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Whitewater Kayaking Instruction

The Nation’s Best in Whitewater Kayaking Instruction

Whitewater kayaking is a great way to enjoy the outdoors, whether you are a beginner paddler trying a new sport or an experienced paddler looking to enhance your current skillset. NOC’s expert instructors assess each individual’s experience level to offer personalized coaching and support to meet your goals. We have course criteria available for groups or individuals across many craft and skill levels and take advantage of the area lakes and rivers for skill progression and practice.

For those brand new to the sport of whitewater kayaking, our one-day Introduction to Whitewater Kayaking or our 2- and 4-Day Learn to Kayak courses are a great place to start. Intermediate paddlers are perfect for our 2- and 4-day Class II clinics while more experienced/advanced paddlers will be challenged in our Class III+ clinics. Private instruction is also available for any level paddler for a more personal experience. If you’re unsure which of our courses is right for you, please give our staff a call (828) 785-5020 and we’d be happy to assist in ensuring you are in the right course.

Whitewater Kayaking Course Progression

Class III+ River Kayaking

Bryson City, NC
from $475
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Multi-day courses designed for advanced whitewater kayakers!

Become a confident and proficient paddler in Class II-III+ whitewater. Paddlers will focus on stroke choice, timing, concepts, and using river features to navigate more powerful, complex rapids. We offer both two and four-day courses. These courses offer the perfect mix of both instruction and river running on the most iconic rivers in the Southeast.

18+ Years Old
2 Days
4 Days
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