Marsan Canoe & Kayak Tours

Marsan Canoe & Kayak Tours


This looks like quite the adventure!

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Operating as usual

Marsan Canoe & Kayak Tours updated their information in their About section. 06/01/2021

Marsan Canoe & Kayak Tours updated their information in their About section.

Marsan Canoe & Kayak Tours updated their information in their About section.

[03/14/21]   Marsan Canoe and Kayaking is a small family business. We have recent changes.

Reservation Guidelines
Cost of Floats
General Information
Flood Information
Group Information

PHONE HOURS Monday-Friday 9am-5pm CST (636-208-5026)
No calls before 9am or after 5pm
Please provide a personal phone number, and a firm number of people in your group. Once booked no addons, we have a limited number of boats

Reservations are by PHONE ONLY. NO texting/ Facebook messenger, or emails will not be taken.

WE CANNOT EXCEPT (due to limited staff) messages, emails or forwarded communications from Crystal City Underground ( or any other entity they must call 636 208 5026) . We are a private vendor even though we are on their web page. We ask that they not be contacted.

We are a very small business, multiple calls may be needed to reach us. Please be patient and call again. We would love to share our adventure with you.

Organized groups and Clubs reservations and details will be discussed by the owner when he returns your call.

Cash $45 dollars per person at time of float


Age limit is 13 no exceptions
Weight limit for most boats is 225
For the safety of our guides, all guests must be able to enter and exit boats without assistance.

We are not 100 percent handicap assessible. Any medical, physical or mental disabilities should be discussed at the time of reservation. Due to the extreme environment.

1.) Allow 3.5 hours for check in, and check out.

2.) Port a John prior to floating. No restroom access after float
begins for 2.5 hours.

3.) Water is 47 degrees.

4.) Air temperature 57-60 degrees year round.

5.) Floating by headlamp, all gear is loaned to you for the day of float only. Everything Must be returned after float.

6.) Dress for a cool water float. Closed toed shoes, pants, socks, a hoodie or a light jacket to layer up.

Dry Bags must be left in car

8.) Smoking outside of cave only

9.) You may bring a clear plastic bag with a snack and water only.

10.) All guests are required to sign a waiver at check-in

You may bring your own kayak but it does not change the cost of the float, AND WE CANNOT LOAN YOU EQUIPMENT. if you bring your boat, you are required to bring your own headlamp, paddle, and life vest. If you forget these items we will be unable to float you that day.

11.) All guest must be able to paddle themselves approx. 3 miles NO TOWING!!!


If flood season occurs, flood will impact float season. All scheduled clients will be contacted if flooding will impact their float.

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[01/20/19]   Yep open year round by reservation.
60 degrees underground even in the winter. Cost changed this year 40 per person for a 2.5 hour tour. No 1.5 hour tour or 3 hour tour at this time.

Tour Pictures 10/04/2016

Tour Pictures



Tour Pictures 09/07/2016

Tour Pictures


Marsan Canoe & Kayak Tours's cover photo


Paddle's Down

Another snapshot of our underground tour.

[08/15/16]   Marsan Canoe & Kayak Tours

A short 2hr float is $35.00
A long 3hr float is $50.00

Headlamps, Life jacket's, boats & paddles are provided for if required.

if you wish to make a reservation for a tour, you may contact us to make reservations at 636-208-5026

Come and enjoy the fun!




Hand's Up


Fun at Gilligan's Island

Fun at Gilligan's Island

Cave Flood of 2016 08/03/2016

Cave Flood of 2016


From 61/67 make a right onto Bailey Rd
Make a Right onto County Rd from Bailey
Take County Rd until you reach England Ave then Make a left onto England Ave
Make right onto High St. with an Immediate left onto George St
Make a right onto Crystal Avenue. Once you pass Lincoln Avenue, follow Crystal Avenue to the left. Will arrive at destination once you have crossed the bridge.

[01/09/15]   If you would like to know more about Marsan Canoe and Kayak tours see the article in the St. Louis River Front Times January 7th edition.
See new pictures and find out more about how MCKT came to be.

[02/28/13]   A Short Tour with Your Boat is $20.00
A Short Tour with my Boats is $35.00
A Long our with your Boat is $35.00
A Long Tour with my Boat is $50.00

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Paddle's Down
Hand's Up
Fun at Gilligan's Island


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700 Crystal Ave
Crystal City, MO

Opening Hours

Monday 12pm - 2:30pm
Tuesday 12pm - 2:30pm
Wednesday 12pm - 2:30pm
Thursday 12pm - 2:30pm
Friday 12pm - 2:30pm
Saturday 10am - 4:30pm
Sunday 10am - 4:30pm
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