Day Tours

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If you would like to book a day that is not listed, please call and we will do our best to accommodate you.  

Requirements: 

  • Minimum age is 7.
  • No alcohol
  • No littering
  • Unruly, vile, or any inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated.

Wild Rice Tour
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Location: San Marcos River
Distance 2 miles
Duration: 1.5 hours
Cost: $65.00 per person

Enjoy the natural beauty of the headwaters of the San Marcos River and its crystal clear waters. A guide will lead you down stream where you will learn the history behind the oldest dam in Texas. Along the trip you will also see the Texas wild rice which is only found in the San Marcos River! Paddle to the famous Rio Vista Falls and keep a sharp eye open for all the fish, birds and turtles along the way.


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Location: San Marcos
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Distance: 4-7 miles
Duration: 3-4 hours
Cost: $75 per Person

Come enjoy the beautiful river with a wonderful opportunity to watch wildlife on our guided river trips. During these trips you will also learn a little history about the San Marcos River and the amazing facts that make it so unique. At this time we are offering individual guided trips in two different locations on the San Marcos River.

San Marcos Tour
Distance: 6 miles
Average time: 4 hoursIMAG0677

This tour begins near the head waters of the San Marcos River. Here you will see the pristine spring fed water which allows you to see all the fish and various plant life. Since the river is spring fed, the water is a continual temperature of 72 degrees year round.  Please note: Everyone will be required to carry their canoe/kayaks around three different dams during this tour.

Martindale Tour
Distance: 5 miles
Average time: 3 hours

If you like fun little rapids this is the tour for you. The first half of the trip you will paddle through a few sets of Class I rapids; while the second half of the tour is calm with little current allowing you the opportunity to relax and watch for wildlife. There is even an Bald Eagle that has been spotted several times on this tour.


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Skill Level: Beginner
Location: Staples or Luling
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: $65.00 per Solo Kayak

Enjoy a relaxing paddle away from the city lights on the calm waters of the San Marcos River. Hear the owls and see the moon and stars.


Wine Tasting Tour
-only available for group reservations at this time-

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Location: San Marcos City Park – San Marcos River Retreat
Distance: 7 miles
Duration: 4 hours (water time), plus wine time
Cost: $95 per Person

Join us for a morning of paddling on the clear waters of the San Marcos River. Upon our completion, we will gather at Three Dudes Winery, which is located on the San Marcos River less than two miles from where our paddle ends. You are invited to enjoy a delightful wine tasting and light snacks creating a wonderful completion to a gentle paddle down the river.


GROUP DEALS

Paddling Party Package
You provide the cake, and we will provide the kayaks or canoes for hours of fun! Rates depend on numbers and location; so please call to discuss details.


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By Reservation Only

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate                    Duration: approximately 3 hours                            Distance: Up to 7 miles                    Cost: $250.00 – flat rate for the group and guide;
$175.00 – each additional guide                          Group Size: max of 5 canoes/kayaks per guide

This half day trip is ideal for those who already have their own canoes/kayaks and gear but need a guide to help them navigate the San Marcos River. One of our professional guides will help you have an enjoyable trip as we direct and assist you with various challenges you might encounter paddling down the river.

If you would like to do a full day with longer mileage on the San Marcos or would like guide services for other rivers, please contact us for more information and adjusted rates.

*Canoes/kayaks are not included in the price. We do have canoes and solo kayaks available to rent for groups we are guiding.