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Well equipped kayak shop close to the river

We rented a kayak and a paddle board. Their minimum rental is 2 hours, which is what we chose. The... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Tom S
Richland, Washington
Rented kayaks for four people

Staff was very helpful and accommodating. Unfortunately, the owner seems to be very ill so they... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Richland, Washington
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Oct 29, 2017
“Well equipped kayak shop close to the river”
Jul 11, 2017
“Rented kayaks for four people”
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710 George Washington Way Ste D, Richland, WA 99352-4254
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

We rented a kayak and a paddle board. Their minimum rental is 2 hours, which is what we chose. The kayaks have wheels to facilitate pulling them down to the river, which is about 1000 feet away. Bare in mind this will substantially eat into...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Staff was very helpful and accommodating. Unfortunately, the owner seems to be very ill so they have cut back on their guided tours. Website has not been updated so you need to call for dates of the tours. Kayaks are in good condition and we...More

Thank benniesma
Reviewed 14 March 2017

First time I went was to take a Paddle Board lesson and although I quickly realized it wasn't "for me" I knew right away kayaking may be... Everyone there is super friendly, knowledgeable, and devoted to kayaking- You can tell its their passion and they...More

Thank Jean-Paul D
Reviewed 18 October 2016

WIth a friendly and expert staff to get you on your way, Columbia Kayak Adventures is just the ticket for your first try at this exciting and fun sport. Reasonably priced and knowledgeable in making sure your first trip is both fun and safe, you...More

Thank CestJacque
Reviewed 5 July 2016

6 adults ranging in age from late 20's to early 70's went on a last-minute kayak excursion from the American Empress paddle-wheeler. Although this activity was originally cancelled due to lack of advance registrations, we appreciated the flexibility of the kayak shop in providing us...More

2  Thank Jazz4EV
Reviewed 7 January 2016

I have completed 2 of their classes and I greatly enjoyed the classes, the fun people and the great instructors!! I will be going to see and spend time with them in the spring!

Thank mccookrh
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We use this shop regularly for gear, supplies and advice re. kayaking and SUP in general....their info is always offered in a friendly , helpful manner.. they are knowledgeable and practical in their approach to problems/questions...and seem genuinely interested in the customer having the best...More

Thank bbiken
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

I and my boyfriend took a trip out to the Tri-Cities area in Early July for fun and to visit family. I want to Kayak on the Columbia River. I contacted Columbia Kayak Adventures in June to reserve a trip. Rosie, the lady I spoke...More

2  Thank Anne K
Reviewed 19 September 2013

We had a wonderful paddle with a group of 3 tandem kayaks. The owners were great in explaining the equipment and techniques. Great advice for where to stop and how long it should take us. It was the most fun we had on our trip!...More

1  Thank ww13
Reviewed 5 May 2013

I just took the beginners basics class and had a blast! I have never kayaked before and they made me feel at ease. I learned a lot about the different strokes and rescues. I now feel comfortable going to kayak for fun! Thanks!

2  Thank Beth A
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