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Classic River Run on the Verde

Our most popular tour! Float the Verde River year round with a certified guide to help you navigate your way paddling in top of the line inflatable kayaks. Beginner and veteran paddlers alike enjoy the scenery and opportunities to cool off in this lush riparian community and learn the local history.
Multiple trip launch times to choose from each day means you can always enjoy perfect weather no matter the season. 

Polar Bear Float

The Classic River Run with a winter Twist! The river runs year round and we do too! Book the Polar Bear Float  so you can stay warm while being cool!

For a limited time only November-February

Phat Scooter Rentals
$50 for 2 hours

Explore Old Town Cottonwood and other scenic routes on your choice of:

Phatty: Stand and/or Sit model

Sport: sit down model

Phleet: Sleek! This distance model goes up to 70 miles on 1 charge!

Adventure Combos
Road to River: UTV Rental & Guided Kayak Tour

Start your day exploring on the scenic trails, break for lunch in Old Town Cottonwood and finish up with a guided kayak tour on the Verde River.

Everything you need is included in your package deal.

Kayaking & Restaurant Combos
Creek to Cocktails

The Classic River Run on the Verde River includes additional shuttle and per person credit to partner restaurants in Old Town Cottonwood to enjoy your choice of refreshments after your guided kayak tour
Everything you need to make a day of it is included.

"Beat the Heat" Guided Kayak Tour

Verde River, Cottonwood Arizona

Our most popular kayak tour, now offered at the best time of the day to beat the heat

Self-Guided Kayaking Trips

Already have paddling experience? Float on your own with your own group!
Shuttle and equipment included from TAPCO RAP to Tuzigoot RAP on the Verde River

Stay N Play Packages

10% or other discounts offered when you book with one of our Cottonwood partners and play with us!

Tavern Hotel
Prickly Pear Airbnb
Dairy Farm Link

Gift Cards
Buy Now, Play Later

You chose the amount. They choose when to use it in Old Town Cottonwood or on the Verde River
$10 credit to use towards any item for every $100 you spend

For team building
and group activities

Our Mission:

•  to inspire a love of the outdoors 
•  to  promote a desire for an active lifestyle 
•  to encourage togetherness


We offer a variety of services to help you and yours enjoy the great outdoors to include guided kayaking tours, knowledge and equipment for self-guided trips, and many other options all while using top of the line equipment for all we do. No matter what we do, we  strive for safety, professionalism, and intentionality. Nature is our office. We provide... More fun. Most experience. Best guides. 



adjective /ˈoutˌdôr/

(of a person) fond of the open air



noun /adˈven(t)SHər/

an unusual and exciting experience or activity



noun /ˈsen(t)ər/

the point from which an activity is focused 


out·door ad·ven·ture cen·ter 

The point from which a person who loves the  open air can experience
an exciting adventure 


551 N Main Street
Cottonwood, Arizona 86304


Phone: (602) 686-8530