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San Marcos

Guided Clear Kayak Tours in Central Texas

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↠ ABOUT THE TOUR ↞

↠ DAY ADVENTURE TOUR ↞

Are you ready to Get Up And Go?

Experience the enchantment of paddling in the pristine, turquoise clear waters of San Marcos, Texas. Glide alongside a variety of beautiful flora, and watch in awe as beavers, fish, deer, river otters, and a vibrant array of birds inhabit this picturesque river, creating an unforgettable journey for nature enthusiasts and adventurers alike.

↠ SUNSET AND GLOW TOUR ↞

Experience the enchantment of illuminated night paddling in the pristine, crystal-clear waters of San Marcos, Texas. Glide alongside the endangered Texas Wild Rice, and watch in awe as beavers, fish, deer, bats, and a vibrant array of birds inhabit this picturesque river, creating an unforgettable journey for nature enthusiasts and adventurers alike. Immerse yourself in nature’s beauty as the sun sets, casting hues of pink and orange that dance upon the tranquil river. As twilight gives way to the stars, we’ll enhance the experience by illuminating the water with enchanting LED lights, creating a truly magical and unforgettable ambiance. Guided by our experts, who are well-versed in the river’s secrets, we’ll document the journey with captivating photos to ensure this adventure stays etched in your memory.

RATED THE WORLD’S #1 TOUR COMPANY BY TRIPADVISOR,
AND THE BEST IN THE USA BY USA TODAY!

GET UP AND GO KAYAKING – SAN MARCOS IS THE TOP-RANKED ACTIVITY IN THE AREA!

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BEST GUIDES

Soak up the sights – and some knowledge! Learn unique facts along the paddle about the local waterways, wildlife, and more from our awesome local guides.

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SMALL GROUPS

Our max group size is 12 paddlers – the perfect size to hear our guides and enjoy conversations along the way. (Larger private parties may be available upon request. Group size may vary slightly by location.)

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GREAT VIEWS

Don’t let a normal kayak hinder your view! Our clear kayaks are the absolute best way to view the surroundings, and there’s plenty of opportunities to snag some Reels or videos for TikTok!

COME PADDLE WITH US! PICK A DAY & BOOK NOW!

↠ OUR SAN MARCOS STICKER ↞

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Collect the exclusive San Marcos sticker on the day of your tour from your guide! Collecting more location stickers can unlock some great rewards. Learn more about our loyalty program HERE!

↠ PRIVATE TOUR OPTION ↞

  • Our tours are given in our amazing clear kayaks!
  • Away from the crowds, a max group of 10 guests allow for an intimate and private experience with only your party
  • Top notch guides tailor to your interests with a personalized touch
  • Each of our kayaks are tandem and if you are in an odd-numbered group, our guide will offer to paddle with you, or you may take a boat by yourself.

↠ THE EXPERIENCE ↞ 

At Get Up And Go Kayaking, we’re renowned for our exceptional service, intimate tour settings, and spirit of adventure! Embark on a unique journey with our clear kayak tours on the captivating San Marcos River, Texas. This adventure offers a beginner friendly experience, with a few sections that provide a slightly more challenging paddle for intermediate enthusiasts.

Immerse yourself in nature during our enchanting sunset and mesmerizing glow-in-the-dark tours. Prepare to be captivated by our LED-lit clear kayaks, gliding effortlessly through the tranquil waters of the San Marcos Springs.

As the sun sets below the horizon, experience the magic of the moment on our sunset kayak tours.

The vibrant shades of the Texas sunset adorn the sky with a breathtaking array of colors, mirrored perfectly on the serene surface of the San Marcos River. Our sunset kayak tour is a must-do for nature enthusiasts, romantics, and anyone seeking a serene and soothing way to conclude their day.

With the arrival of night, the San Marcos River transforms into an enchanting realm. You will pass under bridges and learn about the endangered wild rice that is only found on the San Marcos River, as you clearly view the aquatic grass, fish, and limestone through your kayak!

Beyond offering stunning views, our clear kayak tours on the San Marcos River provide an opportunity to disconnect from the daily grind and reconnect with nature. Our skilled guides ensure a secure and unforgettable experience, regardless of your kayaking expertise.

Whether you’re a Texan or a visitor to the Lone Star State, a clear kayak tour on the San Marcos River is a must-do bucket list experience!

Reserve your spot for a sunset and glow kayak tour today, and witness the enchantment of the San Marcos River like never before!

↠ AS FEATURED ON ↞

Partnership with Visit San Marcos

Partnership with @atasteoftexas_

Partnership with @travelwithcielo

↠ Frequently Asked Questions ↞

↠ SAN MARCOS ↞

Situated in the heart of Texas, the San Marcos River, the Mermaid Capital of the World, captivates adventure seekers with its crystal-clear waters. Originating from the Edwards Aquifer, the river’s constant 72-degree Fahrenheit temperature creates an ideal haven for diverse aquatic life. Renowned as one of Texas’ cleanest rivers, it’s home to endangered species like the Texas Wild Rice.

Get Up And Go Kayaking – San Marcos, a Texan Women-Owned & Operated Small Business, stands out as the sole watercraft operation open year-round. This ensures adventurers can immerse themselves in this enchanting experience at any time.

↠ MEET THE FOUNDERS ↞

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(512) 348-6793

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(512) 348-6793

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