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Rapidan River Kayak Company

12449 Spicewood Rd, Orange, VA 22960-2201
+1 540-308-0630
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Amazing Experience

While in Orange, VA for a friend's wedding, my girlfriend and I wanted to experience the local... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Boston, Massachusetts
Early Fathers Day on the river

Had the opportunity to paddle down the Rapidan with some of my family this past weekend and it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manassas, Virginia
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Rapidan River Kayak Company, LLC. is the original company offering kayak tours on the Rapidan River. We are located just 2.5 miles outside of the Town of Orange in central Virginia on the picturesque Rapidan River, and 4 miles from President James Madison's home, Montpelier. Specializing in guided kayak tours for individuals, couples, and small groups of 10 or less, our tours are the perfect activity for family groups, corporate retreats, wedding activities, bachelor/bachelorette outings and more. All tours are guided by our highly qualified kayak instructor and no prior kayaking experience is required. All equipment is included and basic kayak skill and safety instruction is provided prior to each guided tour. *Advanced booking is required. Please call or email for rates and availability.*
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12449 Spicewood Rd, Orange, VA 22960-2201
+1 540-308-0630
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While in Orange, VA for a friend's wedding, my girlfriend and I wanted to experience the local culture and we are extremely glad we did. We contacted Beth rather last minute to set up an afternoon of kayaking and she was immediately extremely accommodating. Her...More

Thank balaschi1021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the opportunity to paddle down the Rapidan with some of my family this past weekend and it was perfect. The water was clear and cool and our guide Gary was a wealth of information about the plants, animals, geology and history of what we...More

Thank _olsenart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rapidan River Kayak Company is a business that prioritizes customers' experiences, the environment, and social concerns. Beth and Gary provide top notch service and technical expertise to ensure an enjoyable experience for all. Those lucky enough to have attended their recent "Women And The River...More

Thank Aly_Bville
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My cousin and I were staying at Rose River Farm and the owner there recommended Beth and Gary for Kayaking. When we got there, we got a quick lesson on how to navigate the kayak. We had an amazing time! The weather, the scenery, and...More

Thank Song K
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Beth and Gary have an amazing operation in Rapdian River Kayak: fantastic customer service, stellar organizational skills, incredible patience and skilled guiding, and a wealth of eco-knowledge. They happen to put-in and take-out on a stretch of gorgeous uncrowded river right in the heart of...More

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Beth S, Owner at Rapidan River Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you for your beautiful review! We love what we do and consider each opportunity to take people out on the river a privilege. Thank you for your endorsement! Beth

Reviewed 20 October 2016

Whilst visiting Virginia I was looking a local activity that my wife and I could do together and we found something rather special. Starting with the hospitality of Beth and Gary who made us feel extremely welcome during the whole trip. After a safety briefing...More

Thank Richardkrusz
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I decided I wanted to do something different for Fathers Day. So my wife, our 3 sons and our youngest's girlfriend decided to river kayak and what a great decision it was. Beth and Gary were wonderful hosts and made the trip educational, fun and...More

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 1 June 2016

My wife and I had a great day on the river with Beth. She offered some pointers to help refine our skills, and gave us some great insight into other kayaking opportunities in Virginia. The section of the Rapidan she took us on was beautiful...More

Thank jsw900
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We decided to try Rapidan River Kayak Company on a lark for a birthday celebration. We had done the wineries, done the beautiful mountain views, and were ready for something a little different; this was the perfect activity! None of us are kayakers (I had...More

Thank Jean F
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Beth and her husband took great care of us from the moment we arrived, all the way down the river and back to base. They were very professional, knowledgeable about the environment and overall super nice people. We were 5 adults and 6 kids ages...More

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