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Address: Dillon Reservoir, Frisco, CO 80443 (Formerly Kayak Lake Dillon)
Phone Number:
+1 970-281-2234
08:00 - 19:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Kayak Lake Dillon is Summit County's one and only premier Kayak outfitter....

Kayak Lake Dillon is Summit County's one and only premier Kayak outfitter. We specialize in family oriented guided trips on Lake Dillon. Trips are 2.5 hours putting in and taking out at the Frisco Bay Marina. Our professional guide staff is trained in Kayak safety, instruction and the occasional story telling. We pride ourselves in our commitment and dedication to our environment and believe the only way to live is outside. So please join us at the "office" we call a Kayak and experience Summit County like so few ever have before. Women and yes men grab your spray skirts, PFD's and a paddle and we hope to see you on the water!

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Breathtaking views. Definitely a must-do again !

I was a little intimidated by never having kayaked, but this was super easy. The instructor explained the kayaking techniques, foot controls, and safety. The views were amazing... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
Duncan E
Lawrence, Kansas
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Lawrence, Kansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I was a little intimidated by never having kayaked, but this was super easy. The instructor explained the kayaking techniques, foot controls, and safety. The views were amazing and the weather was great. It was late enough in the fall that the eagles had already migrated, but that didn't matter. I recommend the earlier tours because the wind picks up... More 

Thank Duncan E
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

A great 2.5 hr tour with kayaks and guide that made the whole time super! Guide gave a good history of Dillon Reservoir and very interesting information on bird life.

Thank Scott D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Tour guide and operator informative and good humored. Saw a bald eagle, and generally was overwhelmed by the stunning views. Fair priced as well.

Thank Matthew B G
Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We took the 2.5 hour Island Tour on a Monday morning. The weather was perfect. This was our first kayaking adventure with a guide or any type of instruction and it was so worth it! Kyle was a great guide and interacted well with everyone on the tour. He spotted and pointed out the three month old bald eagle on... More 

Thank Pam L
Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I highly recommend booking a trip with Kayak Lake Dillon. Kyle was very kind and recommended that we take the earlier trip at 9am instead of 12pm. It was a great suggestion, and we were appreciative that we didn't have to brave the afternoon winds! Jared was our guide, and he was extremely helpful and informative, but hands off at... More 

Thank lindseyh328
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

This was an enjoyable morning of viewing nature around Lake Dillon. Our guide was informative and friendly. The kayaking was easy and provided the right amount of exercise such that we weren't exhausted but worked up an appetite for lunch in town. This was a nice change from all the hiking the area offers. Our entire group of six enjoyed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Hubby and I have used this service and never been disappointed (unless they're sold out) as everyone is very helpful and supportive throughout the entire process. Paying, vests and paddles, and launching your kayak. Give lots of great information on where to kayak and what to look for. Also, tips on how to make is a great experience on the... More 

Thank Jeanette C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

My mom and I really enjoyed the 2.5 hour kayak tour around the lake!! Kyle was a great guide and even spotted the immature eagle on one of the island shores! Beautiful day and good fun in the water - thanks again!!!!

Thank Mari T
Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Wow - what a great time we all had on our Kayak tour! The weather was perfect, the guide was knowledgeable and fun and the whole experience was worth every penny! I was a bit concerned that 2 1/2 hours would be too long, but it went by so fast! I'm thinking of booking another one before the end of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

My teenage daughter and I did the 2 1/2 hours morning tour and absolutely loved it. Our group had about 6 kayaks plus the instructor with his kayak. Was nice to have a small group ! We got some great advise and instruction before we got on the lake so even somebody who never has done kayaking can get the... More 

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