Experience the Thrill of Whitewater Kayaking


Learn to Whitewater Kayak or Build Your Whitewater Skills with Liquid Fusion Kayaking.  LFK’s Jeff Laxier and Cate Hawthorne are avid whitewater kayakers and are certified whitewater kayak instructors through the American Canoe Association (ACA).  We teach classes and private lessons in whitewater river kayaking, whitewater ocean kayaking (aka whitewater of the sea or rock gardening), and kayak surfing.  Whitewater private lessons and custom classes are available for beginners through advanced (class IV).


Whitewater River Kayaking  - Whitewater River Running Class for sea kayakers and other paddlers who have basic kayak skills and who want to paddle whitewater rivers.  March 31-April 1, 2018 and by appointment.

Precision River Running - Intermediate/Advanced Whitewater River Running Class. February 16, 2018February 17, 2018 March 17-18, 2018 and Precision River Running Too! April 7-8, 2018 and by appointment.

Guided Whitewater Kayak Runs - Journey down river with LFK. Check out our calendar for guided runs on the Eel River.  Also contact us about our "go with the flow" guided runs and custom or private whitewater trips.

Whitewater Multiday Trips - Join LFK on a multiday whitewater kayaking adventure.  We offer both self support and raft supported trips.

Whitewater n Surf Safari - 3 days of Mendocino Whitewater Kayaking - the trifecta of fun -  whitewater river kayaking, rock gardening, and surfing.

Private Lessons and Custom Whitewater Classes and Adventures - Join LFK for a custom class or adventure on a Northern California Whitewater River - Half day through multi-day adventures and training available.  

Rolling - Private instruction in the pool, river, or ocean

Whitewater of the Sea - Ocean Whitewater Kayaking aka Rock Gardening 

Surf Kayaking - Surfing Ocean Waves in Whitewater or Surf Kayaks


Whitewater Kayaking on Rancheria Creek

Whitewater Kayaking on Mendocino County's Eel River