2017 Whitewater Specials in the New River Gorge

Already planning your 2017 whitewater rafting (and other outdoor adventures) schedule? We understand because we’re definitely ready for the season to hurry up and arrive. To help you make your planning just a little bit easier, we’ve put together a handy list of some of the best whitewater pricing specials on the New and Gauley Rivers.


April 1, 2017
35th Annual Ice Breaker Weekend

“April is too early for the New River Gorge” said no rafter ever. If you’re looking for the best way to launch your rafting season, this is definitely it. Another perk of this fun weekend? Your trip includes a ticket to the “Ice-Breaker Party” for a night of fun to top off the whitewater featuring a DJ, (complimentary) drinks, and dancing. $89/ea

For the rest of the list, keep reading.

May 27, 2017
Memorial Day Madness

Memorial Day = summertime. It’s pretty simple; everyone has their favorite body of water that they’ll likely end up in on this long weekend. And to many it’s the pool, but to us it’s definitely the river.

Package includes a day of rafting (and a waterside lunch), camping, and a daily lite breakfast. $135/ea

July 1, 2017
25th Annual Independence Day Volleyball Championship

Everyone loves the 4th of July weekend because it’s sure to be one full of fun, sun, and of course, America. Join us in the New River Gorge for our annual Volleyball Tournament, fireworks, BBQ, and of course, whitewater rafting.

Package includes 1 day rafting on the Lower New River with lunch, BBQ cookout after rafting, 3 nights camping and lite breakfast each morning. Call for contest details and entry form. $160/ea

July 15, 2017

Boy Scouts of America Jamboree

Join thousands of Scouts and their families for the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree and the 2019 World Scouting Jamboree to be held at The Summit: Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve, here in Fayette County. Dates to be announced.  Contact River Expeditions for special scout adventure packages and rates during this national event.

August 5, 2017

Totally Awesome 80’s Weekend

Remember the 80’s? Big hair, loud colors, extreme fashion and songs that you’ll never forget and the kids will always recognize. If you’re ready to spend a fun summer weekend reliving the 80’s while you “catch” the whitewater, this event is for you. Don’t forget to bring your best 80’s outfit for the costume party and you could win an amazing prize.

September 2, 2017
Labor Day Celebration

Pay tribute to the workers who made America great! Take a break from your own hectic pace and enjoy this special package including New River rafting on Saturday, Sunday, OR Monday, BBQ cookout after rafting, 3 nights camping and lite breakfast daily. Enjoy the last blast of the summer for this long holiday weekend.

$135 Per Person

October 14, 2017
Halloween Party

Discover spooky savings of 25% on all Rafting Trips and Rafting/Camping Packages during this next to last weekend of the season.  Celebrate Halloween early with a costume contest and party in The Red Dog River Saloon & Grill Saturday night, featuring the area’s best DJ.

Save 25%

Looking for more information about the New and Gauley Rivers? Learn more about the rivers, packages, West Virginia and more here.

Do you have a favorite memory from your 2016 rafting season on the New River Gorge? Tell us about it in the comments below!



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