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$20 for an Intro Kayak Trip to Ross Island, Valid Saturday–Sunday or Tuesday–Thursday from Next Adventure ($40 Value) 

Sellwood Riverfront Park

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Traverse the Willamette River during a 2.5-hour trip that combines beginning instruction with a visit to an island wildlife refuge

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Expires Sep 9th, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required; subject to weather. 72hr cancellation notice required or fee up to 50% of the Groupon price will apply. Must be 14 or older; under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $20 for an introductory kayak trip, valid Saturday–Sunday (a $40 value)
  • $20 for an introductory kayak trip, valid Tuesday–Friday (a $40 value)

Launching from Sellwood Riverfront Park, the 2.5-hour guided expedition up the Willamette River combines a lesson on basic skills and safety with a trip to Ross Island, a wildlife refuge home to great blue herons and ospreys. Though all equipment is included, paddlers should bring their own binoculars for the best views of the birds and license plates of nearby boats.

Next Adventure

Though Next Adventure arms adventurers with a range of outdoor gear, from standup paddleboards to alpine-ski gear for the winter months, the kayak is its specialty. Beyond the shop's sale and rental inventory of sit-on-top, whitewater, sea, and touring styles, instructors impart the ins and outs of paddling in the Next Adventure Kayak School. Their classes cover topics such as sea and whitewater kayaking, basic strokes, and techniques for rolling the vessel upright when it's overturned in the middle of a rapid. Guides also lead regular trips across the water to local landmarks such as Sauvie Island and Rooster Rock.


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  • “This was a great trip .. ”

  • “Adam was a fantastic SUP instructor. ”

  • “call early classes fill up fast”

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    Sellwood Riverfront Park

    704 SE Alder Street

    Portland, OR 97214

    +15032330706x2

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