The word canoe is an anagram for ocean and kayak is a palindrome, facts that have always incited jealousy from the awkwardly named dinghy. Savor superior nautical nomenclature with today's Groupon to Catawba River Expeditions in Rock Hill, SC. The rental season begins in April and wraps up in October. Choose between the following options:
- For $25, you get an all-day canoe rental ($50 value).
- For $17, you get an all-day kayak rental ($37 value).
Waterbound adventurers captain vessels from Catawba River Expeditions for all-day explorations of the company's namesake or any surrounding waters of the Rock Hill area. Pick up a canoe ($50) or a kayak ($37), taking care not to oarslap any passerby. The Catawba River trail is 29.7 miles of splashy fun, stretching southward from Fort Mill through Rock Hill, granting views of River Park, the Catawba Indian Reservation, and Landsford Canal State Park, where the annual Spider Lily Festival is held each spring. The Catawba's waters range from deep to shallow and can awaken from sleepy pools into the occasional irritable rapid. Stony spheroids flank the river, large enough for naps, picnics, sunbathing, or human vs. trout staring contests. The Catawba is home to many species; paddlers have been known to spy deer, ospreys, otters, geese, ducks, and american bald eagles gallivanting across land, water, and sky.
Renters may take their vessel to another location for the day, but are fully responsible for the safe return of the boat in good condition, as well picking up the rental themselves.