Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in your kayak rental?

Our kayak rentals include a solo or tandem kayak, paddle(s), life jacket(s), helmet(s) and our shuttle service to and from the Minnesota River from our Henderson property. This is an unguided 7.1 mile experience.

What is your kayak cancellation policy?

Kayak rentals are non-refundable. If you need to change your reservation, please notify us at least 24 hours in advance and we will work to reschedule your adventure within the current season.

What if it rains?

We operate in all weather except high winds or lightning determined by our manager on duty. If we cancel your tour or experience, we will work with you to re-book it.

Are reservations required?

Reservations are strongly encouraged. Without a reservation, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to accommodate you, although we will try to accommodate people stopping in if we have space available. Book Today!

What are the age and weight requirements for kayakers?

  • Solo Kayaks hold 53-300 pounds
  • Tandem Kayaks hold 76-450 pounds
  • Guests 10-16 years of age need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian

What should kayakers wear?

Kayakers should come dressed for the weather. 

How long does the kayaking last?

Depending on the current and how hard you paddle, it takes most guests from 2 to 2 ½ hours. However, the current has a big impact on the duration of this experience.

How can I make group reservations for groups of 10 or more people?

Please call us at 952-873-3900 or email to organize a group reservation.

What if I am running late?

All canopy tours and kayak adventures begin at the booked time, so please arrive on time. If you expect to arrive late, please call us at 952-873-3900.

Do you have a grill for guests to use?

Yes, we have a gas grill available for guests to use if you want to bring your own lunch fixings. The grill is located right outside our check in building, and picnic tables are available.

How do you get to the Kerfoot Canopy Tour in Henderson?

For directions to our canopy tour, click here.

What is your Calendar of Operation?

Kerfoot Canopy Tour runs zip line tours year round weather permitting and our hours of operation do change seasonally. Our kayak rentals are available from May-September.

Do you offer gift certificates for the canopy tour?

Yes. Our gift certificates are a wonderful way to say, “I’m thinking of you” to adventure seekers of all ages! Order one today!

What else is there to do in the area?

Please visit the Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway website for information about other attractions, dining, and lodging in the area. Kerfoot Canopy Tour is located near the towns of Henderson and Belle Plaine, Minnesota.

What is the Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway?

The Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway is a gorgeous road that winds alongside the Minnesota River Valley.