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Address: 53 Carling Bay Rd, Nobel, Parry Sound, Ontario P0G 1G0, Canada
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+1 705-342-5324
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Kayak in Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada 30,000 islands. Sea Kayaking in...

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.

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White Squall Padding Centre - Positive Review

Absolutely one of the best companies in Northern Ontario located on the Georgian Bay with a shop in the town of Parry Sound, White Squall is community driven and focussed on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Sonya F
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Georgian Bay, Canada

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Georgian Bay, Canada
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely one of the best companies in Northern Ontario located on the Georgian Bay with a shop in the town of Parry Sound, White Squall is community driven and focussed on healthy living outdoors. If you are looking for a new adventure or are looking to expand your passion for life.....this is the place for you and your family.

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Thank Sonya F
WSquall, Marketing Coordinator at White Squall Paddling Centre, responded to this review

Hi Sonya, Thanks so much for taking the time to review White Squall. We have a simple mission - to help people get out and enjoy Georgian Bay and the outdoors, so we're glad to hear that our outdoor gear and trips fit the bill! More 

Parry Sound, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I have paddled three summers with White Squall and will return again this year. Staff is warm and friendly, guides are caring and helpful when it comes to paddling techniques, extra lessons and above all great cooks. There is a reason Georgian Bay is a UNISCO site and it is a great place to experience up close and personal in... More 

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Thank Jan B
WSquall, marketing coordinator at White Squall Paddling Centre, responded to this review

Dear Jan, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experiences with us! We sure are lucky to have the UNESCO Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve as our paddling playground! We take pride in our skilled paddling guides, who also happen to be great wilderness cooks. Thanks for paddling with us for so many seasons. We love having you,... More 

Ratzeburg, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

in oct. 2016 we visited the White Squall Paddling Centre and we med Tim and Kathy and the dog Charly. We, Kai, Grit und Leo from Germany did a trip with a motor home from vancuver to Toronto. Tim and Kathy let us stay with our Motor home. Most campgrounds in aera are closed. I had many back complaint and... More 

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Thank kaiwilke2016
WSquall, Marketing Coordinator at White Squall Paddling Centre, responded to this review

Dear Kai, Grit and Leo, We love having international visitors visit our paddling centre! We're glad you enjoyed your time on Cole Lake with some free test paddling in our kayaks and on our SUPs. We hope that your back is feeling better! More 

Muskoka District, Canada
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211 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Great little outdoor shop and outfitters within walking distance of Georgian Bay. Nice selection of clothing and accessories... not the cheapest prices, but reasonable. Good level of service. Excellent selection of kayaking supplies.

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Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I spent 3 days kayaking with a group of friends. The guides are very skilled,super friendly and great cooks out in the wilderness.Scenery is amazing and we didn't see a soul. Everything is supplied except for personal items and bedding.Incredibly relaxing but challenging.

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Thank Gail C
WSquall, Marketing Coordinator at White Squall Paddling Centre, responded to this review

We're so glad that you enjoyed your time out on beautiful Georgian Bay with us. We feel pretty lucky to have it as both our backyard and play ground! We hope to see you again next season! More 

Holetown, Barbados
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17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Once again... we left happy! Whether we make a purchase or not, the staff is friendly, knowledgeable and caring. We have purchased kayaks and a SUP. Both we wonderful additions to our water fun. Thanks.

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Thank Katherine Y
WSquall, Marketing Coordinator at White Squall Paddling Centre, responded to this review

So glad to hear you're enjoying your new kayaks and SUP. Hope to see you on the water next season! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I have taken lessons with WhiteSquall and done multi-day trips. The staff is fantastic, professional, personable, and they know Georgian Bay. Just do it - you will be so pleased you did!

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Thank Lyne A
WSquall, Marketing Coordinator at White Squall Paddling Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. So glad you've enjoyed your time with us. Happy paddling! More 

Hamilton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We just came back from a basic kayak lesson (Saturday) and a Georgian Bay kayak tour (Sunday). What a fantastic time we had. Carson taught our course on Saturday, he's an affable, patient, and encouraging instructor. Sunday was with Kyle and Weronika, both who seemed to relish leading our trip. Everything was incredibly well organized and executed. As older people... More 

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WSquall, Marketing Coordinator at White Squall Paddling Centre, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your message. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed both your lesson and day trip on beautiful Georgian Bay with us. More 

Caledon, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

My wife and I took the Basic Kayaking lesson. I cannot praise this company enough! Fantastic booking site, beautifully kept premises, friendly people, conscientious teacher (Gracie). This is truly the place to go for lessons, rentals or buying a boat!

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Thank Michael R
WSquall, Marketing Coordinator at White Squall Paddling Centre, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your message. We're super pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience with us! Hope to see you again soon. Happy paddling! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Every time you go there, you see something new and learn something new at the same time. They have been most helpful every time I go there

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Thank Ken W
WSquall, Marketing Coordinator at White Squall Paddling Centre, responded to this review

We're always glad to help! Hope to see you again soon. More 

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