Beginner Kayaking

What to expect
  • Complete introduction to kayaking
  • Learn proper paddling mechanics, boat fit, and launch and rescue methods
  • Practice through dry-land training, boat education and actual paddling on the Hudson River
  • No experience necessary
Do you love being on the water? Still get a thrill out of sports? Why not combine the two and try kayaking! This beginner kayaking course provides three and a half hours of thorough paddle instruction. You’ll receive a general introduction to the sport of kayaking through dry-land training, boat education, and actual kayaking on the Hudson River. You will be sure to learn the proper mechanics of paddling, launch and rescue methods and boat fit. Manhattan Kayak Company will teach you everything you will need to begin paddling against the current in no time at all!

Note: A bathing suit is required. There is no age requirement for this activity, however all participants must be over four feet tall. If you are under the age of 18, a guardian must sign a waiver for you upon arrival. Please note that the price includes our partner's $2 scheduling fee.
Key Highlights
Price $79.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2 hours
# Sessions 1
Rating 32 positive reviews
Notice of cancellation must be provided at least 48 hours in advance in order to receive a full company credit for dollar value paid or reschedule. This activity requires 3 or more people signed up in order to run, so in the event of a cancellation, you will be informed at least 2 hours in advance and will be able to reschedule to a later time or date.

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