Primitive Outback, Inc. Kayaking & Gem Mining
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Our Pricing


Our Prices include kayak, shuttle serive, life vest and informational instructions, paddles and dry box:

Singles Kayak                         $35.00 per kayak

Tandem Kayak (2 person)         $60.00 per kayak

Drop & Shuttle Service            $15.00 per kayak ($10.00 with a rental for another person)

River Guide (Guided Tour)        $50.00 per party

(Well, worth it) 

 New Indian Pottery Trip           $125.00 per person

(reservation required)

Our River trip is approx. 2 1/2 to 3 hours.


Gem Mining Pricing:

Small Bucket               $ 15.00 each

Medium Bucket           $ 30.00 each

Large Bucket              $50.00 each

Extra Large Bucket    $100.00 each (we guarantee a cut gem stone in each $100.00 bucket)


With the enhanced buckets (all sizes) we will give you a screen, basket to put your stones in and when your finished a baggie to carry you stones home in.
You may pan in our flume or take your bucker to the river and pan the old fashion way.

We will help you to identify all your gems and explain how to tell the difference between a gem and a rock.

Please feel free to contact us for more information and dates available.  We recommend you wear old clothing and shoes.  Also bring drinking water with you.


Our Hours:
7 days a week from 10:00 am to 6:00pm for Gem Mining and 10:30am to 4:30 pm for Kayaking (we do not launch kayaks after 4:30pm due to length of trip)

Call for any special pricing or email us.
We Now accept credit cards.   We  accept Master Card, Visa, Discover Card and American Express.

We look forward to seeing you soon or hearing from you!



Primitive Outback, Inc.
155 Robin Lynn Lane, Otto, NC. 28763