Kayaking

Half-Day Guided Tours

A girl smiles while kayaking in the shallows of the Catawba River.

Catawba River Kayaking with Camp Canaan

Looking for river kayaking near Charlotte, NC? Camp Canaan in Rock Hill, SC has been guiding trips down the beautiful Catawba River since 2005!

Starting just south of the Lake Wylie Dam, Canaan offers the closest kayak launch site to the Duke Power Hydro Station aside from the Fort Mill put in. All of our Catawba River kayaking tours are led by highly experienced, trained guides who will lead you and your group down one of the most scenic parts of the river system. At Canaan Adventures, we don’t just rent you a kayak, we guide you on a memorable trip!

Have questions about our Catawba Kayaking Trips? Contact us via email or give us a call at (803) 327-6932 – we’d love to speak with you!

1/2 Day Kayaking Trips

Camp Canaan offers two different half-day Catawba River Kayaking Trips. Choose from a 2 hour adventure or a 4 hour adventure. Both trips are guided and include gear and transportation.

Option 1: River Walk (2hrs)

  • All of your gear—Kayak, Paddle and PFD
  • A short instructional clinic about water safety and rescue
  • Guided journey down the Catawba River to River Walk
  • Shuttle back to Camp Canaan
  • Cost- $39 per person (minimum of 10 people)

Option 2: River Park (3-4hrs)

  • All of your gear—Kayak, Paddle and PF
  • A short instructional clinic about water safety and rescue
  • Guided journey down the Catawba River to River Park
  • Shuttle back to Camp Canaan
  • Cost- $49 per person (minimum of 10 people)

Pricing

DURATION CAPACITY AGES SEASON PRICE
HALF DAY 10 minimum

18 maximum

10 & Up March – November $39 – $49 pp

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Mike from Southbrook Church

“The kids approval rating was 100% and we had a blast. I would give every member of your staff 5 stars as they were all extremely kind and helpful in every way. Thank you.”