Canoe & Kayak Trips



Experience two of northern Michigan's most pristine rivers from the unique vantage point of a canoe or kayak. In partnership with Crystal Adventures and Honor Trading Post, we offer daily trips on both the Betsie River and Platte River.

Betsie River Trip with Crystal Adventures

Enjoy a two-hour float trip on the scenic Betsie River - just minutes from Crystal Mountain. Ideal for experienced or novice paddlers looking for adventure. Shuttle departs daily at 1pm and returns to the resort by 3:30pm. $40 per canoe or $30 per single kayak, includes transportation to/from the river.

Minimum participation required for program to take place. Reservations required, call the Mountain Adventure Zone at 888.968.7686 ext. 7500.

Platte River Trip with Honor Trading Post

This family friendly, two-hour float down the beautiful Platte River ends on the sugary sand beaches of Lake Michigan. Trips offered daily on the hour, just 20 minutes from the resort. Transportation not included. $38 per canoe, $28 per single kayak and $48 per double kayak.

Reservations required, call the Mountain Adventure Zone at 888.968.7686 ext. 7500.

NEW! Full Moon Kayaking

Float the beautiful Platte River and let the moonlight lead the way. This unique trip includes a guide, transportation and equipment. $39 per kayak. Ages 12+.

Dates: July 12 & August 9, 2014.


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