- Safety orientated
- Semi-private sized classes
- Experienced instructors
- Free use of dry suits
News & Programs Updates
We've posted most of our 2014 kayak lessons for SK 101, 111, Deception Pass, Kayak Surfing, High Wind Training in the Gorge w/ George, and summer White Water Kayak courses. Click Kayak School Courses
K.A. is the authorized TideRace Kayak Dealer for Washington, and we are pleased to introduce TideRace kayak's first roto-molded kayak - Vortex! A TideRace Kayak priced under $2000! Now everyone can own one of the latest and hottest performance sea kayaks. Come see and demo the new Vortex. The Vortex hull design is based on the extremely fun, maneuverable Xtra series, so the Vortex may just be the toughest and best ocean play/rock garden/surfing sea kayak ever. Vortex is sized in between the two sizes of Xtra, and as it turns out the Vortex fits well for about the widest range of bodies of any sea kayak we've tested. They are going fast, but we still have two left as of 11/19/13. More: Sea Kayaks
K.A. is western Washington's Premium Jackson River Kayak Dealer and we have demos available of all the newest Jackson river kayaks: redesigned 2014 Rock Star S,M,L, Karma, Zen, and 2013 Star series! More: River Kayaks
Jackson Angler Kayak demos too! More kayak info and
New River Kayaking Beginner courses! We've redesigned our river kayaking courses and now offer a beginner lesson for novices - "River Kayaking Basics". Follow the "Kayak Lessons" tab then click "River Kayak Lesson List" to see all we offer.
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Watch our Sea Kayak Movie! Learn to paddle like an expert with Kayka Academy
Go to our SK 401 Exposed Coast Kayak Training Expedition course page and see more short videos of the wildlife, beaches and scenery while kayaking SE Alaska w/ Kayak Academy
Demo a Kayak Any Day
If you have kayak safety training and a kayak roof rack, you may arrange to pick up a demo kayak at our shop and for a free 2 hour test drive on L. Sammamish during business hours. Call us to make a reservation for a FREE demo. Others may arrange for private demos at the park for a fee. We also offer free monthly kayak demos every third Wed. of the month.
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River Kayak Sale 2013 models from: Jackson Kayaks and Wave Sport
Sea Kayak Sale Select models and close-outs from: Valley, TideRace, Impex, WS, Dagger
Fishing Kayak Sale 2013 models from: Jackson Kayaks
Kokatat Drysuit Close-out Sale, Save 10-25% Lots of new additions to our biggest drysuit sale ever!
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Saturday 10am-5pm Pacific DST
11801 188th Ave SE
Issaquah, WA 98027
Local: 206 527 1825
Toll Free via Skype: 206 452 3396
or from Skype.com: Staff Kayak Academy
Our shop is midway between Renton and Issaquah, from SE May Valley Rd., go S on 188th Ave SE and Right at second driveway on the Right.
The QR Code below can be scanned by newer Android, Nokia, and Blackberry smart phones to view a map of our location. iPhone users can download aps to read QR Codes.