Kayak Instruction on the Rio Grande in NM
Intro to Kayaking on the Rio Grande: 3-day Course. Approximately 6 hours each day. $395. Minimum 4 people. Rental equipment provided free of charge.
Start out learning the basics of kayaking safety and movements, wet exits, bracing, and paddle strokes. Day one begins with detailed instruction of the fundamental skills required to safely navigate a kayak. As the course progresses you will learn basic river features and skills to start you on the right foot for learning to kayak. Lots of time will be spent teaching you how to brace properly, Paddle into and out of eddies, and ferry across currents.
Course participants may camp in Pilar, or meet each morning.
Private Kayaking Instruction on the Rio Grande: Full-day of private kayaking on the Rio Grande. aprox. 6 hrs, $299.00 for the first paddler , $149.00 each additional person. Equipment provided if needed. Enjoy lunch at the Pilar Yacht Club Cafe. Half-day aprox. 3 hrs, $169.00, $99.00 each additional person.
Guided Kayak Runs for Experienced Kayakers: Maybe you’ve completed our 3-day course and are looking for a little support on your first trips down the Class III Racecourse, or you’ve been paddling for a while and are looking to step it up. A guided run is a smart decision. Organize a group of three or more, and we’ll take you down. (levels permitting) Guided Racecourse trip $99.00 per person (minimum 4 people). Equipment avilable at an additional cost.
Kayak Rental/Demo: Full-day Boat only $45 Package $55 (Includes Helmet, PFD, Paddle, and Skirt) Pickup and drop off at our Santa Fe location: 1401 Maclovia St, Unit A. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505. Reservations recommended to ensure proper size boat avilability.