Hudson Valley Guides

Kayak Tours and Hiking Tours

*NEW KAYAK TOURS*  We now offer a Bannerman’s Island tour around the island launching near Plum Point New Windsor on Saturdays and a Wednesday evening Newburgh Sunset Paddle.


Hudson Valley Guides is the ONLY Department of Conservation (DEC) licensed guide business on the Bashakill. Join one of our kayak tours.
Hudson Valley Guides licensed guide badge

ALL skill levels are welcome!  Beginner to expert will enjoy the surroundings!

HVG will be on the river with Kenco at the annual Kayak Festival.  Stop by and say, “Hi” and enter to win free kayak tours.

It pays to be safe and make those hard calls when the weather is getting rough…
Kaykers rescued.  The group I took out on Sunday was our last group of the day due to the weather.


WHY get outdoors??? forestbathing





We will officially be opening at the end of June.  Our tours will focus this summer primarily on Kayak tours in the Bashakill Wetlands.  Join us on Facebook to get first notices for our moon light paddles.

We can customize kayak or hiking tours for team building, birthdays, graduations or fitness groups.

Required information:

Hudson Valley Guides reserves the right to cancel or provide alternate tours based upon trail, water and weather conditions.

  • If customer cancels at least 1 day prior to the scheduled trip, full refund
  • If customer cancels within 24 hours =50% of trip will be charged
  • If Hudson Valley Guides cancels trip due to inclement weather = reschedule