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Wanderlust Tours

Brews & Views Paddling Tour

$70 - $100

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About Brews & Views Paddling Tour

Adventure: Wanderlust Tours is the premier destination for paddling tours in Bend, Oregon! Join us on this iconic paddling tour on the high elevation mountain lakes in the mighty Cascade Range or along a sweet reach of the Deschutes River. 

Naturalist Guided Experience: Our renowned naturalist guides will highlight the sweet spots on these stunning lakes or the river that might not initially meet the eye. During our 2 hours on the water, along with the fun and sun, you’ll come to know our local beer scene through the sense of taste! You may also learn about the indigenous people who called Bend home and how they used the mountains and lakes for their livelihoods over 1000’s of years. Your crew will be energized with revelations about natural and cultural history that’ll keep your mind humming with delight long after you return home with fond memories of the tour.

Location: Fall in Central Oregon brings us beautiful colors and crisp cool air. Along with these beautiful natural elements comes the uncertainty of conditions. Our guides will determine our paddling location (river or lake) on the day-of the tour that will best suite conditions, comfort and accessibility. This time of year we kayak on Deschutes River and Canoe Cascade Lakes.

Deschutes River: The stretches of the Deschutes River we kayak are devoid of rapids, and provide a peaceful paddling experience for all ability levels.

Cascade Lakes: You’ll see parts of these large lakes that are only accessible by paddling into the fingers, coves, bays, and wetlands created by ancient eruptions and erosion. With sweeping views of our local mountains, our Bend, Oregon canoe tours have it all!

Don’t see the date you’re looking for?
Please call our office at (541) 389-8359 to check availability.

61535 S Hwy 97 #13, Bend, OR 97702, USA
13.18 miles away from Cog Wild


$100 per person

$70 for kids 11 and under


All ages welcome – we provide root beer for kids!


October 1 - November 30
1:30 PM — 5:30 PM
**Weather Dependent


Departing from our office, 30-45 minutes one-way


    • Professional guide & award-winning naturalist interpretation

      • Gear: canoes or kayaks, paddles, PFDs
        • Our canoes have two paddling positions and include room in the middle for a third non-paddling passenger. Canoe tours are best for all ages and skill levels.

        • Drinks: Local micro-brews (or root beer)

          • Transportation: to the Cascade Lakes or Deschutes River

            • Sun Protection: Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen (if needed)
              • Miscellaneous Gear: Water bottle, camera
              61535 S Hwy 97 #13, Bend, OR 97702, USA