"Frankly, I was blown away. The entire experience very much exceeded my expectations. The facilities, good food and instruction and entire support staff were fantastic, I'll be back with family and friends." – Kyle Kovalik, Seattle, WA
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WHAT'S NEW FOR OUR 2015 SEASON?
*APRIL 26-MAY 2 WE ARE HOSTING AN 'ACA (American Canoe Association) LEVEL 4 WHITEWATER KAYAK INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION WORKSHOP. (Look under'Our Programs' for more details.)
*OTTER BAR IS EXPANDING THEIR KID'S KAYAKING PROGRAMS BY ADDING A MORE ADVANCED WEEK IN JUNE. (Look under 'Our Programs' in the NQGU/Kid's Kayaking.)
*A NEW LIST OF USED BOATS & GEAR FOR SALE (under 'The Details')
*ANYONE INTERESTED IN TRYING OUR NEW SIT-ON-TOPS? WE GOT THEM, IF YOU ARE AREN'T INTERESTED IN THE HARDSHELL KAYAK.
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Otter Bar offers all skill levels of whitewater kayak instruction based out of our wilderness lodge on California's pristine Salmon River.
We combine renowned kayak classes with an unparalleled river lodge vacation. We are unlike any other kayak school.
We are small, personable, and strive to offer the best of everything. Our kayak courses are personalized and taught by outstanding instructors. We have the best student-to-instructor ratio in the business.
Join us in 2014 and see why our unique program brings people back year after year. Learn More >
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"Congratulations on a terrific new site! You can't beat the Otter Bar for the outside experience. ...the photos are just delicous and capture the essence of the "home
base" and the incredible water. Only missed opportunity is an endorsement from your pal and best student."
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