Corona Virus Protocols :
'Time Slots' reservations required
separating groups at Check-in
Masks now mandatory at check in and on the bus ride. Groups need 6+ foot distancing mandatory while on BRO property and buses.
Boat Rental includes boat, paddle, pfd and bus Transportation. All are sanitzed after each cycle.
Following State requirements on social distancing, the BRO uses half the bus seats with screens between them to add protection to the public and staff with 6' distancing on land.
These restrictions will reduce the number of customers at any one time using the BRO and the Broad River giving you a more nature based and hassle free experience .
Beginner WhiteWater or Scenic Float
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 [ for our paddlers only] and parking for customers. Frozen meals, sandwiches, snacks, drinks ,dry gear, sun screen, hats, t-shirts, and small coolers for sale.
Rentals on two sections of the Broad River. Section one is mellow and section two has beginner whitewater.
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.
We have free* camping for 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.
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.
Social Distance and wear a mask at check in and on the shuttle's bus for the 10 minute ride.
Please bring only ONE small cooler that locks / zips shut. No styrofoam or glass. We recycle plastic bottles, paper and aluminum cans.
Free certified Well Water to refill your re-usable bottles.
If not on the water, you're trespassing on private land.
* We encourage a min $1 donation per car parking and $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
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
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