“The Sun shines not on us but in us. The Rivers flow not past, But through us.”    -John Muir .

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Recreational Kayaking is a fun and exciting alternative for exploring our rivers. No experience necessary! Rent a kayak for the day and tour the Watauga River as it meanders through Boone, or the New River as it winds through the historic village of Todd.  Choose from a large selection of Old Town kayaks and Mohawk canoes. You are ensured a memorable day on the river! On the New River, members of your group can choose a canoe or a kayak! We now offering tubing on both rivers! Rates: $35 for one person kayak $65 for two person kayaks. Whitewater Kayak Instruction – $225 Guided Hikes – $45 minimum of 4 people

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Paddling School: Team FLOW (Future Leaders of the Wave)

Are you looking to learn how to whitewater kayak- one of the most fun and adventurous sports in the world? Learn with Team FLOW and be a future Leader of the Wave! The Southeast is renowned for being one of the best spots on the planet to learn and explore whitewater, and River And Earth Adventures is the finest outfitter to get you on the river. Learning to kayak may be one of the most challenging, fun, and fulfilling events in your whole life! Learn to soar and explore through gentle currents or thrilling rapids, and paddle through regions of the planet that nobody else gets to see! All of our instructors are ACA (American Canoe Association) certified. This means that not only are the instructors passionate and professional kayakers, they have also completed the ACA requirements to be a safe, certified instructor. With years of experience on the river, we have found the perfect formula to contribute to your success, safety and enjoyment. At River and Earth Adventures, kayak instruction is tailored to you. Your needs, skills, and comfort will dictate the day’s activities and rivers. You will be paired with top notch instructors and top of the line equipment to ensure a first-rate experience. With an abundance of rivers and lakes in our area, we provide the perfect learning environment for you to gain comfort and confidence on the water, and meet your personal goals. A typical instruction session starts at 9am, and we wrap it up between 2pm and dark depending on the day’s goals and objectives. We’ll break in the middle for some great lunch options- ranging from an organic lunch prepared by River and Earth Adventures or some great mountain BBQ at the Riverview Deli. Check out this link for more kayaking info! – http://www.activekayak.com/