Water activity

Pactola Lake: Private Kayak or Paddleboard Experience

Water activity

Pactola Lake: Private Kayak or Paddleboard Experience

From US$ 650 per group up to 2

Spend the day on a kayak or paddleboard on Pactola Lake, one of South Dakota's most beautiful lakes. Admire the regional flora and wildlife.

About this activity

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
Private group


  • Take in panoramic views of Pactola Lake
  • Relax on a pristine lake and witness wildlife up close
  • Learn about the region's history from your guide
  • Enjoy a private tour for an intimate experience
Full description
Start your day with a convenient pickup from your hotel and enjoy a short ride to Pactola Lake, the largest reservoir in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Be amazed by the stunning views. Choose whether to try a stand-up paddleboard or a kayak and enjoy your private guided adventure on the lake. Learn about the fascinating history of how the lake came to exist in western South Dakota. Spend the day taking in exquisite views of the best flora and fauna South Dakota has to offer. All five of your senses will be invigorated while on the lake. Enjoy lunch at a location of your choice. There are many locations to choose from and suggestions are available upon request.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Rapid City, Custer, Keystone, or Hill City
  • A choice of kayak or paddleboard with all required equipment
  • Lunch
  • Light snacks
  • Water
  • Tips for your guide (optional)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Waterproof camera

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Product ID: 389613