11 noviembre, 2018
11 noviembre, 2018

You can learn this fascinating sport from expert instructors. Kayak in Rio has become one of the fastest growing adventure sports in recent decades. This is not accidental, since there is nothing like the freedom that you feel when navigating in the middle of wild rivers.

In San Gil there are a wide variety of rivers, ideal for this sport, providing a wide variety of levels, from class III to the most challenging class V rapids, which allows the student to achieve gradual learning progress.

In the basic level course, basic techniques and equipment are known. These courses begin with a period of introduction in calm waters, where basic movements are learned to control the kayak. As you gain confidence you go deeper into streams, and you end up with the descent of a river with gentle rapids.

The subjects of the course:

  • Brief history of sport
  • Videos of the activity
  • Conocer las partes de un Kayak Know the parts of a Kayak
  • Security On the river
  • Self rescue
  • Practice different paddling techniques
  • The use of techniques to make a ferry (crossing a stream with specific Angle) and take an Eddy (friendly stream in the river)
  • Learn to read the river
  • Learn the Skimo roll: technique that is based on recovering the normal position of the boat once we are overturned (turned underwater). Our instructors teach you the correct and safe way to learn this important technique. We will give instructions on the fundamentals of the Skimo roll, focusing on the correct position of the oar and the precision in body movement.


  • Personal equipment and kayak
  • Transportation to practices
  • Bilingual instructor (Spanish / English)
  • Medical assistance
  • Photos and videos sent by email.

Duration: 2 days (approximately 6 hours per day).

Location: Fonce River

Requirements: For this course, students must be able to swim and be in good health.

Recommendations: things to take away: shorts, shirt, water shoes, insect repellent, sunscreen, extra clothes to change at the end of the activity.

Minimum of people: 1

Price: $ 500,000 COP