Private Up-Lake Tours


Private Up-Lake Tour

Discover the wonders of Lake Powell and Glen Canyon with us! Experience the thrill of cruising over 30 miles of crystal-clear waters, then hop into a top-of-the-line kayak or paddleboard to explore breathtaking spots like Wetherill Canyon, West Canyon, Labyrinth Canyon, and the legendary Rainbow Bridge.

  • Lake Powell Kayak Tours Hiking are subject to weather! Windy conditions can create unsafe conditions. Flash floods can prevent us from hiking. Weather Information
  • These tours are recommended for medium level fitness. Each participant must be able to walk up and down a sandy hill. Wind can also make this tour challenging.
  • Due to Park Service regulations, transportation to the lake is not provided. You must drive to the lake.
  • Lake Powell is located in the Glen Canyon National Park. PLEASE NOTE: There is a $30.00 National Park entry fee not included in the tour price, payable by cash or card at the Park entrance. This is per car, not per person, and is good for 7 days.* Transportation to the lake is not provided due to Park Service regulations.


  • When: Our Up Lake trips usually depart early in the morning but we can do our best to work to what is convenient for your itinerary.
  • Where: ALL participants need to check in at our store (836 Vista Ave.) at a prior agreed upon time. There you will complete any necessary paperwork and receive a map on how to get to the water. Transportation of people to the boat ramp is NOT provided you must drive yourselves.
  • What is Provided: kayak, life jacket (PFD), paddle, dry bag, splash gear in colder season, lunch.
  • What to Wear: Please come dressed and ready for your activity! Sturdy sandals or shoes that can get wet, synthetic layers to help keep you warm or cool, SUNSCREEN and hat.
  • What to Bring: water bottle, camera


  • Let’s not forget the best part—Glen Canyon’s rich history and jaw-dropping landscapes are waiting to be explored! Our guides are like walking encyclopedias, ready to share all the details about this incredible place.
  • Opportunities to hike into lesser known and uncrowded slot canyons that rival Antelope Canyon.
  • From ancient rock formations to stories of intrepid explorers, every paddle stroke is a chance to connect with the spirit of this awe-inspiring landscape.
  • Worried about logistics? Don’t sweat it! We’ve got everything you need for a day packed with adventure, from top-notch kayaks to all the gear you’ll ever need.
  • Whether you’re a seasoned paddler or a first-time explorer, our tours are designed to cater to everyone. So grab your crew and get ready to make memories that’ll last a lifetime!


Full Day Private Up-Lake Tour

Join us on a full day boat and paddle adventure. With our knowledgeable and experienced guides you will paddle in some of the most remote spots on Lake Powell. You will get to paddle through towering sandstone canyons and hike narrow uncharted slot canyons.

Half Day Private Up-Lake Tour

Join us on a half day boat and paddle adventure. Choose either a morning or afternoon trip and zip up the lake in our custom support boat and paddle in some picturesque canyons. Paddle and hike through some of Lake Powells best canyons while avoiding the crowds.

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Imagine towering sandstone cliffs rising majestically from the water, with hidden nooks and crannies just begging to be explored. That’s Wetherill Canyon for you—a mesmerizing playground carved over eons by the whims of nature. Get ready to lose yourself in its winding pathways and marvel at its breathtaking beauty!

Step into a world of wonder as you venture into the carved depths of Labyrinth Canyon. With its twisting corridors and hidden alcoves, this place is like a real-life maze just waiting for you to unravel its secrets. Prepare to be awe-struck by the sheer scale and beauty of this natural wonder—it’s an adventure you won’t soon forget!

Last but certainly not least, we have the one and only Rainbow Bridge—a true icon of the American Southwest. Picture a majestic arch of stone stretching gracefully across the sky, its colors dancing in the sunlight like something out of a fairy tale. As you stand in its shadow, you can’t help but feel a sense of awe and wonder at the beauty of this ancient marvel.


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With the help of our boat we travel north-east on Lake Powell to more secluded canyons.
Yes, please call or book online at least a week before your trip. Call for last minute bookings.
Yes! As long as we are able to launch a boat they will go.
All participants must check in at the shop the day before or make arrangements before hand. Here you will fill out your paperwork and we will give you a map to show you where to meet your guide for the tour.
We offer a half day and full day option. Approximately 6 or 8 hours.
No, there are better and less crowded canyons on the lake.
Because these are private they can be tailored to the groups needs, however weather or unforeseen circumstances could make this tour moderate to difficult.
While we feel that gratuity is a very personal decision and should reflect the level of service you receive, we are often asked to provide guidelines. Your tour guide is extremely hardworking and committed to providing you the best service possible. A gratuity of 15-20% the rate of your trip is customary and deeply appreciated by our guides. While cash is best, if you forgot cash be sure to ask your guide or our shop staff how you can tip!
Dogs are NOT permitted on tours, but are welcome if you choose rentals. They are welcome in our store but please make sure they are on a leash. There is heavy traffic on our street and in our store. We do have other dogs on the property.
These tours are limited to 6 people in your group.