3114 Cheeks Bend Rd
Columbia, TN 38401

"Tell me and I will forget,
Show me and I may remember,
Involve me and I will understand."

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Apr 1 - May 19, 2017 May 20 - Sep 4, 2017 Sep 5 - Oct 15, 2017 Oct 16 - Oct 22, 2017 Oct 23 - Spring 2018
Mon - Fri: Closed
Sat - Sun: 8 am to 5 pm
Last Drop Off: 12:30 pm
Closed Apr 16 (Easter)
Mon - Fri: 9 am to 6 pm
Sat - Sun: 8 am to 6 pm
Last Drop Off: 1:00 pm
Mon - Fri: 9 am to 5:30 pm
Sat - Sun: 8 am to 5:30 pm
Last Drop Off: 12:30 pm
Closed: Oct 2 to 5
Mon - Fri: Closed
Sat - Sun: 8 am to 5 pm
Last Drop Off: 12:00 pm
Closed for Rentals
Sale and Demo of Kayaks
By Appointment
Sale and Demo of Jackson Kayaks and Perception Kayaks Available Year Round by Appointment
End of Season Sale

2017 Exploration and Recreational Kayaks

End of Season Sale
15% off 2017 Jackson Kayaks

All remaining stock of 2017 Jackson Kayaks are now 15% off. This does not apply to special order boats, factory orders or 2018 models.

Below is our current inventory of 2017 on sale:

  • Coosa HD - Forest Camo, Rockfish and Bluefin Colors
  • Cruise 12 Angler - Forest Camo
  • Tripper 12 - Patriot
  • Tupelo 12 - Mystery Machine
  • Tupelo LT - Sage and Tan

Call today to verify what we have in stock

Try it before your buy it!

We offer demos of all our kayaks, so you can paddle it and determine if this is the right boat for you. Short demos are free or you can rent a kayak for $30 and take it on one of our standard paddling routes.

Give us a call at (931) 840-8575 and we can schedule a time for you to look at the different models, compare features and give them a try on the water

Higher Pursuits has most of the new 2017 Recreational Kayaks. If we don't have the color and model you want in stock we can order it directly from the factory for no additional cost.

Ergo Seat

We have the following Jackson Kayaks available for Demo:

  • Tupelo 12.5
  • Tupelo 12
  • Tupelo LT (light) New for 2017
  • Tripper 12
  • Cruise 12
  • Cruise 10
  • Riviera
  • Riviera-T (Tandem)
  • Tripper-T (Tandem)
  • Mini-Tripper (kid's kayak)

We have put together a comparison chart to help you compare kayak features, weight, length of kayak, price and other key features.


Tupelo 12 (Patriot)

Tupelo 12.5

Tupelo 12.5 (Caribbean)

Tupelo LT

Tupelo LT (Lime and White)


The Tupelo is your premier, feature laden recreational kayak. It comes in two sizes to accommodate a wide variety of paddlers. Designed for cruising the waterways with comfort and efficiency, with loads of storage and convenient accessories, it is an ideal to match for a couple. Both feature Jackson’s removable and super comfy Elite Seat, with adjustable lumbar support. YakAttack tracks around the deck allow for you to accessorize with RAM products like rod holders, GPS, camera mounts, smart phones and more. The Tupelo 12 has a slightly smaller cockpit opening, shorter sides. The Tupelo 12.5 is 6 inches longer with a slightly larger cockpit, taller sides and a greater volume.

MSRP: $899

New for 2017 is the Tupelo LT. The LT edition is 11 pounds lighter than the Tupelo 12. At 35 lbs it is a great kayak for car topping. It is a fast tracking, comfortable and easy to use kayak is great for beginners and advanced paddlers as it's hull design not only provides stability to new paddlers but surprising performance to those who are used to kayaking. The deck is fully outfitted with bungees, YakAttack Tracks for accessories, ample storage with its stern locking hatch and it comes with our new ergonomic Elite Seat.

MSRP: $1,199


Tripper 12 (Mystery Machine)

The Tripper is a great kayak that is stable, fast, and turns well. Its open cockpit design allows for great storage of gear, room for a large dog (I have had my 100 pound lab in there with me), or room for a child. It is designed for exploration, fun and family adventure. The Tripper 12 comes with loads of storage space, our comfortable patented Hi-Lo Elite seat and unending ways to set it up for your on-water use. Stuff it for a long adventure, load it up for fishing or simply take it out for a leisurely paddle, the Tripper will get you there.

MSRP: $999

View the walkthrough video of the Tripper 12

Cruise 10

Cruise 10 (Mystery Machine)

Cruise 12

Cruise 12 (Rockfish)

Cruise 10

The Cruise 10 is stable kayak that is great for exploring rivers and lakes. It features a comfortable elite seat and more than enough room to bring your lunch, fishing gear, or a dog. It has a large storage area behind the seat, water bottle holder, day hatch, and storage hatch in the front

MSRP: $899

Cruise 12

The Cruise 12 was based on the design of the Cuda 12 fishing kayak, but features a clean deck, large hatch in the front and great storage behind the seat. The Cruise is also available in both a standard version and the Angler version.

MSRP: $999


Riviera (Caribbean)


Quite possibly the easiest to use kayak on the market. The Rivera is a very stable, easy to paddle kayak that is comfortable and requires very little maintenance. It fits a wide variety of paddlers. At the canoe base we refer to this as our "go anywhere" boat. The Riviera is just the ticket for those who want an easy to use, hassle-free kayak for cruising, fishing, or just having fun on the water.

MSRP: $529

Riviera Tandem

Rivi-T (Caribbean)

Riviera Tandem (Rivi-T)

The two person version of the popular Riviera. The Rivi-T is a stable boat that is easy to paddle and steer. It is comfortable and has a good size storage area behind the rear seat. It is a great kayak for taking the family down the river or just relaxing with your friends.

MSRP: $829 (Tandem Model)


Tripper-T (Mystery Machine)

Tripper Tandem (Tripper-T)

Our new sit-inside tandem kayak is here. This long awaited all purpose kayak is built for two and designed around the Kilroy, one of Jackson's top selling sit inside kayaks! Its a very stable, easy to enter, comfortable and fast kayak. Perfect for those who want the comfort of staying dry yet want the performance to get from point A to point B. The Tripper will come with the famous Jackson Kayak Elite Seat System that comes with high low seating and moving foot pegs to give you unlimited positioning power for your seating arrangements.

MSRP: $1,299 (Tandem Model)