Private Kayak Lessons

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Do you want to become a safe, educated independent kayaker? If so this is the course for you. Book a full or half day with a certified kayak instructor. Advanced booking with a minimum of two weeks required and must call or email to book. Once booked you will be able to have a conversation with your guide to build a trip catered to your needs.


  • $150 for 4 hours
  • $250 for 8 hours

Includes: Gear and Guide
Guests can bring their own boats and gear of they would like.

Locations: Vary

Contact us for availability


Thrifty Adventures,
1173 Whitson Branch Rd.
Bakersville NC 28705
Phone: (828) 260-4505
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Thrifty Adventures has reached a milestone! We are growing rapidly!  We thank you for your continued support! In case you missed it, Thrifty is moving their center of operations to Hidden Holler Farm in Red Hill, Bakersville WNC. The farm is 7.5 acres, circa 1890’s and is rich with history! It is located a short walk from the North Toe River!

What to expect 4-1-2019! The new TA office and Tiny Hike Shop will be located in one of the many tobaccos drying barns. The hike shop will include items like water, snacks, sunscreen, river shoes, rain gear and other items typically needed for folks on our trips!

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