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“full monty”(2 reviews)
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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
551 N Main St, Cottonwood, AZ 86326-3816
+1 928-421-1288
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank beeedell
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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.

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

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

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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

Thank Hukeela
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

South by southwest adventures is a well organized business, from the email instructions to the on water guide & directions to navigate the river. Dylan's love of the enviornment translates to a thoughtful, friendly excursion & his,experience made for a really fun, safe day on...More

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed October 13, 2017

We took our grandkids (15 & 12) on the afternoon kayak trip. We had a GREAT time with the whole group. The guys from South by Southwest Adventures were very helpful to get us started and were right there if we needed anything, The river...More

Thank janez22017
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

We took the Full Monty tour. Our guide Craig was awesome. We had a wonderful time and would highly recommend this experience.

Thank Jan R
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Wow!!! What an adventure!! We are seniors, novices to kayaking and two of us were a bit intimidated by the whole idea. In a group of 14, we were the oldest, weakest and slowest but our guides were super supportive and one always hung back...More

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Gayla B
May 28, 2017|
Response from Vgrape | Reviewed this property |
For us as novices, we used the inflatable kayaks. Great experience.
January 20, 2017|
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
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