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Flatwater Kayaking

From secluded alpine lakes to rivers and marshes dotting the coastline, your next paddling adventure awaits. Next Adventure has something for everyone whether it's an afternoon tour around Ross Island or a day-long paddle down the Columbia River to Rooster Rock. The majority of our classes are focused around the Portland area and provide an easy, accessible way to get on the water for beginners and experts alike. Discover the beauty of the Pacific Northwest through a perspective unlike any other: from a kayak.

 

Ross Island Guided Kayak Tour

 

Classes


Quick Start Recreational Kayaking: Scappoose Bay
Introduction to Kayak Touring Course
Intermediate Kayak Touring Course


Evening Pool Sessions


Essential Kayak Skills 1
Essential Kayak Skills 2
Rolling I
Rolling II
Kayak Touring Safety and Rescues
Safety and Rescues Refinement
Fundamental Paddle Stroke Refinement


Tours


Ross Island Guided Kayak Tour
Smith and Bybee Lakes Guided Tour
Beacon Rock and Pierce Wildlife Guided Tour
Rooster Rock Guided Tour
Warrior Rock Lighthouse Guided Tour
Scappoose Bay Wetlands Guided Tour
Scappoose Bay Nocturnal Guided Tour
Family Scappoose Bay Wetlands Tour
Scappoose Bay Family Evening Tour
Scappoose Bay Winter Wonderland Tour
Scappoose Bay Sand Island Tour


Expeditions


Bachelor Island Overnight Expedition


Private Lessons


 Rates:

- 1 Student: $45 per hour, 3 hour minimum
- 2 Students: $40 per hour per student, 3 hour minimum
- 3 Students: $35 per hour per student, 3 hour minimum

*For private classes of 4 or more students, please contact our kayak school manager directly for special rates at [email protected]

For all types of paddling, private instruction is the fastest and most fun way to learn new kayaking skills. We utilize a myriad of resources in and around Portland to give you the best possible learning environment, while deeply focusing on the particular goals of our students. We are experts at creating individualized lessons that cater to your needs and desires.

Learn more about private and custom classes, tours, and expeditions.