Yippie Kayo Kayaks
Bring plenty of water and sunscreen and some good shoes (flip flops don't do well) Pack a lunch or just bring a snack. We can loan you a cooler if you don't have one. It will bungee on the back of your kayak! Do not bring glass or styrofoam. We offer for sale: waterproof phone cases, small dry boxes, hats/caps and river shoes! Also... T-shirts to remind you of the FUN time you had at Yippie Kayo Kayaks! We have bathroom facilities so you can shower and change if you need to. Come prepared to get wet, do not take anything on the river you don't want to lose or get wet!
HEIGHT RESTRICTION NO CHILD UNDER 42" Age limited to 6 yrs.
Kayak rental is 3 mile which includes tax, paddle, life jacket shuttle AND a smile!
Single Kayak (1 person): $35
Double Kayaks/ Tandem ( 2 person kayak): $60
Canoes: $60 (limited quantity on these) extra charge for extra person in canoe.
Price increase due to new boat ramp fee we are charged, sorry for any inconvenience.
Departure Times: Morning times are every half hour starting at 8:00:30,9:00/9:30, 10:00/10:30, 11:00,11:30.
Afternoon times are 12p.m,12:30 1:00/1:30,2:00, 2:30, and latest is 3:00-3:15 p.m
Hours of operation are 8 a.m.- till (depends on generation schedule)
on weekdays and weekends Sat/ Sun are 8:30 a.m- 6p.m.
If you want an earlier time just call and we can make an arrangement.
Please have boats back by 6:00 pm or a $10 per BOAT per HOUR charge will be applied. (Unless other arrangements have been made) Please understand especially if you have been on the river a while! Your safety is our priority!
A credit card is needed to hold your reservation. We prefer cash! YOU WILL BE CHARGED HALF PRICE FOR THE BOATS YOU DONT TAKE IF YOU DONT GIVE ME A 24 HOUR NOTICE. Please understand! If you have special circumstances, we will try to accommodate you. Some phones don't work here. We will text you if the river conditions are not favorable to float...Card holder is liable for lost or damaged items.( beyond normal wear and tear) paddles=$27 or $50, life vest=$25 or $45.
NO ALCOHOL OR BEER on the 3-mile float. (FOREST SERVICE WILL GIVE YOU A $80 TICKET) NO GLASS OR STYROFOAM ($300+ticket)...NO COOLERS OVER 24 QTS. NO OPEN CONTAINERS ON OUR PROPERTY OR IN OUR VEHICLES.
Watch the traffic up there...nobody is paying attention to the road, they are looking around!!! Those big trucks cant stop very fast..and people will try to pass you on the shoulder...FYI.
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