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Kayak Day Paddle on Yellowstone Lake provided by Yellowstone Geyser Kayak Tours

Kayak Day Paddle on Yellowstone Lake

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2 adults
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For an off-the-beaten path adventure in Yellowstone National Park, don't miss this beginner-friendly kayaking tour, where you visit geothermal features only accessible by water. After reviewing kayaking basics, you can paddle in one of Yellowstone's lakes, learn about park history, and visit the remote Potts Geyser Basin. With all equipment and a beach lunch included, this kayak adventure is a near-perfect way to see another side of Yellowstone.
  • Kayak in Yellowstone National Park on a beginner-friendly outdoor adventure
  • Explore the West Thumb Geyser Basin shoreline, with a guide to lead the way
  • First-time kayakers get an introduction to paddling skills, from your guide
  • Get a great value with a guide, kayaking equipment, and lunch—all included
Important Information
Departure Point
Grant Marina Road, Grant Marina Rd, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guides will provide an introduction to Yellowstone's history and geology of the Lake, along with the kayaking equipment and techniques.
  • Lunch
  • All necessary equipment and instruction.
  • Guide Gratuities are not included but greatly appreciated.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • All children 12 and under must paddle in a tandem kayak with an adult. If booking with children, you must choose the tandem kayak option. This is the rate per kayak, for 2 people.
  • If you wish to have single kayaks (not available for children under 13), the rate is per person.
  • Please advise any dietary requirements in the Special Requirements field at checkout. Vegetarian and gluten free lunches are available if you let us know.
  • Please come dressed for cold weather, as it is usually colder in Yellowstone than you are expecting. Keep in mind that while kayaking, you will get wet. The weather in Yellowstone can vary greatly, and change quickly. Typically the days are sunny with temps in the upper 60's to low 80's, however it does get cold at night and early morning. Afternoon showers and passing thunderstorms are always possible in the mountains. We plan to go in rain or sunshine. We will provide all the necessary kayaking equipment. You should arrive dressed according to the weather, keeping in mind that while you wont ever be submerged in the water, you will get wet. Therefore dressing in layers is always best, with shorts or wind pants made of synthetic quick drying material, and shoes that you dont mind getting wet. Having a rain or wind jacket, extra layers, and/or a change of warm dry clothes for after the trip ends, is also a good idea. Guide gratuities are always appreciated, but never expected. If you have any questions any time, please dont hesitate to ask.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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didi831 wrote a review 12 Jul
Peoria, Arizona31 contributions1 helpful vote
The morning was so calm we could see clear to the bottom of the lake and the Cutthroat Trout swimming below us! Jonathan was a gracious guide and shared great stories along the 6 mile paddle. It was the best way to celebrate my daughter's 13th birthday! And we got to see Owl
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Date of experience: July 2020
Rtss61 wrote a review 9 Jul
San Diego, California3 contributions4 helpful votes
really overpriced (>$200) for what you get to see. simple kayaking tour. the geyser sites that they promised to show were underwhelming
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Date of experience: June 2020
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David W wrote a review 7 Jul
2 contributions
Jonathan was a great tour guide. He explained how to use the kayaks very well and helped out immediately when needed. He was able to tell us all about what we could see and where to look after we were done for a walk afterwards. It was a great day for kayaking and we could see
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Date of experience: July 2020
Kaelynn R wrote a review Jun 2020
6 contributions
Loved this tour! Our guides Brian and Natty (spelling?) were super knowledgeable about the geology, biology, and history of Yellowstone and the lake and made the trip super fun. My favorite part was the underwater geysers we got to paddle right over and look down into, and there
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Date of experience: June 2020
Julie V wrote a review Jun 2020
Omaha, Nebraska11 contributions
Loved our day paddle! Our guide was so informative and laid back. He gave us all the tips we needed and lunch was great! Great views—lots of geysers to see and learn about!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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By: Yellowstone Geyser Kayak Tours
Great experience!
Our family did the Kayak Sunset Paddle in the West Thumb and had a fabulous time! Our guide, Brian, was great and t
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Great Time
The guides were very patient and knowledgeable. We visited in June 2019 and it was chilly. We did the tour the day
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Great once in a lifetime adventure!
Chris and Zaron were wonderful and knowledgable hosts. They told us interesting facts and entertained us during the
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Best part of our trip!
Guides Nicholas and Faren knew so much in depth accurate information that we all learned so much. This is our 3 rd
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Great trip!
I had little experience with kayaking and the guides, Matt and Jonathan, were great! They were very friendly, knowl
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Jessica R
We went on a sunset kayak tour with BRIAN and it was awesome. He was a great guide with an abundance of knowledge.
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yellowstone lake kayaking
a great way to get up close to geysers, our guides were very knowledgeable, didn't get to see any big wildlife, but
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Yellowstone by Kayak
This was a highlight of our trip. I’ve only been in a kayak once before. We did tandem kayaks, and was easy. We did
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Charles F
Great Family Experience
Had a great time on the Sunset tour. Guides were knowledgable and laid back. Highly recommend this tour for famil
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Geyser Kayak Tour
This was great! The guides were very organized, lunch was filling and good, and the information the guides gave u
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Did the day Tour before we walk amongst any geyser
Our Guide Jonathon was very informative and prepared ourselves with knowledge about Geysers and surrounding area wh
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Nice tour
Seeing the geysers from the lake side is a unique experience. Overall the tour was good, however for my family of f
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Great evening paddle
Sunset paddle was great. Informative and friendly guides made this a pleasurable tour with great scenery
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sunset tour
great serene place. Overall experience was great! The guides were terrific! A must if you go to Grant lodge. The la
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Shiva B
The best experience with the sunset tour
I wanted to thank Geyser Kayak Geyser team, especially Jonathan for an amazing experience with the sunset kayak tri
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Key Details
  • Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone Geyser Kayak Tours
  • Duration: 6h
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