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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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A must class for those looking to get familiar with different kinds of kayaks, paddles and safety... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carol O
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Irvine, United States
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Exceeded My Expectations

I took a Basic Skills Kayaking class at Tumalo Creek, where I bought my kayak. Even though I was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
karenpancottine
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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805 SW Industrial Way, Suite 6, Bend, OR 97702-1118
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must class for those looking to get familiar with different kinds of kayaks, paddles and safety gear. Solid lector then a couple of hours on the river. Lots of fun and instruction. Highly recommended for those who want to correct bad habits or learn...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boys (twins age 11) have attended the 4-day watersports camp for three years now and plan to come again next year. This is a very expensive camp compared to most camps in town, but I let them do it because they love it so...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe twice for Deschutes River paddleboard rentals. The first was in Bend in the very popular tubing area and the second was in Sunriver along with their shuttle service. Customer service and helpfulness were excellent with both experiences. Renting...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must do experience if you are visiting Bend in the summer on a nice day! Although the title of the company doesn't sound like it offers tubing, they have located at the city park (Call their number for location) to offer tubing...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tumalo was our outfitter to float the river in Bend. We rented inner tubes from them, had them shuttle us to the put in spot and then return us to the car. This is something we’ve wanted to do for a long time and I...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My nine year old son spent M-Th in Tumalo’s paddling camp. He had a blast flat water kayaking, on the SUP, rafting the Mackenzie, and sailing. The guides were enthusiastic and perfect for a bunch of rambunctious kids. He wants to do it again next...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rented a canoe & kayak from the Sunriver location! So happy we chose this location for our canoe & kayak trip. The 2 guys working in the store were super helpful! They drove us to La Pine State Park and got us underway. They...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an incredible weekend! The instructors Jimmer and Will were outstanding. Day one we warmed up on the Mckenzie and ran Finn Rock to Ben and Kay Doris. It was chocked full of great instruction opportunities. We left Saturday's experience feeling super confident and...More

Thank Scott H
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