• Small scale trips up to 10 people max
  • Spuddie Boats For Kids
  • Everyone captains their own boat

Inflatable Kayak Adventure – Self Guided

Quick Details

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

Kayak Arizona’s Wild and Scenic Verde River

Have a blast on a half-day self-guided Wild and Scenic river trip! No experience is necessary for this morning or afternoon fun and scenic 2.5 to 3 hour float trip. Your shuttle guide will provide you with all the nessary instruction and transportation.

  • Meet your awesome professional shuttle guide at the river. They provide you with transportation, safety, and paddling instructions.
  • Our meet-up location parking area is where your inflatable kayak adventure ends, so when your trip is over, your vehicle is there waiting for you.
  • We provide single or tandem inflatable kayaks that are comfortable, unbelievably stable, easy to paddle, and just plain fun for everyone.
  • Also included is a PFD, paddle, and a 15-minute shuttle ride to the river access point where your adventure begins.
  • The Verde River is one of the only two rivers in Arizona classified as Wild and Scenic, and your enjoyable float trip is about 5 miles.
  • Directions to our meeting location at Beasley Flats River Access Point

What to Bring

  • Big smiles and laughter — it’s going to be a fun adventure
  • Clothing that is suitable for the weather conditions
  • Change of clothing for after the trip (expect to get wet), which you can leave in your vehicle
  • 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

Guidelines & Requirements

  • No experience is necessary, but participants should be reasonably physically fit and prepared to get wet.
  • All participants paddle and carry their own boats and gear.
  • Your shuttle guide assists you with basic paddling techniques and river and water conditions.
  • We provide all the gear you need.