Whitewater Kayak Instruction

Wildwater Chattooga Kayak Instruction

Learn To Whitewater Kayak With Expert Instructors On The Wild & Scenic Chattooga River!

If you love whitewater rafting and want to expand your whitewater experiences, try kayaking on the Wild and Scenic Chattooga River in Upstate South Carolina!  Wildwater Kayak clinics offer individuals the opportunity to learn a new skill with our experienced instructors.  Join our instructors for individualized attention designed to get you out on the water safely.  Whether you are an absolute beginner or just looking to refine your skills, we can get you headed in the right direction.

We offer one- to three-day clinics on the Chattooga; one-day clinics provide an introduction to paddling and safety, the two- and three-day clinics offer more river time.  Courses are available weekdays and limited weekends.  Call our reservations office for more details, (866) 319-8870.

Facilities:   Changing rooms and shower, river store, picnic area, horseshoes, volleyball, ropes course, and free Wi-Fi.  Lodging includes deluxe cabins, group yurts and rental cottages.  Canopy tours and Rafting also available.

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Details & Requirements

Minimum Age:   12 years

Intensity Level:   Moderate.  No previous whitewater experience needed

Trip Length:   Approximately 7 hours

Meals:   Lunch on the river

Equipment Furnished:   Kayak, paddle, PFD, helmet, paddling jacket

Equipment Rental:   Wet suit (free during March, April, October & November) and rental booties

Season:  March 15 – October 15


Individual   $99.95*
*plus taxes and fees

Visit our Chattooga Pricing page to find prices for every Chattooga activity.

*Plus taxes and fees


Combine a clinic with one or more other adventure activities and SAVE 10% on both!  Add any Wildwater Lodging to your package and save 10% on lodging, too.


Wildwater Chattooga Lodging
Jawbone Deluxe Cabin– 3 bdrm w/loft, full kitchen, sleeps 8
Corkscrew Deluxe Cabin– 4 bdrm w/loft, full kitchen, sleeps 12
Cottages– Futon & loft w/twin beds, full kitchen, sleeps 4
Group Yurts– Bunk lodging, group kitchen & bath house, great for groups

Lodging Partners
Dillard House Dillard, GA (800) 541-0671
Kingwood Resort Clayton, GA (866) KINGWOOD
Chattooga Belle Farm– Events Center, Long Creek, SC (864) 972-1026
Chattooga River Resort & Campground– Long Creek, SC (864) 873-7310

Other Chattooga Area Lodging

Location & Directions

Wildwater Chattooga
1251 Academy Road
Long Creek, SC 29658
GPS Coordinates: 34 47′ 36 N, 083 14′ 47 W

Wildwater Chattooga is housed on the grounds of the Historic Long Creek Academy, two miles north of US 76 between Westminster, SC and Clayton, GA in the community of Long Creek, South Carolina.

***Internet mapping and some GPS systems do not give correct directions for rural locations.  Please have a copy of our directions as a backup.

Chattooga Directions

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