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About Us

Our professional kayak and stand up paddleboard rentals give you the best experience of the water. Learn to paddle in the calm waters of the Mackinac Island marina and Haldimand Bay, or explore the natural rock formations, wildlife, and lighthouses of Mackinac Island, Mackinaw City, St. Ignace, Round Island, and Bois Blanc Island on a guided tour. Our guides have been kayaking the local waterways for over 20 years, providing a safe and rewarding experience every time. more >>

Basic Instruction

You will be assisted into and out of your kayak or paddle board for your safety. Follow guides' pathway and instructions in harbor to easily navigate boat traffic. Learn proper care for the equipment: paddle, life vest and kayak or paddle board. Kayaking is safe and fun when you stick to the rules! more >>

How to Find Us

We are located on the beach of historic Mackinac Island, Michigan, behind Marthas Sweet Shop and the historic Horse Corral Mall. Follow the rock path between the buildings to the boats. You can see us from the ferry boats, we are adjacent to the Sheplers Dock.Directions >>

Horse Corral Mall
7395 Main St.
Mackinac Island, MI 49757

(231) 71-KAYAK
(231) 715-2925

GREAT TURTLE KAYAK TOURS
~ Mackinac Island's #1 vacation activity! ~

Rent a kayak or stand up paddleboard
for your Mackinac Island vacation tour!

GTKT's Photo was chosen for the cover of the "Official 2014 Michigan Travel Guide"!  Read More Official 2014 Pure Michigan Tour Guide

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 * Moms Reminder:  All tours and rentals are weather permitting, and the life vests we provide must be worn at all times.

 
 
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