White Water Kayak Instruction – Advanced

Advanced Kayaking Instruction

When you’re ready to take your kayaking skills to the next level, you’ve got a few options within Advanced Kayak Instruction.  Our advanced classes are not pre-scheduled, and we only offer this level of instruction as private lessons..  If you like, grab a friend or two that are at a similar skill level and schedule a day.  We do encourage you to consider a weekday for this type of instruction, as instructor availability may be limited on the weekends and the rivers are busier, posing additional challenges.


What do you need to do next?

  • Decide if you want a 1,2 or 3 day clinic. Falls Running, Creeking or general skills polishing?
  • Do you think you’re ready for the Upper Yough or would you like to refine your skills? (Please note that before taking anyone to the Upper Yough, your instructor might request a “pre paddle” to help determine the level of your experience.)
  • Pick up the phone and call for a reservation! 800-­272-­4141 or request more information by email.


Upper Yough Releases—A Real Rush!

You’ve been paddling Class III+ like a champ and you think it’s time to step it up. Paddling in this area offers great opportunities, with numerous creeks and the east coast gem of Creeking: the Upper Yough. With seasonal releases every Monday, Friday and Saturday, it is guaranteed wild paddling!


Perfect Your Skills

Maybe you’re not quite ready for the Upper Yough, but want to perfect your roll, work on your boof, refine your strokes and generally just prepare for the next step. That’s where we come into the picture. Wilderness Voyageur’s instructors are passionate about helping paddlers develop their skills.


Run the Falls

Want to try your hand at running waterfalls? Take part in our Running Waterfalls Clinic in Valley Falls, WV. Paddling up to the lip of a waterfall might be one of the coolest —and most thrilling—things you can do in your kayak. Join our instruction staff for a day­long clinic and learn how to approach, take off and land over different types of waterfalls. Considering the convenience this site offers, you’ll have the chance to log in as many runs as you can manage in one day.


What will you get with each class?

  • Customized day to fit your needs with one of our experienced instructors
  • All equipment necessary (latest model kayak, paddle, skirt, helmet, PFD, wetsuit, etc.)
  • Riverside Lunch
  • Transportation
  • More skills, tighter technique and an awesome day

As always, your staff has provided my group with an amazing experience.

~Rod Johnson

Trip Information

1 - 3

Trip Time - Days

Check In Location
Ohiopyle, PA
Check In Times



Daily Trips April - October

 Suggested Items to Bring

Quick Dry Clothing
Wetsuits are available to rent


Minimum Age


Deli Style Lunch

River Classification
Class IV – V
Private Instruction
  • Mon.-Sun. - for 1

  • Mon.-Sun. - for 2

  • Mon.-Fri. - for 3+

  • Sat or Sun. - for 3+


(per person not including taxes and State Park Use fee)