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James River Float Company - CLOSED

122 Rocky Hill Rd, Madison Heights, VA 24572-2249
+1 434-258-5874
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Loved the River Tubing

A large group of our friends arranged a day floating down the river in inner tubes. So much fun... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2013
Jill P
Charlottesville, Virginia
Great staff. Fun, easy float.

My first time kayaking on the James. Easy access to their facilities. Well maintained equipment... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2012
Bhagavan M
Buckingham, Virginia, United States
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Guided and unguided trips and shuttle service down the James River. Canoes, tubes, kayaks, batteaux. Convenient launch point near downtown Lynchburg. Group tours welcome. Kids and dogs welcome. Instruction provided for beginners.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
13 Jan 2013
“Loved the River Tubing”
6 Dec 2012
“Great staff. Fun, easy float.”
122 Rocky Hill Rd, Madison Heights, VA 24572-2249
+1 434-258-5874
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Reviewed 14 January 2013

A large group of our friends arranged a day floating down the river in inner tubes. So much fun, and the hardest thing to do in preparation was to decide what to pack for lunch; as we stopped at a beach to eat. Some folks...More

Thank Jill P
Reviewed 6 December 2012

My first time kayaking on the James. Easy access to their facilities. Well maintained equipment. Easy in and out river access.The staff was friendly and efficient. Loved it. will go back and take some friends.

Thank Bhagavan M
Reviewed 14 September 2012

Get on the river right at their place and they pick you up after you float 3 miles down the river. Driver very informative about the river and the area.

Thank Candy V
Reviewed 11 June 2012 via mobile

I went with a couple friends to tube for the day. Our reservation was at 10:30. We didn't get in the water till about 11:15 due to understaffing. The people working seemed like they didn't really know what was going on. The float was relaxing...More

2  Thank Pandapawz
Reviewed 30 January 2012

I had just moved to Lynchburg from Wisconsin one week before my first float down the James River. It was a beautiful day as I started my decent with two my new friends. The warm sun and cool water was just what I needed for...More

1  Thank Emily H
Reviewed 12 January 2012

Easy way to have a fun summer day floating down a river in an intertube.

1  Thank Florencia49
Reviewed 1 August 2011

A group of us did the Five Bridges float. 3 on our own kayaks, 1 rented kayak, and 1 rented canoe. We had a fabulous day of fun. The river was low, but that's not the float company's fault...we laughed and had a fun fun...More

2  Thank iwork2play
Reviewed 31 May 2011

My family and I went tubing on Memorial Day using this outfit. Unfortunately, they were understaffed and ill-equipped to deal with the crowd that had booked tubing and canoeing trips for the day. The girl at the front desk was overwhelmed and snippy, and customers...More

2  Thank WendyKH
Reviewed 26 July 2009

My wife and I have been on several tubing trips with this company and it's been great each time. The river is such a beautiful place and these folks make it easy and affordable to access it and have a fun time.

2  Thank Jumpin_Johnies
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