Arkansas River Kayaking, Raft & SUP Rentals from Dvorak
Dvorak is the go-to shop for the Arkansas River kayaking, rafting, tubing and SUP adventures in Salida, CO, just 140 miles southwest of Denver. The Dvorak team wants everyone to share their love of the Arkansas River! It may be a rafting trip today, a SUP rental tomorrow, or paddling an inflatable kayak through class II rapids into downtown Salida. Dvorak is conveniently located on the outskirts of Salida just minutes from the Arkansas River. They are the experts on Arkansas River kayaking and water sports!
Dvorak was founded in 1985 in the scenic Arkansas River Valley of Colorado by outdoor educators and outdoorsmen. As early pioneers of western whitewater river rafting in the Rocky Mountains, they own the first outfitter license by the state of Colorado. They are proud to be a family-run business, with over 60,000 miles of river running experience.
Arkansas River Rental Information
Dvorak has all of your inflatable watercraft needs covered. They have inflatable kayak rentals, raft rentals, paddleboard rentals, and of course, PFDs and paddles.
Rent a float tube and go for a ride on the Arkansas River or drive out to a lake and have the best day ever. Tubes are a simple and straightforward way to get on the water and enjoy some of the best that Salida has to offer.
PADDLE BOARD (SUP) RENTALS
Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUP) are one of the most incredible ways to experience the river or lakes near Salida and the Arkansas Valley. Ask for directions to the nearest body of water suitable for your skill level or get a lesson from a pro and get comfortable on the river and experience the fastest growing sport in the world.
INFLATABLE KAYAK RENTALS
Inflatable Kayaks (IK) or a (Ducky) is the most forgiving inflatable personal craft that exists. They rent the highest quality Hyside IKs that provide the most stable and predictable ride possible on the Arkansas River or any of the nearby lakes in the Arkansas Valley.
MINI ME RAFT RENTALS
Rent a Hyside Mini Me raft and go for a miniature adventure. Don’t let the size of this raft fool you. They are small but mighty! Keep it straight in the rapids and you can run just about anything.
LARGE PADDLE RAFT RENTALS
Rent a full-sized paddle raft for your whole crew or just 2. Sizes range from 12′ to 16′ and can accommodate up to 8 people in one raft. Each rental will come with gear for 2 people. Additional items available for whatever your needs may be.
BOOGIE BOARD RENTALS
Boogie Boards will put you face to face with the waves and get you up close and personal with the river in a way you’ve never experienced. Get the ultimate feel for the river while you get pitted in the Salida play waves.
White Water Rafting Information
Dvorak Expeditions offers guided white water rafting trips on some of the West‘s most amazing rivers. Whether you‘re looking for day trips on the Arkansas River, or want to enjoy our Music on the Water trip down the Dolores River, they have a trip for everyone.
Looking for more outdoor adventure in Salida? Rent a mountain bike easily online to explore the incredible trails in the Salida area. Or check out all activities in Salida.