Otter Bar Kayak School 2017 Schedule & Prices
Intensive 5 Day Instructor Training Course
Will be in April, 2017. Date to be announced.
Advanced & Intermediate Mix
Balance Due: 3/16/2017
Balance Due: 3/23/2017
Balance Due: 3/30/2017
Intermediate/Basic Intermediate Mix
Balance Due: 4/6/2017
Balance Due: 4/13/2017
Balance Due: 4/20/2017
Balance Due: 4/27/2017
Balance Due: 5/4/2017
Basic Intermediate/Beginner Mix
Balance Due: 5/11/2017
Balance Due: 5/18/2017
Balance Due: 5/25/2017
Balance Due: 6/1/2017
Balance Due: 6/8/2017
Balance Due: 6/15/2017
Balance Due: 6/22/2017
Not Quite Grown-Ups / NQGU
Balance Due: 6/8/2017
Possiblity of having and Advanced Kids Week to be announced
The ‘mix classes’ mean there will be 2 levels of students during the week. You will be put in a group with similar skills as you have. You may advance your skills depending on how fast you learn new ones.
‘The last 3 weeks in August are not listed. However we can open those weeks up if there is a demand for them.
Our price is all-inclusive. This includes all meals, lodging (shared occupancy), kayak instruction, local transportation, kayak equipment for Beginning, Basic Intermediate, and all fly-in guests, plus use of our mountain bikes. Advanced & Intermediate students should bring their own equipment but may borrow a kayak if they are flying. All guests are welcome to try out new boats while here.
You may wish to bring money for a massage ($80/full body) and Otter Bar memorabilia. We serve juice and water with dinner. You should bring your own soft drinks, beer, wine, & special juices . If you are flying in, we will stop at a store on the way to the lodge for you to buy these.
Gratuities are left at your discretion and are split amongst guides, cooks, and lodge staff; tips often range from 8% to 20% of the regular course price. Please see our FAQ, What to Bring list, or contact us if you have further questions.
A $400 deposit is required to secure your reservation with us. The balance is due 45 days prior to the start of your visit. A refund of the deposit will be made 45 days prior to the start of your visit minus a $75 service fee per person. For cancellations received less than 45 days prior to your visit, no refunds of the balance or deposit will be made.
We recommend trip insurance for emergency cancellations. All Trip Protection (www.alltripinsurance.com) or 1-888-560-95222 ext. 55555) and Travel Guard Insurance (www.travelguard.com), www.squaremouth.com/travel and www.travelsafe.com are some of many companies offering trip insurance.
A minimum group of 14 may book the lodge for an entire week of kayaking. Full payment must be made 90 days in advance to secure the lodge for a private group.