Travelers, rivers, Deschutes Brewery beer and fun... there isn't really anything bad to say about teaching travelers coming to Bend how to Kayak. My favorite part of of operating a small kayak instruction business and working with small class sizes and custom tours is being able to meet interesting people who love to learn and challenge themselves. Stu and Felicity, two adventurers from Australia who had spent a couple of years living and working in the US, booked a custom we
Bend is bustling these days, over loved and filled to capacity. Floating the river can feel more like navigating bumper cars at an amusement park than a calming activity in a small town like it used to be. This morning I joined some ladies who are mutually part of the Outdoor Women's Alliance of Central Oregon. This is the chillest, most welcoming group of outdoor women that I have run into since moving out of the state of Alaska. (I might be biased, but AK breeds chill outdo
The weather is hot, and the water is calling... but you are at work all day. Skies are blue, beaches are full, water is cool... What to do? Bend Kayak School is introducing an Evening Rental program. For $35 You can pick up a kayak or Paddle Board (or both if you can't agree on what to do) and head up to the lake to enjoy the evening. We can meet you that evening before 9:30 or the next morning to drop off your gear. Last night my son and I headed up to Hosmer at about 5:30.
So... You have SUPed in town a bunch, been to the lakes a ton, and are looking for more of a challenge while enjoying the nature that is all around Bend. There is a stretch of the Deschutes right above town that is beautiful, will challenge you while paddling upstream, and has birds and other wildlife to enjoy. How Far, you ask? Only about 15 minutes from the West side of Bend. Disclaimer: This put in is above a gnarly waterfall. There is plenty of clearance for paddlers feel
We have 3 Kayaks and 1 Tandem Kayak back in the shop and available to rent by 6 this evening. Otherwise we are all booked at the moment, but tomorrow the 4th we have 8 kayaks, 7 Paddle Boards and 1 Tandem available. Every Rental has a portion that goes to our favorite local non-profit the Family Access Network. Thank you to everyone supporting us!!! For today's rentals, call us at (541) 241-6263 and tomorrow's you can book online HERE Happy Paddling! Bend Kayak Crew
Hi Everyone! We have had a busy rental weekend already! Currently we have 2 kayaks and 1 tandem kayak available to go out today. Keep them overnight and return in the morning, or we will give you a great deal on keeping until Tuesday morning. Thank you so much to everyone who came to see us this weekend! We have rentals available tomorrow, so book them today and enjoy them overnight for the 4th! Click Here to Reserve Online Here are some pics from Adi, who rented from us this