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Exciting Kayaking & Paddleboard Adventures

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Take a peaceful ride in our unsinkable kayaks

Historic Banning Mills offers exciting kayaking adventures!

Enjoy a peaceful trip in our unsinkable kayaks. Our kayaks are safer than a boat or canoe, are hard to turn over, and no roll training is required. These kayaks provide a relaxing platform to observe nature's wonders and the native heritage of our rivers and creek. Enjoy kayaking in the Chattahoochee River or in our lake. Go back in time and paddle in the same areas as the Creek and Cherokee Indians did generations ago.

kayaking georgiaWe offer a 7 mile kayak trip (3-4 hours), or a 12 mile kayak trip (5-6 hours). The 7 mile kayak trip on the scenic Chattahoochee River includes seeing the historic Chief William McIntosh Reserve. 
Price: $85 per person for the seven mile trek.
           $120 per person for an exciting 14 mile trek.

Note: If you would like a picnic style lunch to take with you, we can prepare that IF we know ahead of time. Let us know BEFORE you go out on the trek.
Price: $26.00 for two guests.

Please Note: Group size is a minimum of 2 boats for the 7 mile. We must have at least 4 guests to go out on the 12 mile trek. 

Participants must be at least 10years old to go out on a single kayak. We will allow 5 year olds and up to go out with an adult tandem.

Shoes are required and all participants will be required to wear life jackets the whole trip. You will get wet so it is best to wear a bathing suit under shorts or jeans. Sunscreen, insect repellent and a hat are a good thing to bring with you, as well as a beach towel to dry off. There are no convenient stores on the river, so plan to bring water or snacks for your trip in a waterproof baggie or container. 

Paddleboarding
Instruction on how to paddle board and then we go out on a trek so you can practice all those new found skills!                         
$85.00 pp  Minimum of two persons to open this adventure

New!!!!!!White Water Trekking:  Day Trip with pickup time at 8:30am (sites can be Columbus or north Ga but will be up to Guides due to water levels and safety issues.) Must be 12 years old to do this trek. Class 2 to 3 rapids.Includes transportation to and from, basic instruction, guide on the river while on the trek and a picnic style lunch. Must wear water type shoes.                               $215.00 pp and includes the lunch



 


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Things to know to plan your trip. 

Trips are available all year long, except we are closed on Thanksgiving Day and December 22 through January 2 each year. We reserve the right to cancel trips due to inclement weather and to substitute treks due to water levels. A designated adult must accompany minors. Kayaking does require advance notice.

Bring water and snacks especially for the longer treks. Have in some type of waterproof container.  Wear some type of water or tennis shoe. Wear sunscreen and bring some too!  We encourage you to wear a hat. Insect repellant is helpful. Come ready to have fun!!

Cancellation Policies

A 7 day cancellation notice, before the reserved trip date, is required. If the cancellation is less than 7 days before the event, 50% of the total charge will be assessed to the credit card on file. No shows or cancellations on the day of the event will result in the full amount being charged.


Contact Us

We are here most everyday and welcome you to contact us at 770-834-9149 or send an email, info@historicbanningmills.com  when you are ready to plan your weekend getaway, group event, family adventure vacation or corporate retreat. Historic Banning Mills is a non-profit retreat and conservation center. Banning Mills is a non smoking facility!

Call - 770-834-9149 - You MUST make Reservations!!
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