2 Hour Niobrara Kayak and Canoe Trip
On this trip you'll experience one of the most scenic parts of the Niobrara River, from Ft. Niobrara to Berry Bridge. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to spot local wildlife as you pass through the peaceful US Fish & Wildlife Ft. Niobrara Wildlife Refuge, a designated wilderness area.
What to Expect
Expect a peaceful paddle through one of Nebraska’s most beautiful spots. You can choose between a tandem kayak/canoe or a one person kayak to take in the beauty of the Niobrara River, a Top 10 Canoeing River in the United States.
Nature & Wildlife
Relax as the spring-fed, slow moving river leads you past the pine covered hills, steep cliff banks and waterfalls. Throughout the first seven miles of your trip you’ll be in the peaceful US Fish & Wildlife Ft. Niobrara Wildlife Refuge, so keep your eyes out for river otters, minks, herons, bald eagles and other exciting bird species!
US Fish & Wildlife Ft. Niobrara Wildlife Refuge
Your trip will pass through this peaceful wildlife refuge. A $3 fee per person is payable to the US Fish & Wildlife service for entry into this area. You will be required to have a wristband permit visible at all times. These permits will be available at our office when you check in and will be included as a charge in your billing. Please also be aware that no alcohol, water pistols or radios are permitted on this trip.
Good to Know
- Each member of your group will be required to sign a waiver. Parents are asked to sign these on behalf of their children under 18.
- Before you set off on your adventure, we’ll give you a quick safety briefing to ensure you get the most from your trip down the Niobrara River.
- The river is perfect for beginners as well as experienced kayakers and canoers. With an average depth between 18-24 inches and a current speed of 3-7 mph, our trips are calm and relaxing.
- We provide life jackets for all paddlers which must be worn at all times by those under 12.
Vanessa U, Omaha, NE
They are incredibly friendly, very helpful, and make sure you have a great time!
These guys are the real deal! If you want a fun group adventure on Niobrara look no further!
We've been going through these guys every summer for the past seven years for tubes, and their service is fantastic.