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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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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: 09:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
805 SW Industrial Way, Suite 6, Bend, OR 97702-1118
+1 541-317-9407

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Reviewed 3 days ago

You simply can't visit Bend without getting on the Deschutes River. And there is no better place to rent from than Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe. We have rented stand up paddle boards in the past, but have never received such amazing service as we...More

Thank Linds0516
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great time rafting with these folks. From booking with Adam, to the trip with our guide Ben, the whole experience was terrific and reasonably priced. I Highly recommend taking a trip with the wonderful folks at 7th mountain.

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a lot of fun. Rented 3 kayaks for 2 hours and paddled up the Deschutes. Wasn't horribly expensive and it was a great day to be on the river. You can also rent paddle boards and two seater kayaks. Life jackets are included...More

Thank kelleym586
Reviewed 15 May 2017

My husband and I recently bought kayaks from TCKC, and we signed up for the basic instruction class. I really appreciated the way the class was structured - information, Q&A, demonstration and hands-on with individual feedback as needed. The day was very cold, rainy and...More

Thank mokasmom2016
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I enjoyed the beginning SUP class with Cheryl. She was patient and laid back, but helpful at the same time. Beautiful day on the Deschutes!

Thank businesstraveler0997
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Our instructors were Austin and Kyle. They were both fantastic, offering just the right combination of teaching and time to experiment. Austin did an excellent job of advocating a, "Challenge by choice", philosophy. He encouraged us to push ourselves without ever making us feel overwhelmed....More

Thank Tanner W
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I am a big girl, and I was half expecting everything not to fit, or myself not to fit in a kayak. I shouldn't have been worried. They have equipment for all sizes. Also, I was definitely the slowest learner in the group, but no...More

Thank Carina W
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Absolute best place to Buy,Test and get instruction for canoes , Kayaks and Paddle Boards. I bought my Wilderness systems Kayak here2 years ago after testing several boats and love it . I have stopped by for information , gear and classes since then ,recently...More

Thank Reed D
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Geoff Frank and his guides did everything to make sure our trip was comfortable and safe. We paddled to one island, had lunch and then paddled to the island where we would spend the night. We were planning on staying two nights on the island,...More

Thank 4duffy2
Reviewed 17 October 2016

After hiking all week, for a change of pace we rented a tandem kayak and had a very pleasant float on the Deschutes river in Bend. The people at Tumalo Creek were super friendly and helpful. We walked in and in short order we were...More

Thank Kevin M
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