Having kayaked on local lakes, our group decided to try the Verde River tour, and every one of us is very pleased that we went. We really recommend the Fall as a beautiful time to go down the river. There were modest but fun rapids, which Geoff, our guide, taught us how to navigate, and it was really fun to get to kayak down one of our Arizona rivers. We are not youngsters, so no worries if you are a senior citizen, and the length of the tour was just right, between two and three hours of a beautiful outdoor adventure. The kayaks are very durable and well balanced in case you bump something (I did), and surprisingly comfortable. Geoff is very outgoing, and very forgiving if you don't execute maneuvers in a wonderful way. So glad to have done this. Have fun!