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Address: 957 Steamboat Slough Rd, #1, Skamokawa, WA 98647
Phone Number: 360-747-1044

Columbia River Kayaking provides kayak tours and instruction at all skill...

Columbia River Kayaking provides kayak tours and instruction at all skill levels, with access to two National Wildlife Refuges, the Lewis and Clark trail and the remains of old cannery towns and native village sites. We specialize in historical and natural history tours, and can accommodate large groups of all kinds.In the spring of 2013, we moved to the Skamokawa Landing building, at 957 Steamboat Slough Rd, a few hundred yards from our old location.

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Fantastic two days on the Columbia River!

Absolutely beautiful kayaking on the Columbia and though some of the sloughs. We saw ospreys, cormorants, and bald eagles. Our guides, Josh and Ginni, were professional and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Absolutely beautiful kayaking on the Columbia and though some of the sloughs. We saw ospreys, cormorants, and bald eagles. Our guides, Josh and Ginni, were professional and congenial, fun and very knowledgable. And patient with some of our inexperienced paddlers. I highly recommend this company!

Thank macdog1
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Columbia River Kayak tours are exceptional. Andrew and Mark composed a 4 day program that included kayaking and hiking. It was a fun and challenging program filled with incredible detail and stories about the Lewis and Clark expedition. Their kayak skills are excellent, I highly recommend this activity.

Thank PMBru
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Andrew and Asia, our guides, provided a rich experience for our group of 6 women. We had varying skill levels with kayaking and are in our 60's. Andrew was a master at navigating the winds, tide currents and ship traffic on the river! He also shared historical, geological, and environmental stories and knowledge that enriched our experience. We were delighted... More 

Thank mudspud1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

I'm reviewing here as someone who gifted an excursion for two (my brother and his wife). They had nothing but wonderful things to say about their personalized tour by kayak exploring the Columbia River. The people here are incredibly knowledgeable about what they are so passionate about. I would recommend them to anyone with a sense of adventure.

Thank ybug
Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

These folks know their history and wildlife and can make any tour, an hour or a day long, come alive with stories about the region. Hear about the Lewis and Clark expedition, which stayed in the area. Learn about birds and wildlife. Learn how to paddle in a tidal environment. A class operation in a small town that time seems... More 

Thank freelancesteve
San Luis Obispo, California
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Wonderful guides, great kayaking and a marvelous experience. They definitely make the novice kayaker feel welcome and comfortable with kayaking. If you're nervous about being on the river, they do their best to help you have fun. Well worth it!!

Thank 805pam2013
Beaverton, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Thanks to Levi for such a great trip. We really enjoyed the info he was able to pass along and his patience getting me into a kayak.

Thank J A
Portland, OR
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

No rentals. Only tours. I can't afford a tour, and I don't want to go with a group. It would have been really nice if you could just rent kayaks. As a result, they received no business from me.

Thank WorldIsAPlayground
Crestline, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Fantastic experience! Andrew, Mark, and Katie really know the Columbia River and the best and safest times to be kayaking in different areas of the river according to the tides. With gentle humor and contagious enthusiasm, they provided clear and detailed instructions and demonstrations for what to expect while kayaking on the river. And Andrew, especially, knows the birds and... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The team of Andrew, Levi and Katie trained us well and ushered us through 3 days of gorgeous paddling. They knew how to work the tides and helped us just enough to give us a solid foundation and a sense of independence. Their knowledge of the flora, fauna and history of the area is unmatched. We were blessed with "merry... More 

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