$32 for a Weekend Lower River Whitewater-Rafting Trip from Riverside Outfitters ($64 Value)

Richmond

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In a Nutshell

Whitewater rafting excursions sweep down the lower river for two–three hours, with instructors helping groups navigate the rapids

The Fine Print

Expires Dec 8th, 2013. Limit 5 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Must reserve by 11/24/2013; all trips must be taken by 12/08/2013. Reservation required 1 week in advance; subject to availability and weather conditions. 1-week cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Must be 12 or older. 90lb weight minimum. Must be able to swim. Valid Friday - Sunday only. All equipment is included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

A thrilling journey down whitewater rapids will make you feel just like cinematic adventurer Indiana Jones in one of his hit movies, such as The Curse of Indiana Jones or Indiana Jones 2: Still Jonesin'. Get exploring with this Groupon.

The Deal

Typical water temperatures are between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit in October and between 60 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit in November. Cold-weather gear such as wetsuits can be provided free of charge, if necessary.

Riverside Outfitters

Riverside Outfitters works to get Richmond-ers out on the water, up into the trees, and out on the trails with a variety of natural outdoor excursions. The staff helps locals and visitors engage with the area's rich landscape, guiding fleets of rafts, kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, and innertubes down the James River, which the Daily Press described as having "the only urban whitewater rafting experience available in the country." High ropes courses and climbing seminars teach first-timers how to nimbly break from gravity's embrace, while outdoor summer camps teach kids to engage wildlife without the scratchy fingers that come from texting with tree bark.

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All Locations

  • Richmond (270.8 miles)

    6836 Old Westham Road

    Richmond, Virginia 23225

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