Enjoy rafting on the Lower James River Rafting under the city skyline. With the James River Park lining both banks of the river most of the way, escape the bustle of the city and immerse yourself in the natural playground of the river.
We will meet you at Stone Brewing before shuttling up to our put-in point about 4 miles up river. You will get outfitted with helmets, pfds, & paddles before receiving a safety briefing from the Trip Leader. We will tackle the class III rapids of Hollywood, Fish Ladders, & Pipeline. Halfway down the we will stop on a deserted island in the middle of the James to relax with some fresh fruit and snacks*. After the trip we will bring you back to Stone where you can get dry and enjoy a hard earned refreshment.
Time: Daily @9:00 & 2:00 with 6:00 PM sunset trips also available during summer.
Location: Stone Brewing
What to bring: Towels, Change of Clothes camera, river footwear
We provide: Raft, Safety Equipment, Shuttle, Guides, Snacks
Cost: $60 a person
*Please let us know on your reservation of any medical conditions or allergies.
For more details and to make your booking e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at 804-898-0697
All classes require pre-registration due to limited space, but don’t hesitate to try and call in the day of.
Cancellation Policy and Weather Contingency Plan
Customers are responsible for the full cost of their booking within 5 days of a scheduled trip.
We will go on the river rain or shine. In the event of severe weather we will wait out the storms or plan the trip accordingly to keep the clients safe. No refunds will be issued for clients canceling due to weather. If RVA Paddlesports cancels a trip for any reason a full refund will be issued at no penalty.