Half Day Guided Kayak Tours
Time & Location
About the Event
If you are ready to experience an authentic river with experienced guides, the half day paddling experience is for you. Guests will meet at The Boathouse at the South Fork Trailhead and after a safety talk you’ll be shuttled 15 minutes to Spencer Mountain where you’ll put in with 2 experienced guides who will help you navigate this beautiful stretch of the
South Fork of the Catawba.
This kayaking experience is great for those who are comfortable in the water but might not be experts. It is accessible to many skills levels, but includes low Class I and Class II rapids in several sections with easy moving, gentle water in between. Each trip will last approximately 3 hours and will conclude back at your car at the South Fork Trailhead.
$50 rental fee includes kayak, paddle, Personal Floatation Device, safety instruction, and a guided trip as well as a shuttle to Spencer Mountain at the put in. Guests should dress comfortably in clothes that can get wet. Shoes with a heel strap, a water bottle, sunscreen, and snacks are encouraged as well and available for sale at the boathouse.
Weight limit on kayaks: 250 lbs.
OPEN NOW! – reservations are encouraged and are available online – maximum of 10 spots per session are available. Saturdays and Sundays. Morning session departs at 9 AM and Afternoon session departs at 2 PM. Walk-ups may be available if trips are not sold out.