2 day David
Thompson Paddle

Paddle with the Eagles,
Dine with the Stars

Paddling – Dining – Glamping
Explore, experience, dine and camp on the river in style

Gourmet fireside meals • Cozy cabin tents • A birder and wildlife viewers dream

Experience an authentic two day interpretive, guided river trip paddling the historical Columbia River.

Learn how David Thompson, the Paddle Wheelers and the indigenous people explored and used the headwaters of the Columbia River..

Professional, local guides will add colourful insights about the history, wildlife, area, and pioneer lifestyle. All skill levels welcome.


Day One (Saturday)

  • 8:00am meet & greet, sign in
  • 10:00am Adventure begins
  • 12:30pm Lunch at the river
  • 4:30pm Arriving at the campsite
  • 5:00pm Light snacks
  • 7:30pm Dinner and campfire

Day Two (Sunday)

  • 8:00am Hearty Breakfast
  • 10:00am Packup and Start
  • 2:00pm Lunch on the river
  • 5:00pm End of Tour, Shuttle Home

Experience a unique two day all inclusive guided tour on the historic Columbia River, following the same route David Thompson took when he discovered the Columbia Valley.

Spend your days exploring the lazy Columbia River with knowledgeable guides, enjoying rustic-gourment meals, and resting in our comfortable ‘glamping’ cabin-style tents. The perfect escape for those looking for an authentic adventure without sacrificing comfort!

We offer a unique way to discover the lakes and rivers in the Columbia Valley. Our fleet of canoes and kayaks are modern, stable recreational boats, which are easy to paddle.

What's Included
  • Paddling Gear
    Voyager Canoe, single Kayak, double kayak, canoe
  • Food
    3 Square Meals. Snacks and drinks during the day.
  • Accommodation
    Full size cabin-style tent (full height, 2 persons). Comfortable cot and bedding. Biodegradable eco-friendly toilet
  • Guiding
    You will have two guides knowledgeable about the history of the River, geography and wildlife.

First time Kayaker that will return again! The staff at Columbia River Kayak were very friendly and approachable. The rates are reasonable and the scenery is beautiful.

Ryan Prins Columbia River Paddle