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Quiet Waters Paddling Adventures

105 Pleasant View Dr Unit D, Bernalillo, NM 87004-6932
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Lots of fun and very relaxing!

My husband and I went on our first kayaking trip with Quiet Waters during our “babymoon” and had a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
arianne002018
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Richmond, Texas
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Fabulous as Always!

This is my fourth kayaking trip with Quiet Waters. The guides are always super helpful and Michael... read more

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Sunset Magazine's #1 Outdoor Day Trip in Albuquerque, and the Rio Grande experience New Mexico Magazine "now rates as my favorite"! Experience the remarkable serenity, breathtaking scenery and diverse wildlife of the historic Rio Grande! Located just minutes from Albuquerque, Quiet Waters Paddling Adventures' kayak, canoe and stand up paddleboard tours of the middle Rio provide family and beginner-friendly paddling adventures which stand in sharp contrast to the wild whitewater rushing through the canyons of northern New Mexico. Guided, Self-guided and Group Adventures (up to 40 adults) are available.
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“great trip” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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105 Pleasant View Dr Unit D, Bernalillo, NM 87004-6932
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went on our first kayaking trip with Quiet Waters during our “babymoon” and had a great time! The guide, Jace, was very knowledgeable and personable. Mike provided a fabulous lunch for the group with a variety of things. It was great...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is my fourth kayaking trip with Quiet Waters. The guides are always super helpful and Michael makes the preparation easy and safe. Kayaking the Rio Grande is a relaxing and enjoyable activity to do with the family.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Even in winter (09Feb2018), a self-guided trip with Quiet Waters is a joy. Jayce and Michael were, as usual, warm and welcoming and helpful.

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

This was my second trip with Quiet Waters. I found the staff (two of them) friendly and yet professional. They answered questions, provided a safety video, used Google Earth to show the river path we would be taking, took us to the push off point...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is our second trip with Quiet Waters. Both in November celebrating my birthday. Always a respite from the real world. So close to home and so very far from away from the ordinary! Soothes ones soul, quiets the mind and reconnects us with nature....More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Had a great time kayaking down the Rio Grande. Will come back again soon. Best of luck with your business.

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Q.W.P.A. was a phenomenal experience. I will always repeat this majestic adventure with Q.W.P.A. when I return to New Mexico. The company management has great spirit and positive energy. Fortunately the weather was awesome too, the cottonwoods were in their Autumnal "Golden Attire"!

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Our guide, Kia, was great and the fall colors were beautiful. It was a perfect afternoon and the best way to see the fall foliage!

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Beautiful trip with our group. The guide was knowledgeable and engaging. Highly recommend the guided tour for beginners. There were small bits of excitement along the way but overall the river trip was mostly serene and relaxing.Will definitely go again.

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

This was the first time my wife had done this type of canoeing and she loved it. The river was not as scenic as I am used to; but, since my wife enjoyed it very much, I enjoyed it very much.

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