Premier Hudson Valley Kayak Outfitter: 845-661-1923

Experience Adventure


Embark on a kayak adventure led by the best kayak guides on the river. Experience incredible views, open water, calm marshes, and amazing sunsets.  Join MVG for some fun on the river.  All of our tours include kayak, gear, guides and instruction.  With the largest variety and most tours offered on the Hudson, we have a tour waiting for you. 

PLEASE NOTE: MVG will not be operating out of the Hastings and Silver Lake locations in 2019

New and additional tours will be added to our Cornwall and Newburgh locations. 

2019 Season

Kayak The Hudson With Mountain Valley Guides

No experience necessary, our experienced guides will have you paddling in minutes!  Enjoy a river adventure on the gorgeous open water of the Hudson. With a huge variety of tours and different destinations to choose from, you're sure to find the adventure you're waiting for you.  


Our Cornwall on Hudson location offers more tours than our other locations including our popular Bannerman Island Tour.  This location has 3-4 tours daily on weekends to Moodna Marsh, Sunset, Bannerman Island, Plum Point and our new 4 hour tour to West Point via the Hudson Highlands.  Cornwall offers some of the best kayaking on the river with open water, calm marshes and amazing views.  


The Newburgh Waterfront is our launch site for the now famous Paddles & Pints Tour. This tour runs on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the season,  New in 2018 is a 3 hour tour to Fishkill Creek, this paddle will have you crossing the river and into the Hudson River "Back Country" of Fishkill Creek and a scenic waterfall.  Be sure to check out our popular Sunset Paddles on Fridays ans Saturdays.  A perfect paddle to end the day or to start off the evening.

Marsh Sunset Couple


Some of the best kayaking on the Hudson happens around sunset.  Typically the river is calmer, winds are minimal and the sky is magical.  Sunset Tours are offered at Cornwall, Newburgh and Hastings on Hudson.  Our Cornwall location offers a $30 special on Wednesdays and Fridays.  Grab a bottle of wine and pack some snacks and come have a relaxing end to your day.

The #1 tour on the Hudson, our Pints and Paddles is a great way to spend a summer afternoon.  Enjoy kayaking, amazing views of the Hudson Valley along with great craft beer from two Hudson Valley breweries. We provide all the gear, kayak and also include a pint at each brewery.  These tours fill up quickly so book early.



Join MVG on one of our Doggie Paddles.  MVG is the only outfitter on the river that offers exclusive kayaking tours for dogs and their owners.  Dogs must be friendly and sociable.  Our tour typically heads out to a remote beach to let dogs run and play in the river.

Group Outings Available 7 days a week



 Plan a day of adventure on the Hudson with your friends or co-workers. We have hosted youth groups, scouts, corporate outings, bachelorette parties, family reunions, birthday parties. Add a Sandbar BBQ, make it a brewery tour, or maybe a wine and cheese sunset gathering.  We have tons of ideas!  Give us a call today  845-661-1923


Rentals at Silver Lake


Mountain Valley Guides and the City of White Plains Recreation have partnered together to offer kayak rentals on Silver Lake at Liberty Park.  Rentals are available on weekends from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.  Reservations are recommended in advance and can be done online.


Kids only kayak adventures from our Cornwall on Hudson location.  Weekdays, 11:30am-1:30pm.  For kids ages 10-14. Reservations are required.  Please meet at Donahue Park Cornwall on Hudson.

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Jr. River Guide Training

A 20 hour exclusive River Guide training program for kids ages 12-16 .  Participants will receive instruction and training on all aspects of kayak guiding including paddle strokes, trip planning, river navigation, rescues, emergency procedures and customer service.  First aid and CPR certification is available and hours will be done outside the class and payment for the class made directly to the instructor.

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On our Family Kayak Tours we let the smaller paddlers bring moms, dads and older siblings out on the river.  This two hour paddle follows close to the shore line in shallow, calm waters.  Ideal for families with kids ages 7-12.  Some tandems kayaks are available but most kids paddle their own kayak.

Enjoy a day on the beach

SANDBAR BBQs - Private Bookings Only

A private 4 hour outing that includes a guided kayak tour from our Cornwall on Hudson location and a tasty summertime BBQ on a sandbar island.  Our exclusive Sandbar BBQ is like no other kayaking experience on the river.  Enjoy a moderate kayak paddle in one of the most ideal kayaking locations on the river while our guides prepare a tasty BBQ complete with grilled marinated chicken, boiled seasoned shrimp, burgers, dogs, local corn on the cob, pasta salad and fresh fruit along with ice cold beverages.  Spend the afternoon throwing a frisbee, flying a kite, listening to some great island tunes or simply enjoying the amazing views of the river and the Hudson Highlands with new and old friends.  Minimum group size of 10 is required.  Limited Sandbar dates are available (due to tides).  Same event can be done on a small remote beach along the shore.  Just $85, all inclusive!

Paddle & Pints
Paddles Pints

The Hudson Valley's #1 Kayak Tour


We have combined the best of the Hudson Valley has to offer: amazing kayaking and great craft beer!  Our guides love this tour and so will you. Launching from our Newburgh location, guides will lead you across the river to Beacon NY and the Two Way Brewery for a flight or a pint.  Order some lunch from a great menu.  We will then head back to the kayaks and "gear up" for a paddle back to Newburgh and the Newburgh Brewrery for another pint of a local brew.  This exclusive kayak adventure is a great way to spend a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. Just $80pp.  Tours fill up quickly so book early.


Our season runs from Mid May through mid October. All of our guided kayak adventures use the highest-quality kayaks and gear, and our tours include instruction, kayak, gear, and guide.