Ross Island Kayak Tour in Portland, Oregon. Offered 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
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.
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 www.pcc.edu/schedule.
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, www.portlandjewishacademy.org/page.cfm?p=1244.
Full Moon Paddle – 2.5 to 3 hours (no experience required) Cost: $49
Gliding silently along the river under a moonlight glow is an experience you’ll not soon forget. Please Call to reserve your spot.
View current list of used kayaks and new kayaks on sale
Saturday April 11, 2015 9:00-5:00 ~ $150
All tools and materials are provided. Don and Joanne will walk you through the steps to create your own Greenland Paddle! Reservations required.