About Us



Dan EfseDigital imageaff is the lead instructor for Kayak In Northern California. Dan has been kayaking since the mid-1980’s and teaching kayaking since 1990.

An American Canoe Association (ACA) certified instructor (ACA# 10805316), Dan has led white-water and sea kayaking trips in California, Oregon, Washington, Costa Rica, British Columbia, and Baja California. He has taught hundreds of students in a variety of places and conditions. Dan has ACA certification foIMG_5620r both whitewater kayaking and open coastal Kayaking. “Our classes are designed to give kayakers the skills to learn kayaking quickly so that they can embark on a lifetime of paddling. We focus on building good skills in a fun, safe, environment.” Dan has taught for Outdoor Adventures, Sea Trek, California Canoe and Kayak, Wolf Creek Wilderness, and North Rim Adventure Sports.  Please contact us if you have questions about our program or about the sport!

Kayak in Northern California

Mailing Address:

1573 Kona Drive
Chico, CA 95973

Phone: (530) 519-6301
E-mail:  (please fill out contact form or you can email me at dan at …)