Cheff’s Canoe Rental

It’s like being up north, only closer to home!

Enjoy the scenery in quiet, comfortable “Old Town” canoes, kayaks or tube rentals.

Located on the Shiawassee River in Walnut Hills Family Campground. Cheff’s is a Southeast Michigan canoe, kayak and tube rental and livery service.

To book a trip with us, there are two ways to get it done. First is to give us a call at 517-977-8704 or to click the book now button below. If you need any special accommodations please give us a call to book and to let us know what is needed.

Who We Are

Cheff’s Canoe rental believes that the outdoors are meant to be enjoyed with family and close friends, and of course the well behaved puppies are welcome!

Our legacy goes back to the year 2000, when Mike Cheff founded southeast Michigan canoe rental business with the goal of creating lasting memories for families looking to spend quality time Canoeing in Southeast, Michigan

Whether you’re looking for canoe kayak or tube rentals, livery services where we pick you up down river, or full service with rental and transportation, we’ve got you covered!

Our Michigan Canoe Rental – By The Numbers

51 mins

From the Detroit Metro Area

27 mins

From Lansing or Flint

36 boats

50 tubes

In our Fleet

475 ways

To make better memories with family and friends

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Mike was an excellent host that made our adventure smooth and enjoyable. Cant wait to go again!


Rating: 5 out of 5.

“This is the best canoe rental around! Very kind and knowledgeable staff. They go above and beyond! Beautiful stretch of the river!”


Rating: 5 out of 5.

“We had a very good experience. Transportation was on time and the staff was very friendly and helpful.”


Copyright: Cheff’s Canoe Rental 2023 – Dan Cheff