About

Texas Canoes & Kayaks is a branch of Paddle With Style. In 2009, Paddle With Style began by teaching lessons only. Over the years it has been expanding into different areas of paddle sports. In order to continue offering the same great services and growth, we decided to open Texas Canoes and Kayaks in 2020. Currently, Texas Canoes & Kayaks will focus on rentals and guided trips while Paddle With Style will continue to focus on paddle sports lessons and specialty items for canoe racing. You will find we offer the same great great, reliable service and quality paddling equipment that was offered by Paddle With Style.   

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San Marcos River 

The San Marcos River emerges out of the Edwards Aquifer through artesian springs.  It flows southward to join the Blanco River and then the Guadalupe River  for 75 miles ultimately ending in to San Antonio  Bay. 

Inventry of canoes, kayaks, and gear
Our Gear

We have a large inventory of over 100 canoes and kayaks. You will discover our boats are high quality and well maintained.  Our kayaks are sit on top designed by Jackson kayaks.  We use state of the art  royalex  and t-formex canoes. 

Meet The Staff 
We take pride in our guides being trained by the
American Canoe Association, the gold star standard for paddle sports. 
Holly Orr - Owner, Instructor, and Guide
Holly
Owner, Instructor, Guide

As an accomplished ultra-marathon  competitor, Holly has passion to introduce people to the sport of paddling.  In 2001, she began teaching paddle sports and is always looking for ways to continue to build the sport and help folks get on the river.  

 Holly's Related Certifications 

  • Wilderness First Responder (NOLS)

  • Waterfront Lifeguard (American Red Cross)

  • Basic Adult, Child & Infant First Aid & CPR/AED

  • Certified ACA Canoe Instructor Trainer Level II

  • Certified ACA Kayak Instructor Trainer Level II

  • Certified ACA Stand Up Paddle Board Instructor Level I

  • Certified as an United State Canoe Racing Association Canoe Instructor

  • Certified CAPPA Fitness Trainer and Educator

Eric - Guie and Shuttle Driver
Eric 
Guide & Shuttle Driver

A retired Naval Officer, Eric loved the water from  a young age. He  loves the outdoors but is partial  to taking multi-day river trips. He enjoys introducing people to the beautiful San Marcos River.

Eric's Related Training & Certifications 

  • Basic Adult, Child & Infant First Aid & CPR/AED

  • Wilderness First Responder 

  • Certified ACA Canoe Instructor Level II 

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Mark   
Shuttle Drive/Phone operations 

 Fell in love with paddling while at camp in the early 80’s..  The passion rekindled in 2017 while training for the Texas Water Safari.   

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Andy  
Guide & Shuttle Driver

Andy loves all things outdoors.  One of his biggest passions is stand up paddle boarding through white water. After finishing 2 he is looking forward to along future of competing in the Texas Water Safari. 

He as been with TCK since 2017 and enjoying his love of the river with others. 

Andy's Related Training & Certifications 

  • Wildnress First Responder 

  • Certified ACA L2 canoe & kayak instructor

Katie - Guide and Shuttle Driver
Katie  
         Guide & Shuttle Driver
Katie has been a nature lover and outdoors enthusiast all her life. She loves encouraging people to get outside. In her spare time she enjoys going to concerts, making art, and hiking with her dogs. 

Related Training & Certifications 

  • Basic Adult, Child & Infant First Aid & CPR/AED

  • Certified ACA Canoe Instructor Level II

  • Certified ACA Kayak Instructor Level I 

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Devan    
   Guide & Shuttle Driver

Devan has a deep love and appreciation for the natural sciences. She is a seasoned scuba diver, water quality monitor, biologist and conservationist. She enjoys exploring different waterways and loves passing on her knowledge and skills to others.

Devan's  Related Training & Certifications

  • Basic Adult, Child & Infant First Aid & CPR.AED

  • Certified ACA Kayak Instructor Level II 

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