2 Day Upper/Lower New River (Riverside)
INCLUDES 3 NIGHTS OF CAMPING (1 NIGHT RIVERSIDE, 2 NIGHTS BASECAMP)
This trip features rafting on the playful and mild Upper New River on day 1, followed by the mighty Lower New River on day 2. This is the ultimate family bonding trip – perfect for families with children ages 12 and up.
Are you looking for the perfect getaway? Two days on the river and a night camping under the stars riverside might be just the ticket. Explore the possibilities of an authentic wilderness rafting and camping experience. River Expeditions blends adventure with comfort and style on our premium riverside overnight rafting adventures.
This trip features rafting on the magnificent Upper New River, a playful and mild section of the New River Canyon. Here you can use our inflatable kayaks (called ‘duckies’) for even more fun on the water. After a full day of rafting, you’ll pull over and set up camp alongside the river at our exclusive overnight outpost. Relax and unwind while your guide prepares a delicious meal. Later relive fresh memories as you relax around a cozy campfire. fall asleep under the stars to the river’s gentle rhythm. You’ll awaken the next morning to a hearty breakfast before taking on the mighty Lower New River.
Discover your passion for adventure and leave the world behind as you share this unique bond with your family, friends or group. The pressures of reality escape as time slows down long enough for you to totally unplug, disconnect and savor the experience. These packages remain affordable and offer real value for the experience. Custom trips are also available upon request.
Riverside Overnight Packages Include:
- 2 Days Rafting
- 1 Night Riverside Camping, 2 Nights Basecamp Camping
- Lite Breakfast each Morning at Basecamp, 1 Hot Breakfast Riverside
- Round-Trip River Shuttle
- Delicious Riverside Deli Lunch on the River Each Day
- Complimentary Beverages after Rafting Each Day
- Hot Showers at Basecamp
- Deluxe Dinner Cookout after Rafting First Day
- Minimum of 8 People Required
What is Adventure Class?
Adventure Class Trips (min. age 12) are more challenging than Family Class Trips. These rafting in West Virginia trips are characterized by alternating pools and drops that create big, roller coaster-type waves and rapids. Adventure Class Trips are suitable for beginners and experienced rafters alike.
Small Raft Upgrades
River Expeditions offers raft upgrades for those that want a more riveting ride white water rafting the Gauley River WV. Smaller rafts provide higher performance and increased maneuverability. Experienced paddlers (that are also over the age of 18, in excellent health and calmly respond to adverse conditions) can choose smaller raft options — Wildside or Extreme Wildside— for a new perspective and extra adrenaline rush.
Sometimes, families or smaller groups like to choose a smaller raft in order to have a closer, more personal experience without the added thrill. When upgrading to a small raft, simply share your preference with us, and we’ll be happy to accommodate.
|SMALL RAFT UPGRADE||GUESTS PER BOAT||NEW RIVER||GAULEY RIVER|
* Small raft prices are per boat per, day. An additional $20 per person applies to these upgrade rates on Saturdays and Holiday Sundays. No Small Raft Upgrades on the first two Saturdays in September.
Lower New River | Single Day
Starting at $125/person
May - October
Upper New River | Single Day
Starting at $115/person
May - October
Lower New River Express Trip | Single Day
Starting at $95/person
May - October