Get ready to walk on water! Join us and experience the desert from a thrilling new perspective while on the deck of a Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP). Our guided Scottsdale stand-up paddle board tour features the excitement and ease of paddling on a slow-moving river. This tour takes place on the Lower Salt River and explore the beautiful, one of a kind riparian zones of the Sonoran Desert. It’s the perfect playground to discover more about the natural history, flora, and fauna an “oasis” in the desert or simply learn and practice proper SUP techniques. Paddling a SUP is a great activity for the whole family, allows a full-body workout, and provides the opportunity to witness incredible views of the mountains and wildlife.
Our put in spot is only 30-45 minutes from most Phoenix & Scottsdale hotels & resorts and is one of our more scenic drives. Grab some friends - let's do this.
Duration: Approximately 1.5-2.5 hours on the water; depends on group pace and river flows.
Departs: 8:00am; 1:00pm; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; other days available as a private tour, see fee below. Summer departures are at 7am only.
Includes: Professional certified guide/instructor, equipment, dry bag, water & snacks, permits.
Cost: Solo guest $350; 2-3 guests $175/p; $4+ guests $140/p; Resort pick up available for $175 for up to 10 people. Private tours available for an additional $200.
Season: This tour is available year round, weather dependent.
Skill level: All guests must have previous moving water SUP experience for the advanced river tour.
Notes: RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Minimum height 4'10". Children 12+ permitted. Shoes that can get wet and will not come off in the water are required. Sport sandals (Teva/Chaco/Keen/etc) are ok. No flip flops or bare feet. Participants should wear swimwear or athletic clothes that have a good range of motion and can get wet. We suggest guests bring a t-shirt for additional sun protection as well as sunscreen that is SPF 30 or higher. Don't forget a waterproof camera! Wetsuit rentals are available, please inquire.
Cancellation Policy: This tour has a 7-day cancelation policy. If your plans change for any reason, please be sure to call at least 7 days to the day of your tour to avoid charges.