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Riverside Outfitters

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“rafting trip”(21 reviews)
“white water”(12 reviews)
“upper james”(10 reviews)
Riverside Outfitters serves as a hub for outdoor recreation in Richmond and the James River. From guided white water rafting, paddleboarding and tree climbing/high ropes challenges, to kayak, canoe and mountain bike rentals, Riverside Outfitters can...more
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6836 Old Westham Rd, Richmond, VA 23225-1613
+1 804-560-0068
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All reviews rafting trip white water upper james highly recommend this company james river river rafting an amazing trip stand up paddle board great rafting trail mix upper section tree climbing gave great instructions morning session eco tour always felt safe saw bald eagles
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Everyone at riverside was super nice, especially the guides for the tours. Only thing I wish more for is better, stronger rapids. But the level was perfect for my friend who was rafting for the first time.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

Had a party of 6 on the James River and we had a blast! It's wild and green, then suddenly beautiful cityscapes. Hard to believe you can have both! Natalie was our guide and she is fabulous!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BusinessTraveler29
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

They did an awesome job especially for our first trip rafting. Very professional and extremely fun. !

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank William C
Reviewed August 13, 2018

The Flat Water kayak tour was a great introduction for first-timers. My girlfriend had never been and this was perfect for her. It'll be a fun trip for others as well!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Doug S
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We did the Lower River tour for a Bachelorette party and had so much fun! Check in was so easy and all of the employees were so friendly. They have a small shop in case you need to buy water shoes, sunglasses strap, etc. There...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LauraP2985
Reviewed August 13, 2018

I would recommend Riverside Outfitters to any one! From beginner to advanced river enthusiast!!! The staff was very knowledgeable and fun!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cindi W
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time, the guides are excellent. Don't expect huge rapids, bit a nice ride down the James.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jill J
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Here's how to have a little adventure in your backyard. Drive 30 minutes to Riverside Outfitters and take a kayaking, rafting, or SUP trip. Hang out and have a cold one after amidst the sunflowers at RO's cool little headquarters. Then go home and take...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pal11371
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

I went with a group of 4, all adults! We had Kynan as our guide and he was great! We went on the lower James River trip- it has bigger rapids than the Upper. Was lots of fun, and worth the time and money! 😊😊

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Semmerth
Reviewed August 10, 2018

This was a great experience. The guides were awesome, the river was great and the rapids were fun. Would recommend this trip for all families in Richmond.

Date of experience: July 2018
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March 14, 2017|
Response from RiversideOutfitters | Property representative |
Yes. 13 year olds can participate in the downtown section of rafting. We are about 10 minutes from downtown powhite parkway
July 25, 2015|
Response from EJ62 | Reviewed this property |
Those questions and more are answered on their website.