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Mesa, Arizona: Self-Guided Kayak Trip on Saguaro Lake

Mesa, Arizona: Self-Guided Kayak Trip on Saguaro Lake

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Enjoy rejuvenating waters, cruise below magnificent cliffs, and marvel at the beautiful wilderness of the Tonto National Forest as you go on a self-guided kayak trip along Saguaro Lake.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Explore the glimmering waters of Saguaro Lake on a self-guided kayaking tour
  • Kayak below towering cliffs and next to the majestic Sonoran Desert scenery
  • Enjoy stunning views while floating on one of Arizona's most magnificent lakes
  • Keep your eyes out for bighorn sheep, deer, blue herons, osprey, and bald eagles
  • Hop aboard a “sit-on-top” kayak, perfect for all levels of paddlers
Full description
Experience the spectacular landscapes of the Tonto National Forest on a self-guided kayaking tour around Saguaro Lake. Paddle through canyons, see beautiful desert scenery, and discover the local flora and native wildlife from a unique perspective. Escape the heat and feel refreshed by one of the most stunning lakes of Arizona. Travel at your own pace, giving you the opportunity to truly take in the picturesque views. Start with an orientation of basic safety and paddling instructions. The “sit-on-top”-style kayaks are very stable and easy to maneuver. Before you know it you’ll be paddling below thousand-foot cliffs. Explore the lake's glimmering waters and discover coves and craggy shorelines. Keep your eyes open for the native wildlife native to the Tonto National Forest.
  • Single-person kayak
  • Paddle and life vest
  • Safety and instructional orientation
  • Parking pass
  • Guide
Not suitable for
  • Children under 9 years
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet the kayaking staff inside the Saguaro Lake Ranch.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Water shoes
  • Waterproof bag
  • Quick-dry clothing
  • Water

Know before you go

  • No previous kayaking experience needed
  • Kayaks have a 275-pound weight limit
  • No alcohol or glass permitted, coolers will be inspected at launch
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April 20, 2021

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