Full Day Private Kayak Instruction

Beginner - Advanced | Ages 14 & up

1st Participant (price)
$290
2nd Participants ( price)
$250
3rd Participants ( price)
$230
4th+ Participants ( price)
$220

Great class for anyone who wants a customized session of instruction. One-on-one time with our skilled instructors improves your skills faster.

Sierra South Full Day Private Whitewater Kayak Class

Spend a full day with your experienced instructor as we focus on achieving your whitewater kayaking goals and improving your skills. Your private kayaking trip is structured around your needs and desires.

Call the reservation office for more information on our private instruction. Private group sizes are from one to four people.


Schedule & Duration

  • Months of operation: March – September
  • Available daily at 8:30 a.m.
    • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your trip or lesson
  • Six to seven hours

Requirements

  • Must be at least 14 years old
  • Must weigh between 50 and 275 lbs.
  • Please wear shoes that will stay on your feet in the water, such as tennis shoes, water shoes, or sandals that have a heel strap. No flip-flops or bare-feet!

Additional Information

  • Paddling equipment, wetsuit package, lunch, and transportation once you get to Sierra South are included
  • All classes require a minimum number of guests. If participant numbers are not met we will notify you and provide various options for your class to go
  • All of our whitewater kayaking trips may be adjusted based on water levels and/or other conditions

Cancellations:
You may cancel 45 or more days before your Sierra South trip date and receive a full refund less a $25 processing fee per person. Cancellations made 44 days or fewer before trip date are non-refundable. If you must cancel, please try to find a friend to take your space. All trips go rain or shine. However, we reserve the right to alter or cancel a trip/class due to high- or low-water conditions, other such uncontrollable situations, or insufficient reservations. Only in the case of canceled trips are trip fees refundable. Upon approval by our main office, refunds will be sent via mail. Refunds cannot be granted by guides, nor can refunds be given if you leave a trip or class early for any reason. Sierra South is not liable for other costs incurred in association with a canceled trip. We suggest trip insurance such as Travelguard.com to cover any unexpected situations.

Minimums:
Some of our trips require a minimum number of guests to operate. The Full Day Private Kayak Instruction does not require a minimum number of guests.

Water Levels Change:
Trips may be substituted or changed due to water level.

Responsibility & Liability:

All Sierra South trips and classes involve physical activity and include certain elements of risk. We make every effort to run trips and classes in the finest, most fun-filled manner as possible. However, we cannot guarantee your safety. It is your responsibility to evaluate your level of fitness and to select a trip or class which is appropriate for you. Seek medical advice before your trip if you question your physical condition. It is your responsibility to follow our instructions.

Everyone will be required to sign a release of liability/assumption of risk form and photography/video waiver form before departure. Minors under 18 must bring a release form signed by their parent or legal guardian.

No Unaccompanied Minors:

Minors must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older.

Sierra South
Mountain Sports
Phone (800) 457-2082
Map Marker

11300 Kernville Road
Kernville, California 93238

Sierra South operates under permits issued by: Sequoia National Forest, Klamath National Forest, and the National Park Service/Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Sierra South is an equal opportunity recreation service provider.

Hours of Operation

Store: Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm
Saturday 8 am-6 pm
Sunday 8 am-5 pm

Reservations: 9am – 5pm, Mon-Fri

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