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Whitewater Kayaking School

Do you find yourself dreaming about waves hitting you in the face as you paddle down a challenging river through a beautiful canyon? We do and it shows in our passion for whitewater kayaking in New Mexico. Whitewater Kayaking is one the most exciting and rewarding activities that the outdoors has to offer, and New Mexico River Adventures’ certified instructors are ready and willing to share their love and knowledge of the sport with you and your family.

Located in the heart of the Rio Grande Gorge, we have a variety of perfect rivers on which to teach within a short drive of our headquarters. As well, we travel to the Wild and Scenic Rio Chama for an unsurpassed multiple day instructional clinic in a remote canyon of exceptional beauty. At New Mexico River Adventures, we recognize that not all of our students learn the same way and at the same pace. For that reason, our world-class instructors utilize a variety of different techniques to insure the greatest opportunity for success. Just because you’re in a group, doesn’t necessarily mean that it is a group teaching. Our instructors will make you feel like you’re an individual and address each individual’s skill progression whether you’re in a group or private lesson.

This is especially evident through our low student to instructor ratio in all our courses. All of our courses meet at our whitewater headquarters in the heart of the Rio Grande Gorge. With a wide variety of sections, the Rio Grande is the perfect venue for any and all styles and skill levels of kayaking in New Mexico. Oh and did we mention warm water? Yes, in the later summer months the combination of water levels and warm water temperatures make the Rio Grande the perfect river to learn to kayak. Please join us in one of our many kayaking clinics and courses and experience the wonderful world of whitewater kayaking in New Mexico.

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2 Day Beginner Whitewater Kayak Instruction

If you want a true introduction the sport of kayaking, this is absolutely your best option. With our 2 New Mexico kayaking day clinic, you're able to take the time to get a full introduction to all the basics of the sport and leave with the confidence and knowledge to pursue kayaking as your new life long passion. Contact us today to learn more: 1-800-983-7756.

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Private or Custom Whitewater Kayak Instruction

If you are looking for one-on-one instruction to the sport of New Mexico whitewater kayaking, or want to work on specific skills at any level, our Private/Custom Whitewater Kayak Instruction is for you!  You will receive individual attention with expert guidance from our staff.  Sign up today!

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Intermediate Whitewater Kayak Instruction

After you have taken our Beginner Whitewater Kayak Instruction course, your next step is our Intermediate course.  You will master existing skills and build additional skills, all tailored to your individual goals and desires.  This course can be structured as a 1, 2, or 3 day format, and we can explore both the Rio Grande and Rio Chama.

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Advanced Whitewater Kayaking

This course is all about dialing in, to perfection, the skills that will allow you to move on to the more difficult whitewater. The advanced courses are tailored to the individual. Our instructors will exploit any and all weaknesses in your skills and coach you on how to improve them.

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