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Lots of Fun Flat Water Tubing

We had a group of 7 (2 kids weighing about 40 pounds each; 5 adults weighing... more than 40 pounds... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
PanamaZac
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Arlington, Virginia
Flat Water Tubing

We had such a great experience doing a flat water tubing trip yesterday. I have two young kids... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Julie G
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London, United Kingdom
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West Virginia whitewater rafting, tubing, zip line canopy tour, kayaking, canoeing, biking, climbing, team building, and outdoor adventure summer camps in Harpers Ferry and C and O Canal National Parks on the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers. We are the closest outfitter to the Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD and Northern Virginia metro areas.
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408 Alstadts Hill Rd, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-3243
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We had a group of 7 (2 kids weighing about 40 pounds each; 5 adults weighing... more than 40 pounds each). The booking and check in process was super easy. River Rider's location was very convenient to historic Harper's Ferry (about a mile away), and...More

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Matt K, Owner at River Riders, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you so much for your positive review! For the Flat Water Tubing, with it being one of our shorter activities, we actually always offer re-floats (as long as your not going out on the last trip of the day at 3:30PM) to make it...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We had such a great experience doing a flat water tubing trip yesterday. I have two young kids (ages 4 and 6), and this was perfect for them. My youngest was in a tandem tube with me. The water was very calm, warm, and shallow....More

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Matt K, Owner at River Riders, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thanks so much for coming out on an adventure with us and taking the time to leave some positive feedback! We're so glad to hear that your family had a great time and we look forward to having you all out again to participate in...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Our family of 5 (kids 16, 14, and 12) decided to do this last minute on a Saturday.so called to see if they could fit us in on their 2:30PM tubing trip. They were very friendly and asked if we could make it there by...More

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Matt K, Owner at River Riders, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thanks so much for sharing your families positive experience! We appreciate you coming out to see us and hope to have you all back again soon for more adventures! :) -Colleen

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

A little ladies weekend adventure. The whole rafting team was fun, professional, and obviously knew what they were doing. We were toward the end of the season so the river wasn't especially high, but our guide made sure that we had a great time! If...More

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Matt K, Owner at River Riders, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thanks so much for sharing your positive experience with us! Kayla, and all of our guides, do a great job of keeping everything informative and fun at the same time. I will let Kayla know of your positive review - I'm sure she will be...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

If you don't mind heights you will love the zip tour. Nice course on the water and woods with great views all around. Out two guides Elizabeth and Dakota did a great job taking us through the course with a little history tossed in for...More

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Matt K, Owner at River Riders, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you so much for your positive review! I will personally let Elizabeth & Dakota know of your kinds words. We're so glad to hear that you all had such a wonderful time on the Zip Line Canopy Tour with us. This time of year...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This outfit is focused on its tubing and rafting business. You spend a lot of time sitting around waiting to be taken to or picked up from the river. If there is another place that allows you to rent a kayak - look into it.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Family rafting trip at end of season, so water was lower and slower than I had hoped for. But still enough to excite kids coming up to teenage years. Our raft guide, Tim B, was excellent: fun, chatty, interesting, informative and very good at his...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Colleen S. did an outstanding job creating a memorable experience for our family. This Organization has quality people working in every aspect of their business.

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Ben was our amazing tour guide he was the funniest guy ever!!!! Made that hot bus ride fun!! And noodle was awesome he saved my life when I almost died rafting ��� thanks guy!!!!!! Awesome staff!

Thank Julia M
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We had high hopes for this kid's summer camp, and admittedly my son had a great time, however, I have SERIOUS safety concerns. I filled out my paperwork for my kid, stated he has asthma, and requested that he keep his inhaler on him. The...More

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It will be cool but not cold. With the 85 degree temperatures, it will be refreshing. Around Memorial Day is normally when it is "warm". Wetsuits are available as well as kayaking, paddle boards, and rafting where you aren't... More
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