Why You Need to Go Kayaking in Albuquerque

Almost everyone craves a vacation filled with thrilling adventure and stunning landscape.  If adventure is what you desire, plan your next trip to the amazing city of Albuquerque, New Mexico.  You will find fantastic restaurants and intriguing attractions here, as well as the broad Rio Grande River, which provides many opportunities for extraordinary outdoor recreation.  Kayaking in Albuquerque is a favorite activity of both visitors and locals alike. This exciting sport gives outdoorsmen the chance to see this phenomenal area from a completely different perspective.  Learn all about why this activity is so popular here and start making your plans to try it out today!

3 of the Best Tour Companies for Kayaking in Albuquerque

  1. Quiet Waters Paddling Adventures

You’ll be treated to a wide range of options for recreation out on the water with Quiet Waters Paddling Adventures!  This company specializes in all kinds of fun and challenging trips, such as stand-up paddleboarding, fishing, and even Albuquerque white water rafting.  Learn how to kayak the Rio Grande with the assistance of an experienced guide or choose to rent a kayak or canoe to embark on your own self-guided adventure.  Browse through their numerous experiences to book your ideal trip!

  1. Kayak Albuquerque

Have an unforgettable time kayaking when you take a trip with Kayak Albuquerque!  Although their tours are only offered in October during the week of the biggest hot air balloon festival around, these unique tours are bound to be the experience of a lifetime.  Watch as countless colorful hot air balloons fill the blue, New Mexico sky from a kayak on the river when you book an Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Kayak Tour!  These trips take place bright and early in the morning, from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  You can also participate in their Fall Colors Nature Tours; these begin at noon and run until 5:00p.m. and focus on views of Albuquerque’s gorgeous autumn scenery.

  1. New Mexico Kayak Instruction

Learn kayaking from the professionals at New Mexico Kayak Instruction Inc. in Albuquerque, NM!  Their talented guides will teach you all the tips and tricks of navigating this incredible river, while their high-quality equipment and gear is guaranteed to provide you with everything you need.  In addition to kayak tours and rentals, you can also try the exciting sport of river boarding! Stay up to date with their calendar for fun events and activities for the community to enjoy.  

Come stay with us at the Bottger Mansion of Old Town!

After experiencing the fun and excitement of kayaking in Albuquerque, treat yourself to some wonderful rest and relaxation.  The Bottger Mansion of Old Town is a historic bed and breakfast providing our guests with comfortable rooms, modern amenities, and delicious breakfasts.  Don’t miss your opportunity to take the trip of a lifetime. Check our availability online so you can book your stay today.  

To learn even more about the many things to do in Albuquerque, download our free Vacation Guide!

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