Recognized as one of Arizona's only two wild and scenic rivers, beginners and veteran paddlers alike enjoy the scenery and opportunities to cool off in this lush riparian community. This stretch of the Verde River provides a unique and breathtaking landscape rich with wildlife and steeped in history.

Available for individuals, small or large groups - we can accommodate your needs!

Multiple trip launch times to choose from each day means you can always enjoy perfect weather no matter the season.
Inclusions & Exclusions
✔  Professional safety-certified guides
✔  Shuttle driver and transport to and from the river
✔  A smiling good time and memories to share!
✔  Kayak, paddles, and PFD (Life vest)
✖  $8.50 River Access Fee per person (applied upon confirmation)
Cottonwood, AZ, USA
What To Expect

Enjoy an adventurous and safe experience while you explore the scenic Verde River on our most popular tour! Soak up the scenery and local history on a Guided Kayak Tour for about 2 hours on the 3.1 miles down a beautiful stretch of the Verde River. Tandem or single inflatable kayaks available for fun and comfort or hard shell sit-on-top for more adventure.
Need to know:
Check in 45-60 minutes prior to tour time
4 person minimum required for tour to launch. Tours not meeting minimums subject to no cost rescheduling.
Water shoes required. No flip flops or backless shoes permitted.
Children 12 and under must be in a tandem with an adult. Children must be 5 years old and 50 lbs to go on a guided tour.
Bring it - Buy it - Rent it: If you don't have it, we do!
What To Bring:
• Clothing appropriate for the weather and the water
• Water shoes. Footwear must be worn at all times.
* Towel
* Medications if needed
***Items available for purchase or rental at boathouse
• Water bottles or refill station, water shoes
• Sunglasses and Sunscreen
• Lip Balm and Hats
• Splash Bag and Dry Bag
• Snacks (variety)

Additional info
•  Public transportation options are available nearby
•  Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
•  Not recommended for pregnant travelers
•  Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
•  Suitable for all physical fitness levels
Free cancellation
From $95
Mobile or paper ticket accepted
2.5 hours
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Cancellation policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.