Eagle Creek Park Guided Sunset Paddling Program

Don't miss this stunning sunset paddle lead by knowledgeable Tour Guide Jeff Coates!

On Tuesday evenings this summer, our experienced paddle team will lead you on a fun and informative paddle tour of Eagle Creek Park Reservoir. Choose from a single or double kayak, and we provide all the gear and equipment needed! You’ll learn some of the local history of the park and reservoir, and get to see lots of interesting sights and places along the northern nature preserve area of the reservoir! All paddle-skill levels are welcome & we’ll give you some basic paddle/safety instructions before we launch. This is truly a one-of-a-kind paddling experience! Join us for a relaxing evening on the water as the sun sets!

 

SUNSET PADDLE DATES: (All dates are weather permitting.)

Every Tuesday from July 21st – Oct 13th 2020

TOUR TIMELINE:

5:00-5:30pm – Check In/Waiver/Life Jacket Fit

5:30-6:00pm – Safety/Orientation Instructions

6:00-8:00pm – Guided Paddle Program

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Starting at $32

Skill Level

Approx. Time

3 Hours Total (2 Hours Out on the Water)

THINGS TO KNOW

  • All participants must wear a mask during check in, training, and when on or near the shore.
  • We have additional equipment cleaning measures, and are practicing social distancing.

 

  • There is an additional entrance fee to get into Eagle Creek Park.
  • Reservations are required and limited to 10 single kayaks and 5 double kayaks.

 

  • Age Requirements:
    • Single Kayak – 16 years of age or older. (Minors must be accompanied on the water by parent or guardian 18 years of age or older.)
    • Double Kayak – 6 years of age or older, and any minor must be accompanied on-board by parent or guardian 18yrs or older.
  • Due to safety protocols, and the overall experience for others guests, animals are not allowed on Guided Paddle Programs
  • Photos by Jeff Coates www.truenorth360photogallery.com
  • If you arrive after 5:15pm, you will not be permitted to participate in program.
  • Registrants must be present for the entire safety instructions/orientation to be eligible to participate in program.
  • General questions or inquiries please email ECO@317outfitters.com or call 317-327-7130 (leave message).

 

  • REFUND POLICY: To reschedule or request a refund please call us at 317-327-7130 (leave message) or email ECO@317outfitters.com. You must contact us by 8am the Friday prior to your tour time to cancel or reschedule. No refund or rescheduling will be processed if you fail to contact us in advance or miss your reservation time. However, if we have to cancel last minute due to weather or other unforeseen circumstance you will be notified immediately and have the right to a full refund or to reschedule.

THINGS YOU'LL SEE

  • You’ll see a variety of wild life, local flora and fauna, and so much for.
  • Our knowledgeable tour guide Jeff Coates will guide you near the wetlands, bird area, and so much more.
  • The sunset is the perfect time for a kayak excursion because the wildlife starts to come out and the area comes alive with breathtaking views and sounds.

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Included with this

Guided Tour


  • Knowledgeable Tour Guide
  • Paddling Instruction
  • Boat of Choice
  • Lifejacket
  • Paddle

The views were breathtaking and Jeff was a great guide!

- Sara Neman

The wildlife really comes out at dusk. It was awesome to see.

- Mike U.

The full moon tour was out of this world. Something from an Avatar movie!

- Pete L.

Eagle Creek Park Guided Sunset Paddling Program

Departure Location


How To Find Us

We are located inside of Eagle Creek Park on the northwest side of Indianapolis. Use 56th street or 71st street entrance to access our rental facility. Follow park signs for “Eagle Creek Outfitters”

7602 Walnut Point Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 46254

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What to bring & wear

  • Dress for the weather. Lightweight, synthetic clothing. Towel/extra clothes Coolers,
  • Towel/extra clothes
  • Sandals or water shoes.
  • Camera
  • Water Bottle(s)
  • Dry Bag (we sell dry bags!)

Gratuity

Gratuity is not mandatory but greatly appreciated if you enjoyed your guide and his services.

Cancellation Policy

• Refunds will only be issued if you notify us to cancel your reservation 7 days prior to the scheduled event date. • We reserve the right to cancel any events that does not meet minimum enrollment requirements. Should this occur, we will reschedule registered participants. If the alternative date is not convenient for you, a refund will be issued. • We reserve the right to cancel any tours that do not meet minimum weather conditions. Should this occur, we will reschedule registered participants. If the alternative date is not convenient for you, a refund will be issued. • We will happily reschedule to a different date if there is space available, but you must contact us before your reservation date. • We can only refund the cost you paid us, we are unable to refund any entrance/parking fee you may have paid to the park.

Rain Checks

We will usually hold off cancelling events due to weather conditions until the day of the scheduled event. Registrants will be notified promptly if we need to cancel an event due to weather or unforeseen circumstances. Rescheduling will be offered; you would also have the right to to a refund if you prefer that.

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Tour FAQs

What is the cost?

Single Kayaks $32 Double Kayaks $46 Additional registration fee & Eagle Creek Park entrance fee

How many people are on each tour?

Reservations required and limited to 10 single kayaks and 5 double kayaks. (20 people)

What ages can go?

AGE REQUIREMENTS ARE AS FOLLOWS: SINGLE KAYAK – 16 years of age or older. (Minors must be accompanied on the water by parent or guardian 18 years of age or older.) DOUBLE KAYAK – 6 years of age or older, and any minor must be accompanied on-board by parent or guardian 18yrs or older.

What if I'm running late?

Registrants must be present for the entire safety instructions/orientation to be eligible to participate in program. Please plan ahead and arrive early.

What is your cancellation/refund policy?

• To reschedule or request a refund please call us at 317-327-7130 (leave message) or email ECO@317outfitters.com. You must contact us by 8am the Friday prior to your tour time to cancel or reschedule. No refund or rescheduling will be processed if you fail to contact us in advance or miss your reservation time. However, if we have to cancel last minute due to weather or other unforeseen circumstance you will be notified immediately and have the right to a full refund or to reschedule. • We will happily reschedule to a different date if there is space available, but you must contact us before your reservation date. • We can only refund the cost you paid us, we are unable to refund any entrance/parking fee you may have paid to the park.

Do I have to wear a life jacket?

Yes all kayakers must wear a life jacket at all times while out on the water. You must obey all posted rental and tour rules, and follow instruction from your tour guide. Failure to comply will result in termination of your rental/tour with no refund.

What is the cost?

Tours are purchased per boat, not per person. $32 for a single kayak ( seats 1 person) $46 for a double kayak (seats 2 people)

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