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Address: 1034 Highway 95, Bullhead City, AZ 86429-5200
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1-888-KAYAK-33
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Wonderful experience with Helen and crew

On Friday February 24 we met Helen and her crewmember at the Hoover Dam Casino and lodge. She was very friendly and stepped right up and said to us "you are with me" after my... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Deborah M
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Tucson
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were looking so forward to this overnight canoe trip for months. The staff with Desert River Kayak were rude and full of excuses! They were 1 1/2 hour late picking us up at the designated spot at the start of the trip. The Van that picked us up had many maintenance lights on the dash. Oil, low tire, brakes.... More 

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Tucson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Friday February 24 we met Helen and her crewmember at the Hoover Dam Casino and lodge. She was very friendly and stepped right up and said to us "you are with me" after my friend got a rude response from the other outfitter parked in the lot. Helen gave us much information on the area as we drove, was... More 

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Dubois, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

11/9/16 My husband & I kayaked from below the Hoover Dam to Willow Beach. The distance was 12 miles & took us about 6 hours. The river was beautiful & so was the weather, 83 degrees. There were several places to pull out and explore canyons & lots of hot springs. We even saw some desert sheep, which was cool.... More 

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Bullhead City, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

They provided a flashlight & glow sticks for the kayak so other boaters would see us. Wish I had brought more water and perhaps a few snacks. The staff is OVER THE TOP wonderful, the river was calm and no mosquitos :)

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1 Thank Sherri B
Tucson, AZ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Desert River Kayak arranged our last-minute trip through Black Canyon. Service was great, friendly and knowledgeable - I also liked that they were so prompt! I've gone with outfitters who made me wait at either end repeatedly, and I didn't care for the experience! The gear was in good order and worked well for what we were doing. We had... More 

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3 Thank wrae_lo
Newport, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Small business that really puts their heart into it. This was a recommendation from Moon River RV Resort which are appreciate! Took 3 kayak trips and will return next year for more. The best time to kayak the river is in the fall/winter/spring months for us!

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Thank Sean B
Laughlin, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Am a local to the Bullhead City area. Our meetup group utilizes Desert River Kayak on a regular basis. Have done Black Canyon trip several time and planning another trip for October as this is written. Have done several Full Moon paddles with DRK. Have done other sections of the Colorado River with Helen as outfitter. Helen is always helpful... More 

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3 Thank treehead2
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

First of all, Helen did a magnificent job in coordinating, informing and providing us with all the resources we need to get us through the 11 mile kayak experience from Hoover Dam down to Willow Beach on the Colorado River. We did a Self-Guided Tour - $70 adults and $50 kids. There were 3 of us, my son 14 years... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

This was my first time on a flowing river in a kayak. We rented two ocean sit-on-top kayaks to go from Davis Camp (just South of Davis Dam) to Rotary Park in Bullhead City. It's an 11-mile paddle and some areas have faster flows then others. You should expect to be on the water for at least 3 to 4... More 

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Highlands Ranch, CO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

I hate the casinos and had to get outside while mother in law gambled. Reasonably priced kayaking with 3 different takeout locations. Great if you just get tired. Helen (owner) is terrific, knows her stuff and very friendly. She simply wants you to have a good time. Ask about a different starting point, if you don't want to deal with... More 

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