Guided Two Hour Adventure Trips and Lessons on Lake Grapevine
Location: Lakeview Park, 2100 Lakeview Dr. Grapevine Texas 75061
SAFETY IS OUR HIGHEST PRIORITY, WITH FUN BEING A STRONG SECOND
We are open and operating for the 2021 season, check the booking system for all current availability. Sign up for free and pay when you arrive for the event.
The 2020 schedule is posted and ready for your booking! Booking is free, pay at the time of your trip.
Minimum age 7.
This Weeks Events
Kayak Basics- This comprehensive intro class covers the 6 basic strokes along with safety, weather and equipment.
Two and a half hours of the class are on water, 30 minutes on shore. The class focuses on boat control and efficient strokes. Non swimmers welcome!
Every Friday afternoon and Sunday morning.
Check booking page for exact times.
All equipment included. No experience necessary.
Cost: $90 class limit 6
TWO HOUR GUIDED TOURS
Join us on Lake Grapevine for a kayaking experience unlike any other in Texas. You will be fitted into a top end touring kayak and led by a professional instructor who will insure everyone is comfortable and paddling with ease and style. The pace is relaxed, but paddlers are welcome to wander ahead if the want to stretch their sea legs, each paddler can have a unique experience and families are welcome. (minimum age 7)
Check our booking page for current times and availability
Tour cost: $40 for adults and includes kayak, life jacket, paddle, professional guide
$30 for children under 18.
All tours begin with basic instruction on paddling so no experience necessary.
"What an AWESOME time we had. The instructor was amazing and made me feel confident in the water. I don't know how to swim so water is always so scary for me! I can't wait to go back."
What to Know and Expect
After booking your date and time on you will receive a confirmation. To make the most of your experience wear quick drying non cotton clothes, shoes that can get wet, sunhat, sunscreen and sunglasses. Water is available but you may want your own choice of hydration.
Weather delays do happen, we watch the forecast closely and will contact you if winds are predicted over 15mph or thunderstorms. In the case of cancellation we will reschedule or refund at the request of the customer.
Guided Tours are conducted on Lake Grapevine in Lakeview Park, 2100 (see map on contact page). Tour cost is $40 and $30 for children under fourteen. All gear provided including a well fitted life jacket. Single person or two person kayaks are available.
Our trips are kept fun and safe for everyone, your experienced professional guide will allow those who are comfortable in their kayaks to roam ahead while they give personalized attention to those needing a bit more instruction. Discover Kayak's fleet of top end touring kayaks by Wilderness Systems is varied to allow us to fit your boat to you.
Our trips are family friendly for 7 and older.
We would love to talk to you about our lessons, tours or just kayaking in general. Use the contact info below to call or email us.
Be aware that all staff is on the water at times during the weekends. We can not always answer the phone.
Our Location : Lakeview Park, Lake Grapevine
2100 Lakeview Dr. Grapevine, 76051
Discover Kayak provides the highest level and broadest range kayak instruction available in Texas. Whether you are a absolute beginner or seasoned paddler, we have something for you. Our staff of instructors are Texas top rated professionals.
After completing our Basics Class and taking a trip or two you may want to fine tune your skills further. This class teaches six more strokes for fine boat control, including bracing and edging skills.
Cost per class: $125 w/online sign up
KAYAK BASICS CLASS
Our most popular class attended by over 500 students a year!
This 3-hour class covers the seven basic strokes, safety, equipment choices and how to get back in after a capsize. All equipment is provided and will be sized to fit each paddler.
Classes are a 1 to 6 ratio max and taught by Texas top instructor
Cost: $90 w/online sign up
Learn to Roll with our exclusive three step system, Guaranteed!! cost: $125
No one else guarantees a roll!
Call for appointment
Private Lessons-Two hour, $125 by appt.
About the Staff
My name is Steve Walls and I began kayaking in Seattle in 1998. The Seattle area offers great paddling opportunities and world renowned instructors.
My past instructor certifications include Level 4 Open Water, Level 2 Whitewater and Instructor Trainer from the American Canoe Association in addition to a 4 star certification from the British Canoe Union.
I opened Discover Kayak in 2011 with the help of some of the areas top instructors.
We hope you join us and experience Texas kayak touring at it's best.
Discover Kayak is based in Lakeview Park on Lake Grapevine, convenient from either Dallas or Ft. Worth, although we are equipped to travel to any location in the area. Discover Kayak specializes in lessons and guided tours.
Here is how we make your kayaking experience the best it can be:
Our Instructor / Guides are certified pros and keep it fun and safe.
Our Gear- Fast, comfortable and stable touring kayaks with models to fit all, lightweight paddles and clean life jackets.
Our Grapevine location is convenient from anywhere in Dallas-Ft. Worth.
If you are looking for the highest quality experience on the water, you have found it at Discover Kayak.
"Professional, patient instruction by people who love the sport. If you want to move past "paddling" into kayaking and get the most from the sport, Discover Kayak will make all the difference, Highly recommend"
About Our Kayaking Community
Discover Kayak sponsors, moderates and leads trips though DFW Paddlesports Meet Up Group.
We do not sell kayaks or gear but partner with Mariner Sail and Kayaks, the best shop in Texas!