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With heavy rains river levels are now primed for adventure! Find out why the James River in Richmond, Virginia has the best urban whitewater in the world. Challenge the exciting rapids in downtown and relax with a beer afterwards at Stone Brewery.
Experience the thrill of urban whitewater and extreme rafting as you tackle the Class IV rapids of the James River. With more flow comes more options. Enjoy the classic rapids of Hollywood (IV) & Pipeline (IV) with more juice and/or lesser run rapids like Triple Drop (IV), Seldom Scene (III), & Grumman (IV). Lines for the day will depend on river level and guide discretion.
We run commercial trips up to 12 ft on the Westham Gauge and provide quality guides, safety kayaker, wetsuits, splash-tops, & hot chai to make sure you have a safe and warm experience on the water.
Where: Trips will meet at Stone Brewing depending on the river level. We will then shuttle you up to our Put-in point for the day. We will have snack & warm drinks for everyone during the trip.
When: Trips run when water is above 7ft at 9:00 AM & 2:00 PM & 6:00 PM daily. Expect to be back at your cars 2.5 hours later.
What to Bring: Swimwear, Change of clothes, towel, shoes or sandals (no flip flops), medications
We Provide: Guides, Helmets, Pfds, Wetsuits, Splash Tops, Shuttle, Snacks, Water
Cost: $60 per person, ask about group rates.
Bookings by e-mail, web contact, or phone only due to scheduling demands.