Excelling at watersports, like aging gracefully or enjoying dried fruit, requires acceptance of pruney fingers. Outfit yourself for aqua play with today’s Groupon: for $199, you get a four-hour water-skiing package for up to 10 people from Salem Water Adventures at Detroit Lake (a $450 value).
Salem Water Adventures’ professional tour guide, Thomas Beckler, takes land-locked humans on four-hour aquatic tours of Detroit Lake, located just more than an hour southeast of Salem. Activate aqueous adrenaline during boat-based activities such as water skiing, wakeboarding, and vitamin D exposure. Thomas takes each group of up to 10 people on a unique tour of one of Oregon’s most popular lakes for watersports, fishing, swimming, and snorkeling. After your sure-footed surface surfing has reduced the last wake to a whimpering, weeping splash, feel free to leisurely cruise around the lake and take in the emerald hues of towering firs and local fauna stretching along the 32 miles of shoreline. Water-skiing and wakeboarding equipment is provided.