1. From Cottonwood: Guided Kayaking Day Trip on the Verde River
Discover the beauty and wildlife of the Verde River on this kayaking adventure from Cottonwood. Travel along the river and plunge over rapids with high-quality equipment, a personal floatation device, and the help of your river guide. Start at the activity provider's boathouse to get "river ready" before taking a short shuttle ride to the launch point on the Verde River. Have the use of changing rooms, facilities, and lockers before setting off on your adventure. Feel prepared with the option to purchase or rent products like phone splash bags and water shoes. Receive a brief safety talk from river guide that will lead you on your river trip. Practice paddling and navigating your choice of a single or tandem kayak. Admire the breathtaking views and wildlife along the Verde River. Be exhilarated as you navigate through class I and class II rapids. Experience the thrill of paddling through rapids with the help of experienced guides. Enjoy the highlights of the area as you guide points them out. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the cool water at a swimming hole created by a dam. Relive the highlights of your trip as your guides loads the equipment and into the return shuttle to the boathouse where you can use the facilities once more before your departure. Share your memories through photos of your experience that are provided after your trip as a courtesy from your lead guide.