Lake James Kayak Tour


$79 for REI Members

$89 for non-members

6 spots left


  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Minimum age 12
  • Group size 8 people
  • Instructor REI Local Experiences Guide

Gain a fresh perspective on a beloved local treasure with this kayak tour at Lake James. The blue waters of Lake James offer cool refreshment and spectacular views of Linville Gorge and the Black Mountain Range. Ideal for novice and expert paddlers alike, you can hone your kayaking skills while enjoying the lake's most inspiring viewpoints. Learn all about the surrounding ecosystem, and maybe even catch a glimpse of a bald eagle or blue heron. The best thing about this tour? We do all the planning and packing--you just have to show up. There's no better season to be on the water--hope you'll join us!

  • Enjoy paddling flat, calm water with professional guides
  • Practice kayaking skills
  • Explore the cool waters and natural diversity of Lake James

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