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Mattaponi Canoe & Kayak

Canoe and Kayak Rentals and Tours - Aylett, Virginia

Enjoy the beauty and solitude of the Mattaponi and Pamunkey Rivers in the Middle Penninsula of Virginia. These two pristine rivers are located within 40 minutes of Richmond and two hours of Washington, DC.

Based in Aylett, Virginia, Mattaponi Canoe & Kayak offers canoe and kayak rentals,natural history paddle tours and water-based environmental education thoughout the Middle Penninsula of Virginia. We use only high quality paddling equipment built by the paddlesport industy's leading manufacturers.

Mattaponi Canoe & Kayak provides guided paddling excursons on both tidal and non-tidal reaches of the Mattaponi, Pamunkey and Chickahominy Rivers, and Dragon Swamp. Our trips are geared to take advantage of the rich natural history of the region, giving the participant much more than just another float down the river. Costs for our guided tours range from $20 to $50/person, depending on the particular trip.

All guided trips are led by ACA (American Canoe Association) certified paddling instructors. Participants must be 8 years of age or older and should be in reasonably good health for moderately strenuous activity.

Canoe and Kayak Rentals

Our canoe fleet consists of 17 foot Mad River Horizons. Made of Royalex plastic, they are strong yet light.

rentals and tours - mattaponi canoe & kayak - aylett, virginia

Our kayak fleet includes Perception Acadias. These are solo craft with an open cockpit. At approximately 12.5 feet in length and 27 inches in width, the Acadia provides good stability for the novice without sacrificing performance and efficiency sought by the more experienced paddler. The costs for the day rental of a canoe is $45, kayaks $25.

Mattaponi Canoe & Kayak
P. O. Box 146, Aylett, Virginia 23009
Phone: 1 (800) 769-3545; (804) 769-1449

E-mail: contact@mattaponi.com


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