Hybrid SUP Tour on the Verde River from Clarkdale

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Tour description

Come out with the original SUP outfitter in the Verde Valley. Enjoy a nice relaxing shared yoga paddle session on the Verde for up to 16 people. We will paddle to a private area and anchor the boards before moving through an hour of yoga asana on the boards. After breathing and stretching into all parts of the body, enjoy a pleasant Savasana in the gentle waters of the river. Yoga on the SUP Board will work on balance, alignment, breath, mindfulness, and finding your center core with the board. This class is fun and challenging. It will take your yoga to another adventure! Tour pricing includes all boats and safety equipment, transportation, skilled guides and instructors, and all taxes and fees that go to help preserve, protect, and improve the access of the Verde River @ Clarkdale.

After checking in, you'll be fitted for life vests, finish any necessary paperwork and enjoy a short, scenic ride to the river. During the ride, your driver will point out local sites and overview of the river experience is shared. Once at the riverside, you'll be given a short safety speech and instruction on entering and exiting the water and paddling technique.The Verde River itself offers a fun little beginner drop to put your newly acquired skills to the test right out of the practice area. You will proceed down river on the first half of the trip approximately 1.5 miles to a point called Slag Pond. Be on the lookout for many birds and other wildlife!In the second half of the paddle, you'll you will either explore a marshy pond area or practice yoga with your instructor depending on your interests. You'll have lots of opportunity to practice your SUP paddling skills and an opportunity to swim. Many species of birds, turtles, river otters and other animals are often spotted.Finally, at the take out at Slag RAP, you will be returned to the starting location or your hotel where they can change, shower, or otherwise prepare for the rest of their day.

What's included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • All necessary equipment provided, optional rental equipment available at an additional charge
  • Transportation

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified in tour options
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Snacks (available to purchase)