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Desert River Outfitters


Desert River Outfitters


Desert River Outfitters


Desert River Outfitters


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Desert River Outfitters


Desert River Outfitters


Desert River Outfitters


Desert River Outfitters


Desert River Outfitters


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Desert River Outfitters


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Lake Mohave

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You have a choice of two launch sites, Telephone Cove, or Cabin Site Point. From each launch site there are many coves and places to explore with spectacular desert mountain views. Wildlife is in abundance from waterfowl to reptiles and several other desert creatures. This trip is great for all ages because it allows flexibility for all skill levels. This can be done as a day, sunset, or moonlight paddle.

  • Trip lasts 3-4 hours
  • Level is beginner and up
  • $35 per person (4 person minimum)
  • Fee includes boat and gear drop-off and pickup
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Davis Dam to Rotary Park

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This trip is a diverse exploration of urban and undeveloped land which follows the Colorado River Heritage Trail. It begins at historic Davis Camp and winds down past the casino row of Laughlin. Once you pass the casinos it is a leisurely paddle through the residential area of Bullhead City and the Laughlin Lagoon area, where it is common to spot a variety of waterfowl and other wildlife. There are many places to stop and explore, or just relax and have a picnic on the beach. This trip is excellent for families because it caters to beginning paddlers of all ages.

  • Trip lasts 3 to 4 hours
  • Level is beginner and up
  • $35 for adults and $15 for children ages 6-15
  • Shuttle from our store, boat, gear and pick-up included
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Topock Gorge

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We launch at the Topock Gorge Marina under the I-40 bridge and paddle through the Havasu National Wildlife Refuge, and Needles Wilderness Area where vast species of bird and wildlife can be spotted. Migratory waterfowl, desert bighorn, coyote and beaver can be seen. This section of river winds through the Devils Elbow, past Picture Rock, the Blankenship Bend, and the marshes of upper Lake Havasu and offers a scenic and tranquil environment mid October to mid April. This trip is considered intermediate due to the possibility of high winds and long distance over slow moving water. This can be done as a day or moonlight trip.

  • Trip lasts 5-7 hours
  • Level is intermediate (moderately strenuous)
  • $50 per person (4 person minimum)
  • Fee includes shuttle, boat and gear
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Moonlight Paddles

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Join us as we do variety of moonlight trips on the river or lake. These guided trips offer spectacular moon rises and relaxed conditions on the water with mild temperatures. Moonlights are becoming our most popular trips so contact us for exact dates and trips.

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Black Canyon

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We launch at the base of Hoover Dam, where you get to see it like few other visitors can. The first mile of the river offers some spectacular caves and hot springs to explore, including two rain caves and a sauna cave. There are many sandy beaches to stop at, and several hot springs are just a short hike away. Keep an eye out for big horn sheep which are likely to be sighted, as well as a variety of wildlife from owls, beavers and reptiles, to our national bird the bald eagle. You don't have to be a geologists to appreciate the geological secrets the lower Colorado has unveiled over time. Reservations must be made at least three weeks in advance to full fill permit requirements. There are two launch times offered, 8:30 and 10:00 am (PST). This can be done as a day trip or overnight trip.

  • Trip lasts 5-7 hours or overnight
  • Level is beginner and up
  • Day Trip: $60 plus the cost of the permit (4 person minimum)
  • Overnight: call for price (4 person minimum)
  • Fee includes shuttle, boat and paddling gear and does not include camping gear or food
  • Booking Instructions
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Group Rates

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Do you have a group that would like to paddle?

If so we can accommodate you. We have the largest fleet of sit-on-top kayaks on the river. We can handle 150 people on a variety of double and single kayaks. The sit-on-top kayaks are fun and very popular.

Discounts start with a group of 20 and we suggest calling us for pricing.

Group leader receives a free trip. The group leader is responsible for booking, signing up and collecting fees from participants. The group leader is required to send a signed copy of our reservation form when reservation is confirmed.

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Multi-Day

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We have several multi day trips available for those of you wanting to spend a few days on the water. The most popular is Davis dam to Lake Havasu City. This can be done in as little as 2 days for experienced paddlers to 4 days for those seeking a leisurely paddle.

Another popular multi day trip is Hoover Dam to El Dorado Canyon on Lake Mohave, most people do this trip in 3 days. The scenery is outstanding and this area has quite a rich history in the settlement and development of the lower Colorado River region.

Other multi day trips can be done on Lake Mead starting at Pearce Ferry and paddling down Lake Mead to any number of access points on the Lake. South Cove, Greggs Hideout , Temple Bar and Bonnelli Landing are points where you can be picked up. Stunning scenery and isolation, are offered on Lake Mead . High winds and changing weather conditions are possible so we recommend EXPERIENCED paddlers attempt this area.

We recommend you contact us to help plan these trips and obtain pricing. We will be happy to assist you.

All trips listed are unguided. Guide service is available, but most trips can be done without one. All water is rated Class 1. Trips on Lake Mead are unguided due to National Park Service Regulations but you can have a support boat provided by Desert River Outfitters accompany your group at an additional fee.

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1034 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ 86429
1-888-KAYAK-33
info@desertriveroutfitters.com