Category Archives: Uncategorized

Gift Certificates for the Holidays

Need a great gift idea for a friend, family member or co-worker?  We offer gift certificates for our guided kayak tours, classes, kayak rentals, or general merchandise in our shop.  If you don’t have time to stop by our store location you can order one over the phone (503 459-4050) to be mailed either to you or the lucky recipient.

Ross Island Kayak Tours

Ross Island Kayak Tour in Portland, Oregon. willy1Offered daily at 10:00 and 2:00 – reservations are required.  First-time kayakers and experienced paddlers alike will enjoy a unique perspective of Portland on this guided tour circumnavigating Ross Island on the Willamette River. We’ll paddle past an impressive blue heron rookery and possibly see bald eagles and osprey as we glide by Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge. There is an unparalleled view of Portland’s skyline on our way back to the dock.  Tour is 2.5 to 3 hours (no experience required) Cost: $45 

Sunset Kayak Tours

Ross Island Sunset Tour – 2.5 to 3 hours (no experience required) Cost: $49 t2
Offered daily, May through September, 6:00 pm reservations are required
Join us for a kayak tour around Ross Island as the sun sets over the Portland skyline.

Kids Camps

Kayaking for Kids Camps, ages 10-13

5 day camp | July 20-24 and August 10-14 | $350
3 day camp | July 20-22 and August 10-12 | $225
Camps run 9:00 am – 3:00 pm each day 

Our Kids Camps introduce the basic fundamentals of kayaking and water safety. Kids have fun on the water learning kayaking skills through instruction and team-building activities. We have been running this camp for 19 years and are continually amazed at how quickly our campers learn! This camp focuses on basic kayaking strokes, directional control, safety and rescue techniques.

kidsKayaking for Kids 3-Day Camps, ages 12-15

9:00am – 1:00pm each day. This camp runs in conjunction with Portland Community College’s Summer Teen Program. Basic Strokes, directional control, rescue techniques and safety will all be covered. Register through PCC at
2015 Dates: July 13-15 and August 3-5

In addition to our own camps and those that are scheduled through PCC, we also offer kayaking for kids in alliance with the Mittleman Jewish Community Center Summer Camps Program. Check details and dates and register through the MJCC,