Smoky Mountain Kayaking
THRILL SEEKERS WANTED!
WHITEWATER KAYAKING FOR BEGINNERS!
Perfect for those new to the sport of kayaking. Start off right with a kayaking clinic at Rapid Expeditions. These professionally instructed courses are designed to introduce the sport to those who have never been in a boat. Roll technique, paddling technique, reading the water, and safety/rescue are just a few of the topics we will cover in this 4-5 hour clinic. Trips can be arranged to go to other neighboring rivers and creeks for those new to the scene who are looking to familiarize themselves with the sport. $150/person
ADVANCE YOUR SKILLS—AT ANY LEVEL!
Private Kayaking Lessons
A great way to gain the confidence and skills you need to tackle East Tennessee and Western North Carolina's top whitewater destinations. A certified kayak instructor will help you customize your lesson plan to fit your exact needs. Work on specific skills and techniques, along with safety and rescue such as z-drags, taglines and stabilization lines. Classes are 1-on-1 with an ACA (American Canoe Association) certified instructor, and we guarantee this will increase your paddling skills. $200/lesson
THERE'S A FIRST TIME FOR EVERYTHING!
FREE Roll Clinics
Try out the sport of whitewater kayaking with a trained professional who brings over 20 years of experience to each clinic. Join us every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. in Hartford, TN for free basic roll clinics. This is a great way to introduce yourself to the wonderful sport of kayaking without any obligations. If you have any questions, give us a call or send us an email. We provide all the gear and safety equipment you'll need. Just be ready to get wet! FREE
Come out and play with us! We’ll be on the river all summer. Call for special events 888.504.7238.
Dave's Fave List
- Cheoah River (NC)
- Green River (NC)
- Nantahala River (NC)
- Ocoee River (TN)
- Little River (TN)
- Pigeon River (TN)
- Gauley River (WV)