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About Kayak the Colorado
We have a large selection of Sit on Top Kayaks, inflatable Kayaks, Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUP), and fishing boats. All Kayak the Colorado Fishing Guides are licensed by the Coast Guard and do backhauls for traveling downstream in Glen Canyon Recreation Area. Interested in spending the day in Arizona's premier fishing ground in Glen Canyon Recreation Area, we can help!
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

While we weren't able to actually do the scheduled kayaking because of the recent SR89 closure, the service and consistent communication we received from Brady leading up to our cancellation, and even after, was top notch! He provided a wealth of information, helpful hints, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank azshutterbug1
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We've been doing a kayak trip from glen canyon dam to Lees Ferry since the early 2000's using tour boats that come down from the Glen Canyon dam for our backahaul up the river. We made our reservations this year with Kayak the Colorado because...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Our trip in late July was just an awesome kayak experience for our family of 5 from Michigan! (2 adults, 3 teenagers). Joe and Jenna provided great equipment and instructions as far as the backhaul and inflating the kayaks (they are heavy duty material similar...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ron J
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Avoid this apathetic and careless company that just switched owners. We have 30+ years kayaking experience and never have we dealt with a company that put us in peril until this one. “Everything you need to play safely on the Colorado” that they boast on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank gottaseeit
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Can’t say enough good things about the trip or the service offered. We rented a tandem inflatable kayak and used the hauling service up the river. Could not have been easier and the trip back down the river was simply amazing. Joe was very helpful...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank CanesVan
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We just came home from one of the most memorable trips of our lives below Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River. Only use Steve Kelly of Kelly Outfitters to backhaul you and your kayaks up the river. He was fantastic!! 602-510-5511 Worth every penny...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dorna C
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Joe and his wife are amazing! Despite not having a plan nor advanced reservations, the two of them set us up for the best day of our road trip thus far. The rental kayaks and stand up boards are affordable and in great condition and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ehark
j242424, Owner at Kayak the Colorado, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you guys for your review we are so glad you guys had a great time hope to see you again Thanks Joe Hanley owner

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We’re heading to kayak the Canyon for the third year in a row in March, 2018. We will use Kayak the Colorado for the backhaul as they are now the designated back haul company. We had not used them prior. (We bring our own kayaks...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Jane W
j242424, Owner at Kayak the Colorado, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you for your review you lady's where great I hope you guys use us next trip glad you had great time on your trip Thanks Joe hanley

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We booked a trip 3 months ago to kayak the river. Had reservations for 8 a.m. When we arrived, no clear marking outside to which building is the business. Looked like an old abandoned hotel, peeked in a few windows. Nothing!!! Finally went across the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Lagiles08
j242424, Owner at Kayak the Colorado, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Once again we do apologize for having to cancel your trip we know that people come from long distances to have a great time on their trip but sometimes things are just out of are hands it was about a 1.000.00 dallors more than just...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Amazing Trip with options for everyone. My wife and I reserved two rental Standup Paddleboards, and a backhaul upstream in late Sept. 2017. Jennifer is in charge of arranging and she knows everything that you need to know in order to rent a SUP, a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Tom W
j242424, Owner at Kayak the Colorado, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thank you for booking your trip with us glad you had a great time Thanks Joe hanley

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Ryan T
8 May 2018|
Response from j242424 | Property representative |
We do not have a neon sign but marble canyon is so small it's not hard to find us we sit across the street from the marble canyon lodge
11 February 2018|
Response from Lagiles08 | Reviewed this property |
They told me I would for five miles due to the Indian reservations regulations.
Brady B
8 July 2016|
Response from j242424 | Property representative |
We do have canoes 16ft mad river canoes