Half-Day Historic Mission Reach Paddling Tour or Boat Rental from Olympic Outdoor Center (Up to 52% Off)

San Marcos & 1 more location

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $55 for half-day historic Mission Reach paddling tour ($115 value)
  • $20 for half-day rental of a kayak, stand-up paddleboard, canoe, or fishing boat ($40 value)

Follow your own agenda for a half-day of paddling, or take a guided journey through eight miles of restored riparian woodlands along the banks of the San Antonio River.

Olympic Outdoor Center

Established: 1994
Reservations/Appointments: Recommended
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Average Duration of Services: 4+ hours
Brands Used: Jackson Kayaks, Werner Paddles, NRS, Dagger, Perception
Pro Tip: Be ready to enjoy the pure, spring water. It is 72 degrees, no matter what the weather. . .
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Parking: Parking lot
Most Popular Attraction/Offering: San Marcos River / Springs
Recommended Age Group: All Ages

Q&A with Ben Kvanli, Founder and Teacher

What is one fun, unusual fact about your business?
We lead the youngest ever kayaker to run the Grand Canyon. 9-year-old Brett Venable set the record in 1992 by running all of the rapids except Lava in his kayak.

What is the one feature of your business that you're most proud of?
Pioneering adventure therapy for wounded war Veterans has shown the therapeutic effects of the water. Seeing these heroes not only get out of the hospital, but get back to living life to the fullest makes all of our efforts worth it.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
Joining our club makes paddling less expensive, less work, and more fun than renting or buying your own boat. In addition, you will get personal attention from caring pioneers of paddling, and be proud of ... your own accomplishments in the sport. You will [be] a part of a club [that] fosters community participation from wounded war Veterans, everyone in the family, beginners, [and] Olympians.

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    San Marcos

    602 Interstate 35

    San Marcos, Texas 78666


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  2. 2

    Roosevelt Park

    331 Roosevelt Avenue

    San Antonio, Texas 78210

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In a Nutshell

Experienced instructors and guides outfit guests for a half-day of paddling, or lead tours of eight miles of restored shoreline

The Fine Print

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 10 per person, may buy 10 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Not valid with any other sales or discounts. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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All Locations

  • San Marcos (1519.5 miles)

    602 Interstate 35

    San Marcos, Texas 78666

  • Roosevelt Park (1565.7 miles)

    331 Roosevelt Avenue

    San Antonio, Texas 78210

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