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Crystal River

Waupaca, WI
+1 715-258-2612
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Floating the Crystal River

This past weekend we took the 90 minute inner tube float down the Crystal River through Dings Dock... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vicki A
via mobile
Perfect wedding

Love is in the air in this place! I've never felt so in love anywhere else before. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
Marina P
Taubate, SP
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A shallow and rocky river known for its challenging canoeing.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
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“your feet” (3 reviews)
Waupaca, WI
+1 715-258-2612
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This past weekend we took the 90 minute inner tube float down the Crystal River through Dings Dock. Kelsey who I spoke to helped give directions and information on how to get to the place, changing area, etc. Wear something on your feet as there...More

Thank Vicki A
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Love is in the air in this place! I've never felt so in love anywhere else before. Beautiful!! However, also perfect for those who want to have fun with friends...good for kayaking!

Thank Marina P
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I have done this canoe trip 3 times. Once while in my late teens, once in my twenties, and now in my 30's with my young teen with me. Every time the trips starts out, I ask myself why am I doing this. The river...More

1  Thank ILona B
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We used Ding's dock to rent a canoe. The river was way too rocky. Our horrible, crummy, cheap canoe tipped countless times. We rammed into rocks several times because they were all over the place. Canoe tipped and all of our stuff went floating down...More

1  Thank Laura2425
Reviewed 14 August 2016

the Crystal River is a beautiful river, but most folks access it through Ding's Dock. Ding's dock rents these crummy little fiberglass canoes that will leave you itchy. The river itself is very shallow in places and most folks end up dragging their canoe it...More

1  Thank photoguywisconsin
Reviewed 22 July 2016

this trip is in very light weight fiberglass canoes, that are best for one person or two light weight people. the trip is a beautiful easy course though woods and well-maintained yards. Plan to get wet sometimes when you spill or get out to walk...More

Thank Hugh K
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Quaint, beautiful spot on the corner....you'd never know this little spot was here...but what a great surprise. If you are looking for a romantic spot------this is it! I would have loved to go in side the chapel but it wasn't open.....oh well wemade use of...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

First of all, I grew up in the area, so I knew what I was getting myself into in terms of the Crystal River Canoe Trip at Ding's Dock. For anyone new to the experience, it's a three hour adventure down a very shallow, rocky...More

4  Thank Gringuita
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is a fun outing, but you will get wet from the get go when you have to jump out of the boat to get in your little canoe.The river is shallow and very rocky. You may even have to walk your canoe. If you...More

Thank beachcruizer77
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful area! Did a 2 hour kayak trip on the Crystal River. River was up so the current was strong which made for a fun adventure. Remote feeling - not a lot of houses around the area we paddled. There were many obstacles to navigate...More

Thank Kazakboy
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Jim W
What's the best place to rent?
26 July 2016|
Response from beachcruizer77 | Reviewed this property |
The only place is Dings Dock.
Margie L
Can we use our own kayaks? Is return transportation available?
23 July 2015|
Response from Katie S | Reviewed this property |
I would call the company and see about that. I felt that it was fairly reasonably priced. It was worth the convenience to have us use their kayaks. They dropped us off and picked us up.