Water activity

Grant Village: Yellowstone Lake Guided Sea Kayak Tour

Water activity

Grant Village: Yellowstone Lake Guided Sea Kayak Tour

Activity provider: Yellowstone Hiking Guides

From US$ 127 per person

Paddle through the still waters of Yellowstone Lake on a morning sea kayak tour with a local naturalist guide. Explore Yellowstone's supervolcano and West Thumb Geyser Basin.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Create memories to last a lifetime on a morning kayak tour on Yellowstone Lake
  • Spot wildlife on the Yellowstone Lake shores before the afternoon crowds arrive
  • Explore Yellowstone's hot spots in a unique way, away from the crowded boardwalk
  • Be immersed in nature and history while taking in the stunning mountain landscape
  • Paddle along the shore of Yellowstone Lake next to hot waterfalls and gas bubbles
Full description

Beat the crowds and strong midday heat on a morning kayak tour of Yellowstone Lake starting from Grant Village. Take in breathtaking views of the West Thumb Geyser Basin and the Yellowstone Caldera as you paddle along the lake.

Rise early for the best chances to spot wildlife and enjoy the still waters. Meet the guide at the Grant Village Marina and gear up with a kayak, paddle, and life jacket. Dip your blade into the waters above Yellowstone’s supervolcano. Listen to tales of native peoples and wildlife from your guide and admire the West Thumb Geyser Basin in Yellowstone from the water.

After your paddle, sit down at a scenic spot on the shores of Yellowstone Lake for a hot drink and lunch.

  • Single kayak
  • Life vest
  • Morning snack
  • Hot drink
  • Picnic lunch
  • Certified guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Park entrance fees
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 15 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Non-swimmers
  • People over 80 years

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Meeting point

The meeting point is at the West Thumb area, at Grant Village Marina Boat Launch Parking lot. About a mile after entering the Grant Village Area, turn right just before the Grant Village General Store. The meeting location is two miles from the South Entrance Road and four miles from West Thumb Geyser Basin. Parking is available on Grant Marina Road near the boat launch. If you're not staying inside the Yellowstone National Park, it takes approximately 2.5 hours of driving from West Yellowstone, MT, or Gardiner, MT, or 3.5 hours from Cooke City, MT to get to the meeting location of this tour.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Jacket
  • Rain gear

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Drones
  • Feeding animals
  • Touching marine life
  • Touching animals

Know before you go

  • This tour may be canceled in the event of poor weather conditions
  • You will paddle approximately five miles
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Super! Unser Guide war sehr gut. Tour war auch toll . Lunch

August 28, 2022


Great and knowledgable guide

September 12, 2022

Product ID: 410968