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Phoenix/Scottsdale River Kayaking

Refreshing Kayaking Experience
Surprising Natural Beauty
Professionally Guided Tours
Tailored Routes
Convenient Access

Escape the city on a refreshing kayaking adventure along the Salt River, a hidden gem just a short drive from Phoenix. Paddle along lush green riverbanks and beneath towering red cliffs, keeping an eye out for sightings of wild horses and bald eagles. Join a guided tour scheduled to avoid crowds, ensuring a peaceful and enjoyable experience on the water. Explore different sections of the river, from Saguaro Lake to Granite Reef, with the route chosen daily based on water levels for optimal exploration. Immerse yourself in the surprising natural beauty of Arizona's desert landscape on this unforgettable kayaking excursion.

Cost:  1 person - $340; 2-3 people - $170/person; 4-9 people - $136/person

  • Single kayaks available for additional $10/person (based on availability)
  • Hotel pickup - $250/group (up to 10 guests).
  • Private tours are available for an additional $200

Duration:  Approximately 1.5-2 hours on the water.

Departs:  Mesa, Arizona, on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 8:30am and 1:30pm in the winter months and 7:30am in the summer months. Alternative days/times available for special groups, please inquire. 

Includes:  Skilled & certified guide(s), tandem kayaks, paddles, safety equipment, snacks & bottled water, parking pass and roundtrip transportation from check-in to drop-in point. 

    Season:  This tour is available year round but only morning departures are available in the summer.

    Skill level:  This is a relaxing float through the desert. Children must be a minimum of 12 years old and 4'6", and weigh at least 35lbs to go on a tour. Maximum weight 275 lbs.

    Notes:  RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.  Required footwear: shoes that can get wet and will not fall off in the water (no flip flops or bare feet).  Recommended attire includes a hat, clothing appropriate for the expected weather conditions, and sunscreen SPF 30 or higher. Don't forget a waterproof camera!

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