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Big Bear Adventures is the ultimate destination for those who seek an abundance of things to do on the water in Indian River MI. When planning you’re Michigan vacations, it’s essential to have options for those with little ones around. Whether your family is ready to have a river rafting Michigan thrill ride, a relaxing Big Bear tubing float down the Sturgeon River or you just want to try something new on the water, we’ve got you covered! We offer the best summer water activities in the Indian River MI area, so let’s get started!

Big Bear Tubing

Tubing down the Sturgeon River will be a fun, leisurely activity for the entire family on a hot summer day in Indian River MI. For those with small children, tubing is a safe activity that will bring laughter and joy to your loved ones! River tubing in Michigan will be a highlight of your trip as it will be a time relax in the blanket of greenery that surrounds you will listening to the birds sing along the way! Your Big Bear tubing adventure will last for one and a half hours which is recommended for those with small ones; however, there are two and a half hour floats available as well!

River Cats

If you’ve never been Indian River kayaking before, it’s best to learn the basics of how to control your balance on the water— enter River Cats. Our unique River Cats combine canoeing and kayaking on a safe inflatable floating device that allows you to get wet along the way! Set out on a one and a half to five-hour trip down Sturgeon River Michigan, you will feel your heart begin to flutter as you test your agility on the water to see if you’re ready to try a solo kayak adventure during your next water trip!

For those with more experience on the water, we offer other water adventures to ensure you have a fulfilling day on the water:

  • Canoe—  Spend a day on the water with a canoe that fits up to three
  • River Rafting— Great for team building, whether you’re out on a coworker retreat or having a blast on the water with your family
  • Kayaking— Choose from a solo or tandem kayak, this is a great way to get a workout in on your Michigan vacations

Family-Friendly Michigan Vacations

Spend the summer outdoors in the water with your family on your Michigan vacations to Big Bear Adventures. We provide a variety of rentals and water activities to keep you more than occupied during your stay. Whether you’re at nesting at our beautiful Northwoods Lodge or with your family lodging in our Big Bear Dorms, you’ll be within minutes of the breathtaking scenery of the Sturgeon River. Our amenities include the convenience of a home away from home feeling as we have flatscreen TVs and wireless internet to use during your stay. Our staff is eagerly awaiting your arrival, to book your stay give us a call at 1-231-2238-8181.

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