Kayak Horseshoe Bend offers a number of options to best meet you and your partners’ needs:
All kayak and paddleboard or SUP rentals include paddles and personal floatation devices or PFDs … no extra charge for these.
$75 per person from the Lees Ferry boat launch area to Horseshoe Bend, Glen Canyon Dam or wherever you choose to be dropped off. This includes up to 100 pounds of watercraft, luggage and gear. There is a two person or $150 minimum for the backhaul boat.
If you are making the trip solo, our crew will make every attempt to pair you up with another kayaker or small group to avoid the minimum fee. You might need to wait for a few minutes up to an hour.
With keel inserts in the bow and stern and a removable skeg, the STAR Paragon Inflatable Kayak handles and tracks like a hard shell with the stowing capacity we've grown to love in an inflatable. $35
High-pressure drop-stitch floor insert gives the boat the rigidity of a hard shell kayak. Bow and stern rigid keel inserts provide outstanding tracking and stability for efficient flatwater touring. Adjustable high-back kayak seat and foot braces add support and can be repositioned to accommodate your body, gear and paddling style. Bungee deck rigging for storing gear while keeping it accessible. $35
With 16 more inches of length than the standard single kayak, the STAR Paragon XL inflatable has the hauling capacity for extended flatwater tours with the same tracking and efficiency that rivals a hard-shell boat. Perfect for the larger guy. $45
Great for campers and bigger guys. Bow and stern rigid keel inserts provide outstanding tracking and stability for efficient flatwater touring. Adjustable high-back kayak seat and foot braces for added support can be repositioned to accommodate your body, gear and paddling style. Stash gear under the bow and stern splash covers for protection. $45
This is a great kayak for the more experienced kayaker. The elevated design of the Aero Paddle Seat and self-bailing floor of the Zeppelin keeps you comfortable and dry during your time on the water. Peak rigidity and performance. $45.
Designed for two paddlers, the Paragon Tandem includes two high-back kayak seats and two sets of foot braces, which can all be adjusted to accommodate the paddlers' needs. Non-bailing, high-pressure drop-stitch floor insert gives the boat the rigidity of a hard shell kayak. Comes with bungee deck rigging for storing gear while keeping it accessible. Perfect for a kayaking couple. $55.
Plenty of room for a cooler and tackle box, plus the stability for standing and sighting fish, this is the answer to touring Horseshoe Bend and catching a few Colorado River trout whether fly-casting or spin fishing. Comfortable aluminum-framed suspended mesh seat elevates anglers for optimal visibility and easier standing. Collapsible seat back for easy transport. Screened drain port under the seat eliminates standing water on the deck. $45.
The XL Cruz is wider and longer, offering a little more stability for the wobbly rookies or a solid platform for larger paddlers. Highly stable and beginner-friendly from the start, there are six more inches to the length and four more inches of width to the Cruz XL. With 261 liters of air volume, the 5-inch-thick Cruz XL provides optimal performance and stability for paddlers up to 220 pounds. There is a sturdy webbing handle in the center of the board for easy carrying. $35.