Midday Kayak

What to expect
  • Escape the city and enjoy an afternoon of kayaking down the LA river
  • Learn paddling skills and techniques from enthusiastic swift-water trained guides
  • Pass Elysian Valley and see where an underground spring joins the river
  • Keep an eye out for wildlife, especially rare birds of Southern California
So you want to kayak, but you’re a little wet behind the ears? LA River Kayak Safari has just the solution!

On this midday run down the LA river, you’ll learn how to champion small, Class II rapids, as well as lazy river sections. Your enthusiastic guides are swift-water trained and will teach you everything you need to know about paddling techniques in order to navigate the waterway. The route avoids tough rock navigating areas, making this trip better suited to new paddlers.

You’ll pass through Elysian Valley (Frogtown) and see where an underground spring joins the LA River. Your trip will include a short bike ride, a whole bunch of river lore, and a downstream paddle that is thrilling, challenging, and full of resplendent wildlife. Make sure to keep an eye out for all the rare birds of Southern California.

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Key Highlights
Price $75.00 per guest
Duration / Session 3 hours
# Sessions 1
All sales are final; there are no refunds.

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