The Kayak Tours SMG offers are one of our top selling guided trips. Year round, kayaking in the Smoky Mountain region offers some of the finest bird viewing, adventure seeking and pristine relaxation that can be had. We provided tsunami 12’ touring kayaks that are top of the line.


Half Day Great Smoky Mountains Kayak Tour

Boats: tsunami 12’ touring with cock pit style seats

Distance: Half day paddle with 4 hours water time approximately

Highlights: While you tour the lake in your kayak we experience the peaceful side of the smokies and quiet streams along the entire trip. There is ample time allowed to explore and swim as well. We learn new skills to travel efficiently and have the opportunity to spot wildlife the entire time. This outing is convenient to Townsend, TN.

Price: $250 1 person \ $135 2people \ $100 3 or more

Meeting location is Townsend, TN

Downtown Tennessee River

An urban kayaking tour

Boats: tsunami 12’ touring with cock pit style seats

Distance: Half day and approximately 4 miles with current

Highlights: As we tour the Knoxville, TN skyline by water, it is soon that we realize this view is only captured by select few each year and is incredibly special. We travel from wilderness area to urban landscapes. Our tour takes us river side to Neyland Stadium where the University of TN football games are played as well as most of the universities campus. Towards the end we enjoy exploring beautiful elite river homes with architectural significance before taking out at a beautiful park.

Price: $250 1 person \ $135 2 people \ $100 3 or more

Meeting location is Knoxville, TN

TN River

TN River


Fontana Lake (full Day tour)

GSMNP Kayak Tour

Boats: tsunami 12’ cock pit seating

Distance: 10 hour trip with 6-8 hours on water and trail

Highlights: We are fully immersed inside the Great Smoky Mountains. There is ample time to get out of our boats and explore on foot some fascinating history and flora/fauna as we hike short distances as desired. we indulge in a delicious mountain style lunch from your guide on an island. The tour also has an opportunity to walk on the Appalachian Trail and visit the highest damn east of the Mississippi River.

Price: $380 1 person / $205 2 people / $150 3 and more

The French Broad Tour (one of the oldest rivers in the world)


French Broad Kayak Tour

River tour with shuttle provided.

Boats: tsunami 12’ cock pit seating

Distance: 3\4 day depending on flow of river

Highlights: Float away from a bustling town of Sevierville and peacefully enter vast farm land with mountain back drops. We paddle around shallow shoals that allow for swimming as well as sweeping bends and islands we will navigate through. The ending of this trip takes out at Seven Islands Birding Park, which is a renowned for their diverse bird species and islands in the river to explore.

Price: $250 1 person \ $135 2 people \ $100 3 or more

Meeting location in Sevierville, TN