LESSONS & GUIDES >>
We offer a variety of lessons for those interested in kayaking, whether your goal is to learn the basics of paddling, to fishing from a kayak, to handling some of the most gnarly whitewater you can find! Click HERE to send us an email inquiry of what lesson(s) you'd be interested in receiving more information on. Education is the best way to become comfortable with your activity!
(Price determined by type of lesson requested)
Canoe Kentucky's outstanding instructional staff is ready to get you off on the right foot in this wonderful sport. All of our instructors are American Canoe Association (ACA) certified, and many have received other accredidations as well. Class size is small and interactive, with class sizes being 4 students to one instructor; the perfect number for plenty of individual attention. All classes are 4 hours in length, except the ACA Canoe Instructor Workshops.
We offer classes in:
Kayak Fundamentals, Basic and Intermediate
Canoe Fundamentals, Basic, BSA Requirments and Instructor Workshops
ACA Canoe Instuctor Workshops
Stand Up Paddleboarding
If you're brand new in the sport, or are needing to tune up those rusty skills, have our instructors guide you in the right direction. We're eager to "school" you! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!
GUIDE - Half Day Experience - $150
($125/person for groups of 2-4)
Enjoy the wonderful fishery we have on the Elkhorn Creek! Our guides are very experienced anglers that can help you select the boat that's right for the type of fishing you're hoping to do. They can also make recommendations on tackle, and will help you learn how to read the water to find out where the big fish are hiding!
The half-day guided trip INCLUDES the rental of a fishing kayak that your guide will help you select, as well as the knowledge of the guide during the trip. The trip does NOT include tackle and fishing gear, which must be provided by you.
GUIDE - Full Day Experience - $200
($175/person for groups of 2-4)
This trip includes everything as listed above in the "Half Day Experience" guided trip, it's just a longer time on the water! This trip generally puts you on the water for a good 8 or more hours.
The full-day guided trip INCLUDES the rental of a fishing kayak that your guide will help you select, as well as the knowledge of the guide during the trip, and a bag lunch. The trip does NOT include tackle and fishing gear, which must be provided by you.