• Small Scale Trips up to 10 people max
  • Spuddie Boats Just For Kids
  • Everone captains their own boat

Sporty and Sweet River Trip

Quick Details

Spuddies - Perfect kids beginner kayak
Solo - Ages 13 and over
Tandem - Adult & Child (Ages 3-12)

Ride the Little Rapids on the Verde River

Get a taste for boating on the Verde River while you are visiting Sedona. Our Sporty and Sweet trips are perfect for first-time boaters or those with limited amounts of time.

  • Professionally guided Verde River trip
  • Featuring our new Spud boats (small kayaks perfect for the 7-to-12-year-old who is beginning the life of a river guide)
  • You meet us at the River Access Point Bignotti Beach (this is where the river trip ends).
  • We take you on a 15-minute shuttle ride from our parking area to where your boats and the Verde River await.
  • Includes Class I and II river trips with six fun, sporty little rapids
  • When your river trip is over, your vehicle is waiting for you at the take-out at Bignotti Beach.
  • If you are headed for Out of Africa or the Verde Canyon Railroad for the afternoon, this two-hour river adventure is perfect.
  • Directions to our meeting location at Bignotti Beach

What to Bring

  • Big smiles and laughter — it’s going to be a fun adventure!
  • Clothing that is suitable for the weather conditions and a change of clothing for after the trip (you do get splashed)
  • Shoes or sandals that can get wet, sunhat, sunglasses and strap, sunscreen, plastic ziplock for phones, camera, and whatever else you need to keep dry
  • Water bottle and quick snacks