"Reserve a Time Slot" to keep social distancing requirements of 10 ft between small family and/or intimate groups.
Wait in car if arriving before time slot or if a group is waiting in front of the office. If no reservations, stay in vehicle and call the BRO for next available slot. Do not approach or enter building when people [ other than staff] are present.
Shuttle seating will be every other seat. Max 8 passengers per 16 seats. No entering bus until OK'd by driver. All windows and overhead vent will remain open while in use.
All PFDs washed after each use. Paddle handles, kayak seating area and bus seats disinfected after each use. Other safety oriented procedures are now being followed at the BRO for YOUR and OUR safety.
Bring your own small cooler, follow suggested behavior recommendations when around others and safely enjoy your time on the beautiful Broad River. Rules may change....
Enjoy beginner WhiteWater or a Scenic Float
with kayaking, canoeing. and camping
for all experience levels.
The Broad River Outpost, " the BRO", established in 1984 renting kayaks and canoes on Georgia's Broad River.
Beginner White Water or Scenic Floats create the ultimate place for a weekend get-a-way or an after class adventure.
The BRO, only 23 miles from downtown Athens / UGA,
makes paddling with us a uniquely convenient, yet memorable 'nature' experience. With over 35 years in the business, you can trust our team to provide expert knowledge, the most suitable boats and service for your kayak, canoe or camping trip ! -Owner Michael Moody
"The BRO" rents solo & tandem sit-on-top & sit-in recreational kayaks, & canoes. Private boater shuttle, free*camping and parking for customers available. Frozen meals, sandwiches, snacks, drinks ,dry gear, sun screen, hats, t-shirts and personal size coolers for sale.
Excellent Outpost! Very cool staff and a great price for the adventure and time you get on the river! Going down the lower or upper river you are looking at a 3 hour ride give or take! The lower river ride is very exciting sprinkled...More
1 Thanks Tiffany
I love new adventures and this one did not disappoint. The staff were very friendly and knowledgable. They supplied you with everything you needed for a fun day on the river. My granddaughter had been several times before and she said the staff are always...More
1 Thank jes0d
Please bring only ONE small cooler that locks / zips shut. No styrofoam or glass. We recycles, plastic, aluminum, and paper.
Free certified safe Well Water to refill your re-usable bottles.
If not on or in the water, you're trespassing on private land.
* We encourage a $1 donation per car parking and a minimum $1 per person per night for campers to the Broad River Watershed Association (BRWA). Help protect the Broad River by donating and/or becoming a member of these groups www.brwa.org and www.garivers.org
Free* camping - our kayakers and canoers. Wooded camp sites are for indivuals and groups and include hot showers, fire pits and picnic tables. Reservations required with credit card deposit. Our campground is for our paddlers only. Asking for $1 per night/person donation to BRWA,org
Friendly Leashed dogs that play with other dogs and people are welcome. Dogs must be on leash while NOT on the water for everyone's sake including non-dog owners.
Our most popular trip starts here at the BRO. "No worry" about getting started on your kayaking adventure if you forget something ? Your vehicle or our shop is here to help outfit you.