Kayak, Canoe, Standup Paddleboard, and Tubing trips just 5 minutes from Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall.


We connect locals and visitors of all experience levels with memorable adventures on the scenic Rivanna River.

Click here for our 2022 Online Mini-Sale of Surplus Equipment (No big equipment sale this year)

River Conditions Update 9/19/22: At this time we are unable to run our downriver tubing or kayaking trips due to low water levels on the Rivanna.  This coming weekend (Friday 9/23-Sunday 9/25) will be our last weekend of the season and we will be offering our Out and Back flatwater paddling from our shop as well as Equipment Rental.

Click here for Out and Back Details and Reservations

Click here for Equipment Rental Details and Reservations

We are currently open 4 days a week, Thursday – Sunday. We are CLOSED from Monday-Wednesday. Our season will go through September 25th.

Trips and Rentals by Reservation…Click here to book online!

We have our next Rivanna Roots Concert coming up Saturday Sept 24th with soul-filled Charlottesville favorite Downbeat Project!!!!!  Get your tickets here.

Rivanna Roots Concert Series lineup:  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND TO BUY TICKETS!

There are two great community events coming up on Saturday Sept 24th!!!

*Rivanna River Round-Up– River clean-up event organized by the Rivanna Conservation Alliance!  

Click here for more info and to register


*Loop DeVille Event- Guided hiking/biking/running/walking on the Rivanna Trail, organized by the Rivanna Trail Foundation!

Click here for more info and to register!

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For inquiries about any type of Custom Group Trip for educational field trips, youth group or scout group experiences, company outings, or staff retreats, please contact Gabe Silver at [email protected] We can  make something great happen for you and your organization!



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