- "Great day! Very professional guides (Ben and Brian). Excellent safety instruction.They are passionate about what they do and are keen for others to participate and get as much out of their guided trip as possible. Beverages on the porch afterwards a plus! Thank you."
- "Ben was very patient, even when I wasn't a natural right off the bat. My fiancé and I went as one of his bday presents, and will ABSOLUTELY be back!! Thanks guys for the amazing workout and river trip!"
Ready to see the river from a whole new perspective? Join the latest river boating craze with RO’s expert guides on a thrilling instructional trip from Pony Pasture to Reedy Creek (Class I-II whitewater). In this relatively easy whitewater section of the river you will experience a fun, challenging workout among some of the prettiest urban wilderness in the U.S. Come see why Outside Magazine awarded Richmond the “Best River Town in the U.S.A”…it’s no accident that the cover photo for that edition was of folks Paddleboarding the James River!!
Expert guides will provide a lot of instruction (dry land and on-the-water) so that you not only have a great trip but learn skills that you can apply to future Paddleboard outings as well. You likely won’t be standing the entire trip, so, if you are uncomfortable kneeling, or unable to, please let us know ASAP.
Trip times: 10am to 1pm, or 3pm to 6pm. Year round (may be altered for daylight considerations)
Must be at least 12 years old and know how to swim. Weight Limit approx 250 lbs. Must be comfortable kneeling for extended periods of time