If you’d like an introduction to the awesome sport of whitewater kayaking taught by some of the leading kayak instructors in the industry, you’ll find no destination more extraordinary than Panama!
Min. 2 people — Max. 5 people
If you’d like an introduction to the awesome sport of whitewater kayaking taught by some of the leading kayak instructors in the industry, you’ll find no destination more extraordinary than Panama! The Chiriqui Province is home to more than 35 stellar, world-class whitewater runs. Take this amazing adventure to kayak Panama!
This one-day introduction is intended to give you every opportunity to find your hidden love for whitewater kayaking. The instruction will emphasize the basics: paddling gear, boat safety, basic paddling technique and river awareness. The first half of the day is spent on flat water where you’ll get comfortable in your boat and practice your technique. The second half of the day is spent on a favorite class II section of river where each of the skills that you acquired earlier in the morning will come into play!
River location will vary based on water levels.
Transportation to and from Boquete, boats, gear, guides and lunch.
– Clothes to swim (shorts, shirt, hat)
– Dry clothes and towel for after the trip
– Shoes to explore the island
– Sun block
– Water bottle (extra water is provided)
– Passport (or copy) or cedula
Boquete Outdoor Adventures office (Plaza Los Establos on Main Street in Boquete) at 8:00 am. Return to Boquete around 4:00-5:00 pm.
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner
FITNESS: Participants should be in good physical condition. This trip includes 4-6 hours of moderate paddling, swimming and carrying your boat and gear.
AGE LIMITS: Minimum age is 10 years old.
NOTE: Trip details may change due to weather and/or river levels.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.