Dallas-Ft. Worth Top Kayak Instructors
Certified Lessons, Adventure Tours and Special Events
Lake Grapevine and Dallas-Ft. Worth area Lakes
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Saturday March 25th we will be open for class at 10am-1pm and tours at 2-4pm and 5-7pm
Sunday we will be closed due to high wind, predicted to be 22-36 mph starting at noon.
"What an AWESOME time we had. The instructor was amazing and made me feel confident in the water. I don't know how to swim so water is always so scary for me! I can't wait to go back."
CURRENT NEWS and EVENT
Week of March 20th
All events are by reservation, click here for our booking system
Guided Tours Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10am-12 or 2pm-4pm, $39 Thursday is booked, Friday is available
Thursday March 23rd- Kayak Basics- 5pm-8pm, $69 , 5 seats open
Saturday March 25th- Kayak Basics- 10am-1pm, cost $69 with online registration seats open
Saturday Guided Tour Departure Times: 2pm-4pm, Cost $39 with online registration, seats open
Sunday March 26th- Kayak Basics- 10am-1pm, cost $69 with online registration seats open Cancelled due to weather
Sunday Guided Tour: 11am-1pm, Cost $39 with online registration, seats open Cancelled due to weather
Discover Kayak offers classes and guided tours for the beginner to the advanced paddler. With a large fleet of kayaks, we have the right boat, paddle and life jacket for you to maximize the fun and safety in your experience.
Classes are taught by American Canoe Association instructors with a one to six ratio max.
"Professional, patient instruction by people who love the sport. If you want to move past "paddling" into kayaking and get the most from the sport, Discover Kayak will make all the difference, Highly recommend"
Come glide along the rocky shorelines and shaded creeks and experience true kayak touring with Discover Kayak. Our tours are unlike any offered in Texas. What makes our tours unique is the certified Guides, high quality equipment and great venues.
Ours Guides are American Canoe Association Certified Guides with many years experience on our Texas waters, including the coast. If you have never kayaked, they will pateintly get you the skills necessary for the trip. If you are experienced they will be glad add to you skills if asked!
Our Touring kayaks and lightweight paddles are the road bikes of kayaking and a much more enjoyable experience than the slow plodding models usually used by rental companies.Use the dry case we provide to bring along your phone or camera to take pictures of wildlife or fellow paddlers.
Our venue choices are best in DFW choosen by staff with dozens of years experience paddling locally.
Saturday and Sunday Two Hour Guided Tours are conducted on Lake Grapevine in Lakeview Park, 2100 Lakeview Drive (see map on contact page). Weekend tour cost is $59 per person, paid day of the trip, $39 with online prepayment, and $19 for children under twelve.
Weekend Tours beginning March 4th: Saturday and
April 1st we begin our full schedule:
Thursday 2-4pm, Friday 2-4pm, Sat-Sunday 11-1pm, 2-4pm, 5-7pm
Weekday guided tours can be scheduled at ten locations. Cost for weekday tours is $150 for one to five people, $30 for each additional person for up to four hours. Click on the trip buttons below to view the full details of each trip.
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Discover Kayak offers private lessons with Texas only American Caonoe Association Level 4 Coastal Instructor. With a private lesson you can advance your skills in a one on one setting.
No experience necessary
Save the cost of a lesson ten times over by picking the right equipment the first time with the knowledge gained in your three hour lesson!
This fun three hour class covers seven basic strokes, safety, how to get back in your kayak with a partner if you fall out, and general kayaking knowledge. You'll also see the difference between boats, paddles and how to transport and carry boats. In a few of hours you'll will have more confidence and skill then you ever imagined you would in a kayak. Maximun six students per class.
cost: $99 day of class, $69 with on line registration
plus receive a coupon for a 2 hour tour to hone your new skills ($39 value )
Starting March 4th 2017
Every Saturday, Sunday 10am- 1pm
Every Thursday 4-7pm
"Steve is awesome and has really nice kayaks! He helped me learn basic paddling skills and gave me a stable boat because I was a beginner. He gave my husband a faster kayak because he has more experience. It was a blast! We'd definitely do it again!
Intermediate Kayaking 1 & 2
Take your skills to the next level
After completing our Basics Class and taking a trip or two you may want to fine tune your skills further.
Intermediate 1 covers Bracing and Edging. Bracing is the ability to prevent a capsize. Edging is like adding power steering to your kayak making turns and control a breeze.
Intermediate 2 adds six more advanced strokes, towing, self rescue and how to handle your boat in the wind and rough water.
Classes held on alternating Saturdays 10-1pm.
Cost: $99 ($69 w/online sign up) per session
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It was a truly unique experience. My sons and I enjoyed it very much. Cool breeze, great instructions, calm waters, spectacular views. Colorful kayaks, great people.
Galveston Island offers excellent paddling for the advancing students. With surf and swell, sand bars and beach fronts there are challanges for all. You will learn surf skills and how to nogotiate 2-3 foot waves with ease. This is rough and tumble kayaking! Call for dates.
Cost: $250 for 2 day full days instruction
What an AWESOME time we had. The instructor was amazing and made me feel confident in the water. I don't know how to swim so water is always so scary for me! I can't wait to go back
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The kayak roll is not a advanced skill, it is a skill that can be added at any stage in a paddler's progression of learning. With our three step process on the surface you will build the muscle memory necessary to roll before you try underwater, eliminating a lot of the dunking. With a roll, you will find you will advance you're skills quickly because you won't worry about capsizing, it's also a great way to cool down in Texas. Discover Kayak has a 90% success rate in the first two hour session, 100% in the follow-up when necessary. You may return for follow ups as much as needed, no extra charge !
Maximum 2 students per session.
Taught on a one on one basis, call we will arrange a time for you!
We Guarantee you will roll! Cost: $150
33% discount for on line sign up $99