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Kayak Tour Descriptions

2018 Tours

cove at base of Storm King Mountain

Sunset Tour

Ready to Ride

Storm King Kayacking

Early Morning Kayaking

Sunset at Bannerman's Island

By the Moodna

Bannerman's Castle Tour
Bannerman's Castle Kayak & Walking Tour
Moodna Marsh
Hidden Cove
Plum Point
Sunset Tour
Full Moon Tour
Fishkill Creek Tour
Little Stony Point Tour
Campfire Tour
KICKS (Kids in Colorful Kayaks)



Bannerman's Castle Tour   3hr   $60  

Here is your opportunity to get a close-up look at the famous Bannerman's Island Castle. Kayak beneath the mighty Storm King Mountain, crossing the river to Breakneck Ridge where we will head north towards the island. Then enjoy a leisurely paddle around our region's most prominent landmark while hearing the history behind the castle.


Bannerman's Castle Kayak and Walking Tour 4hr   $120  
Receive an exclusive behind-the-ruins kayak and walking tour of Bannerman's Castle. This 4hr tour includes a guided visit, which provides a full narrated history of the island and castle, with unsurpassed opportunities for photographs. SKAT is the closest in proximity to Bannerman's Castle of any other Hudson River outfitter. Best of all, proceeds go toward the preservation of this unique landmark.  

Moodna Marsh   3hr   $60  
Enjoy a leisurely paddle up river towards the entrance of the Moodna Marsh. Experience the beautiful calm waters, great scenery, wildlife and a sense of remoteness as you kayak back into the depths of the marsh. Bald eagle spottings are also common on this excursion.  

Hidden Cove Tour   3hr   $60  
Enjoy a paddle under the shadow of Storm King Mountain where you then enter the Hidden Cove by ducking under a railroad trestle. Explore the cove by kayak, then venture on land to discover the mysteries of the historic ruins. 

Plum Point Tour   3hr   $60  
Paddle through historic Cornwall-on-Hudson Bay and stretch your legs on sandy Plum Point Beach. Take in the views of the Hudson Highlands and maybe spot a bald eagle or two!  

Sunset Tour  3hr   $60  
There are few better ways to end your day than out on the river enjoying a spectacular Hudson Valley sunset. This tour is a stress-free outing for all abilities. When the sun is on the horizon, lean back, put your feet up, and enjoy the view.  

Full Moon Tour   3hr   $60  
Begin your leisurely paddle as the sun sets below the horizon. Then once the light fades, out come the glow sticks and headlamps to explore the river in the dark! Lean back and put your feet up as the moon slowly rises up over the mountains to finish off the evening.  

Fishkill Creek Tour   4hr   $80  
This longer paddle will take us across the river where we will pass by Bannerman’s Castle. We will travel up the East side of the Hudson River until we reach the entrance to the creek, a railroad trestle. Enjoy the scenery of the marshes and the architecture of the old factory that sits on the creek as we make our way back to the picturesque waterfall for some relaxation! Bring your favorite snack foods or a light lunch. Must have previous kayaking experience.  

Little Stony Point Tour  4hr $80  
This longer paddle will take us south below mighty Storm King Mountain and across the river to Breakneck Ridge. We will continue making our way down along the East side of the River, passing Little Stony Point to explore the marshes near Cold Spring by entering under a railroad trestle! Afterwards we head back to Little Stony Point for a picnic and an enjoyable paddle back. Must have previous kayaking experience.  

Campfire Tour  3hr $65 (Private offering upon request with a minimum of 8 people)  
A fun tour for the WHOLE family! Come out and enjoy a nice paddle into the beautiful sunset, then relax on the Cornwall Bay Sandbar and enjoy a warming campfire. Both kids and adults alike will enjoy toasting marshmallows on the fire and making s’mores in the dimming sunlight. You will never forget this experience!  

KICKS!  (Kids In Colorful Kayaks!) Summer Camp Program 2hr   $30
10:00am -12:00pm Wednesday and Friday mornings -
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Special kids-only kayaking program every Wednesday and Friday from 10am—12pm through July and August. Children must be between the ages of 9 and 15 to participate. Kids will receive basic instruction in kayaking and safety procedures, and then have fun playing games and exploring the wonders of the Hudson River!  



Storm King Adventure Tours