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A new adventure for every day of the week:Canoeing, Kayaking and Tubing on the Shenandoah River. Portable rock climbing wall. Motor coach tours departing from Massanutten Resort: Washington, D.C, Charles Town Casino, Brewery Tour, Vineyard and Wine...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1850 Meadow Vista LN, McGaheysville, VA 22840
+1 540-289-4066
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The day tour of Washington, DC offered by Massanutten Adventures is an efficient way to see some of the highlights of Washington, DC. Your fee includes tour bus travel to and from Washington, DC and dinner at a buffet restaurant in Manassas, VA on the...More

Thank Skyewarrior
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We knew what we were getting into when we signed up. I'm glad we did it this one time while we were visiting. The instructor gave very good instructions at the beginning of the trip, but it is self-guided and you are on your own...More

Thank LombardJess1
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

My brother and his wife paid $200 on Wednesday 7/11/18. The air conditioner on the bus broke and they took the entire trip to Washington from DC without air conditioning. He stated it was broken even before they left the resort and when he asked...More

3  Thank MVBBNB
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

If you have never been in a kayak or are an inexperienced kayaker don't do it. First of all, there is no guide in the water with you and no way to summon help. They drop you off and wait to see if you make...More

Thank Roberto D
Stephen N, Manager at Massanutten Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Thanks Roberto for your review. You are 100% correct this is a self guided trip on the Shenandoah. Definitely not like jumping into the pool. It is an outdoor experience and nature is in charge. We are glad to hear the rest of your trip...More

Reviewed July 10, 2018

River is beautiful, I suggest searching for other vendors as this particular one doesn't know what customer service is, they simply do not care. Case in point: We reserved two canoes, 10 minutes later i kid you not, we called to cancel one of the...More

Thank Zoogig
Stephen N, Manager at Massanutten Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Thanks for your review Zoogig. You are 100% correct we do have a no cancelation policy. Hopefully others can benefit from your sharing. We definitely share this with everyone that makes a reservation but one more way to communicate is always good.

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Our party of 8 went on a canoeing trip in the Shenandoah River. We were 3 adults and 5 kids. Only 2 of us had ever canoed before and that was a very long time ago. The river was very calm even the rapids. It...More

Thank kisoffbaby
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Not recommended for the inexperienced kayaker! They have you sign waivers before they do anything, and at the river they give very basic instructions on the river bank. But once you get in the water they expect you to remember what was said and maneuvers...More

3  Thank smbry
Stephen N, Front Office Manager at Massanutten Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Hello Smbry, Sorry your experience was not the best. That's a great suggestion to demonstrate strokes in the water. Unfortunately that section is flowing a bit so our demonstration would quickly move away. All of our trips are unguided and we attempt to make everyone...More

Reviewed November 9, 2017

7 miles down the river. You are dropped off and then met down the river, paddling all the way and there are some Rapids, which you must maneuver through. Did get wet, enjoyed it!

4  Thank Cindi712
Stephen N, Manager at Massanutten Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Great Glad you enjoyed yourself!! Hope to see you again!!

Reviewed August 22, 2017

We went tubing and had a great time. Smooth check in process, ride to the drop off point and pick up. A guide does not go down the river with you, and that is well marked on the sign and during the sign up process....More

4  Thank Diana R
Stephen N, Manager at Massanutten Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Thanks Diana R for your review!!

Reviewed August 4, 2017

We did the river tubing excursion. I would do this again for sure!! It was relaxing and an easy adventure for the morning. A great value for the money!

2  Thank kerbo71
Stephen N, Manager at Massanutten Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Thanks Kerbo71!! Glad to hear you enjoyed yourself!!

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June 30, 2018|
Response from Stephen N | Property representative |
yes Tubes have holes in the middle.
Joanne S
August 28, 2017|
Response from Donna M | Reviewed this property |
It's under a $100 and they will let you know at the resort where you will be picked up if you by the activity card you will get a discount --go to the website and they have a price list for both
Jennifer B
July 31, 2017|
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Response from Stephen N | Property representative |
No it is based on the parents word.