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White Squall Paddling Centre

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Girls Weekend Getaway.

It felt like from the moment we arrived at Bayside Inn, we were going to be in for a treat. Our... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Milton, Canada
Great rental service

I went with friends to paddle nearby Franklin Island in Georgian Bay. We rented from White Squall... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Peterborough, Canada
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53 Carling Bay Rd E, Nobel, Parry Sound, Ontario P0G 1G0, Canada
+1 705-342-5324
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

It felt like from the moment we arrived at Bayside Inn, we were going to be in for a treat. Our accommodations were great although you might need earplugs for the night time trains. Paula and Gracie from White Squall were great hosts and feel...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

I went with friends to paddle nearby Franklin Island in Georgian Bay. We rented from White Squall and it was a great experience! High quality gear and a welcoming atmosphere, with knowledgeable and thorough staff who went over all the kayak features with us, checked...More

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Reviewed September 6, 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
Reviewed August 31, 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
Reviewed August 30, 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
Reviewed August 26, 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
Reviewed August 18, 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
Reviewed August 9, 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 chipmunkula
Reviewed August 4, 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
Reviewed July 22, 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

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WSquall, Marketing Coordinator at White Squall Paddling Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 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.

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