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Lower New River Whitewater Rafting Trip provided by Adventures on the Gorge

Lower New River Whitewater Rafting Trip

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Recommended by 97% of travellers
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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Updated 20/07/04 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Need guests' permission to combine groups on activity.
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Updated 20/07/04 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
With the help of an expert guide, your crew will navigate the most exciting stretch of the New River. The Lower New is one of the most popular river trips in the country with over 25 rapids rated class I-V. Between rapids, enjoy calm and relaxing pools, stories about the area’s old coal towns and beautiful scenery. The ever changing water levels offer a different and exciting trip every time.  The Lower New is the perfect first-time rafting trip balancing adrenaline and fun. Riverside lunch and equipment included. Minimum of 2 guests required to book. Maximum 8 guests per raft.
Important Information
Departure Point
Chestnutburg Road, Co Rte 60/5, New Haven, WV, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Lunch
  • Beverages
  • Professional guide
  • Gratuities
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 32 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Hugh Sproul IV wrote a review Sep 2020
Cramerton, North Carolina22 contributions4 helpful votes
Everything was fantastic. Great family fun. I recommend Adventures on the Gorge for fun and safety. The guides were very good. The New River is amazing and the base camp was nice and clean.
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Date of experience: September 2020
FabulousTL wrote a review Sep 2020
Bonita Springs, Florida424 contributions153 helpful votes
John was an excellent guide. We had a blast. It was calm, beautiful and relaxing at times and a bit scary and exciting at other times. The instructions given before the trip are thorough and safety checks before you start on the river are performed. There is a fun atmosphere
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Date of experience: August 2020
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dctrentster wrote a review Aug 2020
Virginia, USA226 contributions113 helpful votes
Having rafted on Salmon River in Idaho my view on rafting is a bit tilted. That said, the excursion we had on the New River, with the great help of Adventures on the Gorge, was great. The staff was impeccably professional and we were blessed by a beautiful day. After checking
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Date of experience: July 2020
susan222 wrote a review Aug 2020
Mountainside, New Jersey100 contributions55 helpful votes
Absolutely fantastic experience with Ray as our guide! Wonderful family memories. Just enough action without it being too crazy! Completely recommend this experience.
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Date of experience: August 2020
Anita Brown wrote a review Aug 2020
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With everything going on in the world and just stressed. I decided to do a long awaited bucket list of White Water Rafting Adventure in Beautiful WV. WOW is an understatement Adventures on the Gorge was the place to be. The water was at higher levels than usual making this trip
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Date of experience: August 2020
Response from AdventuresOnTheGorge, Manager at Lower New River Whitewater Rafting Trip
Responded 24 Aug 2020
Thank you for playing with us, Anita!
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