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Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe

805 SW Industrial Way, Suite 6, Bend, OR 97702-1118
+1 541-317-9407
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Wonders and Beauty of Kayaking

Tina was outstanding in her narration as we kayaked up the Deshutes River. She explained the... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Los Angeles, California
Full Immersion Whitewater Kayak Weekend... Incredible!

As a new transplant to Bend I decided to take the Full Immersion Whitewater Kayak weekend with... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Bend, Oregon
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Excitement. Adventure. Community.That's what we're all about here at Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe. We're your locally owned and operated paddling shop creating life-long paddlers for over a decade. Visit us at our retail store and learning center, located right on the banks of the Deschutes River, just downstream from the Old Mill District. Sign up for classes, take a full-day river tour, or browse the largest selection of kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, canoes and rafting gear in Central Oregon.Our staff has over a hundred years of combined experience exploring remote coastlines, leading sea kayaking tours from Mexico to Alaska, and navigating some of the world’s most challenging whitewater. And while we love to share our stories, we’re most interested in hearing yours: Let’s get you out on the water with the knowledge, skills and gear you need to enjoy a safe and comfortable afternoon paddle or a full-on sea expedition. And then make sure to come back and tells us all about it.We’re open 24/7 at our new online store. We’re always happy to price match and we want to make it as easy as we can to help you support local business.
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805 SW Industrial Way, Suite 6, Bend, OR 97702-1118
+1 541-317-9407
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Tina was outstanding in her narration as we kayaked up the Deshutes River. She explained the topography as well as identified the flora and fauna that we were observing. The leaves of the aspen were gorgeous! The calmness and serenity of the river was absolutely...More

Thank PopsGrandma
Reviewed 28 September 2017

As a new transplant to Bend I decided to take the Full Immersion Whitewater Kayak weekend with Tumalo. I have taken my fair share of guided courses and tours and this one was above and beyond anything I've experienced before. Our instructors were Drew and...More

Thank Danny94044
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Thank you Tumalo creek kayak and canoe We had a wonderful time renting SUP's and paddling up the Deshutes River and then letting the river take us back down What A gorgeous spot you have by a beautiful river

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Just arrived home from an amazing trip to the San Juans--beautiful scenery!! The guides were excellent!!! In the first part of the trip--they really helped make sure we had correct technique in paddling, packing, maintaining a direction and handling rougher water. Then, as the trip...More

Thank indianadiver
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I am 71 years old and new to kayaking plus I have had a replacement shoulder. The guide I had was great and so patient and made the experience fun. I am so proud of myself for getting out there and doing this. Now I...More

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The Deschutes river was a great place for first time paddle boarders like us. Tumalo company is located perfectly for a trip up and down the river. You enter the river above some small rapids (not suitable for paddle board) and you make it up...More

Thank TravellingHillers
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I hadn't kayaked in years and really needed to update my skills. I was very nervous though to be in the class. Bob was a great teacher and I was immediately at ease. I'd worried that my muscles would tire quickly but we stopped often...More

Thank GracieGv
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great service, great products and very helpful staff. We rented 2 canoes and Tumalo Creek Kayak provided a shuttle. As we finished a bit early, they did not have any problem to get us back sooner than after standard 3 hours. Much better than to...More

Thank Kaca O
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Rented tubes to ride the Deschutes. Place was efficient - staff civil but disinterested. Tubes were $15 for two hours which was a bit steep. Overall good experience and I would recommend this company and riding the river.

Thank Ben-Josee
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We (2 families) rolled in to the shop in Sunriver, rented 2 SUPs, 2 Kayaks, & 1 canoe and paid for their shuttle to La Pine State Park. They had great equipment and the staff were helpful, friendly, & accommodating. I'd recommend them to anybody.

Thank DHUtah
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