Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some of our most frequently asked questions and answers. If you have a question that isn’t addressed here please feel free to call us at (706) 865-4451 or send us an email.
Is the Chattahoochee River okay for beginners?
Yes! Beginners can paddle each of the four sections. Section III has the largest rapids and can be paddled by beginners in kayaks and rafts. Beginners in canoes can paddle Section I.
Do I need a reservation?
We book up on weekends so it’s best to make a reservation. Book your reservation online here.
During the week, small groups can usually walk-in with no problem, but we can not guarantee.
What is the minimum age ?
Five years old to paddle. 10 years old to paddle your own boat.
Do I need to where a life jacket?
Definitely! You should always wear a life jacket when boating. All our rentals include life jackets, paddles and helmets!
Do I need shoes?
Yes! You could injure your feet if they are not covered by water shoes or tennis shoes. DO NOT wear flip-flops – they don’t make good water shoes.
Water shoes are available for rent or purchase at the Wildwood Outpost.
Can I bring a cooler?
Yes. There is space for a small lunch cooler in rafts and canoes. Kayaks have a place for a water bottle. Please NO alcoholic beverages on the trip.
Coolers are available for rent at the Wildwood Outpost.
Can I bring my dog?
Yes, you can bring your dog but please be sure he/she is comfortable with boats and water.
What should I wear?
It is best to wear swimsuit or shorts and a t-shirt that you are comfortable with getting wet. Sunblock is also a good idea.