking Club
Inland Seas School of Kayaking
Offers paddling instruction, trips and tours.
J & J's River Run
A good place to rent canoes, kayaks, rafts, and tubes in Central Michigan.
Offers rentals and a retail store.
Saline, Michigan Canoe and Kayak Shop.
full service shop in Holland, Michigan.
Offers tours and lessons in the waters of Leelanau County in handcrafted
Kayak adventures in Michigans Keweenaw Peninsula and Isle Royale
Lakeshore Kayak Rental
Locally owned and operated Grand Haven kayak rental business provides customized trips on local rivers and lakes.
Macatawa Boat House
Kayak and canoe rentals at the Holland State Park.
Manistee Paddlesport Adventures
Is a canoe, kayak and tubing livery in Manistee.
Association of Paddlesport Providers
Directory of Michigan canoe liveries and paddlesport providers.
Directory of Michigan paddling places and providers.
Located in East Tawas, this shop has been selling kayaks and outfitting trips since 1976.
Northwoods Wilderness Explorers
Located in the Menominee river country of the Upper Peninsula, they have kayaking and canoeing trips, rentals and sales.
Old AuSable Fly Shop
Native watercraft shop on the banks of the AuSable River in Grayling.
Offers guided fishing and paddling trips or unguided rentals in southeast Michigan.
Outfitter of Harbor Springs
This shop offers kayak sales, equipment rentals and lessons.
Outpost of Holland
Retail shop stocks equipment and accessories for paddling, mountaineering, climbing, backpacking, camping, and travel.
Paddle With Us
Paddling destinations in southeast Michigan and northwest Ohio. Photo tours with maps and descriptions.
River Paddlesports Center
Offers kayak rentals.
Port Austin Kayak Rental
Kayak rental and guided tours, located two hours away from the northern suburbs of Detroit.
With stores in Rockford, Newaygo and Montague, they offer gear, rentals, demos and classes along with paddle trips through Powers Outdoors Adventures.
Offers classes for paddlers of all levels.
Offers rentals and a retail and online store.
Riverside Kayak Connection
Wyandotte kayak retail store, also provides lessons.
Simple Adventures Kayak Rental and Delivery Service
Located out of St Clair Shores, MI, they service all of Lake St Clair, the Clinton River and all the lakes and waterways in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne Counties.
Traverse Area Paddle Club
Longtime independent paddling club.
Offers guided tours in the Great Lakes, including Isle Royale, Sleeping
Bear Sand Dunes National Lakeshore, and Lake Superior North Shore. During
the winter offering guided tours from private island near Roatan, Honduras.
Their guides are A.C.A.-certified open water coastal kayak instructors.
Michigan Coastal Kayakers Association
Woods & Water Ecotours
Featuring kayak daytrips, packages, rentals, and instruction in the Eastern
Upper Peninsula of Michigan.