What are your hours of operation?
We are open from approximately May 15th to September 30th, depending upon the weather, from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
what kind of watercraft does Kayak Brwery Tours have for rent?
We currently have Jackson Riviera Kayaks and Electra Bikes.
where is a good place to swim?
Our crew will review safe boating operations and conditions with you, upon your arrival. We'll give you the inside tip on great places to swim as well!
what do i do when it's time to come in?
The process is simple follow your guide back to the starting point. Most tours end at Clinch park in downtown Traverse City.
what's included with my rental?
All safety equipment, including life jackets, is included with the cost of each rental.
Are dogs allowed on the boats?
Give us a call and we’ll discuss available options for pets.
what time is the tour of the day?
Our last weekday tour currently leaves at 4pm, on busy weekends we offer a 5pm tour.
Do I need to make a reservation, and how far in advance do i have to book my reservation?
We take walk-ins, however we strongly recommend making a reservation to ensure availability, and so you get the equipment you are interested in. There is a 24-hour cancellation policy, so if a reservation is within the 24-hour time frame, payment for rental is processed at time of reservation.
is a deposit required?
Yes as a part of your rental agreement, a valid major credit card must be on file to cover any potential incidentals or damages incurred during your rental.
what if i have no Kayaking experience?
Our crew will guide you through a kayak orientation, and safety information, before you get out on the water.
what is your current refund policy?
Tour cancellations are refundable (less the 10% booking fee) up to 7 days prior to date. Any cancelations that occur within 1-6 days of the tour date will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be given for tour cancelations that occur within 24 hours of the tour. Tours are held regardless of weather (rain or shine).
NO SHOWS are charged in full for the rental period reserved. Any party that has not arrived by the scheduled time of the rental shall be deemed a NO SHOW.
We reserve the right to cancel your reservation for violations to our policies.
We reserve the right, solely at our discretion, to reschedule and/or cancel your reservation in the event of inclement weather. Reservations cancelled do to weather (or any other VALID and APPROVED reason) during the rental period will be given a voucher for credit toward use of same or similar piece of equipment at later date or time, or in the form of a dollar amount to be used on our alternative equipment, and such vouchers will be determined at the sole discretion of Kayak Brewery Tours Staff.
is your online reservations system secure?
Our website is hosted on a secure SSL server and our reservation system is PCI compliant.
how many people do the Kayaks hold?
Our single kayaks accommodate 1 person while the double kayaks hold two people.
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