affinity group: general
skill level: beginner
ages: adult 18+
prerequisite: none

Kayak  Tour
up the Buffalo River

Kayak Tour

Enjoy a guided tour exploring the sights along the Buffalo River.

Tour includes brief on land instruction, kayak rental, paddle and pfd and a guided tour.

We will paddle up towards Silo City and back to Riverworks.

Click this link to view a map showing points of interest.

Tour will last 90 minutes to 2 hours.

Ages 18 and up

2 hours; $45 per person

( tour )


( kayak, paddle, pfd )

Intro to Kayaking
Lesson and Tour

Instruction and Tour

Learn the basics of kayaking, and then put your skills to use as we paddle up the Buffalo River towards Silo City. 

Recreational kayaks are easy to paddle, hard to tip, and fit most body shapes or types.  Join us and discover why kayaking has become so popular and fun! 

Proper stroke and safety techniques enhance the paddling experience.  After this class, you’ll have the competence and confidence to enjoy a peaceful, low-impact activity that you can share with others.

Ages 18 and up

3 hours; $80 per person

( instruction / paddle / tour )

Includes Instruction and Rental 

( kayak, paddle, pfd )

Intro to Kayaking (lesson and tour) is designed to help anyone who is new to kayaking and really wants to get the quick instruction on safety, carrying, getting in and out, and paddling basics (turning, going straight, stopping).

Kayaks are the fastest growing segment of the paddle sport community as they are pretty easy to learn, but good technique from the beginning will enhance both your enjoyment and safety.

The Introduction to Kayaking program consists of

  • land based instruction,
  • on water skill development
  • and a paddle tour up the Buffalo River.

Specialty Tour Programs

Group Outings ( 4-8 people )

Book a Private Tour for you and your friends, co-workers or family. 

We have tandem kayaks available to accommodate younger/weaker paddlers who can paddle with an adult.

Buffalo PaddleWorks at RiverWorks

Address: 359 Ganson Street, Buffalo NY