Kayaking The Shenandoah River
Kayak the South Fork 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 trips float the South Fork of the Shenandoah River between Luray and Front Royal.
Read the paddling conditions before making your booking!
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 river trips. We do not allow guests to wear flip-flops.
Please check out the river conditions page prior to booking to see if there are any trip recommendations.
What’s included in your rental
- Shuttle Service
- Life Vests
- Basic Riverside Instruction
Choose Your Trip Length To Begin
Trip float times vary with changing river levels and the rate at which you float. These trips typically take 1 hour to 4 hours depending on your trip selection.See More
Trip float times vary with changing river levels and the rate at which you float.These trips typically take 4 to 8 hours depending on your trip selection.See More
Trip float times vary with changing river levels and the rate at which you float.These trips last 2 to 3 days depending on your trip selection.See More
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.