NEW! ​Grip It and Rip It: Why wait for the weekend? This adventure takes you through the most exciting part of the river, for an approximately 2 hour trip, depending on water levels.  We put in at Reedy Creek and grip it and rip it to the 14th street takeout. This trip does not include any stops/breaks between the beginning and end of the trip. The Grip It and Rip It is offered Monday through Friday only.Reservations required.  

The trip departs at 5:45 p.m.

Must be 10 years old or older to participate. Minimum of 4 people required to reserve the trip.

NOTE: At this time, we cannot take online reservations for this adventure. Please call to make your reservation.

$50 per person Monday through Friday ONLY


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Falls of the James River Adventure

The Falls of the James River  combines the two sections of the James River and includes lunch. This trip is great for those wanting to spend the entire day on the water. The length of the trip can vary depending on the water levels on the day of the adventure. Typically, the trip will last 4-6 hours. The first hour will be spent at the shop collecting waivers, being fitted for gear, listening to a trip talk, and shuttle time. Participants must be 10 years old or older and weigh a minimum of 50 lbs. to participate in this adventure. In order for a trip to go out we must have a minimum of 8 people. Smaller groups can be paired with other groups if needed and if available.

ALL Falls of the James River Adventures start at 9:00 a.m. - no afternoon trips!


Note: If the minimum requirement for participants is not met we will have to reschedule. 

Reservations required.

$75 per person Monday through Friday
$85 per person Saturday through Sunday

 NOTE: COOLERS ARE NOT ALLOWED FOR WHITEWATER RAFTING TRIPS



​For all River City Adventures, Signed Waivers are required for each person in your group - originals only, no copies!

Waivers are available for download and printing on the Contact Us Page.Type your paragraph here.

Lower River Adventure

The lower section of the James River has the biggest rapids, class I - IV and is suitable for first time rafters and experienced rafters. This whitewater rafting experience is our Lower River Adventure trip and is our most popular activity. The length of the trip can vary depending on the water levels on the day of the adventure. Typically, the trip will last 3-4 hours. The first hour will be spent at the shop collecting waivers, being fitted for gear, listening to a trip talk, and shuttle time. Participants must be 10 years old or older and a minimum of 50 lbs. to go on this adventure. In order for a trip to go out we must have a minimum of 4 people. Smaller groups can be paired with other groups if needed and if available.

Note: If the minimum requirement for participants is not met we will have to reschedule. 

Reservations required.

$60 per person Monday through Friday
$70 per person Saturday and Sunday 


NOTE: COOLERS ARE NOT ALLOWED FOR WHITEWATER RAFTING TRIPS​​


804.233.4000

711 Hospital Street, Suite 2A, Richmond, VA  23219
reservations@rivercityadventure.com

The Upper River Adventure

The upper section of the James River consists of milder rapids, class I - II  and is suitable for those looking for a fun, calm, outdoor outing.  We call this rafting tour our Upper River Adventure  trip. The length of the trip can vary depending on the water levels on the day of the adventure. Typically, the trip will last 3-4 hours. The first hour will be spent at the shop collecting waivers, being fitted for gear, listening to a trip talk, and shuttle time. Participants must be 7 years old or older and weigh a minimum of 50 lbs. to go on this adventure. In order for a trip to go out we must have a minimum of 4 people. Smaller groups can be paired with other groups if needed and if available.

Note: If the minimum requirement for participants is not met we will have to reschedule. 

Reservations required.


$60 per person Monday through Friday
$70 per person Saturday and Sunday​ 


NOTE: COOLERS ARE NOT ALLOWED FOR WHITEWATER RAFTING TRIPS​​​​​​