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Private Group Tours

Organize your adventurous group and enjoy all that Spokane has to offer! We will provide professional guides and the equipment – simply choose your experience below and call 509-363-5414 to reserve.

*Two-week minimum advance reservation required
Group size is limited to min 3 and max 12 people unless otherwise noted.

Tandem Kayak Tours

June – September

Fun and adventure awaits as you paddle your tandem sit-on-top kayak! These boats are an amazing way to enjoy nature in Spokane! We'll provide the guides, kayaks, paddles, personal floatation devices (life jacket), signaling device, and small dry bags.

Little Spokane River

St Georges to 9 Mile | 4 Hours | $49 per person

The Little Spokane River provides a breathtaking paddle through a protected natural area home to deer, moose, osprey, waterfowl, fish and so much more. Don't miss this 6-mile journey on the meandering cool waters of this unique free flowing river. *discover pass required

Spokane River

Plese Flats to 9 Mile Dam | 3 Hours | $35 per person

Let the sights and sounds of nature surround you on this tour through the preserved Riverside State Park! This gentle stretch of river will slowly help us towards the take-out. *discover pass required

9 Mile Dam |3 Hours | $25 per person

This up and back trip is a fan favorite! Experience Riverside State Park from the water and keep an eye out for moose. If you'd like, we'll beach our kayaks and stop at deep creek for a short hike! *discover pass required.

Upriver Dam to Argonne Bridge | 3 Hours | $35 per person

This adventure takes you on a tour along the forested Centennial Trail into the urban outdoors, viewing spectacular river homes, wildlife and soaking up the cool morning waters.

Upriver Dam to Downtown Spokane | 3 Hours | $35 per person

Kayak beside towering cottonwood trees, train trestles and arched bridges into downtown Spokane. What a unique experience to kayak in the city! This mostly flatwater paddle has two small rapids, this is an amazing adventure right in your backyard.
Trip Suggestions: Have dinner after at Bangkok Thai or No Li, Try Warrior Distillery for a post-kayak Tasting or make it a Sunset Paddle!

Lakes

Horseshoe Lake | 2.5 hours | $39 per person

*anytime during the week or 8am-10:30am on weekends due to crowds
Paddle your way to the hidden waterfall and enjoy the scenic landscape in this area! This lake often has turtles galore as well as a beaver dam! *discover pass required.

Kayak and Cave Boundary Dam | $65 per person

We will explore Gardner Cave on a guided educational walking tour of a 1,055-foot limestone cavern. This cave is filled with stalactites, stalagmites, rim stone pools and flowstone. After the cave we will embarking on our kayak tour exploring this beautiful flat-water section of the Pend Oreille River.

Fish Trap Moonlight Tour|2.5 hours| $35 per person

Experience the beautiful undeveloped channeled scabland lake at Fish Trap! As the moon rises, we will paddle the quiet water awestruck by the magnificence of the lunar light. *discover pass required.

Bonnie Lake | $59 per person

*end of June-early July only
Surrounded by 600-foot cliffs and home to Red-Tail Hawks and Turkey Vultures you will enjoy the solitude of this Eastern Washington treasure.

Williams Lake |3 hours | $35 per person

View beautiful geology, wildlife and sparkling water! *discover pass required.
Trip suggestion: grab lunch at Williams Lake Bunkers Resort (Xanny's Western Bar and Grill)

Sacheen Lake |3 hours | $35 per person

Surrounded by pine-covered hills this scenic lake is a perfect setting for a relaxing paddle. We'll kayak through narrow channels towards an inlet lined with lilies and wildlife. Take in the scenery of lake homes and mountains as your paddle slices through the clear waters. *discover pass required.

Stand Up Paddleboard Tours

June – September

Stand Up Paddleboards are a great way to explore the water, don't worry if you're not a pro – we'll help you feel comfortable on these in no time! We'll provide the guides, paddleboards, paddles, personal floatation devices (life jacket), signaling device, and small dry bags.

Horseshoe Lake | 2.5 hours | $39 per person

*anytime during the week or 8am-10:30am on weekends due to crowds.
Paddle your way to the hidden waterfall and enjoy the scenic landscape in this area! This lake often has turtles galore as well as a beaver dam! *discover pass required.

Fish Lake | 2.5 hours | $39 per person

Prepare for a fun paddle at the quiet and peaceful Fish Lake. With a plethora of lily pads and the occasional moose, this Spokane County Lake is a great place to learn the basics!

Spokane River – Plese Flats | 2.5 hours | $39 per person

Let the sights and sounds of nature surround you on this tour through the preserved Riverside State Park! This gentle stretch of river is perfect for an out and back trip! *discover pass required.

Private SUP Lesson | 2 hours | $79 per person

Want to hone your skills? Our well trained and amazing instructors will be happy to take just you or a group of up to 6 people!

Snowshoe Tours

December – March

These tours are great for beginners or those who have snowshoeing experience. We'll provide the guides, snowshoes, and poles!
*transportation provided – let us handle the winter driving conditions and parking permits!

Mt Spokane

Standard Tour | 4 hours | $39 per person

During the guided tour you will travel on snowshoe trails through the snow-covered trees and hills around Mount Spokane. What a great winter sport!

Snowshoes and Beer Tasting | 5.5 hours | $49 per person

We'll start with a snowshoe tour through the woods of Mt Spokane State Park. Following our adventure, we will head to Big Barn Brewery on Green Bluff to learn about their locally crafted beer and enjoy some tasty beverages to "tap" off the day. *beer tasting on your own - $2 per 5oz tasting

Snowshoes and Wine Tasting | 5.5 hours | $49 per person

Enjoy a spectacular day of snowshoeing the trails of Mt. Spokane. Great scenery, snow covered trees and hidden cabins will make for a day of memories. After playing in the snow, we will stop for a wine tasting at Townshend Winery. *wine tasting on your own

Snowshoes and Mead Tasting | 5.5 hours | $49 per person

We'll snowshoe through the snow sparkling forested trails which may open up to spectacular views of the valley below. After our tour we will make our journey to Hierophant Meadery on Green Bluff for an educational tasting of some of Washington's finest Meads. *mead tasting on your own - $8 for 8 – 1oz samples

Moonlight Tour | 4 hours | $39 per person

Moonlight on snow is a magical and memorable experience. Quietly you will explore the meadows and woods around Mount Spokane. Headlamps provided.

Cross-Country Ski Tours

December – March

*Our trips are geared towards beginners but having basic xc skiing skills or have taken a lesson prior to this trip is highly recommended. There will be no formal lesson given. We'll provide the guides, skis, and poles!

*transportation provided – let us handle the winter driving conditions and parking permits!

Mt Spokane | 4 hours | $49 per person

Mt Spokane's cross country ski area has 60 kilometers to explore with trails for all skill levels!
Trip suggestion: make it a moonlight tour!

In Town | 2-3 hours | $29 per person

Looking to stay close to town? We have 3 options for groomed trails right in our backyard!

  • Riverside State Park - 7 Mile Trailhead
  • Indian Canyon Golf Course
  • Dwight Merkel Sports Complex
Frater Lake | 7 hours | $59 per person

Explore this beautiful snowy glacial lake that is part of the eight lakes of the Pend Oreille Lake Chain with over 10 miles of trail for all levels of skiers.

Geophysical Area| 6 hours | $49 per person

Established in 1966 this Geophysical Observatory is just one of 14 observatories the USGS operates worldwide, used to monitor the earth's magnetic field. Also a groomed xc ski trail system with clever twists and turns on trails that make a rather common stretch of forest into a fun-filled time on the snow.

Hiking

April - October

Explore the surrounding areas with us! From mountain tops to serene lakes, the views will be enjoyed by all! We'll provide the guides and trekking poles!

Hog Lake | 6 hours | $29 per person

Enjoy a solitary ramble on this 3 mile moderate hike to Hog Lake. Spring is the best time to visit as you'll likely find the local desert full of blooming wildflowers, migratory songbirds and the lake alive with nesting waterfowl. The geology around this area is incredible!

Mt Spokane State Park | 6 hours | $29 per person

Hiking trails in Mt Spokane State Park are abundant! We'd be happy to do any trail with you but some of our favorites include: 4 Summits Hike, Round the Mountain Hike, CCC Cabin Hike, and a delicious Huckleberry Hike!

Bead Lake | 8 hours | $39 per person

This beautiful hike takes us to the pristine Bead Lake just north of Newport. A moderate hike approximately 6 miles round trip offers amazing views of the glacier carved lake. While on this hike you will travel through an ancient cedar forests, and over some of Bead lake's tributary streams.

Odessa Lakeview Ranch| 9 hours | $39 per person

Enjoy this guided hike through the desert exploring amazing geological formations, ancient lakes, spring flowers and wildlife. This is a 5-6 mile total out and back hike in scablands with rocky, rolling hills and geological views.

Antoine Peak | 3 hours | $29

This moderate uphill 4 mile round trip hike will provide us with 360-degree views from its 3,373-foot summit, Antoine Peak Conservation Area provides unique recreational opportunities, protects critical habitat for the region's large mammals, and preserves a critical wildlife corridor that connects the Spokane River Valley with Mount Spokane State Park.

Steptoe Butte Sunset | 4 hours | $39

Hike atop Steptoe Butte and take in one of the most 360 beautiful views in the state of Washington. With the option to drive or hike 3.2 miles of a moderate difficult trail to the top – we can choose how to see the views!

Riverside State Park | 3 hours | $29

Riverside State Park is Washington's second largest state park! With an extensive trail system, we'd be happy to lead the way! A few that we suggest include: Bowl and Pitcher, 7 Mile, Deep Creek and McLellan. *discover pass required.