We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

White Squall Paddling Centre

Features Animals
53 Carling Bay Rd E, Nobel, Parry Sound, Ontario P0G 1G0, Canada
+1 705-342-5324
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
All you need for kayaking and paddle boarding

Great place to rent kayaks or paddleboards. They also have a small shop with everything you need in... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Alex I
via mobile
Summer Paddling Getaway - July 2017

We kayaked to Big McCoy in Georgian Bay. The weather cooperated and the guides were professional... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Sandra B
Read all 84 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Kayak in Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada 30,000 islands. Sea Kayaking in Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada. Kayak lessons, kayak trips, kayak courses, kayak rentals. Kayak, canoe, SUP sales, rentals, free test paddling in Parry Sound, Ontario. White Squall was born in 1985 with the simple desire to share the outdoors and paddling with others. Beginners of all ages, experience the fun of paddling with us in a quiet and easy way. We are leaders in sea kayak instruction and tripping. Our two shops in the Parry Sound region are full of specialty paddling accessories and camping gear & clothing. Open by appointment October-March, Open 7-days a week April-September.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good9%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“day trip” (10 reviews)
“georgian bay” (29 reviews)
“great cooks” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
53 Carling Bay Rd E, Nobel, Parry Sound, Ontario P0G 1G0, Canada
CONTACT
Website
+1 705-342-5324
Write a ReviewReviews (84)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"day trip"
in 10 reviews
"georgian bay"
in 29 reviews
"great cooks"
in 4 reviews
"great company"
in 3 reviews
"level of service"
in 2 reviews
"life jackets"
in 2 reviews
"great quality"
in 2 reviews
"small shop"
in 2 reviews
"kayak tour"
in 2 reviews
"paddle sports"
in 2 reviews
"food was amazing"
in 2 reviews
"in great shape"
in 2 reviews
"great staff"
in 3 reviews
"parry sound"
in 3 reviews
"lessons"
in 11 reviews
"gear"
in 11 reviews
"kayaks"
in 18 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to rent kayaks or paddleboards. They also have a small shop with everything you need in case your gear fails. Very helpful staff.

Thank Alex I
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We kayaked to Big McCoy in Georgian Bay. The weather cooperated and the guides were professional, knowledgeable and fun. They were patient given there were varying skill paddling levels among the participants. Assistance and helpful tips was offered in a pleasant manner. The food was...More

Thank Sandra B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Great quality kayaking gear. Large selection of rental kayaks for every type of paddler, rent-before-you-buy deal . Good advice of repairing kayaks, selecting gear, and everything you might need at the last minute. Instructors are professional, thorough, and very pleasant. Highly recommend all beginners take...More

Thank seekseaearthsky
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This is how every company should operate. We've rented from them at least four times and every one was flawless. Thanks again.

Thank Dean D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I've done 5-day and 3-day trips with White Squall, as well as a private one-day trip. The guides are always terrific, the equipment is in great shape, and they provide a safe and supportive way to enjoy the beautiful islands of Georgian Bay.

Thank 699caob
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 August 2017

As a solo traveller I was super happy that White Squall didn't require a minimum number of participants to run a day trip. Paula was an excellent guide, very safety conscious and knowledgable, both about paddling and the history, geology, etc of the area, as...More

Thank welshiecalgary
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This was the 6th paddling trip I had done with my sister, but the first time we had tried White Squall. This year we kayaked from Killarney Provincial Park, south to Byng Inlet. We just showed up with our quick dry clothes packed in dry...More

Thank NapaneeFamily5
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The staff were so unbelievably friendly and helpful that it made the whole experience delightful. We rented two canoes for an hour on the lake and chatted with the staff who took every opportunity to provide us with help and information on the area. There...More

Thank pfogg1997
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
WSquall, Marketing Coordinator at White Squall Paddling Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

So pleased to hear you enjoyed your canoe rentals! It's such a fun and relaxing way to explore an area. We hope you enjoyed the lake and that maybe you'll come back again to have a paddle at Killbear. We're happy to help.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Am biased since have been up to White Squall 16 or so years ago to learn how to kayak and back then came up following summers for multi-day trip on Georgian Bay. Then life catches you and that is that. Flash forward kids later and...More

Thank sleepytraveller03
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
WSquall, Marketing Coordinator at White Squall Paddling Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

So glad to hear that your children enjoyed their introduction to kayaking on lovely little Cole Lake as part of a family excursion. Such a great way to spend time together; doing something fun and active in the great outdoors! Thanks so much for returning...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Three years ago my 2 night 3 day trip with White Squall was the high light of my summer. This year's 3 night 4 day trip surpassed that trip! Well before our scheduled departure White Squall phoned to field any questions and, or concerns. Our...More

Thank karengunna6
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
WSquall, Marketing Coordinator at White Squall Paddling Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to review and share your experience recently with White Squall. We truly appreciate your feedback. Healthy, yet delicious meals are important to us, so we're glad you enjoyed some home-cooked goodness while out enjoying the Bay. Happy paddling!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
1234569
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Nobel Hotels
Canadas Best Value Inn & Suites Parry Sound
112 reviews
11.26 km away
Town & Country Motel
69 reviews
11.67 km away
Travellers Hotel
114 reviews
12.47 km away
Brunswick Hotel Complex
47 reviews
12.58 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Gilly's
106 reviews
12.09 km away
St. Amant's Waterfront Inn Restaurant
19 reviews
12.88 km away
Maurizio's Pizzeria
276 reviews
12.93 km away
Killbear Marina
12 reviews
2.52 km away
Nearby Attractions
Killbear Provincial Park
342 reviews
11.39 km away
Bobby Orr Hall Of Fame
73 reviews
12.75 km away
The Museum on Tower Hill
58 reviews
13.39 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from White Squall Paddling Centre staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit