Georgia is one of only a handful of states featuring every type of canoeing and kayaking. Along the Georgia Coast you can Sea Kayak and do some epic Touring trips. Inland there is plenty of flatwater paddling to enjoy on the plethora of rivers and lakes that dot and line the state. And of course, in the North Georgia mountains there is access to whitewater canoeing and kayaking. You can use this page as your guide to find the perfect Georgia canoe or kayak destination to fit your needs.
Recreational Canoeing and Kayaking in GeorgiaWhile Georgia does have some very good sea kayaking and whitewater kayaking, there are also some places where you can do some less intense and more relaxing paddling. Here are a few of those places.
- Paddle the Augusta Canal
Explore the Augusta Canal by canoe or kayak. Learn more about this historic paddling experience here.
- Canoe at the Chattahoochee Nature Center
The Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC) in Roswell, GA is located on the Chattahoochee River. Among the CNC's various nature programs is naturalist guided canoe trips. Learn more about the CNC in this article.
- Dahlonega Canoe, Kayak, and Tubing Trips
Canoe, kayak, and tube with Appalacian Outfitters, outside of Dahlonega, GA.
Sea Kayaking along Georgia's CoastWith over a hundred miles of coastline and many islands and marshes to explore, Georgia is ripe with Sea Kayaking opportunities. Here are just a couple of the trips you can do.
- Sea Kayak at Sea Island, Georgia Nestled in between Savannah GA, Jacksonville FL, Sea Island Georgia has coastal recreational activities for the whole family including Sea Kayaking. Learn more about Sea Island, Georgia here.
- Sea Kayaking at Georgia's Tybee Island
Tybee Island is one of Georgia's most popular sea kayaking destinations. Learn more about Tybee Island's sea kayaking opportunities here.
Whitewater Paddling in GeorgiaI'll bet you didn't realize there was as much whitewater paddling in Georgia as there is. Check out these options for your whitewater kayaking and rafting options in Georgia.
- Whitewater Rivers in Georgia
This list of 128 Georgia whitewater rivers will blow your mind as you begin to consider the possibilities.
- Whitewater Learning Center of Georgia
Learn to whitewater kayak at the Whitewater Learning Center of Georgia.
- Raft the Chattooga River in Georgia
Learn more about rafting this river made famous by the movie Deliverance.
- Georgia Whitewater Rafting
Most people don't realize that Georgia has whitewater rafting to offer. Learn about the rafting options in the state of Georgia here.
General Canoe and Kayak Information for GeorgiaHere is some additional information for canoeing, kayaking, and rafting in the state of Georgia.
- Georgia Canoe Association
Headquartered out of Atlanta, Ga, the Georgia Canoe Association is a great resource for the various canoe and kayak outings across the state.
- Georgia Trip Reports
Read what others are saying about specific places to canoe and kayak in Georgia or share your own insights. These trip reports will most certainly prove valuable on your next visit to one of these rivers, lakes, or ocean paddling spots.
- Paddling Georgia Rivers and Streams
This page has canoeing and kayaking information on a list of 20 rivers or streams across the state of Georgia.