Kayakers, unlike pancakes or depressed turtles, muster the will to get themselves upright when flipped upside down. Float through life with today's Groupon to Lakeshore Kayak Rental at Felix’s Marina on the Grand River in Grand Haven. Choose between the following options:
• For $17, you get an all-day, single-kayak rental (a $35 value)
• For $34, two customers each get an all-day, single-kayak rental (a $70 value)
The staff at Lakeshore Kayak Rental applies a wealth of paddling expertise and homegrown knowledge of surrounding water passages to their kayak-based business. With an all-day kayak rental securely in tow, customers can launch their excursions from Felix’s Marina and then traverse down the gentle currents of the Grand River. This idyllic setting gives kayakers the chance to spot a variety of local fauna, including grazing deer, chuckling woodchucks, and swans pondering the works of Hans Christian Andersen. After exploring the plethora of bayous found along the waterways, a quick paddle up Crockery Creek may lend itself to majestic sightings of bald eagles swooping into the waters to snag a fish for lunch.
After an afternoon of oneness with the caressing currents of the river, visitors may opt to stretch out and relax at Pottawatomie Park. This waterside oasis offers restroom facilities, grills, picnic tables, walking trails, and playground equipment where kayakers may further bond with their vessel by sharing a ride on the seesaw.
Lakeshore Kayak Rental
The bayous and creeks flowing into the Grand River form an inviting home for wildlife, including eagles that nest in the trees along the shoreline. Perched in their aeries, the birds study the water's surface. Spotting a disturbance, an eagle lifts off and glides toward the water, opening its talons to pluck the prey suspended just beneath the surface.
The team at Lakeshore Kayak Rental lends their kayaks—inspected and certified by the DNR—and other watercraft to help visitors stumble upon sights such as these throughout the gentle Grand River and its connecting waterways. The staff, which includes instructors claiming certifications from the American Canoe Association, provides lessons for beginner kayakers, canoeists, and paddleboarders, and recommends areas for more experienced outdoorsmen to explore. With advanced notice, Lakeshore's crew can also arrange transportation to and from some area lodgings and farther-away launch points. To encourage camaraderie throughout the kayaking community, Lakeshore's team hosts the annual Grand River Kayak Race.
14023 Green St.
Grand Haven, Michigan 49417