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Instruction for all skill levels
Strokes and boat control
Eskimo Roll
River Running
Surfing, ferries, & boofs
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Experience the beauty of the James River
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Escape the City

Experiencing rivers here and around the world.

RVA Paddlesports, based in Richmond, Virginia offers whitewater rafting & kayak instruction for all levels of paddlers. Whether it is your first time in a boat or if you want to paddle a multi-day trip overseas, we offer programs at every step of the way.

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Open Booking options thru 12/31/2018
September 22,23,29,30 October 6,7,13,14

Lower James River Rafting

$60 Weekdays / $65 Weekends
Daily at 9:00 AM, 2:00 PM & 6:00 PM
Trips Daily Noon - Sunset

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Rafting the James River

Running through downtown Richmond, Virginia, the James river offers world class whitewater rafting & kayaking.


Whitewater Rafting Kayaking Instruction Richmond Virginia