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Trip Descriptions

Private Trips will be the priced at the normal rate for groups of 6 or more people.  If group is 3,4,or 5 people the price will be the normal rate plus $10.00/person booking fee.  If group is 1 or 2 people the price will be the normal rate plus $20.00/person booking fee.

Bring your kayak? No problem! 10% off all trips and classes

BirdFest Bluegrass Paddle

Join experienced guides and paddle north on Lake River, 2.5 miles for a natural history tour of the refuge and wildlife along the Lewis and Clark trail. We will lunch on the beach overlooking the Columbia River and linger as we watch for Great Bald Eagles and migrating Sandhill Cranes. Children free when accompanied by an adult in a double kayak. Bring your own lunch, binocs, rain gear always, dry set of clothes for the car. Check-in begins at 10am Paddle begins at 11am Meet at the Ridgefield Marina, 5 Mill Street. Reservations required early at 360-727-4520. Cost: $30/person plus tax. Cash or check only with pre-registration. c/o Ridgefield Kayak, P.O. Box 1325,Ridgefield, WA 98642. This guided paddle is sponsored and discounted. Please note...Refunds and cancellations are not provided for BirdFest Bluegrass Paddle.

Learn to Kayak Tour

An easy going guided tour on the Columbia river. Experience wildlife and scenic environments with a qualified guide.

Cost: $49/person (includes kayak, gear and guide)

Moonlight Paddle

Very popular paddle. Paddle north to the Columbia River. Experience the magic of the setting sun and the rising moon. Pack food for a beach dinner. All levels welcome, beginners will paddle in double kayaks, 3 hour guided paddle, must be 12 years or older. Reservations needed.

Cost: $60/person (includes kayak, gear and guide)

Bachelor Island Tour

Laid back, guided tour through the tributary of Bachelor Island in the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. Beginners welcome, 3 - 4 hours of paddling over eight miles of water trails. Protected water, lunch (not provided) on the beach of Bachelor Island, swimming.

Cost: $75/person (includes kayak, gear and guide)

Big Paddle Day

Come celebrate the river with Ridgefields 6th annual Big Paddle Event on Saturday June 3rd! With tons of fun and educational events all day for every age its a blast for the whole family.

Click Here to learn more or sign up.

Join us for Ridgefields 5th Annual Big Paddle event

For a checklist of what we provide, click here (pdf).
For a checklist for what we recommend that you bring, click here (pdf).
Ridgefield Kayak Waiver (pdf)
For people with their own kayaks, you will need a reservation,
need to check in, and sign our waiver. Trip fees will apply.

Gratuity encouraged and appreciated by the guides.