Explore the Delaware River by kayak! Our open cockpit touring kayaks are easy to use and will take you along some of the most breathtaking stretches of the Delaware River. Go for a solo paddle or buddy up in one of our tandem kayaks. All of our river trips are unguided, but you'll be provided with all the tools to make your day on the river a success!
Our river trip operations will close after Sunday, October 2nd.
One-way transportation included
Life jacket and safety briefing provided
Ages 4 and up (must weigh at least 40lbs)
Must be 12 years or older for solo kayak
Solo and tandem kayaks available
Save $5/person by booking at least 24 hours in advance
Trip times are approximate and vary depending on river conditions
Kayak Trip Selection
Barryville to Pond Eddy
This is one of our most popular routes! Depending on the water level, this section of the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River offers Class 1 & 2 rapids. You will hit Cedar and Shohola rapids plus multiple eddies, sets of shallow riffles and go under 1 bridge on this trip. In this section, paddlers are treated to spectacular views of the swiftly changing river valley, beautiful scenery with lush vegetation, bald eagles, osprey and occasionally whitetail deer.
Park at Barryville
Shuttle to Pond Eddy
Great for NY campers
Matamoras to River Beach
This section of the river is a calm water destination, with small sets of rapids and shelving, requiring a small amount of technical paddling. It is ideal for beginners and experienced river-goers, who enjoy paddling the beauty of the Middle Delaware through brief riffles separated by short pools. Below Matamoras the river corridor starts to change as it turns and widens, on this trip you will pass by historic towns and multiple islands, go under two bridges and notice stunning scenic vistas. Paddle through gorgeous scenery and observe High Point Monument, the highest elevation in New Jersey. The second bridge you will go under marks the point where the boundaries for the states of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania meet. Enjoy the Middle Delaware’s beauty, wildlife sightings and high water quality. See bald eagles, osprey and the occasional whitetail deer.
Park at River Beach
Shuttle to Matamoras
Great for PA campers
Pond Eddy to Matamoras
This route is closed for the season. This section of the river is a whitewater destination with stretches of long quiet pools. Depending on the water level, this section of the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River offers Class 1 & 2 rapids. You will hit multiple sets of rapids in this section including Staircase rapids, Mongaup rapids and inlet, Butlers Rift rapids and Mill Rift rapids. You will paddle beneath cliffs and spectacular rock formations, through lush vegetation and the dramatic gorge known as the Hawks Nest and go under 2 bridges on this trip. Paddlers appreciate The Upper Delaware’s beauty, wildlife sightings including bald eagles & osprey and high water quality.
Park at Matamoras
Shuttle to Pond Eddy
Great for all campers
River Beach to Dingmans
This route is closed for the season. This section of river is a calm water destination with few notable rapids. It is ideal for beginners to develop paddling and river reading skills and perfect for the experienced paddler who enjoys the untamed peaceful beauty of the Middle Delaware. It is the most convenient paddle for our River Beach Campsite campers with ample picnicking spots and great fishing. Four miles into this trip you will arrive in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Paddle through forested mountains in long deep pools and brief stretches of shallow riffles with barely a house in sight. Enjoy the Middle Delaware’s peaceful beauty, wildlife sightings and high water quality. This section offers stunning scenery with lush vegetation and an abundance of wildlife.
Park at Dingmans
Shuttle to River Beach
Great for PA campers
Kayak Trip Rates
Prices are per person
Book 24 hours or more in advance to save $5/person
Monday - Thursday
All ages: $40
All ages: $50
Sat-Sun & Holidays
All ages: $60