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Offering kayak and stand up paddle board rentals, river tours, and skills classes for river runners and explorers from beginners through advanced paddle experts.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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551 N Main St, Cottonwood, AZ 86326-3816
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+1 928-421-1288
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time on the Verde river with Jeff. There was 7 in our group and we all had a great time! Yes, the water was cold in November but the scenery was breathtaking and so peaceful. We did get to experience class...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided that after days of spectacular hiking in Sedona we would try something different. We are so glad that we did! Very friendly owners/guides delivered a wonderful experience for the whole group. They limit the tour size to a very manageable...More

Thank ElVacay
Reviewed October 27, 2018

We had a great time. Our guide Jeff was great. He was a wealth of information and made sure everything was safe and ready to go. He knew the river well, and knew about the history of the area. We had a group of 6...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Riverdog_23
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We spent yesterday with Craig on a Full Monty tour. Oh my goodness it was a blast! Craig went above and beyond to help us have a wonderful time. He gave us tips along the way on how to 'try' to avoid certain obstacles (boulders,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Beasley33
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Really great time with this team! The trip was about 2 hours and was guided by very competent, very safety-focused guys who were knowledgeable about the area, the flora and fauna. They assisted us in passage thru troublesome areas and just made the trip effortless....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank beeedell
Reviewed August 16, 2018

From first phone conversation with Dylan to being in the water with Craig and Jeff, a first-class operation. Craig and Jeff were fun and made the trip safe, interesting and LOTS of fun. Perfect for first-timers and experienced kayakers. Thanks to all of you for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Me and my brother took our sons on the Full Monty kayak tour. We all had a blast and with little experience we were able to maneuver thru the tight spots and shallow rapids. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike K
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We went on the tour two times both with different experiences. The full Monty is worth the upgrade in cost as you get to go through more rapids. It requires you to drag your kayak through very short distances and it sounds harder than it...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dream721936
Reviewed April 19, 2018

We were flying in for Spring break early on Easter Sunday morning and wanted to do something fun to fill our day. I called prior to see if they would be open and they were. Wonderful!! We drove straight there from the Phoenix airport and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

I live locally and offer concierge services in the area, so I take tours to understand the experience offered and later assist in referring visitors to the area that are interested. I have been on the guided trip with both Dylan and Craig and had...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Gayla B
May 28, 2017|
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Response from Vgrape | Reviewed this property |
For us as novices, we used the inflatable kayaks. Great experience.
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anainsurance
January 20, 2017|
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Response from SbSouthwest | Property representative |
The Full Monty is our longer option. Beginners can paddle it, but know that it is physically more intense. This does not mean more or bigger rapids, the standard tour and the Full Monty both see 2 class 2 rapids, just that... More
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anainsurance
January 20, 2017|
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Response from SbSouthwest | Property representative |
It is highly personal as to whether that is too cold. You will get splashed a little, so dressing appropriately is important. Water shoes will be necessary as you will definitely get wet down to your ankles. As far as the... More
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