Shenandoah River Kayak Rentals

Kayaking the Shenandoah River in Virginia

Kayaking the Shenandoah River is the perfect river adventure for all experience levels. Explore the many small riffles and rapids on the Shenandoah in a kayak, and become enriched by the scenic mountain views, rolling hills, plants and wildlife that you will encounter along the way.  Our Shenandoah River kayak rental fleet offers a solo or tandem kayaking as well as the option of specialized fishing kayaks for anglers. We have sit-in and sit-on-top kayaks to choose from, subject to availability. All Shenandoah kayak trips float the South Fork of the Shenandoah River between Luray and Front Royal.


Read the paddling conditions before making your booking!

Important Information

Please note that rates are per watercraft, with a maximum of 1 person per solo kayak and 2 people per tandem kayak. Rates do not include 5.3% Virginia sales tax. 

Minimum age of six years old in kayaks – no exceptions! 

Shoes or sandals with a heel strap are required for all Shenandoah River trips. We do not allow guests to wear flip-flops.

Please check out the Shenandoah River conditions page prior to booking to see if there are any trip recommendations.

What’s included in your rental
  • Kayak
  • Maps
  • Paddles
  • Shuttle Service
  • Life Vests
  • Basic Riverside Instruction

Plan Your Trip

Check out our local lodging and camping options before your trip, view the current river conditions, and more!


Looking for answers? Check out our frequently asked questions page.

Contact Us

Talk To Our Adventure Experts

Whether you want to lazily float down the river in a tube or just get away for an hour or a couple of days in a canoe, kayak or raft, we can provide the expertise and knowledge to help you plan your Shenandoah getaway.

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