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Private Kayak Instruction

Ohiopyle, PA

Item #: WAT-PIT-0005
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Get out on the water and experience the thrill of whitewater kayaking during this private class! 

  • Private one-on-one instruction ensures you learn at a comfortable pace and receive personal attention
  • Learn about different types of kayaks, equipment, paddle strokes, boat maneuvering, and possibly even the Eskimo Roll
  • Build a solid kayaking foundation navigating Class I and II whitewater
  • Enjoy a scenic day on the water as you explore this fun, new sport! 
Ohiopyle, PA
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April - October:
Daily - 9:00 AM

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Essential Information
  • Participants must be at least 16 years of age 
  • Price includes a deli style lunch
  • All necessary equipment will be provided
  • Your guides will provide transportation to and from the river
3-5 hours
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
This is a private experience for 1
Spectators are welcome to watch the initial instruction and boat launch
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Shoes you can get wet and they will stay on your feet. Everyone must wear shoes, bathing suit, shorts, quick dry tank tops and t-shirts are all good options. Price includes the use of a wetsuit. Sunscreen & sunglasses are always good to have.

For this experience, our partners are taking extra measures to help prevent any potential spread of COVID-19. These measures include screening protocols for staff and guests who enter. This may include a temperature reading and a health declaration. Our partners ask that everyone practice social distancing as much as possible during your adventure with them. Groups and families will be in their own private boats. Our partners also kindly request that everyone participating in an activity or trip use face coverings when in close proximity with others. These coverings may include a cotton face mask, a disposable face mask, a bandana, or a neck gaiter. When on a rafting adventure, our partners recommend wearing a Buff-style face mask. Our partners have installed hand sanitizer stations throughout their property, and will have it available where soap and water may not be. Additionally, guests will need to check-in using digital waivers before arrival. Our partners have reassured us that they will be limiting the number of people allowed in their indoor spaces (store, Pub, pavilion, etc.) to promote social distancing. They will be heavily cleaning high-contact areas as following CDC recommendations These Covid-19 safety measures are subject to change.

What equipment is included with this lesson?

All necessary equipment (kayak, paddle, skirt, helmet, PFD, wetsuit, etc.) will be provided.

Can anyone take this lesson?

The minimum age to participate is 16. No previous experience is required. 

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 14 days prior to the Experience. Failure to appear on your booked date, cancel, or reschedule at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your Experience.

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